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There’s a very thin line between being thrilled and being terrified, and Candice Feiring saw both emotions on her son’s face.
In 2001, a burly anchorage longshoreman named Scott Heyworth turned up in the nearby town of Wasilla for a meeting with its mayor, Sarah Palin. Heyworth, a local Democratic activist, had grown tired of waiting for the Big Three oil companies to tap their huge natural-gas reserves in the state’s North Slope, the long swatch of northern Alaska tundra that includes the largest oil and gas fields in North America
The men with the poison-filled syringe arrived two days before Li Juan’s due date. They pinned her down on a bed in a local clinic, she says, and drove the needle into her abdomen until it entered the 9-month-old fetus
Do you always wear underwear?
Five years ago, when a President was fighting for his political life, his defenders struggled to keep his sins in perspective.
On Tuesday, the counter at the Web site Free the Hikers was at 88 days. Switzerland’s ambassador to Iran paid the three a consular visit in September and said they were in good condition, but they have had no direct contact with relatives, the families said in a news release
The economic might of India may bring to mind technological savvy and overseas call centers.
After decades of coddling military dictators in Pakistan, Washington wants a different relationship with its key partner in the war against al-Qaeda. The Kerry-Lugar Act which has passed the Senate, after a similar bill passed in the House last month, would provide $7.5 billion in nonmilitary aid over the next five years, in an ambitious plan to counter widespread anti-American sentiment there by helping Pakistan’s civilian government deliver essential services to its population.
The two men running Michael Jackson’s estate gained new powers and an extension of their authority until the end of the year in a court hearing Friday.