Morgans ties to cigarette firm probed
A federal subpoena shows that federal authorities are interested in House Speaker Pro-Tem Richard Morgans connections to House Speaker Jim Black and two former House Republicans whom Black met with to try to win their vote for speaker in 2003.
LIFE DIGEST: Kansas A.G. inquiry into abortion clinics to continue; court outburst ‘unproductive,’ pro-life lawyer says
WASHINGTON (BP)--Kansas voters removed Attorney General Phill Kline from office in the Nov. 7 election, but that apparently will not halt his investigation into two abortion clinics.
Mayweather to face De La Hoya in May
BOXING: Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet in a highly anticipated fight in May that could be one of boxings richest bouts. Mayweather will move up in weight for the fight, which will be for De La Hoyas 154-pound title and will be held next May 5 either in Las Vegas or Los Angeles. De La Hoya previously said the fight would be the last in a pro career that began after he was
Kabila, looking set to win in DR Congo, calls for calm
President Joseph Kabila urged calm as fears mounted of violence between heavily armed rival camps in Democratic Republic of Congo after contested presidential election results showed he has an unassailable lead.
Check Point VPN-1 UTM Edge Appliance Simplifies Remote Office Security With USB Modem Support and Wireless Roaming
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.----Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. , the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced Check Point VPN-1® UTM Edge 7.0, an upgrade to its branch office offering, delivering powerful new protection with USB Modem Support, Wireless Roaming, and Bridge Mode capabilities.
Gates Will Change US Strategy by Martin Sieff UPI Senior News Analyst Washington
It took six years, an out of control war in Iraq and a generational change in control in the U.S. Congress to do it, but President George W. Bush has finally switched course on his global strategy.
Academic aid in Cuba faces obstacles
John Virtue crammed everything a reporter needed to know into a clandestine workshop for independent journalists in Havana four years ago. But he just couldnt squeeze in the ethics lessons.
9 more ways to find, retain best tutors
Here is an effective strategy for attracting and retaining the best faculty talent at Indias top technical institutes.
Kim Jong Il Greets Syrian President
Pyongyang, November 15 (KCNA) -- General Secretary Kim Jong Il sent a message of greetings to Bashar Al-Assad, President of Syria and regional secretary of the Arab Socialist Baath Party, Wednesday on the occasion of the 36th anniversary of the corrective movement in Syria.