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General News Archive - January 06, 2006

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - There was no change overnight in the condition of Israel Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who is clinging to life on a respirator after a severe stroke, the director of Jerusalem's Hadassah hospital said on Friday.

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - There was no change overnight in the condition of Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who is clinging to life on a respirator after a severe stroke, the director of Jerusalem's Hadassah hospital said on Friday.

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Virginia Governor Mark Warner said on Thursday he had ordered new DNA testing in the case of a man who was executed 12 years ago.

By Philip Barbara WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Details about the dignified last moments of miners trapped in a West Virginia coal mine emerged on Thursday night with the disclosure of a letter scrawled by one man as he slowly died from lack of oxygen.

By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy said on Friday it was holding a U.S. sailor suspected of involvement in the killing of a Japanese woman and ordered a "period of reflection" for its personnel, in an apparent effort to minimize diplomatic fallout.

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Doctors kept Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in an induced coma on Friday as they waited to assess the severity of brain damage from a stroke that left him clinging to life.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two U.S. soldiers were among the scores of Iraqi police recruits killed in a suicide bombing in the western city of Ramadi on Thursday, the U.S. military said in a statement on Friday.

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was rushed back into the operating room on Friday after undergoing a brain scan, Channel 10 television reported.

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon was rushed back into the operating room on Friday after undergoing a brain scan, Channel 10 television reported.

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Surgeons operated on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon on Friday to try to stem fresh bleeding in his brain, Israel's Channel Two television reported.

Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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