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Survey: U.S. Muslims Assimilated, Opposed to Extremism By Alan Cooperman Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, May 23, 2007; Page A03 Unlike Muslim minorities in many European countries, U.S. Muslims are highly assimilated, close to parity with other Americans in income and...
New Strategy for War Stresses Iraqi Politics U.S. Aims to Oust Sectarians From Key Roles By Ann Scott Tyson Washington Post Staff Writer Wednesday, May 23, 2007; Page A01 Top U.S. commanders and diplomats in Iraq are completing a far-reaching campaign plan for a new U.S...
Police Raid Lingerie Shop LUBBOCK, TX -- An obscure law sends one local lingerie store clerk to jail. And now she may forever have to register as a sex offender. The lingerie store, Somethin’ Sexy was raided by police last week for violating Lubbock`s sexually oriented business...
Craddick clinging to political life By JAY ROOT jroot@star-telegram.com THE ASSOCIATED PRESS / HARRY CABLUCK AUSTIN — Republican House Speaker Tom Craddick was clinging to his political life Tuesday night, as more allies turned their backs on him and two more candidates...
Seniors may get to walk without passing TAKS By DIANE SMITH dianesmith@star-telegram.com FORT WORTH — Trustees in the Fort Worth school district will meet Wednesday to consider allowing 617 seniors who haven’t passed the exit-level TAKS to participate in graduation. The 8 a.m...
U.S. Muslims' opinions studied Younger generations more likely to defend suicide bombings 10:55 PM CDT on Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Associated Press WASHINGTON – One in four younger U.S. Muslims said in a poll that suicide bombings to defend their religion are acceptable at least in...
Pangs of Hunger -- and Bit of Guilt By Lyndsey Layton Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, May 22, 2007; Page A13 A pork chop and a bag of peanuts proved too tempting for Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), one of four members of Congress who has struggled for the past week to subsist on $...
Global warming tour: Pelosi does Greenland Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and a group of House members are planning to go to Greenland and Europe next week as part of what her critics have dubbed the “Global Warming Tour.” Pelosi will be joined by Reps. Ed Markey (D-Mass.),...
Driver Who Tested Positive for DUI Not Arrested, Dies in Wreck 3 Hours Later Fox News - Tuesday, May 22, 2007 JANESVILLE, Wis. — A driver who was stopped for speeding and tested over the legal limit for blood-alcohol content, but was not arrested, was killed less than three...