Baghdad palace falls to US troops
nerve gas exposure
Attack Calif. Anti-War Protesters
Police opened fire with non-lethal bullets at an anti-war
protest at the Port of Oakland Monday morning, injuring
several longshoremen standing nearby
raid wrong house
Elderly couple shaken up after state troopers break in
of force shows police don't get it
Picks Another Outsider for Key Post
NSA Official Will Oversee Intelligence
Radar camera bill OK'd by House
Final vote may occur tomorrow; residential, school zones
Use Shredder to Show Opposition to New F.B.I. Powers
The move was part of a campaign by the Santa Cruz libraries
to demonstrate their opposition to the Patriot Act, the
law passed in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks that broadened
the federal authorities' powers in fighting terrorism.
Peace Activist Shot in Face W. Bank
An American peace activist volunteering as a human shield
in the West Bank was seriously wounded on Saturday when
Israeli troops allegedly opened fire on him.
WHAT TYRANNY LOOKS LIKE
Gas and Stun Grenades Break up Activist's Memorial Service
Israeli forces fired teargas and stun grenades yesterday
in an attempt to break up a memorial service for Rachel
Corrie, the American peace activist killed by an army
bulldozer in Gaza on Sunday.
hits back at US over human rights
It says the human rights record of the US has worsened
since Sept 11, and that discrimination against Muslims
US NEWS HEADLINES
children find fetus in a jar
three children ranging in age from 8 to 12 found a pint-sized
fruit jar behind Hillside Apartments near the woods. Not
knowing what it was, they played with the jar for a little
while before emptying the contents out. One of the children
decided it might be something to be concerned about and
told a parent.
Doesn't Answer Some New 911 Alarm Calls
A new city ordinance designed to cut down on the number
of false alarms called into 911 has caused some to complain
911 is refusing to respond to legitimate alarms.
Hope for Post-War Boom in Economy
The U.S. economy seems to have all but stalled out in
recent months -- or perhaps even contracted -- and a raft
of gloomy data have economists worried a revival may be
difficult even if the Iraq war ends swiftly.
to Grave in Flawed New Jersey Foster Care
Work A Booming U.S. Export
Specialized Jobs Farmed Out to China, Other Nations
Korea blasts US for sanctions over missile exports
North Korea on Friday blasted the United States for
imposing sanctions on its missile-marketing agency over
exporting missile technology to Pakistan, claiming the
deal was legitimate.
Korea plans to upgrade missiles with Russian technology
North Korea, locked in a nuclear standoff with the United
States, plans to import leading-edge Russian missile
and rocket systems via Syria to upgrade its ballistic
China call for end to war in Iraq
China and Russia
jointly called on Friday for an immediate end to the
war in Iraq
Blair to discuss post-war Iraq, UN role
Telegraph: What do the Americans want to control?
As of now, everything
Debts Add Up to Trouble
Economists say Bush administration officials are wrong
to assume that petroleum revenue will pay for postwar
NEW WORLD ORDER
Worry... more deadly vaccines will become available
in the next few years
role in post-war Iraq on UK-US summit agenda
While both have agreed that the US will be in control
of Iraq in the immediate aftermath of the war, with
an eventual handover to an Iraqi authority, differences
still exist over the role of the UN and how long the
process of handover should take.
SARS MYSTERY DISEASE OUTBREAK
May Be Linked to Chlamydia-Like Agent
China's center for disease control said on Friday it
suspects a chlamydia-like agent caused an outbreak of
a flu-like virus that has killed 82 people and infected
over 2,400 worldwide
Kong Braces for the Worst as SARS Spreads
Hong Kong hospitals prepared for a worst-case scenario
of up to 3,000 cases of the deadly SARS virus by the
end of April, as the pneumonia-like disease claimed
yet another victim in Canada.
SCIENCE AND HEALTH
in jabs 'may contribute to autism'
The study by researchers in the United States found
children who received vaccines containing a preservative
called thimerosal, which is almost 50 per cent mercury,
were more than twice as likely to develop austism than
children who did not.
Ages were warmer than today, say scientists
Claims that man-made pollution is causing "unprecedented"
global warming have been seriously undermined by new
research which shows that the Earth was warmer during
the Middle Ages.
of Baghdad 'Just Days Away'
U.S. tanks smash into presidential palace complex
OF A VILLAGE AT DEVASTATION
Appalled by U.S. Troops in Baghdad
Arabs throughout the Mideast were dismayed by television
images of American tanks rolling through the heart
of Baghdad and some rushed to sign up for holy war
against U.S.-led forces.
Iraqi WMD storage site found
U.S. biological and chemical weapons experts believe
they may have found an Iraqi storage site for weapons
of mass destruction (WMD)
Iraqi general 'offered refuge in Britain'
Britain has offered an amnesty and refuge to one of
Iraqs top military commanders
a time when the United States is promising a
reconstructed democratic postwar Iraq, many
Afghans are remembering hearing similar promises
not long ago.
Iraq: Déjà Vu All Over Again
This isn't the first time a Western superpower has
invaded Iraq, promising to free the country from tyrannical
rule and bring democratic government -- all while
nursing its own strategic interests.
accused of plans to loot Iraqi antiques
Fears that Iraq's heritage will face widespread looting
at the end of the Gulf war have been heightened after
a group of wealthy art dealers secured a high-level
meeting with the US administration
war that may end the age of superpower
The United States, like ancient Rome, is beginning
to be plagued by the limits of power.
SECOND AMENDMENT HEADLINES
Wal-Mart to Suspend Gun Sales
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will temporarily stop selling guns
at its 118 stores across California following hundreds
of violations of state laws, California's attorney general
said on Friday
the Land of the Gun Grab:
Police 'unable to cope' with volume of crime
TORTURE: THE NEW AMERICAN
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