General News Archive - November 26, 2004
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration indicated Friday that it would live with punitive new duties imposed by the World Trade Organization against U.S. products, even as it fights relentlessly to protect America's interests. "We are continuing to work with Congress to bring the U.S.
KIEV, Ukraine - The two men who want to be Ukraine's next president met with the outgoing leader Friday for talks on how to solve the country's political crisis stemming from last weekend's disputed election.
WASHINGTON - The government needs to do a better job monitoring and inspecting hazardous materials shipped aboard airlines, according to a report released Friday by the Transportation Department's inspector general.
FORT RILEY, Kan. - Joe Nemechek is "G.I. Joe" to many NASCAR fans, a nickname stemming from the GoArmy.com logo on the hood and bumper of his Chevy Monte Carlo. Every lap he leads and every pole he wins puts the Army in millions of living rooms nationwide.
NEW YORK - Stocks edged higher in light, post-holiday trading Friday as Wall Street meandered through a shortened trading day with little fresh news or guidance. At midday, the Dow Jones industrial average rose 5.03, or 0.04 percent, to 10,525.34. Broader stock indicators were narrowly higher.
WASHINGTON - Washington Wizards coach Eddie Jordan was hospitalized with a blood clot in his left leg and will miss the next two games. Jordan, 49, felt discomfort in his leg and was hospitalized Thursday night after consulting with a team trainer, the Wizards said Friday.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - U.S. forces uncovered more bodies in the northern city of Mosul on Friday, apparent victims of an intimidation campaign by insurgents against Iraq's fledgling security forces. Leading Iraqi politicians called for a six-month delay in the Jan.
Retailers opened their doors before the sun rose Friday, the official start of the holiday shopping season, tempting early risers with specials on a variety of items including flat-screen TVs and toys.
KIEV, Ukraine - Nearly three hours of talks involving the two rivals for power in Ukraine's political crisis ended Friday night without resolving the stalemate, although President Leonid Kuchma said progress was made.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration said Friday it would comply with a World Trade Organization that penalizes some U.S. exports even as it tries to get Congress to change the law that prompted the sanctions.