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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...
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...
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...