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1 April 2007 (EST)

Downer denies Hicks case role - A decision on whether to place a control order on confessed terrorist David Hicks on his release from jail in Australia is a matter for the police, Foreign Minister Alexander Downer says.

Ian Thorpe test result 'unusual' - THE drug case against world class swimmer Ian Thorpe took a sensational twist late last night when the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) launched an investigation into an irregularity in a doping sample.

Garuda pilots 'argued before crash' - THE pilots of a Garuda airliner that crashed in Indonesia, killing 21 people including 5 Australians, were arguing moments before the accident, a senior Indonesian investigator has said.


31 March 2007 (EST)

Sydneysiders plunged into darkness for 'Earth Hour' ABC Regional Online, Australia - 15 hours ago Sydneysiders are enjoying a spectacular sight as the city is plunged into darkness for "Earth Hour".

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28 March 2007 (EST)

Too shy to strip in front of a man - A third of women think they are too fat ever to appear naked in front of their partners, according to a survey.

Gurkhas march on British Government - RETIRED Gurkha soldiers staged a mass protest in London today over Britain's refusal to give them full pensions and other rights. An estimated 2500 veterans joined a rally on Parliament following recent government moves to improve conditions which were criticised by Nepalese soldiers' groups.

Britain releases evidence in Iran dispute - Britain today released evidence it said proved 15 UK service personnel seized by Iran last week had been "well inside" Iraqi waters as Tehran said it would release the sole female captive.

Skydiver arrested for mooning Fla. cop - A visiting Norwegian skydiver was arrested after exposing his buttocks to an officer, police said. Vegard Svarstad, 24, of Norway, was blocking traffic at an intersection early Saturday morning, according to an arrest report.

UK 'evidence' vindicates sailors - BRITAIN increased pressure on Iran today releasing evidence it said showed 15 military personnel captured last week were operating in Iraqi waters.

Hostage drama nears resolution - Some of the children were seen peeking and waving from behind the bus window curtains. Picture: AP. Gunmen holding 31 pre-schoolers and two teachers inside a bus in the Philippines capital have agreed to free the hostages and surrender at 7pm

Senate backs US troop withdrawal from Iraq - Iraqi security officials say gunmen have stormed a Sunni district in the northern town of Tal Afar, killing dozens of people in apparent reprisal for Tuesday's deadly truck bombings in a Shi'ite area.

David Hicks terror profits blocked - THE Federal Government is set to block self-confessed terrorist David Hicks from making millions of dollars selling his story.

Unkown satellite-like device falls into Somalia - A baffling device which resembles a satellite or Unidentified Flying Object (U.F.O) has landed in a rural area close to Buulo-Burde town, 220km north of the Somalia capital Mogadishu, eyewitnesses told Shabelle radio on Monday.

Holocaust memoir wins national biography award - VETERAN novelist and poet Jacob Rosenberg has won this year's National Biography Award for his memoir East Of Time, which traces his searing journey through the Shoah

Saudi king slams 'illegitimate occupation' of Iraq - Saudi King Abdullah, whose country is a close US ally, slammed Wednesday the "illegitimate foreign occupation" of Iraq in an opening speech to the annual Arab summit in Riyadh

Italians Charged in EU Fraud Scandal - Three Italian nationals have been charged and are being held in custody in Brussels as part of a corruption probe into tenders awarded by the European Commission.

Father of dead Briton makes tearful appeal - The father and boyfriend of a British language teacher whose body was found in a sand-filled bathtub near Tokyo today made a tearful appeal to the Japanese public.

'Miracle' to put Pope on sainthood road - THE late pope John Paul II has moved a step closer to sainthood with the completion of the first stage towards his beatification, Rome diocesan officials said.

Obese girls risk asthma - CHILDHOOD obesity more than triples the risk of adult asthma for women, a landmark Australian study to be released today shows. The University of Melbourne research, to be published in the European Respiratory Journal, is the first to show a link

Dutch court rules that cost of buying and shipping hashish is tax deductible - A Dutch court has added a new item to the list of activities eligible for tax relief - drug running.

