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President George Bush was the most searched politician this year, while Vice President Dick Cheney came in at No. 5, buoyed by his hunting accident in February.
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She’s the girl you love to hate. And search.

For the fifth time in the last six years, Britney Spears topped Yahoo's most popular search term list for 2006.

Spears shares the top five with fellow blondes Shakira at No. 3, followed by Jessica Simpson and Paris Hilton, who briefly dethroned Spears in 2004. World Wrestling Entertainment sneaked in at No. 2.

Female stars Beyonce Knowles (6), Pamela Anderson (7) and Lindsay Lohan (8) helped to fill out the Top 10.

The most searched news story in 2006 was alligator wrestler Steve Irwin's death followed by the death of Anna Nicole Smith's son. Rounding out the top five were the conflict in Iraq, the Israel-Lebanon battlet and the U.S. elections.

President George Bush was the most searched politician this year, while Vice President Dick Cheney came in at No. 5, buoyed by his hunting accident in February. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger ranked second with the Clintons following behind, Bill at No. 3 and Hillary at No. 4.

People Yahoo’ing themselves finished fifth.

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