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General News Archive - October 11, 2008

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (Yonhap) - The United States has not yet made a decision on whether or when to delist North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, the State Department said Friday.

By FRED GOODALL By Fred Goodall The Associated Press St. Petersburg, Fla. Unhittable most of the game, Daisuke Matsuzaka and the Boston Red Sox taught Tampa Bay all about dominant postseason pitching.

By BILL VLASIC By Bill Vlasic and Andrew Ross Sorkin The New York Times DETROIT General Motors is in preliminary talks about a possible merger with Chrysler, a deal that could drastically remake the landscape of the auto industry by reducing the Big Three of Detroit automakers to the Big Two.

(Sports Network) - The Boston Red Sox try to go two games up on the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League Championship Series this evening when the AL East rivals play Game 2 of the best-of-seven set at Tropicana Field.

By Matt Apuzzo Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Sarah Palin unlawfully abused her power as governor by trying to have her former brother-in-law fired as a state trooper, the chief investigator of an Alaska legislative panel concluded Friday.

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A Japanese businessman accused of conspiring to have his wife killed 27 years ago was returned to Southern California on Friday to face trial. Kazuyoshi Miura, 61, arrived at Los Angeles International Airport shortly before 5 a.m.

By Fred Goodall Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Unhittable most of the game, Daisuke Matsuzaka and the Boston Red Sox taught Tampa Bay all about dominant postseason pitching.

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Sam Stratman of House Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. House of Representatives, +1-202-226-7875, sam.stratman@mail.house.gov WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Rep.

Hurricane Norbert, with sustained winds of near 105 mph, Saturday was crossing into Baja California and Mexico's west coast, forecasters said. At 11 a.m.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - John McCain yesterday moved to calm rising anger among his supporters at rival Barack Obama, calling him a decent man and at one point taking the microphone away from a woman who had called Obama an Arab.

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.