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- Prince Charles: Muslims are driving Christians from Mideast through persecution
- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
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- Pa. police pull people over for random DNA tests for feds
- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
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An Illinois court on Monday ordered Chicago mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel — President Obama's former chief of staff — off the ballot over a residency dispute, a decision he says he will appeal to the state Supreme Court.
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