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 Information Clearing House  Digest June 2-6 2005

 
 

Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2005

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Charge Him or Release Him

Jose Padilla : U.S. Citizen Imprisoned Without Trial or Charges for 3 Years and 29 Days

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False freedom is very expensive.

The criminals foisted a Lie of Historic Proportions on the world.

By Cindy Sheehan

The evidence is overwhelming, compelling, and alarming that George and his indecent bandits traitorously had intelligence fabricated to fit their goal of invading Iraq.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9069.htm

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Mortar strikes kill 6 Iraqis :

A mortar strike Sunday night in the northern Iraq city of Tal Afar killed five civilians, including two children, Task Force Freedom said in a news release.
www.sibernews.com/content/view/588/32/

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One Iraqi Died, Another Two Injured in Attack in Mosul
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U.S. Soldier Killed By IED:

The Soldier was evacuated to a Coalition Forces medical facility where the Soldier died of wounds sustained in the attack.
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Innocent Iraqis targeted by government forces during crackdown :

An Iraqi official said Sunni Arabs were right to complain that the Shiite-led government’s counterinsurgency campaign in Baghdad and its suburbs was too aggressive, led to the arrest of many innocent people and provided Iraq’s new American-trained security forces with a chance to rob and steal.
www.djournal.com/pages/story.asp?ID=194775&pub=1&div=News

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Bush’s Foreign Policy Shifting:

Spreading democracy has become his top priority, at times trumping urgent issues. Some specialists dismiss his vision as unrealistic.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9068.htm

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Bushy democracies and the future of the Muslim world:

The end of the Cold War, symbolized by the fall of the Berlin Wall, was also taken by US policy-makers as the beginning of a new phase in world history in which all other civilizations would adopt the three idols of Western civilization ˜ democracy, freedom, and the free market economy˜as their gods as well.
www.muslimedia.com/bushy.htm

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After the Downing Street Memo:

The Case for Impeachment Builds: We take a look at the so-called “Downing Street Memo” which reveals how the former director of the British intelligence agency, MI6, told Prime Minister Tony Blair that the U.S. had already made plans to attack Iraq as early as July 2002.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9066.htm

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In case you missed it:

Video: Iraq No Threat :

Both Colin Powell, US Secretary of State, and Condoleezza Rice, President Bush’s closest adviser, made clear before September 11 2001 that Saddam Hussein was no threat – to America, Europe or the Middle East.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article6456.htm

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Army Linguists Face Complex Battlefield In Iraq:

Once in Iraq, some translators say, soldiers mock their Arabic surnames and accuse them of being “on the wrong side‰ of the conflict. Suspicious of his accent and dark features, some labeled Tarik a “hajji,‰ a term of respect for devout Muslims that many American soldiers use with disdain.
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Deployment To Iraq Tough On Small Businesses Owners:

Many small-business owners who must leave their companies behind, often at a moment’s notice, have no plan for managing the business, or for a partner to take over. As a result, they find themselves deeply in debt or forced to shut down while they serve their country.
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Shuck and Awe:

Pretend soldier Dick Cheney, wearing a faux-military jacket while campaigning at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio in March 2004. Cheney himself was no grunt or flyboy. His excuse way back when: “I had other priorities in the ‘60s than military service.”
villagevoice.com/blogs/bushbeat/archive/000975.php

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Hezbollah, Allies Sweep Vote in Lebanon :

Hezbollah, the armed group considered a terrorist organization by the United States, and its allies swept voting in southern Lebanon during the second round of nationwide parliamentary elections, the interior minister said Monday. Israel, which has long clashed with the group, expressed its concern.
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5055496,00.html

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High-flying professor faces US terror trial :

The professor of computer engineering goes on trial today in what is being billed as the most important terrorism case in the United States since September 11.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9067.htm

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U.S. Navy Court of Inquiry‚s investigation into the Israeli attack on the USS Liberty:

For more than 30 years, I have remained silent on the topic of USS Liberty. I am a military man and when orders come in from the Secretary of Defense and President of the United States, I follow them. However, recent attempts to rewrite history compel me to share the truth.
www.ifamericansknew.org/us_ints/ul-boston.html

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US Military May be Closing Bases at Home, but It’s Expanding Abroad:

In recent times, we have watched millions of American jobs transferred overseas—the new term for this being dubbed “outsourcing.” I fear that concept will shortly be joined by its kissing cousin, “outlocating,” as that one relates to the shifting US military presence worldwide.
www.baltimorechronicle.com/060205Cederholm.html

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13 US Bases in Afghanistan?:

Six US bases are already established in Afghanistan; 7 more are being built or are at the planning stage.
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Uzbekistan: When protesters die as terrorists :

For the people of the eastern city of Andijan, the trial of 23 reputable local businessmen on charges of Islamic extremism was the straw that broke the camel‚s back. In the early hours of 13 May, gunmen stormed the prison releasing the accused and all other inmates.
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U.S., Russian, Chinese interests may clash in Kyrgyzstan :

China’s Huaxia Shibao newspaper published a sensational report yesterday, saying China intended to send troops to Kyrgyzstan, prompting experts to say U.S., Russian, and Chinese interests may clash in the Central Asian region, Nezavisimaya Gazeta, a daily, reported.
en.rian.ru/russia/20050601/40453903.html

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In New Book, Weldon Says Plot Against Nuke Plant Was Ignored:

Rep. Curt Weldon, R-Pa., warned U.S. intelligence about a terrorist plot to crash a plane into the Seabrook nuclear power plant in New Hampshire in 2004, based on information from a secret source: “Ali.‰ But the intelligence community wouldn‚t listen, the congressman writes in a new book.
www.cq.com/public/20050603B_homeland.html

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Republican senator says US prisons best in the world:

Charges of prisoner abuse at Guantanamo or Abu Ghraib notwithstanding, a top US Republican senator on Sunday took pride in the US prison system, calling it the best managed in the world.
www.politicalgateway.com/news/read.html?id=3942

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In case you missed it:

Torture Inc. Americas Brutal Prisons:

Savaged by dogs, Electrocuted With Cattle Prods, Burned By Toxic Chemicals, Does such barbaric abuse inside U.S. jails explain the horrors that were committed in Iraq?
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article8451.htm

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US considers troops for Haiti:

INCREASED violence in Haiti, where 20 people have been killed in recent days, is forcing US officials to consider sending troops to help maintain order ahead of general elections in the violence-torn Caribbean nation.
www.themercury.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5936,15531487^401,00.html

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U.S. facing setback in its neighborhood :

