Skip Nav
Relationships
If These 30 Signs Sound Familiar, You Need to Get Out of Your Relationship ASAP
Wedding
Couple's 1-Year-Old Son Helped Dad Propose in the Cutest Way Possible
Dogs
This Instagram Account Features Hot Dudes With Dogs and We're Not Mad About It

Top News Stories 2008-07-29 07:00:05

Front Page: New Offensive in Iraq, Fire Consumes UK Landmark, Oprah School Abuse Trial Begins

  • New Offensive in Iraq:
    Iraqi forces with support from American troops just launched a new major operation against insurgents in the Iraqi province of Diyala, one of the last pockets of al-Qaeda militants in the country. The commander of the Iraqi ground forces says the operation's goal is ''to clear al-Qaeda in Diyala. We have a list of wanted persons that the troops will arrest during the operations.'' The offensive comes after deadly attacks in Baghdad and Kirkuk.
  • Fire Consumes UK Landmark:
    The historic seaside pier, the Grand at Weston-super-Mare, was consumed by fire yesterday. Stretching a quarter of a mile into the water, the two-story wooden structure was reduced to ash in a couple of hours. The fire broke out in a kitchen on the pier, though no one was hurt. A spokesman for the pier, Nigel Heath, says, “it is a tragedy. It epitomized the English seaside resort.”
  • Oprah School Abuse Trial Begins:
    The trial of the former matron at Oprah Winfrey's school in South Africa has begun with the defendant pleading not guilty. The six alleged victims will testify in private, amid reports that they're "very scared". The defendant, 28, was arrested at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy near Johannesburg last year. The $40 million school opened in 2007.

Source

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Lady-Boleyn Lady-Boleyn 8 years
No one overshadows Oprah Steph, that's why ;)
stephley stephley 8 years
If Oprah loves the girls so much, why the unattractive green uniforms? They look like airline hostesses
Women Standing With Planned Parenthood
Wendy Carrillo For Congress
Nike Pro Hijab
What It's Like to Be the Child of an Undocumented Immigrant
New Balance Beauty and the Beast Running Shoes
Bob Harper's Heart Attack Recovery
Bob Harper Heart Attack

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Love
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds