Monthly Archives: May 2007

U.S. weighs cease-fire in Iraq – Conflict in Iraq

  U.S. weighs options to end violence in Iraq Cease-fires, other arrangements considered; recruiting center blast kills 25 Interactive   Fight for IraqLearn more about the ethnic, religious and political powerplays in this virtual tour led by NBC’s Richard Engel.   Your photos … Continue reading

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EU attacked for ‘inefficient’ aid

  EU attacked for ‘inefficient’ aid By Stephen Mulvey EU reporter, BBC News There are more than 600 healthcare projects under way in Tanzania The European Union’s aid programme is criticised for being slow, inefficient and poorly targeted, in a … Continue reading

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Haitians try to stop ex-dictator from reclaiming frozen funds

  Haitians try to stop ex-dictator from reclaiming frozen funds Published on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 Email To Friend    Print Version GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP):  Two Haitians on Tuesday lodged a bid in a Swiss court to prevent former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier from … Continue reading

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Venus records fastest serve ever by woman

  Venus records fastest serve ever by woman Associated Press Posted: 1 hour ago   PARIS (AP) – Venus Williams hit the fastest recorded serve in women’s tour history at the French Open on Wednesday, reaching 128.8 mph. 2007 French … Continue reading

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Reparations for slavery

  Reparations for slavery From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   African American topics History African American history African American military history Atlantic slave trade History of slavery in the United States Civil rights (1896 to 1954) Civil rights (1955 to … Continue reading

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Alphonse “Bois Sec” Ardoin

Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin is shown at left posing with Ching Veillon in 2004 in LSUE’s LeDoux Library. They are holding a copy of Veillon’s book, Creole Music Man: Bois Sec Ardoin. The New York Times published an obituary May … Continue reading

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Stress ‘harms nurses’ sex lives’

Quote BBC NEWS | Health | Stress ‘harms nurses’ sex lives’ Stress ‘harms nurses’ sex lives’   Nurses say they are under pressure Almost half of nurses feel their sex lives are damaged by the emotional stress of their job, … Continue reading

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