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2008-10-06 09:00:16

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden has canceled his campaign appearances today and Tuesday after the death of his mother-in-law on Sunday. Biden spokesman David Wade said Bonny Jean Jacobs, the mother of Biden's wife, Jill, died Sunday after a long illness.

2005-08-26 13:47:34

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Friday that the Pentagon had broken the law in seeking to close down the 111th Fighter Wing of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard without first obtaining the governor's approval. The ruling was a victory for Democratic Gov.

2005-08-16 15:47:55

By Jon Hurdle PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's governor will argue in federal court next week that the Pentagon's plan to close a military base near Philadelphia is unconstitutional because he has ultimate authority over state militias and he was not consulted.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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