Syrian regime supporters pelt US
envoy with eggs (AP)
AP - Angry
supporters of President Bashar Assad's regime hurled tomatoes and eggs
at the U.S. ambassador to Syria on Thursday as he entered the office of
a leading opposition figure and then tried to break into the building,
trapping him inside for three hours.
Gingrich calls for changes in taxes,
health care (AP)
AP - Hoping to revive his flagging bid
for the Republican presidential nomination, former House Speaker Newt
Gingrich is calling for an overhaul of the way Americans pay taxes and
buy health care and would allow young people to opt out of the Social
Pakistani PM deflects US pressure
over militants (AP)
AP - U.S. pressure
on Pakistan to attack Afghan militants on its soil will not succeed,
the Pakistani prime minister told a gathering Thursday of political and
military leaders trying to formulate a response to fresh American
allegations that the army's spy agency is supporting the insurgents.
Guard: Jackson doc collected vials
before 911 call (AP)
AP - The first
bodyguard to reach Michael Jackson's bedroom after the singer's doctor
called for help testified Thursday that he was told by the physician to
gather medicine vials before calling 911.
AP Exclusive: US fugitive lived
openly in Africa (AP)
AP - A convicted
American killer who disappeared after a 1972 hijacking lived openly in
West Africa under his real name for years and even socialized with U.S.
embassy officials there, a former U.S. ambassador said Thursday.
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