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Fear whittling jury pool in terror financing trial In Holy Land case, 1 said he might acquit out of safety concerns 12:02 AM CDT on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 By JASON TRAHAN / The Dallas Morning News jtrahan@dallasnews.com Three potential jurors in the Holy Land Foundation...
500-Pound Man Rescued After 12 Hours In River (WCCO) Grantsburg, Wis. Crews rescued a man from the St. Croix River at Fox Landing, near Grantsburg, Wis. after he spent 12 hours stuck in the water. Authorities said the man's weight was a mitigating factor in his delayed rescue...
Man calls 911 to save him from police Cops had surrounded Fla. resident after they got word of a bar disturbance Updated: 6:56 p.m. CT July 16, 2007 LARGO, Fla. - A 38-year-old man was arrested after he called 911 and told a dispatcher he was surrounded by police officers and...
Good Samaritan receives outpouring from community, gets bills paid Wendy Lee was stuck with a $3,000 bill after trying to save a man who was hit by a truck By Isadora Vail AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, July 17, 2007 It turns out that Wendy Lee's attempt to save a dying man...
16 Detainees Transferred From Guantanamo Bahraini Man Who Attempted Suicide Nearly 2 Dozen Times Is Among Those Sent to Saudi Arabia By Josh White Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, July 17, 2007; Page A03 Sixteen detainees were transferred out of the U.S. military detention...
D.C. Wants High Court To Hear Gun Case City Defending Restrictive Law By David Nakamura Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, July 17, 2007; Page A01 The District will ask the Supreme Court to uphold its strict 30-year handgun ban, setting up what legal experts said could be a...
Sexual abuse not just a Catholic problem: Vatican By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Sexual abuse of children is not just a Catholic Church problem and other institutions should take steps to acknowledge and deal with such "wickedness" within their own ranks, the...
Fundraising hints at another run for Perry Despite narrow window, governor took in $881,000 as June ended By R.G. RATCLIFFE and CLAY ROBISON Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry, who has not ruled out another run for governor in 2010, raised $...
McCain vows to fight on By: Roger Simon Jul 16, 2007 06:46 PM EST In his first national interview since the near-collapse of his presidential campaign, John McCain promised Monday to stay in the race at least until the first caucuses and primaries are over in the early part of...