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General News Archive - August 10, 2005

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The remains of 12 U.S. servicemen who were killed together in battle in the Vietnam War 37 years ago have been identified and are being returned to their families for burial, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The remains of 12 U.S. servicemen who were killed together in battle in the Vietnam War 37 years ago have been identified and are being returned to their families for burial, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Four U.S. soldiers were killed and six wounded in an attack on a patrol near the northern Iraqi oil refining town of Baiji overnight, the U.S. military said in a statement on Wednesday.

RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. diplomatic missions in Saudi Arabia reopened on Wednesday after closing for two days because of a threat of militant attacks, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.

By Andrew Hammond TAJI, Iraq (Reuters) - The Iraqi insurgency is damaging U.S. army efforts to leave an impressive array of reconstruction behind as its presence recedes in Iraq, the military says. The U.S.

MANILA (Reuters) - The American dream may have been too much of a magnet for two Filipino peacekeepers who failed to return to duty in Haiti after a rest break in the United States.

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Sunny Jacobs spent 17 years on death row for a murder she never committed. Her innocent partner was sent to the electric chair.

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Four U.S. soldiers were killed and six wounded in an attack on a patrol near the northern Iraqi oil refining town of Baiji overnight, the U.S. military said in a statement on Wednesday.

TEHRAN (Reuters) - The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog has given Iran permission to remove seals at its Isfahan Uranium Conversion facility, Mohammad Saeedi, deputy head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, said on Wednesday.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday medals should be awarded to British naval workers who saved a Russian mini-submarine and its seven crew.

Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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