If the organization fails to approve the U.S. proposal, it will be a significant diplomatic defeat for the United States in a region that for decades has generally gone along with Washington’s requests.
www.iht.com/bin/print_ipub.php?file=/articles/2005/06/06/news/oas.php

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Chavez “attacks” US :

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez accused the United States on Sunday of trying to impose a “global dictatorship”. He said the US, not Venezuela, should face scrutiny by the Organisation of American States.
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Mexico rejects ‘tutelage’ of others on democracy: `

`In principle, we are not in agreement with any tutelage from anybody,’’ presidential spokesman Ruben Aguilar said at a news conference in Mexico City. ``
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Khartoum facing war crimes probe :

A special United Nations commission of inquiry on Darfur has given the International Criminal Court a list of 51 potential war crimes suspects.
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/4612005.stm

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UK: Blair to urge US to join new ‘Marshall Plan: ‘

Tony Blair is flying to Washington for talks at the White House to persuade George Bush to agree to a package of increased aid to Africa.
news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=644579

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Bill Moyers: The Mugging of the American Dream:

Washington is a divided city — not between north and south as in Lincoln’s time, but between those who can buy all the government they want and those who can’t even afford a seat in the bleachers.
www.alternet.org/story/22163/

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Republican assault on public broadcasting targeted liberal commentator Bill Moyers :

The Republican Party thought police encounter no serious resistance from the Democrats or the media establishment.
www.wsws.org/articles/2005/jun2005/moye-j06.shtml

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The Munich Post: its undiscovered effects on Hitler:

Protesters to Hitler fought with their hearts and jeopardized their freedom and lives hoping the world would listen. They faced imprisonment and death, trying unsuccessfully to warn the world about the man who embodied evil, Adolf Hitler.
www.history.ucsb.edu/projects/holocaust/Research/Proseminar/saratwogood.htm

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Schwarzenegger Donors Rewarded With Access:

Top contributors to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger have been rewarded with a private telephone number that gives them access to his closest advisers ˜ and even to the governor himself.
news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050606/ap_on_el_gu/schwarzenegger_donors

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Sidelining the CIA:

A new White House memo excludes CIA director Porter Goss from National Security Council meetings The biggest changes in Washington often come about with just a few strokes of the pen. – It’s the latest evidence that Negroponte is consolidating his power as the nation’s intelligence czar.
www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1069065,00.html

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‘Secret’ Senate meeting on Patriot Act:

In a move that could expand the police powers in the Patriot Act, the Senate Intelligence Committee will meet behind close doors to discuss, among other things, “a little-discussed provision to enlarge the FBI’s ability to wiretap people who it suspects are national security threats.”
www.csmonitor.com/2005/0606/dailyUpdate.html

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Court Says Government Can Prosecute Medical Marijuana Patients :

Federal authorities may prosecute sick people whose doctors prescribe marijuana to ease pain, the Supreme Court ruled Monday,
www.kotv.com/main/home/storiesNL.asp?whichpage=1&id=84524

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Animal rights activists face trial under terror law:

New Jersey is using an anti-terrorism law for the first time to try six animal rights activists charged with harassing and vandalizing a company that made use of animals to test its drugs.
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=oddlyEnoughNews&storyID=8706262

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Feds seek public comment on Alaska gas line loan :

The federal government is seeking public comment on an $18 billion loan guarantee program to encourage construction of a natural gas pipeline from Alaska to the Lower 48.
ap.alaskajournal.com/stories/state/ak/20050605/3079814.shtml

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Dissapearing Arctic Lakes Linked To Climate Change:

“This is the first paper that demonstrates that the changes we are seeing in Alaskan lakes in response to a warming climate is also occurring in Siberia,”
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/06/050604183953.htm

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Majority of states pressing for taxing all Internet sales :

43 states have joined together in a coalition to collect sales tax on all Internet purchases.
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Richest getting even richer:

The people at the top of America’s money pyramid have so prospered in recent years that they have pulled far ahead of the rest of the population, an analysis of tax records and other government data by The New York Times shows. They have even left behind people making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year.
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Charge Him or Release Him

Jose Padilla : U.S. Citizen Imprisoned Without Trial or Charges for 3 Years and 28 Days

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Amnesty official says US running “ archipelago” of prisoners around the world:

“The United States is maintaining an archipelago of prisons around the world, many of them secret prisons into which people are being literally disappeared and in some cases, at least, we know that they are being mistreated, abused, tortured and even killed,” he said.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9063.htm

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Facts EVERY war supporter should have known

Who “mass-graved” thousands of Iraqis by bulldozing over them?

Where did the figure of “300,000" originate as the number of Iraqis “killed by Hussein”?

What nation had the highest number of citizens with PhDs on the world? And had more PhDs than America?

What nation won Humanitarian Awards for its literacy programs?

Answers Here
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9045.htm

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Iraqi soldiers killed in bomb attacks:

Nine Iraqi soldiers have been killed in three separate bomb attacks in Iraq.
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/CDD2E891-4AC7-44D9-A154-CB2CD2DA70B2.htm

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Nine killed in Iraq attacks :

An Egyptian businessman and eight Iraqis were killed in attacks late Saturday and Sunday, a week after security forces launched a major operation to crush unrest in the country.
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Kurdish Rebels Kill Four Turkish Soldiers :

Kurdish rebels have killed four Turkish soldiers in a clash in southeastern Turkey, officials said Sunday. The clash occurred near the city of Tunceli, the Anatolia news agency reported, citing the governor’s office. It was not clear when the fighting took place.
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5053534,00.html

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Bush’s optimism clashes with pessimism in Iraq:

The disconnect between Rose Garden optimism and Baghdad pessimism, according to government officials and independent analysts, stems not only from Bush’s focus on tentative signs of long-term progress but also from the shrinking range of policy options available to him if he is wrong.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9058.htm

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What‚s Up With the Downing Street Memo?:

If I had lost a loved one fighting in Iraq or currently had a soldier over there, I would be enraged over the Downing Street Memo. Even without that link, I am fuming about this formerly “extremely sensitive‰ and now public memorandum.
www.the-signal.com/News/ViewStory.asp?storyID=7284

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Occupation is cause of suicide bombings: :

“Islamic fundamentalism is not the primary driver of suicide terrorism,” Pape said. “Nearly all suicide terrorist attacks are committed for a secular strategic goal — to compel modern democracies to withdraw military forces from territory the terrorists view as their homeland.”
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9059.htm

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Wartime Prosecutions Come Under Scrutiny:

