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Nobel winner apologizes for Bush comment Irish peace activist's speech at Dallas event gets standing ovation 08:22 AM CDT on Friday, July 13, 2007 By JAMES HOHMANN / The Dallas Morning News Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams apologized Thursday for saying she could kill...
Plan B Use Surges, And So Does Controversy By Rob Stein Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, July 13, 2007; Page A01 The popularity of the morning-after pill Plan B has surged in the year since the federal government approved the sale of the controversial emergency contraceptive...
Marijuana plants discovered close to Dallas DEA offices 12:00 AM CDT on Friday, July 13, 2007 By JASON TRAHAN / The Dallas Morning News jtrahan@dallasnews.com The Drug Enforcement Administration looks far and wide for dope. But Dallas agents found it in their back yard. A...
Video Game Criticizes Immigration System In 'ICED! I Can End Deportation,' Players Run From Immigration Officials By LEE FERRAN July 12, 2007 Whether it's storming the beach at Normandy, slugging a heavyweight champ or stealing cars in San Andreas, video game developers have...
Judge utters expletive in court exchange BY SHARON COOLIDGE | SCOOLIDGE@ENQUIRER.COM A Hamilton County Municipal Court judge told an angry defendant “F--- you,” an almost unheard of breach of courtroom etiquette. Judge Ted Berry was responding to the same phrase that was uttered...
California Tries to Ban Smoking in Cars with Kids Posted: Thursday, March 29, 2007 By Gregory Mottola If you have ever sat in traffic on a Los Angeles expressway and smoked cigars to keep you sane, you may have to search for another option, should there be minors in the car...
U.S. Military Calls Al-Qaeda in Iraq 'Principal Threat' By Sudarsan Raghavan Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, July 12, 2007; Page A19 BAGHDAD, July 11 -- U.S. military officials on Wednesday said they expected the Sunni insurgent group al-Qaeda in Iraq to "lash out and...
U.S. Warns Of Stronger Al-Qaeda Administration Report Cites Havens in Pakistan By Spencer S. Hsu and Walter Pincus Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, July 12, 2007; Page A01 Six years after the Bush administration declared war on al-Qaeda, the terrorist network is gaining...
Whole Foods Is Hot, Wild Oats a Dud -- So Said 'Rahodeb' Then Again, Yahoo Poster Was a Whole Foods Staffer, The CEO to Be Precise By DAVID KESMODEL and JOHN R. WILKE July 12, 2007; Page A1 In January 2005, someone using the name "Rahodeb" went online to a Yahoo stock-market...