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State Trooper Accused in Porn Star Tryst Arrested LEBANON, Tenn. — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says agents have arrested a former state trooper who resigned after a porn actress said she performed oral sex on him during a traffic stop. The agents arrested James "Randy...
Support Wanes in House for Genocide Vote By CARL HULSE Published: October 17, 2007 WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 — Worried about antagonizing Turkish leaders, House members from both parties have begun to withdraw their support from a resolution backed by the Democratic leadership that...
Clinton courts women in N.H. with family leave plan By Jason Szep Tue Oct 16, 2:31 PM ET MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) - Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton courted female voters on Tuesday with a plan to expand paid family leave, boost child-care funding and fight...
Man Texting While Driving Hits Train 15 hours ago EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — When Robert Gillespie looked up from his text message, he saw a freight train. EOM. ("End of message," that is, for non-texters.) Eugene police say Gillespie's car crashed into the side of the Union Pacific...
Harris County GOP opposes $3 billion cancer bond plan Leaders buck the governor, cite lack of payoff certainty By POLLY ROSS HUGHES Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Despite cheerleaders including Republican Gov. Rick Perry and world cycling champ Lance...
Schools using breathalyzers to fight teen drinking By Wendy Koch, USA TODAY High schools are rushing to test students for alcohol at extracurricular events like dances and football games. "It's increased dramatically," says Bill Judge, an Illinois attorney who advises high...
CPS Energy Removes Noose From Manager's Cubicle Noose Had Been Hanging For 10 Years SAN ANTONIO -- A noose that hung in a cubicle of a CPS Energy manager's office has been removed, utility officials said Monday. CPS Energy officials said the noose, which had been hanging for 10...
Tough, Sad and Smart By BOB HERBERT Published: October 16, 2007 They are a longtime odd couple, Bill Cosby and Harvard’s Dr. Alvin Poussaint, and their latest campaign is nothing less than an effort to save the soul of black America. Mr. Cosby, of course, is the boisterous...
The Real Iraq We Knew By 12 former Army captains Tuesday, October 16, 2007; 12:00 AM Today marks five years since the authorization of military force in Iraq, setting Operation Iraqi Freedom in motion. Five years on, the Iraq war is as undermanned and under-resourced as it was...