A soldier who admitted executing a wounded Iraqi teenager received three years in prison. His co-defendant got a one-year term. A captain convicted of charges in the fatal shooting of another wounded Iraqi was dismissed from the armed forces, but received no prison time.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9064.htm

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Amnesty official says US running “ archipelago” of prisoners around the world:

“The United States is maintaining an archipelago of prisons around the world, many of them secret prisons into which people are being literally disappeared and in some cases, at least, we know that they are being mistreated, abused, tortured and even killed,” he said.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9063.htm

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Judge orders Pentagon to release 100 new photos of Abu Ghraib prison abuse:

A US judge has ordered the Bush administration to release more than 100 new photographs and videos of abused prisoners at Abu Ghraib, creating a fresh public relations nightmare for government officials as they seek to rebut accusations that the US is sponsoring torture in Iraq, Afghanistan and beyond.
news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=644264

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Biden: U.S. needs to close Cuba prison:

A leading Senate Democrat said Sunday the United States needs to move toward shutting down the military prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2005-06-05-biden-close-guantanamo_x.htm

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Officials: Bolton Provoked Unlawful Firing :

A former Bolton deputy says the U.S. undersecretary of state felt Jose Bustani ``had to go,’’ particularly because the Brazilian was trying to send chemical weapons inspectors to Baghdad. That might have helped defuse the crisis over alleged Iraqi weapons and undermined a U.S. rationale for war.
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5052309,00.html

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Jews Protest Against Salute To ‘Israel’ Parade in New York :

The Anti-Zionist Orthodox Jews will be denouncing the very existence of the State of Israel, which is strictly forbidden according to Jewish Law (the Torah).
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9065.htm

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Jerusalem orders Palestinian homes to be demolished :

Jerusalem’s city council has ordered one of the largest mass demolitions in the city’s recent history, with plans to raze the homes of about 1,000 Palestinians in a neighbourhood claimed by Israeli squatters.
www.guardian.co.uk/israel/Story/0,2763,1499116,00.html

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Palestinian Jewish settlers?:

A group of Jewish colonists from the illegal West Bank settlement of Kadim are planning to ask Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas for political asylum and keep their houses despite Israel’s planned disengagement.
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/1475815A-3C8C-4986-85C4-D67CA42BC0EF.htm

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Outrage greets new Israeli military chief :

The appointment of Dan Halutz as the Israeli military’s new Chief of Staff has infuriated many Palestinians who consider the former Commander of the Israeli Air Force a criminal.
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/38C7D317-77AC-4B68-BEB0-ADB406473FB4.htm

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Israeli Spy Affair: AIPAC Source to Be in Court June 13 :

Larry Franklin, the Pentagon worker who is accused of passing information to two American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) analysts, faces a court hearing June 13, his attorney Plato Cacheris said.
www.israelnationalnews.com/news.php3?id=83321

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AIPAC the unstoppable :

The fact that AIPAC never had to register as a foreign agent demonstrates Israel is an integral part of the body politic, a de facto 51st state of the union.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9060.htm

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Israel bugged Syrian first lady‚s e-mails:

THE personal computer of Syria‚s British-born first lady was bugged by Israeli military intelligence to build up a profile of her husband, President Bashar al-Assad, it emerged last week.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9061.htm

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Israel: Spy Software Code Had Design Flaw June:

The spy software at the center of an Israeli economic espionage scandal quietly harvested stolen business documents and e-mails from victims’ computers, and secretly transmitted them to a computer in London, where police arrested a key suspect.
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Mossad spied on far-right Austrian :

THE ISRAELI secret service spied on Jörg Haider, the right-wing Austrian populist, using one of his closest aides to gather information on his contacts with Arab dictators. Peter Sichrovsky said that he had been a Mossad informant for five years until retiring from politics in 2002.
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,251-1637080,00.html

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In case you missed it:

Israel Is Spying In And On The U.S.?

Fox News has learned some U.S. investigators believe that there are Israelis again very much engaged in spying in and on the U.S., who may have known things they didn’t tell us before September 11. Fox News correspondent Carl Cameron has details in the first of a four-part series.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article7545.htm

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The tie that binds China, Russia and Iran:

From the perspective of Russia and China, Iran is integral to thwarting the Bush administration’s foreign policy goals, which is why they have been strengthening their ties with Tehran – and selling it increasingly sophisticated weapons.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9057.htm

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Kuwaiti speaker criticises US envoy for Iran remarks :

Kuwait’s parliament speaker yesterday criticised remarks by the US ambassador over Iran’s nuclear programme, in which he called on the Gulf states to take a firm stand against it.
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Along An Imaginary Axis:

Iran from the Inside: Iran wants nuclear weapons as a deterrent against the threats made by the US and Israel, and these concerns about future preemptive strikes by the US are founded in fact. – The hypocrisy of the Bush administration couldn’t be more transparent.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9062.htm

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India will not bow to US pressure on Iran gas deal – minister:

India on Saturday [4 June] said it would not come under pressure from any country over its proposed 4.16bn USD [US dollar] Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline and that its decision would be based on the interests of its people.
news.monstersandcritics.com/mediamonitor/article_1005232.php/India_will_not_bow_to_US_pressure_on_Iran_gas_deal_-_minister

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U.S. May Push U.N. to Punish North Korea :

The Bush administration may ask the United Nations to punish North Korea for refusing to return to international talks about its nuclear weapons program, Pentagon officials say.
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-5053811,00.html

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UN ‘scapegoat’ fires back :

The only United Nations official to be fired over the Iraqi oil-for-food scandal has hit back angrily saying he has been made a “scapegoat.’’
www.thestandard.com.hk/stdn/std/World/GF06Wd07.html

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Lebanon enters second phase of voting:

With 23 seats up for grabs in the south of the country, political analysts are predicting an alliance between former rival Shia groups Hizb Allah and Amal will sweep Sunday’s polls.
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Nixon was given the Felt tip by his own spy in the FBI:

JUST two months after the Watergate break-in, the Nixon White House already knew that Mark Felt was leaking information to reporters — because Nixon had his own spy in the FBI.
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The Plight of Whistleblowers :

The plight of whistleblowers ˆ those employees who sound the alarm about anything from dangerous conditions in the workplace to missed or ignored intelligence regarding our nation‚s security ˆ is a story that seems to grow stronger and with more frequency every day.
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Running all out, U.S. refineries can’t meet demand for gasoline:

Imports of the fuel are expected to rise: America’s unquenched thirst for gasoline is stretching the nation’s refineries to their limits. Even so, no new refineries are likely to be built soon, and that helps ensure that gas prices will stay high as America becomes increasingly dependent on foreign-made gasoline.
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Swaziland, the first country to die of AIDS?:

Three years ago, the adult infection rate was 34.2 per cent. “We were hopeful that we would be stabilising the situation,” she said. “But when you see the figures rising again, you ask: what more can I do? It is dispiriting and sometimes devastating.”
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Satellite toll plan to make drivers pay by the mile:

Each of Britain’s 24 million vehicles would be tracked by satellite if a variable “pay-as-you-drive” charge replaces the current road tax.
news.independent.co.uk/uk/transport/story.jsp?story=644303

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Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2005

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Charge Him or Release Him

Tell us about freedom and democracy Mr. Bush

Jose Padilla : U.S. Citizen Imprisoned Without Trial or Charges for 3 Years and 27 Days

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Before The U.S. Attacked Iraq

Facts EVERY war supporter should have known

Who “mass-graved” thousands of Iraqis by bulldozing over them?

