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2006-08-06 08:45:00

Gays in the U.S. military face regular hostility on some bases and ships where commanders fail to prohibit harassment more than a decade after the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law was enacted, although seeds of greater tolerance may be taking root, advocates and witnesses report.

2006-06-28 14:30:45

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon no longer deems homosexuality a mental disorder, officials said on Wednesday, although the reversal has no impact on U.S. policy prohibiting openly gay people from serving in the military.

2006-04-16 10:52:19

By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Some 200 Iranians have volunteered in the past few days to carry out "martyrdom missions" against U.S. and British interests if Iran is attacked over its nuclear program, a hardline group said on Sunday.

2006-03-01 17:23:20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy warship helped rescue the six crewmen of an Iranian commercial boat in the Gulf after the small craft had been adrift without power for 10 days, the Navy said on Wednesday.

2006-01-08 07:41:00

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Five U.S. Marines have been killed in western Iraq this weekend, the U.S. military said on Sunday. They said three Marines were killed in three separate attacks while conducting combat operations near the Iraqi city of Falluja on Sunday.

2005-09-27 04:47:36

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen said on Monday it has urged the United States to remove a prominent Yemeni cleric from a list of terrorism suspects.

2005-09-27 00:43:09

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen said on Monday it has urged the United States to remove a prominent Yemeni cleric from a list of terrorism suspects.

2005-08-08 04:00:35

SANAA (Reuters) - A Yemeni court on Monday jailed six men for plotting to blow up the British and Italian missions and the French cultural center in Sanaa.

2005-07-28 16:31:34

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran's president-elect was a leader in the student movement that organized the 1979 U.S. embassy takeover and the United States still is trying to determine if he was a hostage taker, the White House said on Thursday. U.S.

2005-07-28 15:02:33

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran's president-elect was a leader in the student movement that organized the 1979 U.S. embassy takeover and the United States still is trying to determine if he was a hostage taker, the White House said on Thursday. U.S.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).