- Cape businessman known for starting NARS dies at 49 (2/23/17)9
- Man shot by police ID'd; witness shares his side of story (2/17/17)31
- MSHP: McLendon shot in side; autopsy refutes witness account (2/19/17)23
- Apparent punch at girls basketball game propels lawmaker into action (2/21/17)4
- Business notebook: Owners ready to roll out the Barrel 131 (2/20/17)6
- Missouri bill would limit transgender school bathroom access (2/22/17)48
- Annual father-daughter dance provides some fun bonding time (2/19/17)1
- SoutheastHEALTH, Washington University School of Medicine announce collaboration (2/24/17)18
- City issues precautionary boil order near Arena Park (2/23/17)
- $22M bond issue would alter Jackson schools (2/22/17)12
World digest 08/10/05
Britain may set up secret anti-terror courts
LONDON -- Britain is considering setting up secretive courts to make it easier to prosecute terror suspects -- and to hold them without charge for longer than the current 14 days -- as part of the crackdown following the deadly London bombings, officials said Tuesday. The Home Office said it was weighing changing the pretrial process to deal with particularly sensitive terror cases. Currently, terror suspects can be held for two weeks without charge; after they are charged, police can no longer question them. Police have asked the government to extend this period to three months.
Suicide car bomber kills at least 17 people
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A suicide car bomber struck a U.S. convoy near a crowded square as a wave of violence killed at least 17 people, including a U.S. soldier, in Baghdad. The suicide bombing occurred Tuesday afternoon when a driver detonated a vehicle packed with explosives as a U.S. convoy went by. Scores of Iraqis and two U.S. soldiers were wounded. Five civilian cars, one U.S. Army Humvee and an SUV were damaged in the attack near Tahrir Square, well-known for its shops. U.S. and Iraqi authorities sealed off the area.
-- From wire reports