WAR IN IRAQ
U.S. forces capturesuicide bomber
kIRAQI AND U.S. forces captured a suicide bomber before he could detonate his explosive belt Thursday and announced the arrest of a key suspect in the kidnap-slaying of Egypt's top envoy to Iraq.
'Factory' needs work
kWALK AWAY from "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and a Washington Post movie reviewer wagers you'll feel not a glimmer of warmth. The film stars Johnny Depp.
Atty. Percy Squire files for bankruptcy
kPERCY SQUIRE, a Columbus attorney with strong ties to the Mahoning Valley, filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition with a federal court listing $23.25 million in outstanding debt.
kZONING PERMITS with valuation for construction totaling nearly $37 million have been issued in Austintown so far this year. That represents the highest valuation for development in the township in 11 years.
Tiger takes the leadat the British Open
kTIGER WOODS made seven birdies in a nine-hole stretch, then ventured twice more into bunkers and settled for a 6-under 66 that gave him a one-shot lead over Mark Hensby in the first round of the British Open.