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Published on December 31 2005

Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne? For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne, We'll tak a cup of kindness yet, For auld lang syne! And surely ye'll be your pint-stowp,...

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Published on December 30 2005

The badge of victimhood must be "earned" (ha ha, just kidding!) by one of two methods: (1) Membership in a special "victim" class; or (2) having something bad actually happen to you. Method 1 is definitely is superior in every way since it eliminates...

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Published on December 24 2005

The Religious Policeman ..the Presidency of Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice in Riyadh has been more active in preventing shops catering to these non-Islamic occasions. It has been more and more difficult in finding Christmas decorations and...

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Published on December 14 2005

weather.com Heavy snow warning much of Wisconsin 12:33 p.m. ET Wed.,Dec.14,2005 Heavy snow warnings remain in effect for much of Wisconsin today with as much as eight inches expected to pile up in some locations.

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Published on December 9 2005

Harold Pinter delivered his Nobel lecture to the Swedish Academy in Stockholm via tape yesterday--the full text of the speech is available at Art, Truth and Politics. The speech contained such gems about "art" as this: The crimes of the United States...

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Published on December 7 2005

Coke to launch coffee-infused Coke Blak The new drink, a combination of Coca-Cola Classic and coffee extracts, will be first launched in France in January before being rolled out in the United States and other markets during 2006. A Coke spokesperson...

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Published on December 6 2005

Top News Article | Reuters.com A man facing a possible murder charge for beating his stepdaughter so badly she is in a permanent vegetative state asked Massachussetts' top court on Tuesday to keep her alive in a case that highlights the divisive "right...

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Published on December 6 2005

Top News Article | Reuters.com Those witnesses presented testimony of torture and summary execution, and told of a meat grinder for human flesh and other horrors allegedly inflicted on people from Dujail. Saddam responded by saying he was not afraid of...

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Published on December 1 2005

The Truth Laid Bear: Feingold: Pay No Attention to That Elected Government In the Corner Inskeep: "We heard earlier this hour from the national security advisor in Iraq, who said Iraqi politicians said [that they wanted a timetable for withdrawal] but...

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Published on November 28 2005

Rugby fan can't explain self-mutilation - Breaking News - World - Breaking News Mr Huish continues to see a psychiatrist. "I think about what happened every day and still haven't come up with a good reason why," he said. "I'd had a lot going on and felt...

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