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2006-03-13 18:14:49

By Andy Sullivan FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - A U.S. military dog handler charged with abusing detainees at Baghdad's notorious Abu Ghraib prison was simply following orders, his lawyers said on Monday at the start of his court-martial. Army Sgt.

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2006-02-15 06:00:00

Scientists have discovered what they believe is a new fish species and at least 20 types of previously unknown seaweeds during a recent expedition to one of the Caribbean's most diverse marine areas - a coral-covered underwater mountain off the Dutch island of Saba.

2006-02-14 00:20:00

Scientists have found new species of fish and seaweed on a Caribbean coral atoll that may be the most diverse marine habitat in the Atlantic region, they said on Tuesday.

2005-07-26 13:34:47

By Sue Pleming FORT MEADE, Md. (Reuters) - Two U.S. dog handlers in Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison used unmuzzled dogs to threaten prisoners and competed to see who could make inmates urinate on themselves, according to testimony at a military hearing on Tuesday. Sgt. Santos Cardona, 31, and Sgt.

2005-07-26 12:13:08

By Sue Pleming FORT MEADE, Md. (Reuters) - Two dog handlers in Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison used unmuzzled dogs to threaten prisoners and competed to see who could make inmates urinate on themselves, according to testimony at a military hearing on Tuesday. Sgt. Santos Cardona, 31, and Sgt.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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