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Four officers punished over body searches Web Posted: 10/05/2007 12:37 AM CDT Lomi Kriel Express-News Four San Antonio police officers have been suspended without pay after an April incident at a South Side bar where about a dozen women and men claimed they were wrongfully...
Report: Israel 'blinded' Syrian radar After Israeli missile strike on Syria confirmed by both sides, the question remains – how did Israel's non-stealth jets infiltrate Syrian airspace undetected? US aerospace experts tell Aviation Week magazine that Israel used new US-developed...
SD 122: Christmas stays Students to celebrate Ramadan, too October 4, 2007 BY ANGELA CAPUTO Staff writer Don't mess with Christmas was the message dozens of Oak Lawn residents - including a man dressed as Santa - sent to school officials Tuesday after news got around Ridgeland...
The Angriest Justice Justice Clarence Thomas’s new autobiography dredges up his 16-year-old battle with Anita Hill and fulminates against liberal groups, Democratic senators and others who opposed his nomination. The clash with Ms. Hill has grabbed most of the headlines. But his...
More Doctors in Texas After Malpractice Caps By RALPH BLUMENTHAL Published: October 5, 2007 HOUSTON, Oct. 4 — In Texas, it can be a long wait for a doctor: up to six months. That is not for an appointment. That is the time it can take the Texas Medical Board to process...
FOX News Poll: Nearly 1 in 5 Democrats Say World Will Be Better Off if U.S. Loses War Thursday, October 04, 2007 By Dana Blanton NEW YORK — Nearly one out of every five Democrats thinks the world will be better off if America loses the war in Iraq, according to the FOX News...
Truthiness on Young Black Males in Prison Cells vs. College Dorms The Washington Post Fact Checker column is an invaluable source on the truthiness of campaign rhetoric. Democratic presidential hopefuls Barack Obama and John Edwards made headlines earlier this year with claims...
Study: Strippers Make More in Tips When Most 'Fertile' A new study from the University of New Mexico found that, on average, strippers make the most money in tips during the most “fertile” days of their monthly cycles, Psychology Today reports. Researchers also found that women...
Lawmaker Shows Nude Photo to Students A state legislator surprised a high school class when the computer he was using projected a photo of a nude woman during a lecture on how a bill becomes a law. State Rep. Matthew Barrett was giving a civics lesson Tuesday when he inserted a...