KILIMANYOKA, Congo - Rebels advanced toward Congo's eastern provincial capital of 600,000 people Tuesday, sending tens of thousands of terrified civilians into a makeshift shelter as Congolese troops and U.N. tanks retreated.
WASHINGTON - Someone in your house have the sniffles? Watch out for the refrigerator door handle. The TV remote, too. A new study finds that cold sufferers often leave their germs there, where they can live for two days or longer.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M University agreed Tuesday to pay $2.1 million to settle a lawsuit over the collapse of a bonfire tower that killed 12 people and injured dozens more nearly a decade ago.
BAGHDAD - Iraq's government decided Tuesday to formally ask the United States to reopen negotiations on a proposed deal to keep American troops here past the end of the year. The U.S. suggested it may not be ready to offer more concessions.
LONDON - Britain will publicly list and ban entry of more than 200 people whose extremist views and ''violent messages'' are a threat to national security, the home secretary said Tuesday.
GSU Tailgate Show - 11.11.08
The contract is, say, four spades. Partner leads the heart ace and you wish to encourage him to continue hearts. Then, assuming you use normal signals, you hope to have a high heart. If you have Q-9-2, you are laughing, playing the nine. But if you have Q-3-2, you have to play the three and hope for the best. Partner will notice that the two is missing, but he might think declarer is hiding that card. When you do not have the necessary card, life can be tough.
In the year ahead, there is a strong possibility that you will become privy to valuable information that could put you on a new track in life. Much will depend on your own desires to make changes or take chances.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, October 27, 2008
DEAR DR. GOTT: I'm writing to thank you for your suggestion to use cherries or cherry extract to relieve gout and also to tell you about cherries and kidney stones.
(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.)
TULSA, Okla. - In March 2007, Eleazar Torres-Gomez fell into a 300-degree industrial dryer at a Cintas Corp. laundry and died.
Hurricane season enters its final month Saturday, and it looks like the Georgia coast and Bulloch County will go another year without a storm doing serious damage.
CHICAGO - A top FBI official said Monday that a body found in an SUV is believed to be that of Jennifer Hudson's missing 7-year-old nephew, the focus of a desperate search since the Oscar winner's mother and brother were found shot to death in their home three days earlier.
NEW YORK - Wall Street fluctuated Monday as investors weighed a surprise increase in new home sales and the effectiveness of government aid for regional banks against worries over whether the economy can avoid a protracted downturn. The Dow Jones industrial average showed the most volatility while broader market indexes showed moderate declines.
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