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Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning superstar of such films as “Hud,” “Cool Hand Luke” and “The Color of Money,” died last Saturday.

China’s space program notched its first space walk, a milestone for a program with ambitions of building a space station and forging further into areas of exploration long dominated by the United States and Russia.

British candy maker Cadbury said Monday it is recalling 11 types of Chinese-made chocolates found to contain melamine, as police in northern China raided a network accused of adding the banned chemical to milk.

Israel will have to give up virtually all of the West Bank and east Jerusalem if it wants peace with the Palestinians, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said in a farewell interview published Monday.

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