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  • A soldier stands guard near a burnt vehicle after a bomb attack in Alawi district in central Baghdad December 22, 2011

    U.S. intelligence agencies warned that security gains in Iraq could degenerate into sectarian violence after a troop pullout that some officials say left the United States with little leverage in a country it occupied for nearly nine years.

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    22 Dec 11
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    THE STORY: Minnesota has won five in a row and will look to make it six when it hosts North Dakota State Thursday at Williams Arena. Julian Welch had a team-high 15 points and four …

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    22 Dec 11
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    THE STORY: There may be 14 points between them in the Western Conference standings, but the Minnesota Wild and Edmonton Oilers are going through similar mid-season pains as they meet Thursday night at Rexall Place. …

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    22 Dec 11
  • The Latest – December 22, 2011

    Wild-Oilers(Edmonton, Alberta) — The Minnesota Wild are in the middle of a five-game losing streak and hope to snap it north of the border tonight. Minnesota plays struggling Edmonton in Alberta at 8:30 p.m. Wild …

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    22 Dec 11
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    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings need to win their final two games to avoid the worst record in the franchise’s 51-year history. Whatever happens, coaches and players know that many jobs are …

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    22 Dec 11
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    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Timberwolves refused to panic down the stretch and came away with a victory. Michael Beasley made two free throws with 9.1 seconds left to lift Minnesota to an 85-84 comeback victory …

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    22 Dec 11
  • Mystery buyer acquires vatican.xxx web address

    The Vatican said on Wednesday an unknown buyer had snapped up the internet address vatican.xxx, a domain combining its name with an extension reserved for pornographic content.

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    21 Dec 11
  • Newt Gingrich looks over his shoulder during a campaign event in Manchester, New Hampshire December 21, 2011.

    “I’m speaking as a historian.” It’s a common refrain in Newt Gingrich’s speeches, a not-so-subtle reminder of the image he seeks to build as a Republican presidential candidate: that of a serious thinker whose opinions are rooted in an appreciation of the past.

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    21 Dec 11