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The first of three space walks by the crew of the shuttle Atlantis was postponed a day until Monday due to an undisclosed medical issue with one of the astronauts, NASA officials said. Until beginning work to install Europe's Columbus laboratory at the International Space Station, the combined shuttle and station crews transferred food, water, and other supplies to the orbiting outpost and examined a minor tear on Atlantis's heat shield.

Slumping Internet icon Yahoo Inc. is expected to spell out Monday why its board rebuffed Microsoft Corp.'s unsolicited $44.6 billion buyout offer over the weekend. According to the Associated Press, Yahoo explored a wide variety options during the past week and may be hoping Microsoft will raise its bid.

Firefighters extinguished the fire Saturday that burned for two days after a deadly explosion at the Imperial Sugar refinery outside Savannah, Ga. Rescue crews searched for three workers still missing after five were found dead; 20 others remain hospitalized. An investigation of the explosion has only just begun, but the company's president believes sugar dust may have ignited like gunpowder.


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