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STAR WARRIOR? When U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld pledged to boost the Pentagon's space programs, citing America's ever-increasing dependency on satellites, he stopped short of calling for weapons in orbit. But critics fear his script for the future was inspired by George Lucas


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Contrary to e-mailed reports, the aged rock star did not die last week. The godfather of punk is touring. There is, actually, a difference
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Curvaceous one comes with a McDonald's uniform, plastic cash register and food...

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