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Jury: Roger Clemens Not Guilty Of Perjury

Baseball great Roger Clemens was acquitted on Monday of all charges in the government's six-count perjury case against him. He had been accused of lying to Congress in 2008 when he denied using performance enhancing drugs. The verdict is the latest blow to prosecutors' efforts to pursue illicit drug use cases against athletes.
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U.S. Border States Have Stake In Mexico's Election

Mexicans go to the polls July 1 to elect their next president, but it isn't just Mexicans who are interested in the outcome. For Americans living along the border, the future of Mexico affects their bottom line.
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Microsoft's Surface Tablet To Compete With iPad

Microsoft has introduced a new tablet computer, called Surface, that it says works perfectly with the software giant's new operating system Windows 8. Microsoft didn't reveal when Surface would be available, but insiders are guessing this fall.
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Southern Baptists See Their Future In A Black Pastor

The Southern Baptist Convention is expected to elect its first black president on Tuesday: Fred Luter, a former street preacher who turned a dying New Orleans church into a powerhouse. His election is a milestone for the 167-year-old denomination at a time when minorities make up a growing share of a shrinking membership.
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It's Taxis Vs. Limos In Laid-Back Portland

Like several other U.S. cities, Portland, Ore., requires limousines and town cars to charge higher fares than taxicabs. Two town car companies have filed suit against the city, arguing that the two sets of regulations are unconstitutional.
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A Fine Line: Distinguishing Issue Ads From Advocacy

Groups such as Crossroads GPS, which has run ads attacking President Obama on many issues, can't make politics their primary purpose. That's because they are classified as social welfare organizations, or 501(c)(4) groups, under the tax code. But political scientists say the line between issue ads and express advocacy has almost been erased.
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Pentagon Revamps Rules On Reporting Sex Crimes

It's estimated that only 15 percent of sex crimes in the military are reported. The Pentagon is revising its policies, but there is still skepticism about how much will change.

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