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2008-08-21 09:00:08

By Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Robert Burns Associated Press BAGHDAD -- Iraqi and U.S. negotiators have completed a draft security agreement that would see American troops leave Iraqi cities as soon as June 30, Iraqi and American officials told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

2008-08-12 09:01:29

Engineering services provider KBR has announced that a division of its services business unit, the BE&K Building Group, has been awarded a $64 million contract by Efacec Power Transformers, an affiliate of the Portugal-based Efacec Group, for the construction of a power transformer manufacturing facility at the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's industrial park in Rincon, Georgia.

2008-08-12 09:00:43

First group of Iraqi refugees leave Egypt for home CAIRO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The first batch of Iraqi refugees in Egypt left Cairo for home on Monday, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.

2008-08-11 18:00:18

Jordanian King Abdullah II made a secret trip to Iraq Monday, making him the first Arab head of state to visit the nation since the fall of Saddam Hussein.

2008-08-11 15:01:09

By ANNE CONSTABLE St. John's tutors join faculty of American university in Kurdistan By Anne Constable The New Mexican Patricia Greer, a St.

2008-08-08 06:00:05

By Jim Michaels WASHINGTON -- Iraq and the United States are getting close to concluding an agreement that establishes a long-term framework for the presence of U.S. troops. The agreement would replace the United Nations mandate, which expires this year.

2008-07-31 18:00:43

KBR (NYSE:KBR) today announced that its consulting subsidiary Granherne has been selected as the contractor for the Euro-Asian Oil Transportation Corridor Study by MPR "Sarmatia" Sp. z o.o., a firm founded by state oil companies from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Lithuania and Poland.

2008-07-30 03:00:28

The San Bernardino area contains one abundant natural resource: water. Apparently, some water tables are so high that it is believed that an abundance of water lies only a few feet below ground level in several areas throughout the city.

2008-07-26 15:00:06

Iraqi leaders oppose an open-ended presence of the U.S. military in their country and want the troops shipped out, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed says. The Rhode Island Democrat said during Saturday's weekly Democratic radio address that he learned of the opposition to the ongoing U.S.

2008-07-24 12:00:35

If a picture is worth a thousand words, Barack Obama's overseas trip became a success on the very first day when he sank a three-pointer on a basketball court in Kuwait.


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'.