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Outrage Over Selection of 13-Year-Old to Be Face of Fashion Show The girl chosen as the face of an Australian fashion event says she fits into women's clothes, so she should be allowed to model them — even though she just turned 13. Prime Minister John Howard has led a chorus of...
Simpson Friend: It Seemed Like a Setup By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: September 18, 2007 LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If the Goldman family has its way, it may soon own the sports memorabilia O.J. Simpson is accused of committing armed robbery to recover for himself. One man charged...
Family blames snakebite for killings in Texas Devoe's relatives say he was in a stupor during Hill Country spree Associated Press RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — Relatives of a man accused of killing six people in Texas and Pennsylvania apologized to the victims' families Monday, but said the...
Israeli Nuclear Suspicions Linked to Raid in Syria By MARK MAZZETTI and HELENE COOPER Published: September 18, 2007 WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 — The Sept. 6 attack by Israeli warplanes inside Syria struck what Israeli intelligence believes was a nuclear-related facility that North...
Study: One-third of men fail to wash up after bathroom use 02:32 PM CDT on Monday, September 17, 2007 Associated Press CHICAGO - The gender gap has widened when it comes to hygiene, according to the latest stakeout by the "hand washing police." One-third of men didn't bother to...
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A committee overseeing the University of Central Florida's new on-campus stadium will be tackling concerns about a lack of water fountains at the facility after more than a dozen people suffered from heat exhaustion at the school's first game Saturday. LINK TO...
When Army Gen. David H. Petraeus last week proposed withdrawing more than 20,000 U.S. troops from Iraq, some congressional Democrats nodded their heads and saw it as a positive, if insufficient, step forward. Some wanted to take credit. After all, they reasoned, the drawdown,...
Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chairman, said in an interview that the removal of Saddam Hussein had been "essential" to secure world oil supplies, a point he emphasized to the White House in private conversations before the 2003 invasion of Iraq. LINK TO FULL STORY...
Determined amnesty advocates who lost the fight for “comprehensive” immigration reform three months ago are now attempting to grant illegal aliens “amnesty on the installment plan.” Illegal aliens who entered the U.S. before age 16 and who have lived here illegally for five...