It can hold 853 passengers, but why should you share? - The superjumbo A380, all 10,000 square feet of it, as a personal or business jet. And a private airport terminal just for first-class and top elite-status passengers.




27 March 2007 (EST)

Blair Warns of `Different Phase' Over Britons in Iran (Update4) UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said that efforts to release 15 British sailors and Marines seized by Iran will enter a ``different phase'' if negotiations fail.

Terrorist David Hicks - I'll behave - TERRORIST David Hicks has promised to obey the law and wants to be reunited with his children when he returns to Australia after striking a plea deal today to bring him home by Christmas.

Hicks pleads guilty in Guantanamo - David Hicks, the Australian citizen imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, has pleaded guilty to a charge of supporting a terrorist organisation.

Iraq: UK personnel were not in Iranian waters - Iraq has insisted that the 15 British service personnel seized by Iran on Friday were not captured in Iranian waters, as Teheran maintains.

Rice visits Jordan in Mideast peace drive - US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice meets Jordan's King Abdullah and holds further talks with Palestinian and Israeli officials today, the third day of her Middle East trip to try and revive peacemaking

Iran admits to 'interrogating' captured British Marines - fears grow over show trial...

Shackled David Hicks plea talks - DAVID Hicks is considering all his options - including whether to agree to a plea deal - less than 24 hours before he appears in court at Guantanamo Bay on terror offences. His Adelaide lawyer David McLeod said today he and US military lawyer Major Michael Mori had met with the 31-year-old today for about three and a half hours and all options were discussed.

US Homeland Security will test drones to protect airports

Air raid exposes Sri Lankan military flaws - Members of the Tamil Tigers' air force in their camouflaged aircraft. This undated picture was released by the Tamil Tigers yesterday

Intel to manufacture chip sets in China - Intel has already labeled it "Fab 68," the $2.5 billion chip manufacturing facility that is set to become the company's first major production site in Asia.

A Medicine Hat court will begin hearing grisly details today about the slaying of a local family that was linked to rumours of vampirism.




26 March 2007 (EST)

Iran says UK sailors being interrogated - Fifteen British navy personnel seized by Iran last week are currently being interrogated and will have to answer to allegations they violated Iranian waters, an Iranian official said today.

Cyclone bears down on Western Australia - CYCLONE Kara has strengthened into a category three storm and residents in her path have been warned to be on alert as she approaches the coast.

'US sailors would have shot at Iranians' A senior US officer in the Persian Gulf expressed surprise at how easily a team of Britsh sailors were taken captive by Iran on Friday, saying that US marines would have fired on the Iranian forces.

Power-sharing in Northern Ireland to go ahead on May 8 - Power will be devolved in the North on May 8 under a deal struck during historic talks by the Ian Paisley and Gerry Adams, the Democratic Unionist Party leader has revealed.

Solana set for "vigorous diplomacy" on Iranian nukes - Chief European Union diplomat Javier Solana is set for weeks of intense diplomacy aimed at persuading a defiant Iran to end its uranium enrichment programme, senior US and EU officials said Monday.

Dog Attacks and nearly chews 70 yr old woman's foot off at Central Florida Show.. .

Arabs to revive peace plan with no changes - Arab foreign ministers agreed on Monday that this week's Arab summit would revive an Arab initiative for peace with Israel without any amendments, Jordan's foreign minister said.

Strong intensity quake jolts Japan, one dead - Authorities hailed Japan's new earthquake alert system as a success on Monday after it allowed officials to issue a tsunami warning just one minute after a magnitude 6.9 quake jolted the country's coast a day earlier.

SEAN PENN tells President Bush: 'Take your war and shove it'...

