the battle, scenes from hell on the highway
Looting Spread in Baghdad
calls for wider powers to track citizens
Critics rip bid to make Patriot Act permanent
School Reverses Decision to Expell Student for Laser Pointer
The agreement finalized late Tuesday would allow the 14-year-old
back into Challenger and remove the expulsion from the
Sun: Count your remaining liberties at the next security
US NEWS HEADLINES
point to domestic source behind anthrax letter attacks
Army reproductions hurt theories of foreign culprit
Pediatrics Groups Recommends Potassium Iodide Stockpiles
for Homes, Schools Near Nuke Plants
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommended that homes,
schools and child-care centers near nuclear power plants
keep pills on hand that would prevent thyroid cancer in
the event of radiation release.
on list of top terror targets
Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge has identified Houston
as one of seven cities most vulnerable to a terrorist
attack, based on criteria that include population density
and intelligence squeezed from al-Qaida detainees.
See Weak Economy Continuing
Chief executives of large companies, perhaps the most
accurate economic forecasters recently, expect the economy
to remain weak over the next six months
police officer charged with getting nude dances on duty
A Miami-Dade County police officer was arrested for allegedly
altering a stripper's traffic court records so she would
give him nude dances while he was on duty and in uniform.
Officer Indicted On Drug, Gun Charges
Baltimore Police Commissioner Apologizes
SPOILS OF WAR
to Investigate US Contracts in Iraq
The European Commission is examining contracts awarded
by the US for reconstruction work in Iraq to find out
whether they breach World Trade Organisation rules and
discriminate unfairly against European companies
Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon: After Iraq, rogue
nations won't be spared
Korea reminds Japan it is within striking distance
North Korea warned Japan to remember it was "within
striking distance" of the Stalinist state amid
heightened calls in Tokyo to contain the Pyongyang regime.
as North Korean planes enter Japan's airspace
Japan was forced to scramble F-15 jet fighters last
week after aircraft, suspected to be North Korean, made
a bold incursion into its airspace.
NEW WORLD ORDER
SARS MYSTERY DISEASE OUTBREAK
Kong Officials Resist Wide Quarantine for Mystery Illness
Despite growing international pressure to halt the spread
of a new respiratory disease here, Hong Kong officials
are strongly resisting the kind of broad quarantines
that other countries have imposed
Nikkei ends at 20-yr low, blue chips hit
Japanese stocks thudded to a 20-year closing low on
Friday, with Toyota Motor Corp 7203.T and other blue
chips slammed on concerns over pension fund selling
and sluggish demand in the global economy
sentences last of 75 dissidents in crackdown
The last jail sentences in a crackdown on Cuba's opposition
were announced as Secretary of State Colin Powell condemned
the campaign as "despicable repression."
to decide on 'vigilante' probe
Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard will decide in
coming days whether to investigate citizen patrol groups
along the border, said his spokeswoman, after he met
with immigrant-rights activists yesterday in Tucson.
Nuke Find Claim in Iraq Critiqued
Experts: Possible U.S. Find of Nuclear Materials in
Iraq May Have Breached U.N.-Monitored Site
Military officials believe the Iraqi government is
no longer capable of deploying chemical weapons because
missile systems that would deliver a lethal gas, liquid
or powder have been destroyed.
U.S. Commitment Seen Needed in Iraq
President Bush -- who was elected on a platform that
included opposition to "nation-building"
by the U.S. military -- has promised to maintain a
troop presence in Iraq as long as needed to ensure
says flag incident was a 'coincidence'
t was, by any measure, an astonishing coincidence.
As the biggest statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad
was pulled down "spontaneously" in front
of the world's media, the Stars and Stripes which
flew on the Pentagon on 11 September was at hand to
be draped over its face.
Bechtel Documents Reveal:
Yes, It Is About Oil
hit list cards
The US military has issued a most-wanted list of 55
former leaders in Saddam Hussein's regime to be pursued,
captured or killed.
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passes legislation to block gun lawsuits
The GOP-controlled House on Wednesday passed legislation
to protect the firearm industry from lawsuits that allege
links between gun marketing and street violence.
Democrat Extremism: Guns Are Weapons of Mass Destruction
Defenders of the Second Amendment are on the lookout
for a new Democrat campaign, already attempted in one
state, to brand handguns as weapons of mass destruction.