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  • Embassy Row

    American ambassadors celebrated Independence Day from the tranquility of the Bahamas to the front line in the war on terrorism in Afghanistan, where U.S. soldiers are sacrificing their lives for a government that calls them "occupiers."


  • Illustration: China World by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    DE BORCHGRAVE: Chinese takeaway

    While World Bank President Robert Zoellick warns that the world is "one shock away from a full-blown crisis," China has broken ground and taken over the economic future of a country whose nearest island to the U.S. mainland is Bimini, only 50 miles away.


  • ** FILE ** This Jan. 28, 2009, file photo shows Charlie Sheen in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

    Sheen's ex-wife gets court order for children after threats

    Charlie Sheen's estranged wife Brooke Mueller obtained a restraining order to keep the actor away from her and their sons because she was afraid of threatening statements the actor had made in recent days, including stabbing her in the eye with a pen.


  • ** FILE ** This Jan. 28, 2009, file photo shows Charlie Sheen in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

    Charlie Sheen's ex-wife gets court order for children after threats

    Charlie Sheen's estranged wife Brooke Mueller obtained a restraining order to keep the actor away from her and their sons because she was afraid of threatening statements the actor had made in recent days, including stabbing her in the eye with a pen.


  • FIU: Wittels cleared to play when season opens

    Florida International says shortstop Garrett Wittels will be allowed to continue chasing the NCAA all-time hitting streak record this weekend, despite unresolved legal issues stemming from a rape charge in the Bahamas late last year.


  • FIU baseball star Wittels charged with rape

    The Florida International baseball player with a record-setting 56-game hitting streak has been charged with rape in the Bahamas, court officials in the islands' capital said Monday.


  • Woman retracts previous claim at Anna Nicole trial

    A key witness at the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial retracted previous statements and testified Friday that she never saw defendant Howard K. Stern or anyone else inject Smith with anything.


  • **FILE** Anna Nicole Smith (Associted Press)

    Jurors told to disregard part of nanny testimony

    The judge in Anna Nicole Smith's drug conspiracy trial told jurors Wednesday to disregard part of a former nanny's testimony because he did not consider it reliable.


  • **FILE** Anna Nicole Smith (Associted Press)

    Nanny: Bloody syringes in Anna Nicole's bathroom

    A nanny who worked for Anna Nicole Smith in the last months of her life said Tuesday that she found bloody syringes and cotton balls, and sometimes a spoon with liquid, inside a bathroom that the celebrity model, her lawyer-boyfriend and her psychiatrist emerged from.


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