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2006-05-03 21:17:56

Please read in paragraph 2 "all but three were men." By Charles Johnson HELENA, Montana (Reuters) - Before a packed crowd in the state Capitol, Gov. Brian Schweitzer signed pardons on Wednesday to clear the names posthumously of 78 Montanans convicted of sedition during World War One.

2006-05-03 19:47:47

By Charles Johnson HELENA, Montana (Reuters) - Before a packed crowd in the state Capitol, Gov. Brian Schweitzer signed pardons on Wednesday to clear the names posthumously of 78 Montanans convicted of sedition during World War One.

2005-11-09 02:04:18

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia is pushing ahead with tough new anti-terrorism laws on Wednesday despite Muslim and civil liberties leaders questioning their necessity a day after police arrested 17 men on charges of planning a terrorist attack.

2005-11-08 22:38:38

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australia is pushing ahead with tough new anti-terrorism laws on Wednesday despite Muslim and civil liberties leaders questioning their necessity a day after police arrested 17 men on charges of planning a terrorist attack.

2005-10-29 23:52:06

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government is committed to having tough new anti-terror laws in operation before Christmas, well before the Commonwealth Games start in Melbourne in March, Prime Minister John Howard said on Sunday.

2005-10-16 22:34:28

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's tough new security laws planned after the July London bombings may be watered down after a number of key political leaders called on Monday for more debate, worried the measures are being rushed.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.