Bombs in Iraq kill 5 US soldiers - A US Army Apache helicopter dropped flares yesterday over Baghdad. Five US soldiers were killed by roadside bombs, including four in a single strike in Diyala Province.

Scientists create a sheep that's 15% human - Scientists have created the world's first human-sheep chimera - which has the body of a sheep and half-human organs.

Ousted Thai leader's wife charged with tax evasion - The wife of Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister of Thailand, was charged today with evading millions of dollars in taxes, opening the first corruption case involving the ousted leader's inner circle since the ...

Tourists killed by rampaging elephant - TWO British tourists were killed by a rampaging elephant in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park, local media has reported. The elephant attacked a group of tourists on safari in the park with a tour guide on Saturday, the state-controlled Herald newspaper said.

School grenade and gunbattle kills two - PAKISTANI Taliban militants clashed with police at a high school after trying to recruit students to fight in Afghanistan, leaving one policeman and one rebel dead, officials said.

China and Venezuela to sign big oil deals - Venezuela said on Saturday it was working on a raft of oil deals with China, giving impetus to President Hugo Chavez's attempts to break his country's dependence on oil exports to the United States.

Japanese PM says sorry over comfort women - JAPANESE Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, under fire abroad for denying government involvement in forcing women to serve as wartime sex slaves, today said he was "apologising here and now as the prime minister".

Mugabe 'to leave within a year' - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe is unlikely to contest presidential elections due next year, opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has said.

Tigers bomb main airbase - TAMIL Tiger rebels bombed Sri Lanka's main military airbase next to the international airport today, leaving at least two airmen dead and 17 wounded, officials said.

Scientists claim to have cloned wolves - SOUTH Korean scientists, once led by disgraced stem cell researcher Hwang Woo-suk, said today they had created the world's first cloned wolves, which were produced to help an endangered species

Australian MP shaken by hostage drama - A QUEENSLAND Labor MP says he will consider his future in politics after a man stormed his north Queensland electorate office and held a female employee at gun point.

25 March 2007 (EST)

Belarus says plane shot down in Somalia - Belarus said on Saturday a missile caused a plane crash in Mogadishu that killed 11 of its citizens, while the Somali government said the incident looked more like an accident than an attack by ever bolder insurgents.

Mao Zedong's last son dies - MAO Anqing, believed to be the last known son of the founder of communist China, Mao Zedong, has died at 84

Bodies scattered in Kinshasa after fighting - Bodies and shell casings lay scattered in the streets of Congo's capital Kinshasa on Saturday after two days of heavy fighting between the army and troops loyal to former rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba

Group tied to al Qaeda claims attack on Iraqi deputy PM - A terrorist group linked to al Qaeda claimed responsibility for Friday's assassination attempt on Iraq's deputy prime minister and warned of future attacks on other "traitors."

Voters call to Iemma: MORRIS, FIX OUR BLOODY STATE! - Australia's NSW Premier Morris Iemma's Labor government survived a voter backlash to claim a fourth straight NSW State election victory yesterday, but can he fix the damage done through years of his party's neglect and blunders?

Suicide bombers sweep Iraq, killing 60 - SUICIDE bombers struck across Iraq today in a sharp upsurge in violence that killed more than 60 people, many of them policemen.

AUSTRALIAN cricket great Greg Chappell said he fears for his safety after his Indian cricket side crashed to the brink of World Cup extinction yesterday

US flags $38m bunker bomb The US Air Force will spend $38 million on one of the heaviest bunker bombs ever built, the size of a small elephant and brawny enough to muscle into a mountain

24 March 2007 (EST)


UK sailors captured at gunpoint Commodore reacts Fifteen British navy personnel have been captured at gunpoint by Iranian forces, the Ministry of Defence says.

