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Marines pull back, make way for all-Iraqi
force at Fallujah
Marines and former Iraqi generals
were negotiating a pullback of U.S. forces from Fallujah,
and a U.S. commander said Thursday a tentative deal on
ending the siege had been reached. But a Pentagon official
said the agreement was still not final.
Poll: More Iraqis optimistic, dislike U.S.
More than half of Iraqis in a survey done primarily in March
and early April said their nation will be better off in five
years because of the U.S.-led invasion, but 55 percent said
they had an unfavorable opinion of the United States.
NBC Reporter Pushes Blinded Vet to Say He’s
NBC reporter tries to get blind
ranger to say he's angry over no WMD's. "If I would have
died while I was over there that would've been worth
everything that I've done."
Photos Show Apparent 'Abuse' Of Iraqi
One photograph shows Iraqi prisoners, naked except for hoods
covering their heads, stacked in a human pyramid, one with a
slur written in English on his skin.
Ex-Iraqi officer ties Saddam to al-Qaeda ally
A former Iraqi intelligence officer has disclosed new
information about Saddam Hussein's ties to the
al-Qaeda-related terrorist group Ansar al Islam.
Sinclair to Preempt `Nightline' on ABC
Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. ordered its ABC affiliates to
preempt tomorrow's broadcast of ``Nightline,'' which will
air the names and photos of U.S. military personnel who have
died in combat in Iraq, saying the move is politically
Koppel Defends "The Fallen"
"Nightline" anchor expresses his surprise at the reaction to
Friday's show and explains its genesis and purpose.
More Armored Protection Urged for U.S. Troops
Critics charge that our Humvees and Strykers are not
protecting our troops in Iraq. Congress aims to find out
Tillman Promoted Posthumously by Army
Pat Tillman was promoted posthumously from specialist to
corporal after the former NFL player was killed while
serving as an Army Ranger in Afghanistan.
LA Officials Fear Attacks on City Malls
Security was beefed up on Thursday
at several malls and shopping centers near the Los Angeles
Federal Building after police said they had been told one of
them could be targeted for a "terrorist" attack.
The CAIR-Terror Connection
In September of 2001, just following the worst terrorist
attack ever suffered in modern history, CAIR placed on its
website, under a picture of the World Trade Center in
flames, a plea for donations. It read, “Donate to the NY/DC
Emergency Relief Fund.”
Thai troops crush Muslim militant revolt
Are attacks by international terrorists, homegrown
separatists, or just 'bandits'?
Four Treasury agents track bin Laden and
Saddam money, while 21 work Castro
The Treasury Department agency entrusted with blocking the
financial resources of terrorists has assigned five times as
many agents to investigate Cuban embargo violations as it
has to track Osama's and Saddam Hussein's money, documents
Congress questions state terror spending
A new congressional report on homeland security grants says
states and local governments have spent billions of dollars
"without any real assessment of risk or need," and some
police and fire departments have used the grants to purchase
equipment of "only marginal utility" in the fight against
Bush: 'I Answered Every Question'
President Bush and Vice President
Dick Cheney spent more than three hours behind closed doors
Thursday with the Sept. 11 commission charged with finding
ways to prevent a repeat of the worst terrorist attack in
American history. "I answered every question they asked,"
9/11 Commissioners Bob Kerrey and Lee
Hamilton leave in middle of Bush/Cheney testimony.
WTC leaseholder loses insurance battle
Court says 9-11 a single event, won't get $3.5 billion policy paid
Schwarzenegger to Visit Israel
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the son of a Nazi, visits Israel
this weekend on his first foreign trip since taking office,
and will attend the groundbreaking for a museum dedicated to
EASTERN NEWS SOURCES
Arab Americans widely favor Kerry
A majority of Arab Americans in four battleground states
would vote for democratic candidate John Kerry if
presidential elections were held Thursday, April 29, a poll
Scalia: Judicial hearings too partisan
Judges have become too much like
politicians, with the unfortunate result that picking new
ones has become needlessly partisan and time-consuming,
Justice Antonin Scalia said.
Court: Incest victims can't lose kids
Wisconsin statute had given state power to terminate parental rights
World War II Memorial Opens
The monument introduces the young to the heroism and sacrifice of
the Greatest Generation.
Same-sex marriage required to get benefits
Employers planning to cut perks for homosexuals just shacking up
Mother punishes son by having him rake leaves naked
A woman's choice of discipline got her
into trouble this week when neighbors complained about her naked
South Utah city nixes pioneer statue
Council votes not to honor Mormon participant in 1857 massacre of
Cops arrest naked man after bus hijacking
Police arrested a naked man Thursday morning after he hijacked a
private school's bus.
Convicted Felon Running Nebraska's Tobacco Program
The state of Nebraska hired a man convicted of theft to oversee a
million dollar program, while he was still serving time for his
offense. Now, the state can't account for thousands of dollars, and
hundreds of thousands more may have been mismanaged, according to
the state auditor.
Bank Robber Finds Pink Is Not Pretty
A Texas woman was arrested on Wednesday after a pink dye pack
attached to money she is suspected of stealing from a bank exploded
when she took the cash to a different bank to open a new account,
Lawmaker Aims to Ban Hog-Dog Fights
A Louisiana state legislator is trying to outlaw a violent spectator
sport: fights pitting vicious dogs against wild hogs.
