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China "women's town" to put men in their place BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese tourism authorities are seeking investment to build a novel concept attraction -- the world's first "women's town", where men get punished for disobedience, an official said on Thursday. (Advertisement)...
Rudy Shows Some Brass By INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY | Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2007 4:20 PM PT National Security: Democratic presidential candidates think Rudolph Giuliani has some nerve saying the U.S. will suffer another 9/11 if one of them is elected. In reality, he touched...
Proposed law: dog attacks once, owner faces felony By JAY ROOT Star-Telegram Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Dogs in Texas are presumed safe until proven dangerous. But maybe not for long. Under a bill that got unanimous approval in the state House Tuesday, dogs could get their owners...
Senate panel OKs requiring ultrasounds before abortions Patients would not have to see images 07:13 PM CDT on Tuesday, April 24, 2007 Associated Press AUSTIN – Doctors would have to perform ultrasounds on pregnant women seeking an abortion, but the patients wouldn't be required...
Miss America Helps Cops in Sex Sting Apr 24 09:30 PM US/Eastern By SEAN MURPHY Associated Press Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Miss America can add crime fighter to her resume. Lauren Nelson recently went undercover with police in New York for a sting targeting sexual predators...
Senate OKs 'Jessica's Law' with limits on death penalty By POLLY ROSS HUGHES Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — The Texas Senate passed its long-awaited "Jessica's Law" Tuesday to protect children from sexual predators, but it reserved the death penalty for...
Pair admit to sex in courthouse Judge, prosecutor face discipline up to disbarment Biddle, 57, resigned from his judicial post on Dec. 18. By Ivan Moreno, Rocky Mountain News April 24, 2007 A Douglas County judge and a female prosecutor admitted having sex in his chambers, and...
One of the youngest players on the over 50 circuit proved you don't have to be a veteran to win on the Champions Tour. There was no "Choke" in Hoch this time as barley 50-year old Scott Hock won the 2007 Fed-Ex Kinko's Classic at the soft Hills of Lakeway Sunday. Hoch, with less...
Professor fired over Va. Tech discussion April 23, 2007 BOSTON --An adjunct professor was fired after leading a classroom discussion about the Virginia Tech shootings in which he pointed a marker at some students and said "pow." The five-minute demonstration at Emmanuel College...