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Judge Lets Child Porn Defendant Walk Judge Lets Child Porn Defendant Walk; Man Gets Suspended Sentence, Despite Distribution HARTFORD, Conn. Oct 9, 2006 (AP)— An Avon man who had been found with scores of images of child pornography on his computer and videos of children being...
Hard Math in Oil Cuts Splits OPEC By JAD MOUAWAD Published: October 11, 2006 Once again, OPEC is finding that it is much easier to agree when prices rise than when they fall After nearly a week of anguished calls, OPEC ministers are still debating how to put a brake on falling...
Guns Are in Schools but Not in the President's Vocabulary By Dana Milbank Wednesday, October 11, 2006; Page A02 President Bush has always been a disciplined man, but yesterday he set a new standard for self-control: He moderated an hour-long discussion about the rash of school...
Baker, presidential confidant, hints at new Iraq strategy 10:26 PM CDT on Sunday, October 8, 2006 New York Times News Service WASHINGTON – James A. Baker III, the Republican co-chairman of a bipartisan panel reassessing Iraq strategy for President Bush, said Sunday that he...
Page's family: Leave our 'hero' son alone (CNN) -- The family of a Louisiana teenager who reported "sick" e-mails from former Rep. Mark Foley called their son a hero Thursday and said they want reporters to go away. Foley resigned last week after Citizens for Responsibility and...
Hastert accepts responsibility for page scandal WASHINGTON — The House ethics committee opened an expansive investigation into the unfolding page sex scandal Thursday, approving four dozen subpoenas for witnesses and documents as House Speaker Dennis Hastert held his ground...
Texans' faith in politics meager Exclusive: Majority polled skeptical of tax cuts, school finance fix 11:24 PM CDT on Thursday, October 5, 2006 By CHRISTY HOPPE / The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN – Three-fourths of Texas voters doubt that property tax cuts are headed their way,...
Last-minute measure alters border fence plan Barrier bill likely to be watered down in November 10:04 PM CDT on Thursday, October 5, 2006 The Washington Post WASHINGTON – No sooner did Congress authorize construction of a 700-mile fence on the U.S.-Mexican border last week than...
Smoking ban battle reignites Judge snuffs out part of ban; if bar owners take necessary steps, the onus is now on smokers By Kate Alexander, Isadora Vail AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Thursday, October 05, 2006 A federal judge on Wednesday struck down part of Austin's smoking ban and...