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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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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