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2005-10-19 17:10:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Earlier this year, U.S. Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers argued for an asbestos compensation fund favored by leaders of the Senate committee that will soon hold her confirmation hearing.

2005-10-19 14:08:27

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers was asked by the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday to clarify some of the answers she provided this week in a questionnaire their panel sent to her.

2005-10-03 16:45:35

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee have asked senators to prepare amendments in case legislation to create a $140 billion asbestos compensation fund is brought up for a vote this month. Sen. Arlen Specter, a Pennsylvania Republican, and Sen.

2005-09-21 10:57:24

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate leaders warned President George W. Bush on Wednesday his next Supreme Court nominee will likely face a far more contentious confirmation battle than conservative John Roberts, who is poised to become U.S. chief justice.

2005-09-18 12:49:11

By Philip Barbara WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key Republican predicted on Sunday that John Roberts will be approved as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court when the full U.S. Senate votes on his nomination by Thursday, September 29.

2005-09-14 13:36:23

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Chief Justice nominee John Roberts said on Wednesday that if confirmed by the Senate he would seek consensus on the often bitterly divided Supreme Court and clear rulings to help guide lower courts.

2005-09-08 21:15:46

By Ellen Wulfhorst RANGELEY, Maine (Reuters) - The scruffy loon chick let out an unpracticed version of the water bird's famed call as researchers tested it for mercury from its native northern New England, home to one of America's highest known concentrations of the dangerous toxin.

2005-09-08 14:02:03

By Ellen Wulfhorst RANGELEY, Maine (Reuters) - The scruffy loon chick let out an unpracticed version of the water bird's famed call as researchers tested it for mercury from its native northern New England, home to one of America's highest known concentrations of the dangerous toxin.

2005-09-08 14:00:00

The scruffy loon chick let out an unpracticed version of the water bird's famed call as researchers tested it for mercury from its native northern New England, home to one of America's highest known concentrations of the dangerous toxin.

2005-09-08 13:39:38

By Ellen Wulfhorst RANGELEY, Maine (Reuters) - The scruffy loon chick let out an unpracticed version of the water bird's famed call as researchers tested it for mercury from its native northern New England, home to one of America's highest known concentrations of the dangerous toxin.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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