State's prison population up 3.9% last year
by laws mandating longer sentences, Florida's prison
population grew last year by more inmates than any state's
save California, according to a federal report released
anti-war activists hit by secret airport ban
more than a year of complaints by some US anti-war activists
that they were being unfairly targeted by airport security,
Washington has admitted the existence of a list, possibly
hundreds or even thousands of names long, of people it deems
worthy of special scrutiny at airports
Society Promoted: Camera phone used as crime-stopper
a new technology to an unanticipated use, a teenage boy in
New Jersey used his camera cell phone to snap photos of a
man who tried to lure him into his car, providing evidence
that led to the alleged assailants arrest, it was reported
Where Sex Offenders Are Able to Police Each Other
demonstrates that sex offenders are safer when you house them
together," said Victoria Roberts, administrator of the
community protection unit of Washington's Department of Corrections.
"Sex offenders are the first ones to tell on each other.
They can pick up on signs and behavior. They all know they're
one step away from homelessness."
Running Man Website
Ministry of Defense tried to burn Kelly 'media plan'
is not clear whether the papers were burned, but MoD
officials admitted last night that ministry security
guards called the police after finding the "media
plan" relating to the Kelly affair in a sack of
classified waste being prepared for incineration.
denies trying to burn Kelly plan
The Ministry of Defence has denied newspaper suggestions that
it sought to destroy a document relating to Dr David Kelly
inquiry to probe spy links
Scarlett, the chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee,
will testify on Kelly's intelligence contacts and relationship
with MI6, throwing into sharp relief evidence from the Ministry
of Defence that Kelly was a middle-ranking official who had
a role in preparing historical parts of the dossier only.
evidence of 'dirty bomb'
who committed suicide last month, presented evidence of the
bomb to the British Government in 1995 and recommended to
Foreign Office officials it feature in the Government's intelligence
dossier on Iraq. But despite secret Iraqi documents being
produced to prove its existence, it was not included.
to give evidence at Kelly inquiry
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unstoppable: High tech jobs ditching US
with intense competition and the need to cut costs,
one in 10 technology jobs is likely to move overseas
within the next 18 months, says research firm Gartner.
Dept. Changes Seen if Bush Reelected
of State Colin L. Powell and his deputy, Richard L. Armitage,
have signaled to the White House that they intend to step
down even if President Bush is reelected, setting the stage
for a substantial reshaping of the administration's national
security team that has remained unchanged through the September
2001 terrorist attacks, two wars and numerous other crises.
The Army Cleans House
move widely seen within the Pentagon as a purge, a dozen or
more Army generals are being ushered into retirement as the
Armys new chief of staff, Gen. Peter Schoomaker, takes
Murderers and Sexual Assaulters -- 17% of area's parolees
authorities weren't able to locate 658 people on parole
in Central Texas in July.That's about 17 percent of
the total number of people on parole in Travis, Williamson,
Bastrop, Hays, Caldwell, Blanco, Burnet, Lee, Llano
and Mason counties, according to state records.
Before Debut, Gibson's Movie on Death of Jesus Causes Stir
Gibson has poured $25 million of his money into the movie,
"The Passion," calling it the most authentic and
biblically accurate film about Jesus' death.
seeks delay in voting
Governor wants his name listed on recall ballot
a petition expected to be filed with the California Supreme
Court, Davis will argue that there is no way that the state
-- and its cash-strapped counties -- can set up a fair election
by Oct. 7. He says the tight schedule between now and then
will disenfranchise millions of voters, in violation of election
al-Qaida Could Strike Again
General John Ashcroft is warning of a "very real
potential" for another al-Qaida attack on America.
"Al-Qaida wants to strike us," Ashcroft said
on "Fox News Sunday." They want to "strike
us whenever and wherever they can."
Motorists in Paris forced to drive at 18mph because of "Ozone
have cut speed limits in Paris because of ozone pollution.
Motorists are being urged to leave their cars at home and
use public transport. Speed limits are to be cut to 30kph
(18mph), police say. LCI television has shown police patrolling
Paris with speed guns.
Police Fire Stun Gun for First Time
in five forces in England and Wales have been trying out the
weapon -- which fires two needle-tipped darts before delivering
a shock -- since April.
Halliburton's Profits Skyrocket in Iraq
service giant Halliburton Co. (HAL), said on Thursday
it reversed big losses from last year and made money
in the second quarter as revenues jumped largely due
to logistical support work for the U.S. military in
Iraq. The company reported net income of $26 million,
or 6 cents a share, up from a loss of $498 million,
or $1.15 a share, a year earlier.
Now Abducting Suspects' Wifes to Coerce Their Surrender
brigade has also developed other, more questionable methods.
If wanted men are not found during a raid, their wives may
be taken in for questioning and detained until the suspects
turn themselves in. "The wives of these high-level guys
know what's going on," said Col Rudesheim.