Bush Slams Democrats Over Iraq Timetable - A sharply divided House voted Friday to order President Bush to bring combat troops home from Iraq next year, a victory for Democrats in an epic war-powers struggle and Congress' boldest challenge yet to the administration's policy

Iran says Britons confessed to territory violation - Iran's military said on Saturday British naval personnel seized in the Gulf confessed to entering Iranian waters illegally, but Britain maintained they were detained inside Iraqi territory and demanded their release

Top general in Afghanistan expels Marines...

Ahmadinejad abandons plans for UN visit

Man commits suicide on live webcam whilst egged on by chat room users

Toxin found in tainted pet food is used in rat poison - An ingredient used in rat poison that causes kidney failure in cats and dogs and has been blamed for the deaths of at least 14 animals, was found in samples of Menu Foods cat food, New York State officials said on Friday

French UFO fever crashes website...

23 March 2007 (EST)

NEW TUBE - YouTube's dominance of online video content is about to end after News Corporation and NBC Universal joined forces to announce the world's largest Internet video distribution network.

France Opens X-Files - Jacques Patenet, who heads the department, describes the publishing as "a world first", claiming France is the first country to make all its files on UFO open to the public...

Iraq Deputy PM wounded by bomb - IRAQ'S Deputy Prime Minister Salam al-Zubayi was in an "unstable" condition and undergoing surgery after being wounded in a double bomb attack in Baghdad on Friday.

Qantas sale close to crash - THE private equity backed consortium seeking to take over Qantas Airways has suffered a major setback, with a key institutional shareholder vowing not to accept its offer.

UK forces say "incident" in Gulf waterway near Iran - British forces said on Friday there had been "an incident" in the northern Gulf after an Iraqi fisherman reported seeing up to seven British or American military personnel being seized by an Iranian ship.

Despite strains, U.S. could fight a third war: Gates - Defense Secretary Robert Gates cautioned on Thursday the Army would face problems without emergency funds but insisted U.S. forces could fight a third war despite being stretched in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Woolmer murder arrest denied - There have been no arrests in the investigation into the murder of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer, the Jamaican police officer leading the case said today.

Ship jumper: Yup, I was drinking - A man who jumped from a cruise ship off Florida's coast and was rescued about eight hours later by the Coast Guard said Thursday that it is a miracle he is still alive.

Gates Argued for Closing Guantánamo In his first weeks as defense secretary, Robert M. Gates repeatedly argued that the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, had become so tainted abroad that legal proceedings at Guantánamo would be viewed as illegitimate, according to senior administration officials.

Cheese bacteria fight off viral attacks - Scientists have found a way to ensure starter cultures used to make cheese can ward off attacks from bacteria-eating viruses -- a finding that could mean the difference between a great Gouda and wasted milk.

China's military is proposing officer exchanges and other confidence with US - may be inching closer to setting up a "hotline" for emergency communication with Washington, the top U.S. general said Friday.

France becomes the first country to open its files on UFOs Thursday when the national space agency unveiled a website documenting more than 1,600 sightings spanning five decades...

A rocket landed near the prime minister's office Thursday during the first visit to Iraq by the head of the United Nations in nearly a year and a half, sending Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ducking unharmed behind a podium at a news conference.

God-fearing villagers snub "satanic" bar codes - A hundred residents of a Russian village have refused to switch to new passports because they believe the documents' bar codes contain satanic symbols, state television reported Wednesday.

Intelligent teenagers often listen to heavy metal music to cope with the pressures associated with being talented, according to research. The results of a study of more than 1,000 of the brightest five per cent of young people will come as relief to parents whose offspring, usually long-haired, are devotees of Iron Maiden, AC/DC and their musical descendants.

World's first 'spinal transplant' carried out - Spinal discs from accident victims were transplanted into patients with disc degeneration in the cervical spine, the area nearest the neck.

Russell Crowe to play the Devil - THEATRE supremo Andrew Lloyd Webber has Aussie actor Russell Crowe in mind to play the Devil in a new stage musical version of the darkly satiric Russian novel, The Master and Margarita.

Britney Spears wins British court injunction to stop leaks about her stay in rehab...

