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The White House has agreed to make public a document regulating photographs of detainees in Iraq. It also withdrew a subpeona requesting the American Civil Liberties Union to destroy every copy of the paper, which the organization had obtained and refused to turn over. The document states that soldiers can only photograph detainees and POWs as required by their official duties. News media can only take photos that would not be interpreted as holding subjects "up to public curiosity."

NYSE shareholders will vote Wednesday on a $14.3 billion takeover of Euronext, an acquisition that would create the first transatlantic equities market. Ninety-eight percent of Euronext voters approved the deal earlier this week.

A second pastor at Ted Haggard's church has resigned for "sexual misconduct." Christopher Beard, an associate pastor of the 14,000-member New Life Church in Colorado, left last Friday after admitting to "a series of decisions displaying poor judgment" several years ago. The church's 200-member staff has had increased scrutiny since Mr. Haggard, the head pastor, resigned for similar reasons last month.

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger plans to change the way lethal injection is administered in California, after a federal judge ruled the existing procedure unconstitutional. US District Judge Jeremy Fogel, who halted an execution in February because the current method might inflict unnecessary pain, claimed that executioners often mix the cocktail improperly.

A Massachusetts lawmaker hopes to make his state the first to ban restaurants from using trans fats, following the lead of New York City. State Rep. Peter Koutoujian says legislation would likely pass because "much of the industry has moved in this direction already."

Delta Air Lines filed a reorganization plan Wednesday to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by spring 2007, in an effort to avoid US Airways's $8.4 billion hostile bid last month to take over the struggling airline.

Workers scrambled to repair power lines in Washington and Oregon, where carbon-monoxide poisoning has killed several people and affected 100 more. Many have been using generators since a storm knocked out power in 1.5 million homes and businesses last week.

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