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Tuesday November 6, 2007
The Opposition says Prime Minister Stephen Harper is a hypocrite for refusing to investigate cash-stuffed envelopes delivered in hotel rooms to his Conservative predecessor Brian Mulroney.

Harper has rejected Liberal calls for an inquiry into those 1990s cash transactions, saying he doesn't believe in launching witch-hunts against political opponents.

Why then, the Liberals ask, has Harper already earmarked $1 million to sift through every public opinion research contract awarded by the previous Liberal government?

Liberal MP Robert Thibault suggests there's a simple explanation for the seeming contradiction.

Meanwhile, Black, leathery, shriveled and cracked, King Tut emerged with a toothy smile from his gleaming sarcophagus on Sunday, showing his face to the world for the first time.

Exactly 85 years after Howard Carter discovered the pharaoh's treasure-packed tomb, King Tut's mummy left forever his original sarcophagus and moved to a new coffin in the antechamber of his small underground tomb in the Valley of the Kings.

The new resting place is a high tech, climate-controlled glass case. According to Zahi Hawass, chief of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, it will help preserve the mummy, which has been suffering poor condition since it was first discovered. Source...

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