Courts' Role in Foreign Feuds Comes Under Fire
As courts in the US hear more lawsuits over disputes beyond
the country's borders, government officials and legal scholars
are saying that the trend is creating a situation rife with
diplomatic pitfalls and the Bush administration is complaining
that the lawsuits are hampering the fight against terrorism.
draws Army's attention
The Army is sending two special medical investigation teams
to Iraq and Germany to look into pneumonia-related cases that
killed two soldiers and sickened about 100 others who were
deployed as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom
casualties overflow Walter Reed hospital
at Walter Reed Army Medical Center are referring some
outpatients to nearby hotels because casualties from
operations in Afghanistan and Iraq have overloaded the
hospital's convalescence facility.
unreported cost of war: at least 827 American wounded
military casualties from the occupation of Iraq have been
more than twice the number most Americans have been led to
believe because of an extraordinarily high number of accidents,
suicides and other non-combat deaths in the ranks that have
gone largely unreported in the media.
Korean nukes could number 250 by 2010
United States think tank predicts North Korea could
produce 100 to 250 nuclear weapons by the end of the
'more ferocious' than Saddam, Iran leader says
United States, despite its pretence of saving the Iraqi people,
is a more ferocious wolf than Saddam's regime," state
television quoted Khamenei as saying.
Official Says N.Korea a 'Hellish Nightmare'
Top U.S. arms negotiator John Bolton described North Korean
leader Kim Jong-il on Thursday as a tyrannical dictator who
lived like royalty while jailing thousands and keeping many
hungry in a "hellish nightmare."
Separation Wall More Than 4x Longer and Twice as Tall
as the Berlin Wall
Separation Barrier, dubbed the "Apartheid Wall"
or "Berlin Wall" by Palestinians, has increasingly
attracted international media attention, largely due
to the hard-to-ignore scale of the project.
mobs: a new social phenomenon?
it performance art or the ultimate surprise party? A social
phenomenon known as the 'flash mob', which began in New York
and relies on e-mail, appears to be spreading worldwide.
the more than 3,600 privileged New Yorkers allowed to
hit the street with a loaded weapon are tough-guy actors
Robert De Niro and Harvey Keitel, shock-jocks Howard
Stern and Don Imus, developer Donald Trump, record honcho
Tommy Mottola and Channel 5 TV anchor John Roland.
Defense: 67-Year-Old Man Cleared in Drug-Related Shooting
say they don't plan to press any charges against a 67-year-old
man who fired shots at people he said were drug dealers involved
in a shoot-out in his front yard.
Video of White House spokesman talking
about Bush support of The Most Sweeping Gun Ban Ever
Introduced in Congress.
the Ban: The Most Sweeping Gun Ban Ever Introduced in
Congress--Clinton Gun Ban "Reenactment" Bans
Millions More Guns
entitled to workers' compensation
three-judge panel of the Arizona Court of Appeals has
ruled a transmission shop in Phoenix is liable to pay
the workers' compensation of an illegal alien employee
who injured his eye on the job.
House passes bill to provide in-state tuition to children
of illegal residents
Oregon House took what lawmakers called a baby
step Friday toward equalizing the cost of higher education
for children of immigrants. Lawmakers voted 42-15 for legislation
that would provide in-state tuition for the children of illegal
immigrants, provided that the children either were born in
the United States or obtained citizenship through a green
superintendent fails must-pass English test
city's superintendent of schools, who recently put two dozen
teachers on unpaid leave for failing a basic English proficiency
test, has himself flunked a required literacy test three times.
Lax Enough: Immigrant advocates disappointed in new bills
National Council of La Raza, the nation's top Hispanic civil
rights organization, typically would applaud legislation to
help immigrants in the United States become legal residents.
So would Derechos Humanos, a humanitarian group in southern
Arizona that advocates for the rights of illegal and legal
theft': new crime in the UK
recent United Kingdom White Paper on genetics proposes
the creation of a new offence of testing an individual's
DNA without their knowledge or consent1.
extractable from fingerprints
if the only evidence forensic analysts can pull from a crime
scene is a fingerprint smudged beyond recognition, a new technique
developed by Canadian scientists soon could harvest enough
DNA from the print to produce a genetic identity.
Beach appeals court case to hear fetus-guardian debate
appeals court has agreed to hear arguments on whether the
fetus of a mentally disabled woman should have a legal guardian.
approves stem cell research
bill would allow research on stem cells from extra human
embryos left over from in vitro fertilization procedures,
the so-called supernumerary embryos.
Alligators might transmit West Nile as well as birds
virus is spread by mosquitoes, which transmit it from infected
birds. But researchers found levels of the virus in alligators
that are as high as amounts in birds, which means the reptiles
can likely pass on the infection to other animals
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