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Woman pleads guilty in call girl scandal

Cecil Suwal, 23, accused of helping run the prostitution ring patronized by New York's disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, has pleaded guilty to conspiracy, money laundering and federal prostitution charges. Prosecutors say Suwal, the second escort service employee to plead guilty, ran the day-to-day operations of the Emperors Club. Spitzer hasn't been charged and stepped down as governor.


Giant lab joined to space station

A team of astronauts working inside and out anchored a giant billion-dollar Japanese lab to the international space station Tuesday, making it the biggest room there. Spacewalkers Michael Fossum and Ronald Garan Jr. removed covers and disconnected cables on the bus-size lab, named Kibo, Japanese for hope. The honor of operating the arm for the installation fell to Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide, who accompanied Kibo to orbit aboard space shuttle Discovery.


Warehouse fire: A fire that broke out Monday night and continued till Tuesday afternoon in Anderson, Ind., sent flames high into the sky, destroyed a warehouse and forced the evacuation of 20 nearby homes.

Food poisoning: An outbreak of salmonella food poisoning linked to uncooked tomatoes was reported in Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Texas and New Mexico, U.S. health officials said Tuesday.

Passengers hurt: A Greyhound bus carrying 42 people tipped over as it drove down a northwestern Indiana interstate Tuesday, injuring more than two dozen aboard, officials said.

Times wires

Hed will go here and go here and go here 06/03/08 [Last modified: Monday, November 1, 2010 10:19am]
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