Where did the figure of “300,000" originate as the number of Iraqis “killed by Hussein”?

What nation had the highest number of citizens with PhDs on the world? And had more PhDs than America?

What nation won Humanitarian Awards for its literacy programs?

Answers Here
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9045.htm

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U.S. Effort to “Spread Democracy‰ Leaves A Trail of Conflict and Suffering

One-Tenth of Arabs live directly under foreign occupation. ˜ Statement by Rima Khalaf, assistant secretary-general of the United Nations Development Program, New York Times, April 6, 2005.

By Rachelle Marshall

Given George Bush‚s practice of saying one thing while doing another (hailing the “advancing rights of mankind‰ at the United Nations while his Justice Department was jailing immigrants without due process), it is not surprising that his campaign to bring democracy to the Middle East so far has only meant replacing unfriendly regimes with more obliging ones. The people of Afghanistan and Iraq are still waiting for real freedom.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9044.htm

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US military confirms Guantanamo Koran abuse:

A newly completed military inquiry has found US personnel splashed a Koran with urine, kicked it, stepped on it and soaked it with water.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9043.htm

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US Military Gives Details of Mishandling of Koran at Guantanamo:

Official text of report describing Koran incidents (PDF)
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9046.htm

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Pentagon spin doctors control media coverage of Quran Desecration:

Releasing the report when most beat reporters have left for the weekend was a calculated move by White House and Pentagon spin doctors to control media coverage of the explosive report.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9051.htm

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Guantanamo Bay:

A “Gulag Of Our Times” or a “Model Facility”? A Debate on the U.S. Prison & Amnesty International.

Real Audio & Transcript
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9055.htm

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Rights Group Defends Chastising of U.S.:

An official of Amnesty International said Friday that the term gulag in its annual report to describe the United States prison camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, was chosen deliberately, and she shrugged off harsh criticism of the report by the Bush administration.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9056.htm

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None Of Us Are Free – If One Of Us Is Chained:

Flash presentation.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article8199.htm

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Suicide bomber kills five Iraqi soldiers:

A suicide bomber blew up his vehicle at the entrance to a U.S. base in Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit, killing five Iraq soldiers and wounding seven, a police source said on Saturday.
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Three Police Killed:

A suicide car bomber blew himself up near a police station in the southern part of the city, killing three police officers and wounding another five, Capt. Ahmed Khalil of the police operations room said. Two officers were seriously injured, hospital officials said.
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1 Iraqi killed, 2 policemen injured by gunmen in Iraq :

Gunmen shot dead an Iraqi car driver and trapped his car with explosives which detonated to wound two policemen on Saturday, witnesses said.
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-06/04/content_3044989.htm

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Officials say al-Zarqawi did not make Syria trip:

U.S. intelligence has no evidence that terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi visited Syria in recent months to plan bombings in Iraq, and experts don’t believe the widely publicized meeting ever happened, according to U.S. officials.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9050.htm

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US admits it has no leads in hunt for ‘wounded’ Zarqawi:

A senior US military official played down any suggestion yesterday that the net was tightening on America’s most-wanted man after Osama bin Laden.
news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=643944

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War Pimp Alert:

Intelligence gathers growing evidence of terrorists hiding in Iran :

U.S. intelligence and foreign allies have growing evidence that wanted terrorists have been residing in Iran despite repeated American warnings to Tehran not to harbor them.
www.djournal.com/pages/story.asp?ID=194652&pub=1&div=News

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U.S. disbands Iraqi army unit :

An Iraqi army unit has been disbanded after it refused to attend a U.S. training course in Baghdad, former members of the unit said on Saturday.
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3094763,00.html

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Rumsfeld blames Aljazeera over Iraq:

US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has alleged that Aljazeera is encouraging armed Islamist groups by broadcasting beheadings of foreign hostages in Iraq.
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/EA0C6319-1BAA-42ED-94D0-AEF9B7B91725.htm

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$1B spent on Baghdad embassy, $1.3B to go:

With a staff of about 1,000 Americans and 400 Iraqis, the mission is one of the United States’ largest. It is dramatically larger than what came before it in Baghdad: When the United States pulled out of the country after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in 1990, the embassy staff numbered around 50 and had an annual operating budget of $3.5 million.
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20050602-040125-3089r.htm

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Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghan blast:

Two U.S. soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb blast in southeast Afghanistan, the U.S. military said on Saturday, the latest casualties in a surge of violence in recent months.
wireservice.wired.com/wired/story.asp?section=Breaking&storyId=1043991&tw=wn_wire_story

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One killed, five arrested in hunt for militants behind Afghan mosque blast:

Police shot dead one man who refused to stop his motorcycle at a checkpoint Friday night, as security forces combed the southern city for the suspected Al Qaeda perpetrators behind the country‚s worst bomb attack in two years.
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Forgotten Afghan war: Taliban remains vibrant:

Over the past six months, American and Afghan officials have predicted a Taliban collapse. But the intensity of the fighting here in Zabul Province, and parts of adjoining Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces – roughly 100 square miles, or 260 square kilometers, of mountain valleys – reveals the Taliban to be still a vibrant fighting force supplied with money, men and weapons.
www.iht.com/bin/print_ipub.php?file=/articles/2005/06/04/news/taliban.php

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US lowers standards in army crisis:

New recruits no longer dismissed for drug abuse, alcohol, poor fitness or pregnancy.
www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1499164,00.html

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Marine to resign after threats over involvement in Iraqi killings :

Pantano is a former Wall Street trader who returned to the Marines after the Nine-Eleven attacks. He was charged with murder after riddling two Iraqis with bullets and hanging a warning sign on their corpses. Pantano says he acted in self-defense. The military decided not to bring him to trial.
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U.S.and Israeli Envoys fleeing Uzbekistan on threat of terror:

Signs of instability grew on Friday in Uzbekistan, as Israel swiftly evacuated most of its diplomats amid fresh warnings of terrorist attacks, and the U.S. Embassy authorized most of its employees and their families to leave as well.
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/front/3210753

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Israeli Apartheid:

As US President George W Bush had his first White House meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas — a summit giving Bush a platform for his phony $200 million “aid” package — devastating new realities are being constructed in Palestine.
weekly.ahram.org.eg/2005/745/re5.htm

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Abbas postpones Palestinian elections:

In an official announcement, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has postponed the date for legislative elections.
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/4CF4C67A-C0EB-4616-A34C-340126894615.htm

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Video: Mosaic: World News Reports from Middle East TV For 06/03/05:

The nation’s only uncensored compilation of daily television news reports from more than 15 countries in the Middle East. QuickTime Video.
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Conyers reaches, extends signature goal; creates tip line:

The office of Representative John Conyers (D-MI) believes it has surpassed its stated goal of 100,000 signatures requesting an investigation into the Downing Street Memo, minutes of a British Prime Minister’s meeting on July 23, 2002.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9054.htm

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Bush, The Spoiled Man-Child :

What causes the fall of empires? Why, stubborn leaders who speak like toddlers and never admit mistakes
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9052.htm

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A study in emasculation :

In the US media, a mission to explain has been replaced by a mission to avoid
www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,1498950,00.html

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CIA Gave $10 Million to Peru’s Ex-Spymaster:

Vladimiro Montesinos, who now faces trial on murder, arms and drug trafficking charges, used millions of CIA dollars to, among other things, send guns to Colombia’s FARC guerrillas.
www.eluniversal.com/2005/06/03/en_pol_art_03A566193.shtml

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Venezuelan VP José Vicente Range: The CIA is plotting to kill Chávez:

Rangel added that both Colombian paramilitary troopers and hired assassins and Cuban exiles in Miami are plotting to assassinate Chávez, while “the Central Intelligence Agency is pulling the strings.”
www.eluniversal.com/2005/06/03/en_pol_art_03A566193.shtml

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Venezuela to stage mass war games :

Hugo Chavez aims to have a two-million-strong reservist force
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/4608913.stm

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Date: Fri, 3 Jun 2005

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Charge Him or Release Him

That it is better a hundred guilty persons should escape than one innocent person should suffer, is a maxim that has been long and generally approved; never, that I know of, controverted. – Benjamin Franklin

Jose Padilla : U.S. Citizen Imprisoned Without Trial or Charges for 3 Years and 26 Days

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We killed police for revenge, Israeli soldiers confess

Two Israeli soldiers have come forward to describe how they took part in what they say was an officially ordered “revenge” operation to kill Palestinian police officers – among them several unarmed men.

By Donald Macintyre in Jerusalem

In graphic testimony, one soldier has confessed that he “really enjoyed” a chase in which he shot an unarmed Palestinian in the head who was trying to escape during a series of reprisal raids ordered the day after the killing of six Israeli soldiers in an ambush by militant gunmen three years ago.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9030.htm

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Administration’s offenses impeachable

So, what does it mean?

By Robert Shetterly

It means that our president and all of his administration are war criminals. It’s as simple as that. They lied to the American people, have killed and injured and traumatized thousands of American men and women doing their patriotic duty, killed at least 100,000 Iraqi civilians, destroyed Iraq’s infrastructure and poisoned its environment, squandered billions and billions of our tax dollars, made a mockery of American integrity in the world.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9035.htm

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Where’s Osama?

Bush Doesn’t Care. Do We?

By Ted Rall

Either the Bushies are too stupid to catch bin Laden or they’re not really trying. Capturing him alive, after all, could lead to discomfiting revelations—from interesting info re Reagan’s Stinger missile giveaways to reports that a CIA agent hung out with the suspect of the 1998 East Africa embassy bombings weeks before 9/11.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9028.htm

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Code Red

Bush’s minions went to court earlier this year in a bid to cut off medical aid to Marissa Amora, who, at the age of 2, had been abandoned by Jeb’s “Department of Children and Families” despite overwhelming evidence of horrific past abuse — and the imminent danger of more to come.

By Chris Floyd

More came. Within weeks, she was beaten almost to death; then Jeb’s agents tried to stop her medical treatment and let her die.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9027.htm

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Sufi mystics and 10 others killed in Iraq suicide bombing:

The explosion completed a bloody day in which nearly 50 people were killed in shootings and bombings across the country.
www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,3-1639856,00.html

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Iraqi Translator Killed in Balad:

Iraqi translator, working in an US military base was killed Friday in Balad, at about 70 kilometers North of Baghdad
www.focus-fen.net/index.php?catid=138&newsid=65245&ch=0&datte=2005-06-03

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Iraqi Shi’ite cleric assassinated in Basra:

Gunmen have assassinated a Shi’ite cleric in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, police and relatives said on Friday.
www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/MAR330680.htm

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Iraq rocks with explosions, 38 Iraqis, Three U.S. troops dead :

A series of explosions in Iraq Thursday killed 38 people, bringing to more than 800 the number killed in the last six weeks.
feeds.bignewsnetwork.com/?sid=db86c08d7f06c424

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Marine combat toll spiked in May :

The monthly toll is the highest since 50 Marines and two Navy personnel died in January and exceeds the total of the three previous months.
www.signonsandiego.com/news/military/20050603-9999-1n3marines.html

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Three U.S. soldiers face murder charges in Iraqi general’s suffocation:

Three soldiers have been ordered to stand trial at Fort Carson on murder charges in the suffocation of an Iraqi general, who died during an interrogation 1year ago.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9037.htm

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Further details released of British Army abuses in Iraq:

The lawyer for nine Iraqi men who claim they were tortured by British soldiers has revealed further allegations of abuse.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9034.htm

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Judge: Release Abu Ghraib Videos:

A judge has ordered the government to release four videos from Abu Ghraib prison and dozens of photographs from the same collection as photos that touched off the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal a year ago.
news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050603/ap_on_re_us/detainee_records

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Cartoon Of The Week
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9023.htm

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Family reunion that ended with detention :

10 American and Iraqi troops stormed the family’s house in Baghdad, put a hood over Mr Jedda and flew him to Shaibah, a British military base outside Basra. Eight months later he has not been charged nor seen a lawyer but he is still interned at Shaibah.
www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1498391,00.html

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The politics of sovereignty:

It is obvious that the occupation is attempting to build three protectorates so weak and conflicting that Iraqis will not be able to get rid of American military, political and economic control. There is no real political process in Iraq now to build a unified state respected by all Iraqis and by the world.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9033.htm

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Dahr Jamail : The failed siege of Fallujah:

Simmering anger grows with time among Fallujans who, after having most of their city destroyed by the US military onslaught, have seen promises of rebuilding by both the US military and Iraqi government remain mostly unfulfilled.
www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/GF03Ak01.html

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Cheney praises Iraq, Afghan wars : Promises “great victories to come.”: “

You will be among those who lead us to victory against freedom’s enemies,” he said. “And you will play an historic role in the great victories to come.”
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9032.htm

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Kurt Nimmo: Cheney at the Air Force Academy:

Perpetuating Murderous Illusions : Dick “Bunker‰ Cheney visited the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs yesterday. In essence, he told the next generation of bullet-stoppers for empire they can expect to get their hindmost quarters shot off.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9040.htm

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Death-squad style massacres: For Iraq, “The Salvador Option” Becomes Reality:

This article looks at the evidence for death-squad style massacres in Iraq and draws attention to the almost complete absence of investigation.
globalresearch.ca/articles/FUL506A.html

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Banned weapons equipment ‘missing from 109 Iraq sites’:

United Nations experts say equipment and material that could be used to make biological or chemical weapons and banned long-range missiles has been removed from 109 sites in Iraq.
breakingnews.iol.ie/news/story.asp?j=145049818&p=y45x5x5z4

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Withdrawal needed’ for Wood’s release:

The Australian cleric working to free Australian hostage Douglas Wood in Iraq has called for coalition forces to leave the country.
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200506/s1384149.htm

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Video: Britain’s Iraq war poster boy:

42-year-old Colonel Tim Collins was Britain’s Iraq war poster boy. The adulation suddenly died away when Collins was accused of war crimes. He was totally cleared by a searching investigation. But when he left the army and began to speak his mind about the Iraq war and the wider war on terrorism, many in the British establishment must have wanted to strip him of his OBE.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9029.htm

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Memo to Mainstream Media:

I have a three-word response to the media frenzy that followed revelation of the long-secret identity of Deep Throat: Downing Street Memo.
www.seattleweekly.com/features/0523/050608_news_geovparrish.php

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Protest draws attention to memo:

Just a stone’s throw away from a life-size gorilla dressed in military fatigues was another oddity along Kennedy Boulevard Thursday – people protesting about a memo.
sptimes.com/2005/06/03/Hillsborough/Protest_draws_attenti.shtml

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Fallen Heroes :

Be mournful, America. We have lost yet another courageous, noble countryman to a senseless, corrupt cause. John McCain eulogized Pat Tillman at his funeral, but now that the world knows the Army lied about the details of Tillman‚s death, he remains silent. Where is our Vietnam War hero when we need a champion to challenge the venality and deceit of the Bush administration?
civillibertarian.blogspot.com/2005/06/fallen-heroes.html

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Fifteen Months? Try Eight Years Instead:

Facing an extremely difficult recruiting environment, the U.S. Army has begun to offer a shortened 15-month active duty enlistment option. As with most things, the Devil is in the details.
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Iraq’s other resistance :

Faced with daily reports of car bombs and kidnappings, it’s difficult to feel optimistic about Iraq. But last week in the south of the country I heard a very different story. A story of the movement that has formed to rebuild the country’s economy and national pride, to create an Iraq with neither the tyranny of Saddam nor the pillage of military occupation.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9036.htm

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Kissinger warns of energy conflict:

Henry Kissinger, former US secretary of state, on Wednesday warned that the global battle for control of energy resources could become the modern equivalent of the 19th century “great game‰ the conflict between the UK and Tsarist Russia for supremacy in central Asia.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9131.htm

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China plans rapid expansion of its military, to secure strategic mineral resources and strategic presence:

China is considering the possibility of deploying a military base in Kyrgyzstan, Chinese media reported on May 31.
www.indiadaily.com/editorial/2979.asp

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China, Venezuela and the U.S.A ˆ trouble brewing:

While Bush and Cheney asked Congress to increase U.S. indebtedness with its additional $81 billion to maintain forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, China offered more than $50 billion in investment and credits to countries inside the traditional Monroe Doctrine‚s shield. In November 2004, Chinese President Hu Jintao signed 39 commercial agreements with five Latin American nations. Chinese investments in Argentina alone totaled some $20 billion.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9024.htm

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China and Russia will expand military and strategic presence in Central Asia ˆ will India join? :

Central Asia will eventually become flash point between China-India-Russia coalition and the West (NATO). China and Russia plan to start the deployment with Kyrgyzstan.
www.indiadaily.com/editorial/2994.asp

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Framing Venezuela: US Media’s Anti-Chavez Bias:

The analysis suggests that U.S. newspapers attempt to conceal their biases by choosing to cite particular independent analysts —whose political affiliations are not revealed— to support contentious claims against the Chávez government.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9025.htm

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Venezuela mobilises to defend PDVSA and against terrorism:

“ We want to make known to the United States that all of Venezuela is united and prepared to defend the country against any form of attack and that we demand to be left alone so as to be able to live in peace‰.
www.venezuelasolidarity.org/index.php?module=pagemaster&PAGE_user_op=view_page&PAGE_id=60

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Crime and Maybe Punishment in Latin America:

It has taken up to three decades, but some Latin American leaders suspected in politically motivated assassinations and death squad massacres may soon face justice following three unrelated developments in Chile, Colombia and Peru.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9026.htm

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Indigenous Uprising: The Rebellion Grows in Bolivia:

Bolivia’s US-backed President, Carlos Mesa, is scrapping to maintain control of the government and there are rumors in the air of coup plots.
www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/06/03/1347232

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U.S. watching Bolivian situation:

The U.S. State Department said Wednesday it had spoken with the government of Bolivia about maintaining democracy there in light of violence in the country.
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Five killed in suspected Taleban attacks in southern Afghanistan:

Suspected Taleban rebels have killed at least five people in four separate gun and explosives attacks in southern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday.
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One Afghan soldier killed, 2 wounded in mine blast :

An Afghan commander was killed and two soldiers injured in a landmine explosion as their car hit a roadside bomb in Afghan southern province of Helmand Friday morning, a provincial official said.
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-06/03/content_3042791.htm

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US govt warns of threats against its interests in Uzbekistan :

‘The United States Government has received information that terrorist groups are planning attacks, possibly against US interests, in Uzbekistan in the very near future,’ the State Department said in a statement.
www.forbes.com/home/feeds/afx/2005/06/03/afx2073262.html