Texas woman convicted of operating on child who later died A woman was convicted of bodily injury for helping perform surgery on her neighbor's 7-year-old daughter who later died. Following the surgery at Hawkins' home, Terri, who had a leg infection, died at a Fort Worth hospital.

Antarctic melting may be speeding up - Rising sea levels and melting polar ice-sheets are at upper limits of projections, leaving some human population centers already unable to cope, top world scientists say as they analyze latest satellite data.


21 March 2007 (EST)

Bush May Invite Constitutional Showdown Over Attorney Firings President George W. Bush is stepping into a potential constitutional confrontation with Congress, vowing to fight demands from Democrats for sworn testimony from his advisers

POLICE in Jamaica are set to interview all members of Pakistan's World Cup cricket squad after revelations coach Bob Woolmer may have been murdered

Rice Warns Against Missile Threat...

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N Korea ready to close reactor North Korea is ready to shut down its key nuclear reactor and allow UN inspectors back, said China on Tuesday, despite its refusal to budge until $25m in frozen assets is returned

At least 27 killed in Pakistan landslide landslide triggered by heavy rain swept away three homes in northern Pakistan and 27 people were missing and feared dead

Anger over Sydney's CityRail joke ANGRY commuters have slammed CityRail after we revealed Sydney's trains are a global laughing stock, while its CEO is on the defensive.


Paparazzo Claims Hit by Keanu Reeves Car...

Private Rocketship Falcon 1 Flies, But Fails to Reach Orbit After a year-long series of delays and last-minute aborts, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) finally launched its Falcon 1 rocket at 1:10 pm local time on a demonstration test flight, but about three minutes into the flight, ...

Dame Kiri in Farnham pants win OPERA diva Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has won a Supreme Court action launched against her after she refused to perform with John Farnham.

Elderly couple in car park accident An elderly man and woman have been taken to hospital after driving their car off a car park at a Brisbane shopping centre. A police spokesman said the man's car was wedged at a 45-degree angle after it was driven off the car park level of the Brookside




Mugabe targets Western envoys as crisis escalates Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe looks increasingly isolated after his violent crackdown on political opponents and may well carry out his threat to expel Western diplomats

One survivor at Russia mine, at least 106 dead ULYANOVSKAYA MINE, Russia (Reuters) - Rescuers found one survivor on Tuesday and hunted for four still missing in a Siberian coal mine, after 106 workers died in Russia's worst mining disaster since the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Taiwan to test defenses against China in live-fire drills...

Pakistani tribes, militants clash Nearly 50 people, including 35 foreign militants, have been killed in two days of fighting between the al-Qaeda linked militants and Pakistani tribesmen, Pakistani government officials said.

Berlin Zoo's Cub better off dead than raised by humans... 'We want this baby polar bear dead' say animal rights lobby

Tensions rise in Lebanon as hopes for deal fade

Australian PM Howard is 'arrogant, untrustworthy'... SEVEN-in-10 voters believe Prime Minister John Howard is arrogant and fewer than half consider him trustworthy, a Newspoll for The Australian newspaper reveals.

Schwarzenegger: I am not Rush Limbaugh's servant...

Nursing home fire kills at least 62 in Russia A FIRE swept through a nursing home in southern Russia, killing 62 people - a toll that authorities said was inflated by safety violations, toxic materials, negligence and the long distance from the nearest fire station.

Registerfly under heavy fire Failing domain registrar Registerfly causes thousands of domain owners to panic. ICANN, the ruling body comes in late to try and pick up the pieces, but major shockwaves felt around the internet as tens of thousands of website names are under threat from vanishing into cyberspace

20 March 2007

78 dead, dozens trapped in mine gas explosion Methane blast kills 78 Russian miners Dozens still trapped underground A METHANE explosion killed 78 people in a Siberian coal mine today in the deadliest accident in Russia's mining industry in at least a decade...

