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  • Saudi BlackBerry Ban Postponed

    Saudi BlackBerry Ban Postponed
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- BlackBerry makers struck a deal Sunday with Saudi Arabia to hold off a ban of the device's communication in the Arab world's largest economy. BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says the plan involves placing a BlackBerry...
  • Gov. Paterson Offers State Help If Developers Of Ground Zero Mosque Seek To Relocate

    Gov. Paterson Offers State Help If Developers Of Ground Zero Mosque Seek To Relocate
    New York Gov. David Paterson offered state help Tuesday if the developers of a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks agree to move the project farther from the site. Paterson, a Democrat, said that he doesn't oppose the project as planned but...
  • 700,000 Bottles of Tylenol Recalled

    700,000 Bottles of Tylenol Recalled
    NEW YORK -- Johnson & Johnson said it was recalling more than 700,000 bottles or packages of Tylenol and other consumer medicines made at a now-closed plant, the latest in a litany of recalls by the company. J&J's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit recalled...
  • USS Sanctuary leaves harbor to be recycled

    The former Navy hospital ship USS Sanctuary, which served in the aftermath of World War II and in Vietnam, has been sold and is now under tow from Baltimore to Brownsville, Texas, for recycling. The move marks the end of a 22-year residence in...
  • 2011 vacation dreams and realities: What readers said

    We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage! Waking in...
  • NY Times Reports: Holland Native Hired to Build Battalion Operation in Middle East

    NY Times Reports:  Holland Native Hired to Build Battalion Operation in Middle East
    The New York Time is reporting that Erik Prince, Holland Native and Blackwater founder, has been hired to build a battalion operation in the Middle East. Prince was hired by Abu Dhabi to build the 800-member battalion of non-Muslim foreign troops for...
  • Christo in Westport: The Original Wrappers

    Christo in Westport: The Original Wrappers
    "The Mastaba, Project for the United Arab Emirates" and "Over the River, Project for the Arkansas River, State of Colorado." Christo and Jeanne-Claude's exhibition runs from June 30 to Sept. 4. The Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203)...
  • Saudi Prince Puts Support Behind Moving Planned Ground Zero Mosque

    Saudi Prince Puts Support Behind Moving Planned Ground Zero Mosque
    Saudi prince backs moving planned NYC mosque Eds: Adds background, quotes. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A Saudi prince who has aided the imam spearheading a proposed Islamic center near New York's ground zero is appealing for another site not...
  • U.S. Issues Mail Advisory, Hunts For Bombmaker Ibrahim al-Asiri

    U.S. Issues Mail Advisory, Hunts For Bombmaker Ibrahim al-Asiri
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. counterterrorism officials warned local law enforcement and emergency personnel to be on the watch for mail with unusual characteristics that could mean dangerous substances are hidden inside. The FBI and Homeland Security Department...
  • American Navy ship fires at boat in Persian Gulf; one dead

    American Navy ship fires at boat in Persian Gulf; one dead
    A U.S. military supply ship fired at a small boat in the Persian Gulf on Monday after it came too close, killing one person onboard and wounding three, Defense Department officials said. The USNS Rappahannock, a fuel resupply ship, fired on what two U.S....
  • DEVELOPING: U.S. military ship fires on boat in Persian Gulf

    DEVELOPING: U.S. military ship fires on boat in Persian Gulf
    A U.S. military supply ship fired Monday at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it came too close, killing one person on board and wounding three, Defense Department officials said. The USNS Rappahannock, a fuel resupply ship, fired on what two U.S....