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General News Archive - October 05, 2008

Madison, WI (Sports Network) - Terrelle Pryor's rushing touchdown with 1:08 left in the game propelled 14th-ranked Ohio State to a 20-17 win over No. 18 Wisconsin, snapping the Badgers' 16-game home winning streak.

Excerpt from report by privately-owned Interfax-Kazakhstan news agency Astana, 5 October: The USA's policy in relations with Kazakhstan in the energy of sphere does not involve infringing others' interests, including the neighbours of this country, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said.

Text of report headlined "Pakistan urged to join winter offensive: US proposes joint patrols" published by Pakistani newspaper Dawn website on 5 October Washington, Oct 4: The United States is urging Pakistan to participate in a major winter offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda militants and also to undertake joint military patrols of its border with Afghanistan along with US, Nato and Afghan troops.

By LINDA DEUTSCH By Linda Deutsch The Associated Press LAS VEGAS In a city where luck means everything, O.J. Simpson's unlucky number in a case full of bizarre twists was 13. He was convicted of an armed robbery that happened on Sept.

By STEVENSON JACOBS By Stevenson Jacobs The Associated Press NEW YORK Washington's financial bailout plan is now law. So the credit spigot will start flowing again, banks will resume lending and an economic recovery can begin, right? Wrong.

By Stevenson Jacobs Associated Press NEW YORK -- Washington's financial bailout plan is now law. So the credit spigot will start flowing again, banks will resume lending, and an economic recovery can begin, right? Wrong.

By Liz Sidoti Associated Press WASHINGTON -- One month before Election Day, Barack Obama sits atop battleground polls in a shrinking playing field, the economic crisis is breaking his way and the Democrat has made progress toward winning the White House.

By Los Angeles Times LAS VEGAS -- The father and sister of Ronald Goldman greeted O.J.

By Jake Coyle Associated Press NEW YORK -- It's starting to feel like Tina Fey is running for vice president.

Text of report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Astana, 5 October: Condoleezza Rice has expressed confidence that the new US administration will also have good and firm relations with Kazakhstan.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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