New talks open amid Japan-North Korea spats The banking dispute that held up nuclear talks with North Korea for more than a year appeared to be resolved Monday, but tensions between Japan and North Korea could become a new obstruction to negotiations...

Australia - New South Wales Premiere Attacked anti-coal protesters climbed on to Morris Iemma's car today and his staff had to crash tackle them as they chased the Premier. The dramatic incident happened as Mr Iemma arrived at a rail maintenance facility in Newcastle. Morris Iemma has failed to get Sydneys long running and disgraceful public transport problems under control, a week before the State Elections...

TV's Mr Tumble in sex fumble... TV favourite Mr Tumble is greeting toddlers by saying “I’m f****** you” in sign language. The CBeebies character says the gestures mean “I’m happy to see you”. But angry parents have accused the BBC of jumbling up their signals.

Man charged with arson in fire that burned six million bottles of booze...
U.S. prosecutors charged a California man on Monday with stealing fine wine he stored for upscale clients and then burning down a warehouse holding 6 million bottles worth $200 million to $250 million to hide the scam.

Thai Ex-PM may be charged with offending king... THAI police have recommended ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra be charged with three counts of lese majeste which could put him him in jail for 45 years, police chief Sereepisut Taemeeyaves said today.

English schools get right to ban Muslim veils... Students in England could be banned from wearing full-face Muslim veils for security or educational reasons under government guidelines to be published on Tuesday, officials said.

Mugabe's new weapon: 'Hit squads' Morgan Tsvangirai, beaten to within an inch of his life just over a week ago, believes Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has begun a new phase in his push to obliterate the opposition using a new weapon: hit squads...

Lawyer demands reason for Aussie Taliban sedation... Terror suspect David Hicks military lawyer Major Michael Mori, says he can't understand why his client would have been forcibly sedated and has demanded an explanation

RUSSIA WARNS IRAN IT WILL WITHHOLD NUCLEAR FUEL PARIS, Mar. 18 — Russia has informed Iran that it will withhold nuclear fuel for Iran’s nearly completed Bushehr power plant unless Iran suspends its uranium enrichment as demanded by the United Nations Security Council, European, American and Iranian officials said.

Iran stops inspectors visiting nuclear site... Iran stopped UN inspectors from visiting an underground bunker where it is building an industrial-scale plant to make enriched uranium but the inspectors will try again, diplomats told AFP Monday.

REGISTERFLY WEBSITE DEFACED BY EMPLOYEES Registerfly employees apparently defaced the domain registrars' company website with obscenities, after the company CEO Kevin Medina lost official ICANN accreditation, and still fails to satisfy customer pleas for access to their domain names. Thousands of websites at risk...

Australian PM demands discipline as polls slump... Australian Prime Minister John Howard demanded unprecedented discipline from his lawmakers on Tuesday

Bush and Congress at Odds Over Iraq War

Saddam's deputy Ramadan executed .. Baghdad: Saddam Hussain's former vice president Taha Yassin Ramadan has been executed. Ramadan's son Ahmad tolf Al Jazeera television that his father would be buried in the area of the Iraqi city of Tikrit near Saddam's burial place.

ISRAELI DRONES 'FLY OVER IRAQ'... JERUSALEM (AP) - Pilotless planes small enough for a single soldier to carry and operate are gathering intelligence for U.S.-led forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Israeli manufacturer said Monday.

More Pak judges quit, Musharraf admits making mistakes

UK hands military base over to Iraqis... The British military handed over a key base in the southern city of Basra to local forces today as part of its gradual withdrawal from war-torn Iraq, a provincial official

BA apologises for using first class seats to store corpses British Airways has apologised to its most lucrative customers after twice using first class cabins in aircraft as temporary morgues in the last six months.

Transatlantic pilot 'more than six times over alcohol flying limit'...

