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California bans smoking in cars with child passengers Thu Oct 11, 1:32 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AFP) - California's cigar-loving leader Arnold Schwarzenegger has passed a law making it an offense to smoke in a car carrying children under the age of 18, official sources said Thursday...
Discount airlines fly migrants to U.S. border By Chris Hawley, USA TODAY MEXICALI, Mexico — New Mexican discount airlines are using rock-bottom fares to cater to legal and illegal migrants heading for the USA. The airlines — known among fliers as Aeromigrante, or "Migrant Air...
Calif. Law Forbids Landlords From Asking Tenants' Immigration Status SAN FRANCISCO — California is again forging its own path on immigration reform by becoming the first state to prohibit landlords from asking tenants' immigration status. Amid frustration over the federal...
Dentist in groping case asks to work By Hudson Sangree - Bee Staff Writer Published 12:00 am PDT Friday, October 12, 2007 A prominent Woodland dentist suspected of groping more than two dozen female patients appeared at a hearing Thursday and asked a judge to allow him to see...
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — A woman accused of running a brothel out of her million-dollar, suburban Atlanta home, pleaded guilty to prostitution and cocaine possession Wednesday while more serious charges were dropped, her attorney said. Lisa Ann Taylor, 43, the so-called "Mansion...
The "Draft Gore" Moment Al Gore may well win a Nobel Peace Prize this week, which is no small accomplishment. But the more relentless of the former vice president's political proponents are saying, "Why stop with an trophy when can have it all?" After all, the "Draft Gore"...
Former Mexican president says U.S. 'denying its immigrant soul' Mexican ex-president decries Irving policy, says book is a reminder 09:25 AM CDT on Friday, October 12, 2007 By ALFREDO CORCHADO / The Dallas Morning News acorchado@dallasnews.com / The Dallas Morning News Brandon...
Public censure for judge who said lawyer had 'nice butt' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- BY JOE MAHONEY DAILY NEWS ALBANY BUREAU CHIEF Thursday, October 11th 2007, 4:00 AM...
Muslims tell Christians: 'Make peace with us or survival of world is at stake' Prominent Muslim scholars are warning that the "survival of the world" is at stake if Muslims and Christians do not make peace with each other. In an unprecedented open letter signed by 138 leading...