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General News Archive - July 15, 2005

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia suspects bird flu caused three recent deaths in a single family, Health Minister Siti Fadillah Supari said on Friday.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - Detectives are confident they can find an al Qaeda link to the British bombers who killed 54 people in western Europe's first suicide attack, London police chief Ian Blair said on Friday.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombs on two Iraqi military patrols in different parts of Baghdad killed six people and wounded 23 within minutes of each other, a police source said. Iraq's al Qaeda claimed responsibility for both attacks in Internet statements.

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong property developer eyeing TV fame said legal claims by mogul-turned-television-star Donald Trump over a multi-billion dollar Manhattan real estate deal were groundless, a newspaper reported on Friday.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Five suicide car bombs blew up in different locations across Baghdad within hours of each other, including two attacks on Iraqi military patrols that police sources said killed six people and wounded more than 20.

LONDON (Reuters) - An Egyptian chemistry student wanted by police in connection with last week's London bombings is understood to have been arrested in Cairo, a British police source said on Friday.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hurricane Emily increased to a powerful Category 4 storm a it churned toward the central Caribbean Sea and Jamaica with maximum sustained winds near 135 miles per hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Friday. As of 5 a.m.

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) - U.S.-led forces killed 24 suspected Islamist militants on the Pakistan side of the Afghan border, Pakistan's military spokesman said on Friday.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dangerous Hurricane Emily, a powerful Category 4 storm, kept churning toward the central Caribbean Sea and Jamaica with maximum sustained winds of nearly 135 miles per hour, the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said in an advisory on Friday.

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - An Egyptian chemistry student who may have been involved in last week's London bombings is understood to have been arrested in Cairo, a British police source said on Friday.

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.