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Fifth-Graders Mistakenly Shown Part of Porn Movie Thursday, September 13, 2007 GLENN DALE, Md. — Some fifth-graders at Glenn Dale Elementary School in Prince George's County thought they were going to watch "Star Wars" on DVD, but instead, they got a glimpse of a pornographic...
She's spent £226k on plastic surgery but 'I still can't get a Hollywood part', says Demi By LUCRETIA MUNRO Last updated at 11:17am on 13th September 2007 She once spent more than £220,000 on a head-to-toe surgical makeover to make herself look younger. But four years later - and...
Democrats Push Toward Middle On Iraq Policy By Jonathan Weisman and Shailagh Murray Washington Post Staff Writers Thursday, September 13, 2007; Page A01 Democratic leaders in Congress have decided to shift course and pursue modest bipartisan measures to alter U.S. military...
ICE: Tab to remove illegal residents would approach $100 billion WASHINGTON (CNN) -- It would cost at least $94 billion to find, detain and remove all 12 million people believed to be staying illegally in the United States, the federal government estimated Wednesday. Julie Myers...
Boy leads protest over deported mother By ERICA WERNER, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON - An 8-year-old boy whose mother was deported to Mexico led a chanting crowd of about 150 pro-immigration activists through the halls of Congress on Wednesday. Capitol Police arrested two...
Workers sue U.S. over raids Legal employees at Swift say rights violated 12:00 AM CDT on Thursday, September 13, 2007 By DIANNE SOLÍS / The Dallas Morning News dsolis@dallasnews.com Workers at Swift & Co. plants have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland...
$8B in pork clogs U.S. infrastructure plans By Ken Dilanian, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — Six weeks after a fatal Minneapolis bridge collapse prompted criticism of federal spending priorities, the Senate approved a transportation and housing bill Wednesday containing at least $2...
Bomb kills top Sunni sheik cooperating with US against al-Qaida in Iraq BAGHDAD: The most prominent figure in a U.S.-backed revolt of Sunni sheiks against al-Qaida in Iraq was killed Thursday by a bomb planted near his home in Anbar province, 10 days after he met with President...
House bill would block highway tolls Web Posted: 09/12/2007 12:06 AM CDT Gary Martin Express-News Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — House lawmakers from Texas and Pennsylvania filed a bill to block proposals in their respective states to toll federal highways to provide revenue for...