Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal; Train Crash in India: Today's Headlines

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Frequent use of tanning beds triples the risk of melanoma according to a recent study. -- CNN

President Obama promises a response on the question of whether the White House offered Representative Joe Sestak a job to stay out of the Democratic primary in Pennsylvania. -- The New York Times

The House has voted to let the Defense Department repeal the ban on gay and bisexual people from serving openly in the military, a step toward dismantling the "don't ask, don't tell" law. -- Fox News

In eastern India, at least 65 people were killed and more than 200 injured when a high-speed train derailed and collided with another train. Officials say they suspect sabotage by Maoist rebels. -- Voice of America

Twenty people were killed by suspected Islamist militants in minority sect mosques in Pakistan, and worshipers were believed to be held hostage. -- Los Angeles Times

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