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Nomination for Immigration Agency Chief Imperiled Following Halloween Costume Incident WASHINGTON — The nomination prospects for Julie Myers to take charge at the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agency took a major downturn Wednesday after Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo...
Ron Paul gets relevant in a hurry By: Jonathan Martin Nov 6, 2007 07:15 PM EST In the space of 24 hours, Ron Paul achieved the extraordinary feat of raising over $4 million online in 35,000 separate contributions. And he is still going. As of Tuesday morning, the Republican...
Ore. Residents Use Radar on Speeders Nov 7, 2007 3:39 PM (19 hrs ago) AP THE DALLES, Ore. (Map, News) - Residents of The Dalles are taking the radar guns into their own hands. The police are lending the guns to people concerned about speeders in their neighborhoods. "If they...
Assaulted by a kiss? Man's lip bitten off By Jennifer Sullivan Seattle Times staff reporter A White Center woman was arrested for investigation of assault after authorities say she bit off the bottom lip of a man she had been kissing. The 49-year-old man's lip was found after...
Most Fans Paid $0 for Radiohead Album Nov 6 03:39 PM US/Eastern By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) - Radiohead let its fans decide how much to pay for a digital copy of the band's latest release, "In Rainbows," and more than half of those who downloaded the album...
War-Gaming the Campaign By Howard Kurtz Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, November 6, 2007; 9:13 AM For at least a year, Iraq has loomed large in the narrative of the 2008 election. The Democrats would run against the war, squabbling only over the degree of their intensity...
Justices Focus On Procedure During Circumcision Arguments By Colin Fogarty Salem, OR November 6, 2007 3:37 p.m. The Oregon Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday on whether a divorced father can have his 12-year-old son circumcised. The father converted to Judaism. But the...
11-year-old boy killed by pit bull Seth Lovitt was bitten in the neck by his family's dog Tuesday night By Patrick George AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, November 07, 2007 An 11-year-old Killeen boy died Tuesday night after being attacked by his family's pit bull, police...
LA official proposes ban on 'N-word' LOS ANGELES (AP) — A city councilman and former police chief on Tuesday introduced a symbolic resolution calling on residents of the nation's second-largest city not to use a common racial slur. City Councilman Bernard Parks, who is black,...