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A CAR BOMB exploded Saturday in the suburbs west of Algiers, Algeria, killing one person and injuring at least four others, officials said. . . . A SATELLITE designed to explore how the stream of charged gas particles from the sun affects Earth was launched Saturday Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., after strong winds delayed takeoff by a day. . . . AN EARTHQUAKE measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit Mexico Saturday night, centered some 250 miles southeast of Mexico City and 100 miles southwest of Oaxaca, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.