General News Archive - October 22, 2005
By Greg Brosnan PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (Reuters) - Massive Hurricane Wilma rampaged through Mexico's Caribbean beach resorts on Saturday, threatening heavy damage and loss of life as it meandered into the Yucatan peninsula.
By Kevin Krolicki NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The real estate market in storm-ravaged New Orleans comes to a dead-end in a vast hall in the battered Convention Center, where 60,000 volumes that detail a century of mortgages are piled thigh deep. Police stand guard.
By David Brunnstrom MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - The engineering battalion promised by NATO to help reach untold numbers of quake survivors in the rugged hills of northern Pakistan cannot arrive soon enough, an international aid official said on Saturday.
By Raja Asghar KACHILI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Incidents of people attacking and looting aid trucks in parts of earthquake-stricken Pakistani Kashmir are growing, witnesses say.
By Greg Brosnan PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (Reuters) - Massive Hurricane Wilma clobbered Mexico's Caribbean beach resorts on Saturday, threatening heavy damage and loss of life as it meandered slowly into the Yucatan peninsula.
By Greg Brosnan PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma relentlessly pounded Mexico's Caribbean coast on Saturday, destroying homes and flooding beach resorts as it meandered slowly over the Yucatan peninsula.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. forces in Iraq killed 20 insurgents on Saturday near the Syrian border while conducting raids on houses believed to be hideouts for al Qaeda foreign fighters, the U.S. military said. A statement said U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush said on Saturday that his proposed guest worker program was an essential component of a plan to stem the flow of illegal immigration into the United States.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq said on Saturday it had found no instances of serious fraud in an October 15 constitutional referendum and was still verifying some results only because of statistical issues.
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