Ice cream shops still scoop up freebies
While state lawmakers hash over a bill designed to make it lawful to
give away ice cream, local ice cream shops are flouting the existing
legal ban by having free scoop days.
Retailer begins selling thongs for women sized 12 to
Retailer Torrid is carving out a niche that fits – in the plus-sized
Rotating presidents may revive dollar coin
Putting the faces of U.S. presidents on dollar coins would entice
collectors and breathe interest into the dollar coin.
Girls Walking On Bike Path Report Man Exposing
Englewood Police Say Man Dropped Shorts, Slapped Himself
'Bible as hate speech' bill nears final OK
Passes Canadian Senate, lacks only formality of 'Royal Assent'
Canadians Muslims will get sharia courts to settle disputes
Canada is embarking on an unusual judicial experiment that will
allow members of its Muslim community to submit to the teachings of
the Koran to resolve a variety of civil legal disputes, ranging from
divorces to business conflicts.
Is raising an al-Qaeda family child abuse?
Canadian citizens Maha Elsamnah and her son, Karim Khadr, returned
to Canada from Pakistan a few weeks ago so that the 15-year-old
Karim can take advantage of the free medical care that his
citizenship entitles him to. He is currently a patient at Toronto’s
Hospital for Sick Children, one of the most renowned children’s
facilities in the world.
Canadian PM to "reach out" to Bush on Washington trip
Prime Minister Paul Martin will try to score points on sticky trade
issues such as softwood lumber tariffs and the U.S. ban on Canadian
cattle exports in meetings on Thursday and Friday, but will have to
softpedal Canada's position on Iraq when he sits down with President
George W. Bush.
Thai separatists: Stay away from resorts
Outlawed Thai separatist groups today warned foreigners to
stay away from Thailand’s top tourist destinations and
called for a Muslim uprising after unprecedented violence in
Voting in Indonesian general elections causes cancer
An independent investigation revealed that the indelible ink used to
mark the fingers of voters during the general election on April 5
could cause skin infections and even trigger cancer.
Wear a mask, go to prison
Finnish law forbids concealing identity at public
One in 10 Britons welcome 'Luvania' to EU family
Around one in 10 people in Britain are looking forward to Luvania
joining the European Union this weekend. That's right, Luvania.
Church organizations face moral quandary
Catholic institutions grapple with handling 'married gay'
The Donald is getting married -- again
'Apprentice' star proposed to Slovenian model earlier this
week; it will be his 3rd wedding.
Blue Mountains greenies bug $130m film
The filming of a multi-million-dollar Hollywood blockbuster in the
Blue Mountains has been stopped partly because of fears over the
fate of the larvae of a giant native dragonfly.
Olsen twins receive stars on 'Walk of Fame'
Hollywood got two stars for the price of one as 17-year-old twins
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen shared a new marker on the Walk of Fame.
NASA budget meets trouble in Congress
NASA's space exploration vision is stalling in the U.S.
House of Representatives where key lawmakers say Congress
has neither the details nor the dollars needed to fully
support U.S. President George W. Bush's 2005 budget request
for the agency.
Senate OKs Bill to Ban Web Access Tax
The Senate voted Thursday to restore a ban on state and
local taxation of the services that connect consumers to the
Google sets $2.7 billion IPO
Popular search engine company
files for its eagerly anticipated initial public offering.
Spying software watches you work
Nine out of 10 of the technology managers questioned said
machines at their firm had programs that spied on the
browsing habits of staff.
First Arrests Made Under 'Can Spam' Act
Federal authorities are filing the first criminal charges
under the government's new anti-spam legislation. Federal
officials have announced the arrest of two men in a landmark
case from the Detroit area.
Economy Grows at 4.2 Percent Rate
America's economy posts solid gains, good news for
President Bush but not enough to please some analysts who
wanted a "blowout."
Time plans to bring back Life magazine
Time Inc. is stepping up its plans to relaunch Life magazine, whose
world-famous photojournalism made it one of the publisher's
Kerry Says Bush Ignoring Imminent Threats
Amid warnings that another
devastating terrorist attack on the United States could be
imminent, Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry on
Thursday accused President Bush of leaving the nation's
chemical plants vulnerable because of his political ties to
Kerry's main Iranian fund raiser sues the Movement
The primary Iranian supporter of Senator
John Kerry and a subject of many controversies, Hassan Nemazee, has
sued the "Student Movement Coordination Committee for Democracy in
Iran and its coordinator for 10-million dollars in damages.
House OKs Permanent Tax Relief
Even 102 Democrats vote to end the marriage penalty, but the Senate
Senator Sorry for Reference to Jesus
Florida Senate President Jim King apologizes to Jewish legislators
because a minister mentioned the "freedom for people to believe in
Nancy Pelosi Says She'll Take Communion
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., like John Kerry a
Catholic who supports abortion rights, said Thursday she will
continue to ask for Holy Communion in spite of Vatican opposition to
pro-choice Catholics doing so.
Nancy Reagan vetoes 'Ronald Reagan U.'
Ex-first lady says no to proposed 10,000-student school in Colorado
Pro-life T-shirts stir up school
Principal makes students remove them because of
Student letter warns against Cheney 'diatribe'
A group of students at Florida State University is demanding that
FSU's president ask Vice President Dick Cheney not to attack Sen.
John Kerry or make a "political diatribe" Saturday when delivers the
school's commencement address.
Whales having to shout over din of
Surprised researchers find the declining Puget Sound-area
population has changed its behavior in response to noise.