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Police: Iraq suicide bombers kill 28 army recruits

BAQOUBA, Iraq - Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a crowd of army recruits Tuesday in an Iraqi province where devastating attacks persist despite security improvements elsewhere. At least 28 people died, the Iraqi police and military said.

July 30, 2008 | By SEBASTIAN ABBOT Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Israel Cabinet OKs prisoner swap with Hezbollah

JERUSALEM - Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved an emotionally charged deal to trade a Lebanese militant convicted of killing three people for two Israeli soldiers captured by Hezbollah guerrillas and believed to be dead.

July 30, 2008 | By AMY TEIBEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Radford’s Johnson comes to GSU as new softball coach

Georgia Southern director of athletics Sam Baker has announced the hiring of Maggie Johnson as new head softball coach.

July 30, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Bush vetoes bill to stop doctors’ Medicare cut

WASHINGTON - President Bush on Tuesday vetoed a bill designed to protect doctors from a 10.6 percent cut in their reimbursement rates when treating Medicare patients.

July 30, 2008 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | Washington


Paulson sees mortgage assistance as backup

WASHINGTON - Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Tuesday the Bush administration has no immediate plans to extend emergency loans to mortgage giants Freddie Mae and Freddie Mac or to purchase the stock of the two companies.

July 30, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Associated Press


Crisis brews as Turkey’s ruling party faces ban

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's Islamic-rooted government was elected last year with a huge majority, continues to bask in popular support - and will probably fall within a month.

July 30, 2008 | By SELCAN HACAOGLU Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Kingdom Builders; Bulloch History Moment: Transporting Goods

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday July 15, 2008

July 30, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Elderly women get life in L.A. insurance killings

LOS ANGELES - Two elderly women were sentenced to life in prison without parole Tuesday for murdering two indigent men to collect insurance policies taken out on their lives.

July 30, 2008 | By LINDA DEUTSCH AP Special Correspondent | National


When a child becomes a teen, sluggishness sets in

CHICAGO - One of the largest studies of its kind shows just how sluggish American children become once they hit the teen years: While 90 percent of 9-year-olds get a couple of hours of exercise most days, fewer than 3 percent of 15-year-olds do.

July 30, 2008 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | National


Bridge 7/16

Mickey Mouse said, "Arithmetic is being able to count up to 20 without taking off your shoes."

July 30, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 7/16

The lessons of the past will be taking root in the year ahead, governing your mental patterns, attitudes and habits and helping you prepare to conquer the world in new and better ways. When others see your offerings, nice things will happen.

July 30, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 7/16

DEAR DR. GOTT: My son was just recently diagnosed with sarcoidosis and is being treated with prednisone. I understand that this is becoming more common in recent years and wondered if you have any information about it.

July 30, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 7/16

DEAR ABBY: My 17-year-old niece, "Nicki," was recently diagnosed with an STD. When her mother, my sister-in-law "Cynthia," found out she was horrified. She had ignored several family members - including me - who had tried to warn her that Nicki was sexually active and not taking proper precautions.

July 30, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Former fugitive asks Mich. court to toss sentence

LANSING, Mich. - A housewife caught at her upscale home near San Diego 32 years after escaping a Detroit-area prison asked a judge Tuesday to set aside her original sentence for selling heroin in hopes of winning back her freedom.

July 30, 2008 | By DAVID EGGERT Associated Press Writer | National


In bad economy, life is good for the repo man

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - In a bad economy, fun is often the first casualty.

July 30, 2008 | By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press Writer | National


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