BEIJING - At least 128 people were killed and many more were feared dead in north China after a huge reservoir of iron ore waste, illegally maintained and turned to sludge by heavy rain, buried a bustling marketplace in tons of suffocating mud.
Robert Benchley, who died in 1945, said, "If you think that you have caught a cold, call in a good doctor. Call in three good doctors and play bridge."
In the year ahead, you will get ample opportunities to develop your creative and artistic ideas in ways that can yield both profit and recognition. However, how much will depend on the marketing vehicle and how well you use it.
ECI: The Season - Episode 5
The GSU Tailgate Show - GSU vs. Elon
BATON ROUGE, La. - The Gulf Coast watched anxiously as Hurricane Ike trudged toward areas still cleaning up after Gustav, with disasters pre-declared in much of eastern Texas and Louisianans urged to stock up - again - on supplies.
WASHINGTON - Western officials say there are signs that North Korea's unpredictable dictator may be gravely ill, after the man North Koreans call the ''Dear Leader'' apparently failed to show up at an important national celebration Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve has auctioned another $25 billion in loans to squeezed banks to help them overcome credit problems.
WASHINGTON - The federal government will run a near-record deficit of $407 billion for the budget year ending Sept. 30, according to the latest Capitol Hill estimates.
JERUSALEM - A performer with the famed Alvin Ailey dance troupe on Tuesday said he was twice forced to perform steps for Israeli airport security officers to prove his identity before he was permitted to enter the country.
TBILISI, Georgia - Russia announced Tuesday it would keep 7,600 troops in Abkhazia and South Ossetia for the foreseeable future, asserting power in the breakaway regions even as it began a pullout from positions deeper in Georgia.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have been diagnosed with tinnitus and told there is nothing I can do for it. Would you know of an herbal remedy or natural cure I might try?
DEAR ABBY: I love dogs, but they're ruining my marriage. "Ivan" and I have been together 12 years, married for five. Six years ago, he had to put his aged, sickly pointer, "Sergeant," to sleep.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Pssst. The secret's out at KFC. Well, sort of.
COLUMBIA, S.C - Attention, amorous guys: Killarney's an Australian cutie, but woo her with care.
The welcoming of warmer weather and flowers blooming signals the beginning of spring and the upcoming Easter holiday. Easter brings families together to celebrate the ...
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