BEIRUT, Lebanon - It started with a lunchtime scuffle in a university cafeteria. Within minutes, angry Sunnis from nearby homes had moved in and their Shiite Hezbollah rivals were using walkie-talkies to call in reinforcements armed with clubs and stones.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq's prime minister insisted Thursday there will be ''no safe place in Iraq for terrorists,'' hours before a suicide car bombing killed at least 26 people in the Shiite neighborhood of Karradah and two rockets slammed into the heavy fortified Green Zone not far from the U.S. Embassy.
DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford Motor Co. lost a staggering $12.7 billion in 2006 - an average of $1,925 for every car and truck it sold.
Over a month ago, the Bulloch Academy girls suffered an embarrassing 49-23 defeat at the hands of the Robert Toombs Christian Academy Lady Crusaders.
Carmen Sandiego's whereabouts may be a mystery, but Rockapella will be in Statesboro tonight at 7:30 in a concert at the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center.
Provided you don't lose faith in yourself, a number of projects you were unable to complete in the past, or even get to at all, can be finalized to your satisfaction in the year ahead. Stay focused, and don't be a quitter.
At Rosa Parks' funeral in 2005, Jennifer Granholm, the Michigan governor, said, "Her greatness lay in doing what everybody could do but doesn't."
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have had the big "T" noise in my ears for many years. I attribute it to not using protection against loud noises when I was young and stupid - the big guns on the ship when I was in the Navy, hunting and many hours of firearms practice. I tried ginger treatment for a number of months, and it has not helped me. The twice-a-day capsules gave me heartburn, so I quit taking them. Oh well. Can you help me?
DEAR ABBY: My next-door neighbors are renovating their house to sell and have installed motion-sensor lights. Unfortunately, their floodlights shine on our deck and hot tub, and have destroyed our privacy. I have spoken to them about it several times. and they turned them off for a while.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS - Peyton Manning thumbed his way through questions about his injured throwing hand Wednesday.
ATHENS - Takais Brown scored 20 points, Sundiata Gaines had 19 and Georgia overcame a 17-point deficit to hand Kentucky its second straight Southeastern Conference loss, beating the Wildcats 78-69 in overtime Wednesday night.
DEAR ABBY: After reading your column this morning (Dec. 9) with the letter from the Arizona substitute teacher, I had to respond. I am also an older substitute teacher with white hair, and I, too, used to be offended when children would ask how old I am.
This week, we are looking at some suit combinations that arise with a reasonable frequency, but that are mishandled by many players.
WASHINGTON - Democrats' promise of a quick increase in the minimum wage ran aground Wednesday in the Senate, where lawmakers are insisting it include new tax breaks for restaurants and other businesses that rely on low-pay workers.
ATLANTA - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday that he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year, energizing Democrats coming off a 2010 election in which the GOP claimed every statewide office.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in August and September by the Bulloch County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. All eating establishments are located in Statesboro, except where noted. To view all restaurant scores, visit www.bullochhealthdepartment.com. ➤ ...