"Reuters - Employers added a
stronger-than-forecast 243,000 jobs in February but the
unemployment rate edged up, the Labor Department said on Friday
in a report that also hinted at simmering wage pressures."
"In a stunning upset, Canada came from nowhere to overtake the Americans in the World Baseball Classic in Phoenix, Arizona Wednesday, following on the heels of a narrow victory over a cobbled-together South...
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"AP - China on Thursday lashed out against U.S. criticism of its human rights record, saying racial discrimination and crime were still rife in the United States and prisoners were being abused at U.S.-run detention centers abroad."
"Reuters - France reminded the United States on
Friday of its opposition to the death penalty for September 11
conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui, but Washington gave no
indication how it would respond to calls for...
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"Video showing President George W Bush being warned on the eve of Hurricane Katrina that New Orleans' flood defences could be overcome has emerged. The footage, obtained by the Associated Press, also shows Mr Bush being told of the risk to evacuees in the Superdome."
"AP - Mikhail Gorbachev's magnetic brown eyes shine as brightly as ever, and he speaks with the same passion about the collapse of the Soviet Union as he prepares to mark his 75th birthday on Thursday."
"Computers and Internet service have never been cheaper, yet many households still show little enthusiasm for the technology. A new study from Parks Associates has found few new households willing to subscribe to...
"Reuters - Iraq's Prime Minister Ibrahim
al-Jaafari angrily dismissed on Tuesday U.S. warnings to shun
sectarianism in the country's new government, saying Iraqis
would not accept interference in their affairs."
"AP - The United States grabbed the final place in men's Olympic hockey without even playing. Kazakhstan's 5-2 victory in Group B over Latvia on Tuesday snuffed out Latvia's slim chance of reaching the quarterfinals, and ushered in the Americans."
"Reuters - A landmark new U.S.-India nuclear
agreement would enable New Delhi to expand atomic weapons
production and encourage Pakistan and China to do likewise,
according to critics of the controversial deal."
"Reuters - An Australian television station on
Wednesday broadcast what it said were previously unpublished
images of physical abuse of Iraqi prisoners inside the U.S.-run
Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad."