Austin's Morning News

Man who would be Reagan doesn't wow 'em May 7, 2007 ROBERT NOVAK novakevans@aol.com NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. -- ''Will he announce?'' asked the Lincoln Club of Orange County's publication in preparation for Fred Thompson's appearance at the organization's 45th annual dinner here...
Bible verse's reading sparks apology, probe Broward seeks to ID who recited a passage about homosexuality on an airport speaker. Jamie Malernee | South Florida Sun-Sentinel Posted May 5, 2007 FORT LAUDERDALE -- Sheriff's investigators are looking at surveillance-video footage in...
Judge orders shoplifters to wear 'I am a thief' signs ATTALLA, Alabama (AP) -- Shoppers entering the Wal-Mart Supercenter here got a reminder not to try anything funny: Two shoplifters stood outside with signs reading, "I am a thief; I stole from Wal-Mart." Attalla City Judge...
Clinton Proposes Vote to Reverse Authorizing War By CARL HULSE and PATRICK HEALY Published: May 4, 2007 WASHINGTON, May 3 — Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton proposed Thursday that Congress repeal the authority it gave President Bush in 2002 to invade Iraq, injecting presidential...
Prosecutors: Man knowingly exposed 131 to HIV 12:09 AM CDT on Friday, May 4, 2007 By JENNIFER EMILY / The Dallas Morning News jemily@dallasnews.com Dallas prosecutors say a man convicted of attempting to entice a 15-year-old boy for sex knowingly exposed at least 131 young men...
'Life's Short, Get a Divorce' Law Firm Ad Causes a Stir in Chicago Neighborhood CHICAGO — A racy divorce lawyers' ad in Chicago's glitzy Gold Coast neighborhood had some area residents raising their eyebrows. "It certainly gets everyone's attention," one woman told local FOX...
A hate crime from the pulpit? Christian leaders say bill may punish speech against homosexuality 11:25 PM CDT on Thursday, May 3, 2007 From Wire Reports WASHINGTON – A hate crimes bill passed Thursday by the House extending coverage to people victimized because of sexual...
House Backs Expanded Hate-Crime Law Bush Has Threatened Veto of Measure to Extend Federal Protection to Gays By Jonathan Weisman Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, May 4, 2007; Page A04 Brushing aside a veto threat from President Bush, the House yesterday approved legislation...
Bill Proposes Climate Study Focused on U.S. Defense By MARK MAZZETTI Published: May 4, 2007 WASHINGTON, May 3 — Given the jobs of hunting Al Qaeda, tracking nuclear programs in Iran and North Korea, and monitoring the civil strife in Iraq, American spy agencies are not lacking...