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General News Archive - July 25, 2005

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Alberto Gonzales said on Sunday that he immediately told White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card -- but delayed telling others -- when the Justice Department launched an investigation into who leaked the identity of a CIA operative.

Please read in final paragraph ...on Sunday... instead of ...on Saturday... (Corrects day) BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew up a minivan packed with explosives at a checkpoint near a central Baghdad hotel on Monday.

Please read in final paragraph ...on Sunday... instead of ...on Saturday... (Corrects day) BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew up a minivan packed with explosives at a checkpoint near a central Baghdad hotel on Monday.

KABUL (Reuters) - Six U.S. military personnel were wounded at the weekend when their convoy was hit by a roadside bomb in the eastern Afghan province of Kunar, the U.S. military said on Monday. The attack happened on Sunday, the same day as a clash between U.S.

By Sayed Salahuddin KABUL (Reuters) - A bomb exploded on a main road in Kabul on Monday, critically wounding three Afghan policemen at an improvised checkpoint a day after a U.S. soldier was killed and seven wounded in attacks in the provinces. The U.S.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - British police raced against time on Monday to catch four failed bombers who may try again to attack London's transport system, raising fears the British capital had become a long-term target for Islamist militants.

By Paul Majendie LONDON (Reuters) - British police scrambled on Monday to find four bombers behind last week's failed attacks on London's transport system, fearing they had gone to ground after security camera pictures of the suspects were released.

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police surrounded two Bedouin villages near the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Monday as part of a hunt for people connected with bombings that killed at least 64 people, a security source said.

By Peter Graff BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Sunni Arabs said on Monday they would return to the bargaining table to hammer out a constitution for Iraq, ending a standoff that threatened to torpedo the political process amid worsening bloodshed.

EL-RUWEISAT, Egypt (Reuters) - An Egyptian security source said on Monday that police were surrounding villages near the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh as part of a hunt for people connected with bombings which killed at least 64 people.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.