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Special to The TimesRAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who has been ailing for more than a week, collapsed and fell briefly into unconsciousness Wednesday night at his compound, Palestinian officials said. Doctors and senior aides were urgently...
Suffering from sugarplum overload? Too much holiday treacle? Leslie Jordan's down-and-dirty "Deck Them Halls, Y'all" is an antidote to the cloying sentimentality of the season. The diminutive actor is best-known for two off-center television roles:...
The Hartford CourantWhen Sheila Jordan answered the telephone call from the National Endowment for the Arts informing her that she had just been named a 2012 NEA Jazz Master — one of the most prestigious of all jazz awards — she first thought that the stranger'...
JOSHUA MURAVCHIK is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.WE MUST bomb Iran. It has been four years since that country's secret nuclear program was brought to light, and the path of diplomacy and sanctions has led nowhere. First, we agreed to our allies' requests that we offer Tehran a string of concessions,...
Times Staff WriterThe town that would give Abu Musab Zarqawi his notorious moniker is a hard place -- treeless and tough, cinder-block apartment houses punctuated by drab mosques. They say you have to be a thug to make it in the streets here, and the young Zarqawi had...
The binders that held their proposed budgets were three inches thick, but East Jordan City Commissioners carefully examined individual items, looking for places to cut. By 9 p.m. Tuesday, they had made it about half-way through. Commissioners questioned...
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan's King Abdullah II fired his government Tuesday in the wake of street protests and asked an ex-prime minister to form a new Cabinet, ordering him to launch immediate political reforms. The dismissal follows several large...
(Reuters) - Close U.S ally Jordan's King Abdullah on Tuesday asked his former ex-military adviser Marouf Bakhit to form a new cabinet, an official said. The official said the monarch officially accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Samir Rifai, a...
EAST JORDAN -- East Jordan High School students recently attended two business-education competitions, ranking among the top finishers in a variety of events. Twelve Business Professionals of America student members from East Jordan recently attended a...
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