January 27, 2005

World Remembers Holocaust at Snow-Swept Auschwitz

Dusted by falling snow and surrounded by barbed wire, world leaders mourned the victims of the Holocaust on Thursday, the 60th anniversary of the liberation of the biggest Nazi death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Kennedy Calls for U.S. Withdrawal from Iraq

The United States should start to withdraw militarily and politically from Iraq and aim to pull out all troops as early as possible next year, Sen. Edward Kennedy said on Thursday.

P&G Buying Gillette for $57B, Source Says

Procter & Gamble Co. is preparing to buy razor and battery maker Gillette Co. for $57 billion in a stock deal that would create the world's largest consumer-products company, a source familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday.

No. 22 Ga. Tech Upends No. 5 Wake Forest

Jarrett Jack hit two free throws with 4.4 seconds left and Chris Paul missed a shot at the buzzer as No. 22 Georgia Tech ended a three-game losing streak with a 102-101 overtime victory over No. 5 Wake Forest on Thursday night.

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