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Gourmet Boutique Recalls 143 Tons of Meat

Updated: 07/16/2008 - More than 286,000 pounds of meat and poultry because it might be contaminated with bacteria that can cause high fever, headache, nausea, and in come cases, death. There have been no reports of illnesses associated with the meat. Included are sandwiches, burritos sold by Jan's, Archer Farms, Gourmet Boutique. Company's phone message says it made changes to prevent future problems.

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Myanmar death toll 'could reach 10,000'

Updated: 05/05/2008 - 4,000 dead, 3,000 still missing following cyclone, Myanmar state media reports while a foreign minister tells diplomats that up to 10,000 could be dead. Ruling military junta appeals for international aid following deadly storm; Thailand already sending aid supplies to Myanmar at neighbor's request

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FBI: Suspected Pipe Bomb Damages San Diego Courthouse

Posted: 05/05/2008 - no one was injured after a suspected pipe bomb damaged a San Diego Courthouse early Sunday. The blast damaged the front entrance and blew out a windo a blcok from nightclubs in the Gaslamp Quarter. Officials also found debris lodged into an eight-story high windon in the building across the street.

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15 Dead After Boat Sinks In Amazon

Posted: 05/05/2008 - Dozens are still missing from a ferry carrying eighty people home from a party. Fifteen have already died in Brazil's Amazon region after the boat capsized in a pre-dawn rainstorm Sunday on the Solimoes River, one of the largest tributaries in the Amazon.

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1,000 Passengers Stuck on Stranded Cruise Ship

Posted: 05/05/2008 - Tug boats were struggling Monday to free a stranded cruise ship with nearly 1,000 people on board, and the head of the coast guard recommended the ship be evacuated. The Mona Lisa ran aground on a sandbank off the coast of Latvia.

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Oil Rises Above $117 a Barrel on Supply Fears

Posted: 05/05/2008 - Oil prices rose Monday, supported by weekend news of an attack on a Nigerian oil installation, but with gains limited by the strengthening of the U.S. dollar.

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Lindsay Lohan to be on Season Finale of 'Ugly Betty'

Posted: 05/05/2008 - Lindsay Lohan will make a guest appearance on the season finale of ABC's "Ugly Betty." Lohan is set to play an old schoolmate of America Ferrera's character Betty Suarez on May 22.

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Cyclone Plunges Myanmar Into Primitive Existence

Posted: 05/05/2008 - Residents of Yangon, Myanmar were forced to use candles and line up for water after a cyclone killed more than 350 people. People were even walking to the city's lake to wash. Older residents of the country's largest city, home to almost 6.5 million people, say they've never seen it so devastated.

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Denver Man Seeks Support for Citywide Panel on Space Aliens

Posted: 05/04/2008 - DENVER (AP) -- A Denver man who wants the city to be prepared for space aliens is proposing a commission to deal with the matter. The assistant city attorney says he doesn't know what officials will ask about Jeff Peckman's proposal during next week's "review and comment" meeting.

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Road Accident in India Kills 16 on Way to Wedding Party

Posted: 05/04/2008 - MUMBAI, India (AP) -- Sixteen people were killed when an overcrowded jeep crashed into a truck outside Mumbai, police said Sunday. State police official Pravin Patil said the jeep was filled with members of a family traveling to a wedding party. The dead included three children.

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