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Robert Fisk: Syria’s troops have gone. So who killed Samir, Lebanon’s fearless journalist?:

The bloody hand has reached out to Lebanon once more, striking down one of its most prominent journalists and one of the most vociferous and bravest critics of the Syrian regime.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9039.htm

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Israeli Spy Affair:

FBI Tapped Talks About Possible Secrets:

Case Against Ex-AIPAC Officials Could Focus on Several Contacts With Defense Analyst
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9042.htm

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‘U.S. knew about nuke plans’:

Declassified documents show U.S. knew of Israel’s nuclear intentions as early as 1961
www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3094186,00.html

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A Two-State Solution is No Solution:

Thinking Outside the Box on Israel / Palestine
www.counterpunch.com/mazin06022005.html

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In case you missed it:

Video: Dead in the Water :

During the Six-Day War, Israel attacked and nearly sank the USS Liberty belonging to its closest ally, the USA. Thirty-four American servicemen were killed in the two-hour assault by Israeli warplanes and torpedo boats.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article5073.htm

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Blair may walk away from U.S. as G8 ally :

In the face of seemingly immutable U.S. opposition to proposals for the cancellation of debt and the tripling of aid to the poorest nations, Prime Minister Tony Blair is now considering going ahead without Washington.
feeds.bignewsnetwork.com/?sid=3ef7df884ce35e2c

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Sheila Samples: Who Will Save The Children? :

As if we needed yet one more shudderingly repulsive account of a Republican who is virulently anti-gay by day and an abusive pedophile by night…
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9041.htm

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Satanist paedophile ring ‘ritually raped up to 25 children’:

In the cypress flats of Tangipahoa, a fervently religious area in the swamps north of New Orleans, local people still remember proudly how the Rev Louis Lamonica vowed to “take Tangipahoa parish for Jesus”.
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I SOMETIMES FEEL LIKE AN ALIEN CREATURE

www.voiceyourself.com/03_thoughtsfromwithin/VoiceYourselfPoem.swf

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Date: Thurs, 2 Jun 2005

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Charge Him or Release Him

That it is better a hundred guilty persons should escape than one innocent person should suffer, is a maxim that has been long and generally approved; never, that I know of, controverted. Benjamin Franklin

Jose Padilla : U.S. Citizen Imprisoned Without Trial or Charges for 3 Years and 25 Days

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Paul Craig Roberts : Washington Is the Source of Terror :

Why are we worried about Osama bin Laden when the moronic Bush administration is so adept at creating terrorism?
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9012.htm

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Video: “Falluja-The day After‰

“Falluja-The day After‰ shows the total devastation of the Iraqi town, the corpses of the victims, the mass graves, the exhumation of many corpses by local rescue teams in order to try to recognize some of the victims.

Warning

Video contains images depicting the reality and horror of war and should be viewed by a mature audience.

Click here to watch it online. Windows media
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9010.htm

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Post-Mortem for the 4th amendment

by Mike Whitney

The Senate Intelligence Committee is working behind closed doors to expand the powers of the Patriot Act and deliver another withering blow to the 4th amendment. This time the constitutional broadside comes in the form of “administrative subpoenas”; an Orwellian expression which indicates that law enforcement agencies, like the FBI, will be able to circumvent the courts to subpoena records.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9018.htm

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At least 26 killed in Iraq attacks:

At least 26 people, including a local official, were killed in Iraqi attacks on Thursday as three suicide car bombs and other violence fueled a soaring toll from the country‚s unbowed insurgency.
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Gunmen Kill 9 Iraqis in Baghdad Market :

Gunmen firing from three speeding cars killed nine Iraqis Thursday in a crowded market area in Baghdad, a Defense Ministry official said.
www.620ktar.com/?nid=46&sid=52197

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Motorcycle-rigged bombs kill five Iraqis in Mosul:

Two parked motorcycles rigged with explosives detonated and killed five Iraqis Thursday in the northern city of Mosul, police said.
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U.S. Soldier Killed :

A Soldier assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), died June 1 from enemy small-arms fire received while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq.
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U.S. Soldier Killed By IED:

The Soldier was with a unit conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq.
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Unconfirmed report:

Fallujah Sheikh Says AL-Zarqawi Died On Friday:

His body is in Fallujah’s cemetary, an Iraqi Sunni sheikh, Ammar Abdel Rahim Nasir, has told the Saudi on-line newspaper Al-Medina. He claims that gunfights which broke out in Fallujah in the last few days involved militants trying to protect the insurgency leader’s tomb from a group of American soldiers patrolling the area.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9020.htm

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Iraq security forces suffer fatal month:

Iraq’s security services have suffered their deadliest month since the fall of Saddam Hussein, illustrating the rise in violence in the country. Yesterday’s announcement by the interior ministry gives the lie to suggestions that better intelligence and more
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‘I knew what I had right away’ :

Last year, Kevin Sites filmed a marine shooting an apparently unarmed insurgent in Falluja. He tells Dan Glaister the truth of what he saw and how what followed changed his life
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9008.htm

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Judge hears arguments over AP’s publication of Iraqi photos:

Fifteen photos were distributed worldwide, along with a story, on Dec. 3. The photos appear to show servicemen in Iraq sitting on hooded and handcuffed detainees, as well as what look like bloodied prisoners, one with a gun to his head.
cbsnewyork.com/national/SEALsPhotos-Lawsuit-aa/resources_news_html

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Army Guard: Military Portrayal ‘100 Percent Untrue’:

Javal S. Davis was released from military prison Sunday after serving less than four months for mistreating detainees.
www.local6.com/news/4558044/detail.html

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Bush, Cheney Attack Amnesty International :

Stung by Amnesty International’s condemnation of U.S. detention facilities in Iraq and elsewhere overseas, the administration of President George W. Bush is reacting with indignation and even suggestions that terrorists are using the world’s largest human rights organization.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9016.htm

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Amnesty International’s Response to Rumsfeld:

Donald Rumsfeld and the Bush Administration ignored or dismissed Amnesty International’s reports on the abuse of detainees for years, and senior officials continue to ignore the very real plight of men detained without charge or trial.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9014.htm

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Canada refused U.S. appeal to jail Arar :

“The Canadians said to the Americans, we have a Charter of Rights . . . we don’t have cause to arrest and press charges and put him in jail,”
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9015.htm

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Watergate under the bridge :

The more horrific crimes and misdemeanors of the current White House have been exposed by insiders and outsiders, but so far the wheels of justice have not started to grind. If Nixon were still with us, he’d be envious.
www.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,3604,1497063,00.html

