MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia will allow foreign powers to use force if necessary against pirates who are holding a ship loaded with tanks for $20 million ransom, raising the stakes for bandits who are facing off against the United States and soon Moscow on the high seas.
Yesterday we looked at takeout doubles over an opposing pre-empt at the three-level. But what about your double over a four-level opening in a suit? What does that mean?
SEOUL, South Korea - Washington's top nuclear negotiator drove to the capital of communist North Korea on Wednesday with a possibly face-saving proposal to persuade the Stalinist regime to honor a nuclear disarmament deal.
DES MOINES, Iowa - An appeals court Wednesday ordered a Chicago police officer freed from prison in an Iowa assault case that has top brass back home defending one of their own.
NEW YORK - For a long time, Mayor Michael Bloomberg seemed to despise the very notion of changing a voter-approved law restricting elected officeholders to two terms in office.
CAIRO, Egypt - The end of a 10-day ordeal for the tour group came far out in the desolate Sahara, when kidnappers lined up some of the captives and cocked their weapons. ''At that moment, we thought we were dead,'' said one Egyptian guide.
CHICAGO - Convicted political fixer Antoin ''Tony'' Rezko has been quietly visiting Chicago's federal courthouse, setting off speculation that he may be spilling secrets to prosecutors in return for a lenient sentence.
DAKAR, Senegal - A new command takes over all U.S. military operations in Africa on Wednesday, a program that many Africans fear has a hidden agenda skewed by the war on terror and a self-interested scramble for resources.
Celtic musician Scott Williams will perform with his unique, hammered dulcimer Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theater. The event is sponsored by the Center for Irish Studies at Georgia Southern University.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Your entrepreneurial skills could be heightened in the year ahead, and you might find yourself involved in numerous ambitious undertakings. Follow your instincts to develop them, and chances are you'll do fine.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Someone told me that prenatal vitamins are beneficial for women with hair loss. I found it odd, but maybe there's something in the ingredients that would promote hair growth. Have you, or perhaps your readers, heard of this?
West opens with a weak three-bid. What does it mean if you, North, make a takeout double?
MISSOULA, Mont. - A judge ruled in favor of a woman who sought parental rights to a boy and girl adopted by her former same-sex partner, a decision described as a first for Montana.
Last week I titled the beginning of this series "High School football is dumb, let's make it smart" for two reasons.
Earlier this year, Dr.'s John and Angie Gerguis, owners of Total Health, converted their practice to a model known as Direct Primary Care.
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When local businessman Bubba Hunt saw an opportunity to shake up the local real estate market, like most great entrepreneurs, he seized it.
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