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2009-06-05 13:20:00

A power company blamed a power surge that damaged appliances in several local homes on fire ants that built a nest inside a transformer.

2008-11-03 09:00:32

SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Nov. 3, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Surge Global Energy, Inc. (OTCBB:SRGG) announced today that it will host an operations update telephone conference call on Tuesday, November 18, at 11 A.M. (EST). The conference call dial in number is (218) 339-4600, access code 1026351#.

2008-10-03 06:00:18

By Ken Dilanian and Richard Wolf A look at some of the claims made by Sen. Joe Biden and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin in the vice presidential debate Thursday night in St.

2008-09-21 08:20:00

By tracking the amount of light emitted by Baghdad neighborhoods at night, a team of UCLA geographers has uncovered fresh evidence that last year's U.S. troop surge in Iraq may not have been as effective at improving security as some U.S. officials have maintained.

2008-09-17 00:00:12

LEADING ARTICLE General Petraeus seeks to repeat success in his new command The most impressive quality of General David Petraeus, who stood down yesterday as the US military commander in Iraq, has been his modesty about his own success.

2008-09-15 09:00:06

By Kim Gamel Associated Press BAGHDAD -- U.S. Gen. David Petraeus said Sunday that experience in Iraq shows it will take political and economic progress as well as military action to tackle increased violence in Afghanistan.

2008-09-10 21:00:02

By Nancy A. Youssef and Jonathan S. Landay WASHINGTON - President Bush's announcement Tuesday that he'll maintain troop levels in Iraq through the end of his presidency suggests that despite his claim that the surge of additional U.S.

2008-09-09 12:00:04

Some 8,000 U.S. military personnel will be rotated out of Iraq without replacement during the next several months, U.S. President George Bush said Tuesday.

2008-09-09 09:00:04

By Ben Feller Associated Press WASHINGTON -- President Bush will keep roughly the same number of U.S. forces in Iraq through the end of the year and pull about 8,000 troops home by February, a drawdown that's both slower and smaller than long anticipated.

2008-09-06 00:00:01

By Patrick Cockburn THE UNITED States has spied extensively on Iraq's Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, and other Iraqi government leaders, the American investigative journalist Bob Woodward has revealed.

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