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Paul Craig Roberts : Washington Is the Source of Terror :

Why are we worried about Osama bin Laden when the moronic Bush administration is so adept at creating terrorism?
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9012.htm

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The Dynamics Of Wars Sired By Liars:

If one‚s strategy for starting a war is based on nothing but lies, it stands to reason one would have to keep lying to continue the war and keep the sheeple in the cheering section.
www.lewrockwell.com/gaddy/gaddy17.html

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True Patriotism In The Face Of Lies:

For the Tillmans, as with Pfc. Lynch and the 9/11 widows, the path to true patriotism means confronting your government when it lies.
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“We learned that you had to dig deeper than headlines and political rhetoric to find truth.”:

Merriam-Webster‚s dictionary defines sacrifice as “to accept the loss or destruction of for an end, cause or ideal.‰ My older brother, Sherwood Baker, was a living example of this definition:
michaelmoore.com/words/index.php?id=2851

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The Other Bomb Drops:

Jeremy Scahill reports on how Bush began the Iraq invasion before he went to Congress.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9017.htm

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“Bush Administration Promotes Global Conflicts by Rewarding Allies‰:

The report concludes by noting that the gravest danger stemming from U.S. weapons sales is the impact on the image, credibility and security of America. Funneling arms to repressive and undemocratic governments, while at the same time championing democracy, causes the credulity of America to be questioned.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9019.htm

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Italian Guns For Iraqi Insurgents:

The report forwarded by American intelligence officers is brief and to the point. “Hostiles” in Iraq are toting Berettas. Insurgents have a large number of Italian-made side arms, all recent-model weapons, and what is even more disturbing, with illegible or non-existent serial numbers.
www.corriere.it/english/beretta.shtml

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Police scramble to draw up plans to deal with protesters after Geldof’s march plea:

Authorities in Scotland were being forced to draw up contingency plans in response to Sir Bob Geldof’s call for a million protesters to “descend on Edinburgh” for a mass rally to coincide with the G8 summit.
news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=643396

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Fears over CIA ‘university spies’ :

A CIA scheme to sponsor trainee spies secretly through US university courses has caused anger among UK academics.
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/4603271.stm

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Pentagon delays release of May recruiting data :

The Pentagon on Wednesday postponed by more than a week the release of military recruiting figures for May, as the Army and Marine Corps struggle to attract new troops amid the Iraq war.
news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20050601/pl_nm/arms_usa_recruiting_dc_1&printer=1

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After 30 Years, Draft Fears Rise:

Some Youths and Parents Worry Despite Government’s Assurances
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9021.htm

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Depleted Uranium: Lessons in “Humanitarian” and Other Warfare:

In 1998, the Pentagon acknowledged that “Combat troops or those carrying out support functions generally did not know that DU contaminated equipment such as enemy vehicles struck by DU rounds required special handling. The failure to properly disseminate such information to troops at all levels may have resulted in thousands of unnecessary exposures.‰
www.yirmeyahureview.com/articles/depleted_urani
um_lessons_in_humanitarian_and_other_warfare.htm

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Russia promises to act if weapons put in space:

The Russian Minister for Defence, Sergei Ivanov, has threatened retaliatory steps if any country deploys weapons in space. In an apparent reaction to the US plans, Mr Ivanov said “If some state begins to realise such plans, then we doubtless will take adequate retaliatory measures.”
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9022.htm

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Israel to add to W Bank settlement:

Israel has announced plans to build 22 more homes in its largest West Bank settlement, a week after US President George Bush urged Tel Aviv to stop expanding Jewish enclaves on occupied land.
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Outgoing Israeli Army Chief Issues Warning:

Ending his three-year term on a note of pessimism, Israel’s outgoing army chief Lt. Gen. Moshe Yaalon warned of new violence after Israel’s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip this summer and said he fears for his country’s survival.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9011.htm

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Sharon aide: We will deal with illegal outposts after disengagement :

Israel will deal with the evacuation of illegal settlement outposts after the implementation of the disengagement plan, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s senior aide, Dov Weissglas, said Thursday.
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/583764.html

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Journalist’s killing shocks Lebanon:

Samir Kassir, a prominent Lebanese journalist known for his fiery criticism of Syria, has been killed in a car explosion.
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Video: Mosaic: World News Reports from Middle East TV For 06/01/05:

The nation’s only uncensored compilation of daily television news reports from more than 15 countries in the Middle East. QuickTime Video.
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Gov‚t hypocrisy on terrorism exposed:

The U.S. government is finding that its own terrorist activities are now getting closer scrutiny. Nothing could be more of an embarrassment than the harboring of Luis Posada Carriles. No one fits the profile of a terrorist more than this man. The failure of Washington to extradite him has touched off huge demonstrations in Cuba and Venezuela, where he is wanted for multiple crimes.
www.informationclearinghouse.info/article9013.htm

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Salvadoran Court Requests Posada Carriles´ Extradition:

A Salvadoran court decided Tuesday to request the US to extradite terrorist Luis Posada Carriles, accused here of forging identity documents. The deposition was adopted by Judge Alba Estela Zelaya, who confirmed to local press that the request was already with the US Embassy.
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Children ‘tortured under Pinochet’:

A commission investigating torture of political prisoners during Augusto Pinochet’s military dictatorship delivered a report including the cases of 87 children, some of whom were tortured, President Ricardo Lagos announced today.
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Oil and food: A new security challenge:

From farm to plate, the modern food system relies heavily on cheap oil. Threats to our oil supply are also threats to our food supply.
www.atimes.com/atimes/Global_Economy/GF03Dj01.html

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Want to use the Web? Your fingerprint, please.:

Soon, patrons of the Naperville Public Library – at least those wanting to use the Internet – will need more than a library card. They’ll give a fingerprint.
news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/csm/20050602/ts_csm/athumbprint_1

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‘This Is Not Right’:

“You’ve committed a felony,” Beaman says a security screener announced. “And you’re considered a terrorist.” Beaman says she was told her name would go on a terrorist watch-list and that she would have to pay a $500 fine.
www.komotv.com/stories/37150.htm

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Europe in turmoil as the Dutch vote No:

The Netherlands on Wednesday dealt a potentially fatal blow to the European constitution, delivering a massive No vote just three days after it was rejected by the French.
news.ft.com/cms/s/3abfe5a0-d2d1-11d9-bead-00000e2511c8.html

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Rising doctors’ premiums not due to lawsuit awards:

Study suggests insurers raise rates to make up for investment declines
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