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Reagan's men are backing - an actor By Tim Shipman in Washington, Sunday Telegraph Last Updated: 1:02am BST 29/04/2007 Ronald Reagan's closest allies are throwing their weight behind the White House bid by the late president's fellow actor, Fred Thompson. The film star and...
Saudi: Terror Suspects Trained to Use Planes By MIKE LEE April 28, 2007 Inside Saudi Arabia today, state run TV was showing the public what it usually shows them, a long series of handshakes and photo ops among dignitaries. It all looked like business as usual. But, in a...
Ex-CIA officers slam former boss on Iraq, bin Laden WASHINGTON (CNN) -- In the period leading up to the Iraq war, the head of the CIA didn't speak out loudly enough about U.S. intelligence that said Saddam Hussein did not have weapons of mass destruction, said a former CIA...
Rice Rebuts Tenet’s Assertion That ’01 Warning Was Ignored By BRIAN KNOWLTON Published: April 30, 2007 WASHINGTON, April 29 — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice defended herself on Sunday against the assertion by the former C.I.A. director, George J. Tenet, that she had...
Ex-C.I.A. Chief, in Book, Assails Cheney on Iraq By SCOTT SHANE and MARK MAZZETTI Published: April 27, 2007 WASHINGTON, April 26 — George J. Tenet, the former director of central intelligence, has lashed out against Vice President Dick Cheney and other Bush administration...
Parent-taught drivers more accident prone By GORDON DICKSON gdickson@star-telegram.com Parents may be their child’s first teachers, but they aren’t necessarily good driver’s ed instructors. Teen-agers taught to drive by their parents are nearly three times more likely to be...
Tenet: "Slam Dunk" Comment Misused Ex-CIA Director Explains Phrase He Says Bush Administration Has Dishonorably Clung To (CBS) Ex-CIA Director George Tenet says the way the Bush administration has used his now famous "slam dunk" comment — which he admits saying in reference to...
Poll Finds Majority See Threat in Global Warming By JOHN M. BRODER and MARJORIE CONNELLY Published: April 26, 2007 Americans in large bipartisan numbers say the heating of the earth’s atmosphere is having serious effects on the environment now or will soon and think that it is...
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...