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General News Archive - March 02, 2006

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin said on Wednesday he was shocked by video showing U.S. President George W. Bush being told the day before Hurricane Katrina hit that the city's protective levees could fail.

By Steve Holland and Tabassum Zakaria NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush was given a grand reception in India on Thursday as officials from both countries edged closer to a landmark nuclear deal and communist and Islamist groups vowed more mass protests.

KARACHI (Reuters) - A car bomb outside the Marriott Hotel and U.S. consulate in Karachi killed at least two people and wounded 18 on Thursday, security and hospital officials said. The bomb exploded on a road used for parking behind the hotel and comes just days before U.S. President George W.

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and the United States have sealed a controversial nuclear cooperation pact, the centerpiece of President George W. Bush's first visit to the world's largest democracy, Indian news channels said on Thursday.

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and the United States said on Thursday they had sealed a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation pact, the centrepiece of President George W. Bush's first visit to the world's largest democracy.

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and the United States said on Thursday they had sealed a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation pact, the centerpiece of President George W. Bush's first visit to the world's largest democracy.

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush said on Thursday that at least one American had been killed in bomb blasts in the Pakistani port city of Karachi. But he said terrorists and killers would not stop him from visiting Pakistan as planned on Saturday.

CAIRO (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in remarks published on Thursday there were signs of an al Qaeda presence in the Gaza Strip and West Bank. "We have indications about a presence of al Qaeda in Gaza and the (West) Bank. This is intelligence information.

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush said on Thursday that at least one American had been killed in a car bombing in the Pakistani port city of Karachi. But he said terrorists and killers would not stop him from visiting Pakistan as planned on Saturday.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Documents cited in a federal lawsuit by a defunct Islamic charity may provide the first detailed evidence of U.S. residents being spied upon by U.S. President George W. Bush's warrantless domestic spying program, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.

Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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