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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...
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...
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...
Illinois man wins $4,802 for lost love CHICAGO (AP) — Stealing someone's heart can cost you: Just ask German Blinov. A Cook County jury ordered Blinov to shell out $4,802 last week after he was sued by a husband from a Chicago suburb for stealing the affections of the man's wife...
Schools taking names from nature Updated 13h 10m ago | Comment | Recommend 1 E-mail | Save | Print | Reprints & Permissions | By Angela Haupt, USA TODAY Public schools across the USA are increasingly more likely to be named after bodies of water, trees and animals than...
Cohabitation, unwed motherhood soaring in younger generation By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY Younger adults tend to worry less about the stigma attached to having a child or living together without being married, finds new research that shows a generation gap in behaviors related to...