Anna Nicole judge busted smoking pot... POLICE have charged a judge who has been hearing arguments over Anna Nicole Smith's body has been busted for smoking drugs. As police continue top-secret investigations into whether Smith's February death was murder, the judge's drug smoking ways has added a bizarre twist to the saga.

Web editor gets 6 years for 'defaming' government...


Garuda flight GA-200 farewell... The last of the five Australians killed in the Indonesian air disaster two weeks ago was farewelled this afternoon.

Kids who drink juice 'likely to be fat' Researchers from Deakin University in Melbourne have found that Australian schoolchildren who drank 500ml of fruit juice and fruit drinks per day were more likely to be overweight or obese than those who did not.

Call to ban 'cruel' stainless steel fishhooks... Australian Federal Government conservation organisation is asking fishermen to stop using stainless steel fishhooks, saying they are cruel.

Missing crocodile found hurt in front seat of car... Rare reptiles stolen from a park in Victoria have been found, near death, in the front seat of a car whose driver was slumped over the steering wheel.

Giant Qantas plane greeted like a star in LA... QANTAS made US aviation history today when its new superjumbo passenger jet touched down at Los Angeles International Airport.

Malaria-resistant mosquito developed... WASHINGTON - Researchers have developed a malaria-resistant mosquito, a step that might one day help block the spread of an illness that has claimed millions of lives around the world.

19 March 2007 (11:00 EST)

It gets better... now the Registerfly employees are defacing the website...

Drunk elephants electrocuted FOUR wild elephants drunk on beer were electrocuted when they stumbled into a power pole and brought it down on top of themselves in northeast India.

Serial pantie thief nicked in Japan POLICE found more than 4000 pieces of lingerie in the home of a Japanese construction worker who used climbing skills developed on his job to steal women's underwear.

General soothes anger over gay comments THE top military officer in the US tried today to calm anger that erupted after he described homosexual acts as immoral, saying he was expressing only his personal views

Child snatch pair on way home AN Australian and a New Zealander imprisoned in Lebanon for helping a Canadian woman snatch her children back from her husband were flying home today after their release yesterday

Aussie terror suspect awaits verdict AUSTRALIAN terror suspect Willie Brigitte could face a jail sentence of up to 10 years if a French court finds the former Sydney kebab shop worker guilty tomorrow

Scarred for life: Stress damages nerve cells ONE socially crushing moment - think schoolyard bullies - can challenge the survival of new nerve cells in the brain and may even lead to depression, US researchers said today.

Two million domain names for 900,000 different owners at risk
AFTER months, if not years of dodgy practices, and claims of ICANN failing to step in to oversee, one of the largest domain name registrars in the world is finally losing their ICANN accreditation. Mr Medina has failed to comply with requests of resolution or return of funds with many customers.

18 March 2007 (6:00 EST)

Move to strip Hitler of citizenship

U.S. and Iran Hold Rare Direct Talks...

Bin Laden's Followers Mark 50th Birthday...

Syria supports deal on Iraq



Czech President Says 'Environmentalism is a Religion'...

Europe goes nuclear in battle to save the planet...

Edwards Campaign: 'FOX NEWS has already proven they have no intention of providing 'fair and balanced' coverage'...

EDITORIAL: Meltdown over FOX...

Jews 'partly responsible' for their troubles: Churchill...

Infant Taken From Texas Hospital Found Safe...

'White Nation' Facebook group lands USC football players in hot water...


Aussie Taliban: Homecoming hope for Hicks

Nepal's 'Buddha Boy' does second vanishing act...

Gang crackdown in Los Angeles raises touchy immigration issue...


Calif. high school students 'openly smoking medical marijuana in class'...


Chavez: Capitalism 'the road to hell'...

Bush Won't Engage in FighT...

China confirms Moon probe in 2007...

Paraglider hangs upside-down in tree for three days

Terror nine who plotted to blow up Sydney face court...

US admits human rights failings

Lebanon war leads to baby boom in Israel

Emails shed light on NASA love triangle




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