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Clintons Adjust to Her Turn in His Old Role By PATRICK HEALY Published: July 5, 2007 CLEAR LAKE, Iowa, July 4 — As thousands of people cheered along the Fourth of July parade route here, it was the tall man with the familiar white hair who made the crowd go truly gaga. “Bob...
Dog rescued from Katrina to stay in Austin New Orleans resident loses custody battle for cocker spaniel named Hope/Jazz. By Eric Dexheimer AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Tuesday, July 03, 2007 A cocker spaniel rescued from post-Katrina New Orleans that became the subject of a bitter...
Alcohol Problems Plague 1 Out of 3 Americans Abuse, Dependency Affect Many but Few Seek Treatment By DAN CHILDS ABC News Medical Unit July 2, 2007 Whether it's binge drinking or addiction to alcohol, Americans have a real problem with the bottle. So says new research released...
When I was still a member of what is probably best termed the British Jihadi Network - a series of British Muslim terrorist groups linked by a single ideology - I remember how we used to laugh in celebration whenever people on TV proclaimed that the sole cause for Islamic acts...
Terror plot: Two quizzed as police seize gas canisters Last updated at 16:17pm on 3rd July 2007 Comments (7) Two men have been arrested at an industrial estate in Blackburn on suspicion of terror offences. Both are being held at a police station in Lancashire on suspicion of...
Saudi foils 180 'terror' attacks since 2003 Saudi Arabia has foiled 180 "terrorist" operations by Al-Qaeda since 2003 and averted a catastrophe in the oil powerhouse, the interior minister said in comments published Monday. "The security forces have caused the failure of 180...
New Drug Deletes Bad Memories By Bill Christensen posted: 02 July 2007 09:24 am ET Do you have a really bad memory, or past heartache, that you would prefer to forget? Researchers at Harvard and McGill University (in Montreal) are working on an amnesia drug that blocks or...
The new principal at a new elementary school in Hutto has just been named Ms. Plus Texas. Sabrina Mathis has accepted the job as Principal at Hutto’s Nadine Johnson Elementary School and she has also received the title of Ms plus Texas, giving her a chance to compete in the...
Iraq: Civilian Deaths Down 36 Percent Iraq Says Civilian Deaths Down 36 Percent From May, to Lowest Since Start of Baghdad Crackdown The Associated Press By BASSEM MROUE Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD Jul 2, 2007 (AP) Iraqi civilian deaths dropped to their lowest level since...