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05-07 Russia swears in new president Moscow
C. 05-07 Cyclone victims 'storm' reopened shops Myanmar
D. 05-07 Clinton vows to continue campaign USA
4. 05-07 Everest camps repaired for torch ascent Tibet
5. 05-07 Olympic flame lit on Everest peak Tibet
G. 05-07 Gitmo detainee became suicide bomber Guantanamo
H. 05-07 Fears storm toll could soar Myanmar
8. 05-07 Nadal suffers rare loss on clay Rome
J. 05-07 Man acquitted in U.S. nun's assassination Brazil


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Morning News

May.7   Moscow     Russia swears in new president
  Dmitry Medvedev wasted no time, naming his predecessor Vladimir Putin as his new prime minister two hours after he was sworn in

  Myanmar     Cyclone victims 'storm' reopened shops   Hungry crowds of survivors have stormed reopened shops in devastated Irrawaddy delta as aid groups grew frustrated by their lack of access
 Foreign aid is beginning to arrive in Burma

  USA Clinton vows to continue campaign  Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton has vowed to continue her campaign despite losing ground in the latest primary contests

  Tibet Everest camps repaired for torch ascent  Climbers have repaired 2 of 3 camps damaged by harsh weather, bringing them closer to an attempt to take the Olympic torch to the summit

Day News

  Tibet   Olympic flame lit on Everest peak
  Chinese climbers bearing the flame have reached the summit. The climbers lighting the torch before taking the final steps up to the summit

  Guantanamo     Gitmo detainee became suicide bomber  Pentagon: Kuwaiti man Abdullah Saleh al-Ajmi released from U.S. custody in 2005 blew himself up in a suicide attack in Iraq last month

  Myanmar     Fears storm toll could soar   5 days after a devastating cyclone struck, the UN has urged Burma to open its doors to foreign aid and staff

  Rome Nadal suffers rare loss on clay  Rafael Nadal lost for only the second time in his last 105 matches on clay, falling to Juan Carlos Ferrero 7-5, 6-1 in the Rome Masters

  Brazil Man acquitted in U.S. nun's assassination  Rancher Vitalmiro 'Bida' Bastos, convicted for the 2005 killing of a nun has been acquitted after a witness contradicted his own testimony

  Tokyo 6.8 earthquake shakes Tokyo  A strong earthquake struck off the coast, waking up people 100 miles away in Tokyo. 2 people suffered minor injuries from falling furniture

Evening News

  Jerusalem   Israel marks its 60th anniversary
  Israelis thronged streets as fireworks opened the celebrations to mark the anniversary of the founding of the Jewish State

  Madrid   Real Madrid celebrated league title Map of Madrid  Real Madrid celebrated its 31st title with a 4-1 victory over FC Barcelona to sweep the classic derby series for the first time in 24 years

  Washington Colombian warlord pleads not guilty  Carlos Mario Jimenez Naranjo, known in Colombia as 'Macaco', pleaded not guilty to drug-trafficking charges in a court after his extradition

  Argentina Farmers resume strike  Farmers decided to resume a strike that cut exports, blocked roads and emptied store shelves last month. The farmers would go on strike for 8 days

San Francisco Bay Area , May 7, 2008 Timeline