PAK/PAKISTAN/SOUTH ASIA 6) Pakistan Being Pushed For N Waziristan Offensive To Serve US Interests Article by S.M. Hali: The missing FC personnel 7) Did You Say Mcchrystal Or Macarthur? "Did You Say Mcchrystal Or Macarthur?" -- The Daily Star H eadline 10/15/2012 - 6:00 am | View Link
South Sudan ends occupation Border clashes between Sudan and South Sudan escalated last week with waves of air strikes hitting the South, and Juba seizing the Heglig oil hub ... it would withdraw only after Khartoum removed its troops from the neighbouring contested region of Abyei. 04/20/2012 - 2:45 pm | View Link
South Sudan to pull out of oil town, easing crisis JUBA, South Sudan (AP) – Sudan said Friday its forces drove South Sudanese troops from a contested oil town ... to withdraw its forces. "In parallel, we're also calling on the government of Sudan, as we have regularly, to halt their own cross-border ... 04/20/2012 - 6:14 am | View Link
South Sudan troops to withdraw from Heglig oil field JUBA: South Sudanese President ... troops from the contested Heglig oil field, seized from Khartoum's army on April 10, sparking fears of wider war. "The Republic of South Sudan announces that the SPLA (Southern army) troops have been ordered to withdraw ... 04/19/2012 - 11:35 pm | View Link
South Sudan Announces Heglig Withdrawal South Sudan has said it will withdraw troops from an oil-rich area it seized last week that is also claimed by Sudan, easing tensions with ... had given up its claims to Heglig or other contested areas along the oil-rich border that has yet to be defined ... 04/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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South Sudan South Sudan, officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in northeastern Africa that gained its independence from Sudan in 2011. Its current ... 07/24/2014 - 8:54 pm | View Website
NUBA PEOPLE: AFRICA`S ANCIENT PEOPLE OF SOUTH SUDAN Nuba is a generic name for the group of amalgamated peoples who inhabit the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan state, in Sudan. Although the term is used to ... 07/24/2014 - 7:07 pm | View Website
A 46-year-old Waterloo man has pleaded guilty to submitting fraudulent bills for his counseling services.
The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1jZaP2r ) that Anthony Thomas entered his plea Thursday. He admitted in Black Hawk County District Court that he submitted more than $2,400 in fraudulent bills to Magellan Behavior Health through the Iowa Medicaid program.
Court records say the billings were made between June and September 2012, when Thomas no longer was treating the person identified in the billings.
Information from: Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, http://www.wcfcourier.com
The Oklahoma Supreme Court says Republican state Rep. Fred Jordan of Jenks is eligible to become Tulsa County's district attorney, even though a raise for prosecutors was approved during his term in the Legislature.
In a 5-1 ruling on Friday, the state's highest court ruled that a provision of the constitution did not apply to Jordan, since he wouldn't become district attorney until after his legislative term ends.
Tour de France Stages-Winners
July 5 — First Stage:
Leeds to Harrogate, England, flat (190.5km-118.3 miles) Stage:
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Ypres to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, flat/cobbled roads (152.5-94.7) (Lars Boom, Netherlands; Nibali)
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Gerardmer to Mulhouse, medium mountain (170-105.6) (Tony Martin, Germany; Tony Gallopin, France)
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July 15 — Rest Day, Besancon
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July 21 — Rest Day, Carcassonne
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Carcassonne to Bagneres-de-Luchon, high mountain (237.5-147.5) (Michael Rogers, Australia; Nibali)
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Bergerac to Perigueux, individual time trial (54-33.5)
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The foreman of a jury that convicted an Iowa man of killing his pregnant wife says the prosecution's case was a "slam dunk" even if the investigation had flaws.
Nelson says one juror was initially reluctant to find Techel guilty, suggesting a troubled neighbor could have been the killer.
A former Linn County attorney is suing the Iowa Racing Gaming Commission for rejecting the proposed Cedar Rapids casino.
Commission administrator Brian Ohorilko said Friday that the commission and its legal counsel are aware of the lawsuit but that he could not comment until he has had a chance to review the filing.
Kopecky told Cedar Rapids television station KGAN (http://bit.ly/1zc1jN0 ) that the commission doesn't have authority to refuse to issue a license in one county because the new casino might harm a casino in another county.
A Fulton man who is an FBI agent will appear in court next week on a misdemeanor assault charge alleging that he put a teenager in a choke hold and caused the boy to temporarily lose consciousness.
The Fulton Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1noNfMp ) a probable cause statement says Armstrong admitted to placing his arm around the teen's neck and that the boy lost consciousness.