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General News Archive - July 05, 2005

By David Brunnstrom KABUL (Reuters) - A second American soldier missing ineastern Afghanistan for the past week may have been located, anAfghan official said on Monday, but a senior Pentagon officialwas only able to confirm that one had been rescued. The U.S.

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (Reuters) - Searchers found humanremains in a Montana campground while hunting for a missing9-year-old boy whose sister was found alive on Saturday with aregistered sex offender, police said on Monday.

By Amran Abocar TORONTO (Reuters) - A notorious Canadian sex killer, freedfrom prison on Monday after 12 years behind bars for her rolein the rape, torture and murder of two schoolgirls, said sheposed no danger to anyone and did not want to be hounded.

By Catherine Bremer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico believes it may havecaptured Vicente Carrillo, boss of the powerful Juarez drugcartel, in what would be a major victory in a war on drug gangsresponsible for an explosion of violence on the U.S. border.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bahrain's envoy in Iraq was shot andslightly wounded by gunmen who opened fire on his car inBaghdad on Tuesday, the second attack on a senior Arab diplomatin the city in three days, police and hospital sources said.

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bahrain's envoy in Iraq was shot andslightly wounded by gunmen who opened fire on his car inBaghdad on Tuesday, the second attack on a senior Arab diplomatin the city in three days, police and hospital sources said.

By David Brunnstrom KABUL (Reuters) - Two U.S. soldiers who went missing ineastern Afghanistan a week ago have been found dead, the NewYork Times reported on Tuesday, but a U.S. military spokesmanin Kabul said he was unable to confirm the report.

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden andhis close allies might be hiding in southern Afghanistan, whichhas seen a sharp rise in militant violence in recent weeks, aPakistani minister said in remarks published on Tuesday. The whereabouts of bin Laden, architect of the Sept.

By David Brunnstrom KABUL (Reuters) - Two U.S. soldiers who went missing ineastern Afghanistan a week ago have been found dead, newsreports said on Tuesday, but a U.S. military spokesman in Kabulsaid he was unable to confirm the deaths.

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bahrain's envoy in Iraq was wounded bygunmen who opened fire on his car in Baghdad on Tuesday, thesecond attack on a senior Arab diplomat in the city in threedays after Egypt's envoy was kidnapped.

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'.