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General News Archive - September 10, 2005

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi and U.S. forces have launched an attack on the northern city of Tal Afar to rid it of suspected terrorists, Iraq's Prime Minister Ibrahim JafaarI said on Saturday. "At 2 a.m.

Please read in first paragraph "Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari" instead of "Prime Minister Ibrahim Jafaari." BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi and U.S.

By Sebastian Alison BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi and U.S. forces have launched an attack on the northern city of Tal Afar to rid it of suspected terrorists, Iraq's Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari said on Saturday. "At 2 a.m.

By Paul Simao NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The dead of New Orleans, uncounted and uncollected while the ruined city fought to save Hurricane Katrina's survivors, were the top concern on Saturday amid hope that their numbers may be fewer than once feared.

By Maher al-Thanoon MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi and U.S. forces have launched an attack on the northern city of Tal Afar to rid it of suspected terrorists, Iraq's Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari said on Saturday. "At 2 a.m.

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - CNN filed suit in U.S. District Court in Houston late Friday to stop government efforts to exclude the media from covering the recovery of bodies from flood-ravaged New Orleans.

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Sept 10 - With Israeli troops poised to quit Gaza, Vice Premier Shimon Peres said on Saturday peace talks after the withdrawal were unlikely unless the Palestinian Authority proved it was capable of controlling the territory.

By Jan Strupczewski MANCHESTER (Reuters) - The European Union urged the United States on Saturday to use less oil and kept the pressure up on oil companies to curb record prices that threaten to hit the euro zone's already sluggish economic growth.

By Jan Strupczewski MANCHESTER (Reuters) - The European Union urged the United States on Saturday to use less oil and kept the pressure up on oil companies to curb record prices that threaten to hit the euro zone's already sluggish economic growth.

By Paul Simao NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The dead of New Orleans, uncounted and uncollected while the ruined city fought to save Hurricane Katrina's survivors, were the top concern on Saturday amid hope that their numbers may be fewer than once feared.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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