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McCain says he wants to shoot Osama ROCHESTER, N.H. -- Republican presidential candidate John McCain told workers of small weapons factory that he not only wants to catch Osama Bin Laden if elected, but said he "will shoot him with your products". "I will follow Osama Bin Laden...
Rep. Stark apologizes over troop comment Times Staff Writer October 24, 2007 WASHINGTON -- Rep. Pete Stark apologized Tuesday for saying last week that the White House was sending young Americans to Iraq "to get their heads blown off for the president's amusement." Stark's...
Miss England Told to 'Fatten Up' to Win Miss World Title Twenty-year-old Miss England, Georgia Horsley, has a figure many women envy. But the size-eight model, originally from North Yorks, England, has been told to “fatten up” if she wants a shot at winning the Miss World...
By Patrick Rucker Tue Oct 23, 5:03 PM ET WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. bankruptcy judges could erase billions of dollars in mortgage debt for troubled homeowners under legislation to be debated on Wednesday. The proposal, backed by consumer groups but opposed by the lending...
Dallas Uses Billboards to Target Saggy Pants Billboards make their debut in the Dallas area Tuesday urging Texans: "Don't Be Lame, Elevate Your Game." Dallas City Hall kicks off its ad campaign in the anti-saggy pants battle to advise people to "Pull'em Up" with more than two...
Dallas police ease hiring rules on drug use Dallas: New policy allows recruits who tried small amounts in distant past 12:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, October 24, 2007 By TANYA EISERER / The Dallas Morning News teiserer@dallasnews.com The Dallas Police Department recently made...
Violence in Iraq drops sharply: Ministry By Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Violence in Iraq has dropped by 70 percent since the end of June, when U.S. forces completed their build-up of 30,000 extra troops to stabilize the war-torn country, the Interior Ministry said on Monday...
GOP Finds Hot Button in Illegal Immigration Special Election in Massachusetts Could Be Indicative of Democratic Weak Spot By Jonathan Weisman Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, October 23, 2007; Page A07 When Republican Jim Ogonowski launched his long-shot bid for Congress,...
Privacy Lost: These Phones Can Find You By LAURA M. HOLSON Published: October 23, 2007 Two new questions arise, courtesy of the latest advancement in cellphone technology: Do you want your friends, family, or colleagues to know where you are at any given time? And do you want to...