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Blacks Hearing Delayed

Black""s Hearing Delayed

Nov 22, 2005 / 2:00 pm

Conrad Black's arraignment hearing has been put off until Nov. 30 when the former media baron is expected to appear to answer fraud charges, a packed Chicago...

Conrad Black Fails To Appear

Conrad Black Fails To Appear

Nov 22, 2005 / 6:42 am

A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's Office says fallen media tycoon Conrad Black will not appear in a Chicago court this morning to be arraigned on fraud...

Rape: 1 in 3 Blames Woman

Rape: 1 in 3 Blames Woman

Nov 21, 2005 / 1:30 pm

One in three Britons believes a woman who flirts is partly or totally responsible if she is raped, a "shocking" opinion poll showed on Monday. CNN News The...

Israels PM Sharon Resigns

Israel""s PM Sharon Resigns

Nov 21, 2005 / 6:17 am

Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon rocked his country's political landscape Monday with news he was resigning from his Likud Party and creating a new party...

More Baghdad Deaths

More Baghdad Deaths

Nov 20, 2005 / 12:08 pm

Gunmen ambushed a U.S. Marine convoy in Iraq after it was struck by a roadside bomb, a U.S. military statement said Sunday. A Marine died when his vehicle was...

Bush: In Iraq Til Victory

Bush: In Iraq Til Victory

Nov 19, 2005 / 9:00 am

His war policies under siege at home, U.S. President George Bush said Saturday there would be no early troop withdrawal because "sober judgment" must prevail...

Investigating US Detainees

Investigating US Detainees

Nov 18, 2005 / 4:50 pm

Suicide Bombers Kill Dozens

Nov 18, 2005 / 6:31 am

As debate raged in Washington about the U.S. military in Iraq, suicide bombings killed dozens of people Friday in Baghdad and near the Iranian border in...

Conrad Black: Fraud Charges

Conrad Black: Fraud Charges

Nov 17, 2005 / 2:50 pm

Former media baron Conrad Black has been charged with eight counts of mail fraud and wire fraud. Each count carries a maximum penalty of five years in jail and...

Nobody Beheaded Or Killed

Nobody Beheaded Or Killed

Nov 17, 2005 / 6:50 am

Iraq's interior minister has defended a government facility that was found to be holding dozens of prisoners, including some showing signs of torture, saying it...

China Confirms Bird Flu

China Confirms Bird Flu

Nov 16, 2005 / 3:00 pm

China has confirmed that a female poultry worker has died of bird flu and she's among two confirmed human cases of the disease in the country. CBC News A woman...

China: Human Cases Bird Flu

China: Human Cases Bird Flu

Nov 16, 2005 / 7:36 am

China on Wednesday reported its first three confirmed human cases of bird flu as the government raced to vaccinate billions of chickens, ducks and other poultry...

Top Jordanian Officials Resign

Top Jordanian Officials Resign

Nov 15, 2005 / 11:45 am

Eleven top Jordanian officials, including the kingdom's national security adviser, resigned Tuesday in the wake of last week's triple hotel bombings, state-run...

Gaza Border Deal Reached

Gaza Border Deal Reached

Nov 15, 2005 / 6:38 am

Israeli and Palestinian leaders have reached a deal on Gaza border crossings, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Tuesday. CBC News The Iraqi woman...

Chiracs Post Riot Appearance

Chirac""s Post Riot Appearance

Nov 14, 2005 / 2:50 pm

French President Jacques Chirac made his first public television address more than two weeks after violence erupted in the suburbs of Paris. CBC News The...

Confessions Shocks Jordanians

Nov 14, 2005 / 7:03 am

The televised confession of an Iraqi woman -- accused of planning to be the fourth suicide bomber in last week's deadly attacks in Amman -- has shocked...

al-Qaeda Targets The Queen

al-Qaeda Targets The Queen

Nov 13, 2005 / 7:52 am

An al-Qaeda leader has named the Queen as "one of the severest enemies of Islam" as he tried to justify the July bombings in London, a British newspaper...

French Expect More Unrest

Nov 12, 2005 / 9:10 am

French authorities are bracing for more unrest this weekend after messages calling for violence in Paris were posted on the internet and distributed by text...

Arrests In Jordan Bombings

Nov 11, 2005 / 9:30 am

Police have arrested 120 people in connection with Wednesday's suicide bombings that killed at least 57 people and wounded nearly 100 in Amman, Jordan. The news...

Al-Qaeda Claims Responsibility

Nov 10, 2005 / 7:04 am

An Al-Qaeda group claimed responsibility Thursday for three suicide bombings that killed at least 56 people at three major hotels popular with foreigners...

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