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2008-07-26 15:00:23

By Matthew D. LaPlante, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul.

2008-07-25 18:00:28

PARIS _ Sen. Barack Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy staged a joint press conference in Paris Friday that was more like a romantic comedy, with Sarkozy's enthusiasm for the Democratic presidential candidate starkly evident amid many amusing moments.

2008-07-23 18:00:38

ALTERNATIVE Airlines, the innovative flight only on-line booking site, is celebrating Gordon Brown's first meeting with Dmitri Medvedev, the new Russian President, by launching some exceptionally low fares to over 12 major Russian cities including Moscow and St Petersburg.

2008-07-23 15:00:00

By DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AMMAN, Jordan Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama vowed Tuesday to work for a breakthrough in Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations "starting from the minute I'm sworn into office." In a news conference before departing for Israel, he said any U.S.

2008-07-20 00:00:16

By The Associated Press SYDNEY, Australia - Pope Benedict XVI apologized Saturday to victims of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergy, describing their acts as "evil" and a grave betrayal of trust."I would like to pause to acknowledge the shame which we have all felt as a result of the sexual abuse of minors by some clergy and religious in this country," Benedict said during an address at a Mass in Australia."I am deeply sorry for the pain and suffering the victims have endured," the pope...

2008-07-19 18:00:16

Text of report by state-owned Libyan TV on 19 July President of the Republic of Sudan Umar Hasan al-Bashir hold a telephone conversation this afternoon with the brother leader of the revolution [Col Mu'ammar al-Qadhafi].

2008-07-19 09:00:11

The Associated Press SYDNEY, Australia Pope Benedict XVI apologized today to victims of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergy, describing their acts as "evil" and a grave betrayal of trust.

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2008-07-19 09:00:00

Pope Benedict XVI said today he was "deeply sorry' for the sexual abuse of children by Roman Catholic clergy in Australia, describing the offenses as evil and a grave betrayal of trust.

2008-07-19 09:00:02

Presumptive Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Barack Obama arrived in Afghanistan Saturday, beginning a trip to assess the U.S. war effort there. Sen. Obama, D-Ill., touched down in Kabul at noon Saturday local time, his campaign told reporters.

2008-07-19 06:00:28

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Tokyo, July 19 Kyodo - Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda is considering meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao separately when he visits Beijing on Aug.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.