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Gift of Gall By MAUREEN DOWD Published: November 4, 2007 WASHINGTON Girlfriend had a rough week. First Hillary got brushed back by the boys in the debate. Then some women bemoaned Hillaryland’s “Don’t hit me, I’m a girl” strategy. The Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus deplored the “...
Devices Enforce Silence of Cellphones, Illegally By MATT RICHTEL Published: November 4, 2007 SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 2 — One afternoon in early September, an architect boarded his commuter train and became a cellphone vigilante. He sat down next to a 20-something woman who he said...
Different Rules When a Rival Is a Woman? By ADAM NAGOURNEY and PATRICK HEALY Published: November 5, 2007 DES MOINES, Nov. 4 — A critical question in this campaign — how to run against a female presidential candidate, or as one — has burst into the foreground in the aftermath of...
Teenagers who refuse to work face on the spot finesJack Grimston TEENAGERS who refuse to work, attend training or go to school are to be issued with on the spot fines under government proposals. Any who still fail to comply would then be taken to court where they could face...
Economic Impact of Spending 'Blackout' Protesting Government and Hate Crimes Likely Minimal Friday, October 26, 2007 By Catherine Donaldson-Evans and Kelley Beaucar Vlahos A civil rights advocate and talk radio host — with Al Sharpton's support — is urging Americans not to spend...
Heather Mills McCartney: I've Been "Pushed to the Edge" by Media Star says she is close to suicide, has received death threats. Heather Mills McCartney said Wednesday she had been pushed "to the edge" by lies in some newspapers, that she has been threatened with death and that...
Pilot, 1st Officer Slept While Approaching Denver, Lawmaker Says WASHINGTON — Lawmakers meeting about airline safety Wednesday heard about a government report that described a commercial pilot and his first officer falling asleep at the wheel 60 miles outside from Denver, and...
Clinton would cream Giuliani, poll finds By: David Paul Kuhn Oct 31, 2007 04:40 PM EST Updated: November 1, 2007 09:27 AM EST One year before voters go to the polls to select the next president, the Republican Party is as weak as it has been in a generation, a detailed new poll...
Huckleberry Finn N-word lesson draws controversy North Richland Hills: Teen asks teacher to modify epithet on blackboard 08:39 PM CDT on Wednesday, October 31, 2007 By LAURIE FOX / The Dallas Morning News lfox@dallasnews.com The racial epithet leapt from the chalkboard. It was...