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Lawyer's Price For Missing Pants: $65 Million By Marc Fisher Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page B01 When the neighborhood dry cleaner misplaced Roy Pearson's pants, he took action. He complained. He demanded compensation. And then he sued. Man, did he sue. Two years, thousands of...
Baghdad's Fissures and Mistrust Keep Political Goals Out of Reach By Sudarsan Raghavan Washington Post Foreign Service Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page A01 BAGHDAD, April 25 -- U.S. military commanders say a key goal of the ongoing security offensive is to buy time for Iraq's...
The Democrats' Gonzales By David S. Broder Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page A29 Here's a Washington political riddle where you fill in the blanks: As Alberto Gonzales is to the Republicans, Blank Blank is to the Democrats -- a continuing embarrassment thanks to his amateurish...
One Choice in Iraq By Joe Lieberman Thursday, April 26, 2007; Page A29 Last week a series of coordinated suicide bombings killed more than 170 people. The victims were not soldiers or government officials but civilians -- innocent men, women and children indiscriminately...
China "women's town" to put men in their place BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese tourism authorities are seeking investment to build a novel concept attraction -- the world's first "women's town", where men get punished for disobedience, an official said on Thursday. (Advertisement)...
Rudy Shows Some Brass By INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY | Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2007 4:20 PM PT National Security: Democratic presidential candidates think Rudolph Giuliani has some nerve saying the U.S. will suffer another 9/11 if one of them is elected. In reality, he touched...
Pair admit to sex in courthouse Judge, prosecutor face discipline up to disbarment Biddle, 57, resigned from his judicial post on Dec. 18. By Ivan Moreno, Rocky Mountain News April 24, 2007 A Douglas County judge and a female prosecutor admitted having sex in his chambers, and...
One of the youngest players on the over 50 circuit proved you don't have to be a veteran to win on the Champions Tour. There was no "Choke" in Hoch this time as barley 50-year old Scott Hock won the 2007 Fed-Ex Kinko's Classic at the soft Hills of Lakeway Sunday. Hoch, with less...
Proposed law: dog attacks once, owner faces felony By JAY ROOT Star-Telegram Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Dogs in Texas are presumed safe until proven dangerous. But maybe not for long. Under a bill that got unanimous approval in the state House Tuesday, dogs could get their owners...