'ignored' shuttle safety alert
Auditors said space disaster was imminent
chiefs 'repeatedly ignored' safety warnings
Fears of a catastrophic shuttle accident were raised
last summer with the White House by a former Nasa engineer
who pleaded for a presidential order to halt all further
shuttle flights until safety issues had been addressed
show odd images near shuttle
They show a bright scraggly flash of orange light, tinged
with pale purple, and shaped somewhat like a deformed
L. The flash appears to cross the Columbia's dim contrail,
and at that precise point, the contrail abruptly brightens
and appears thicker and somewhat twisted as if it were
Says Remains Found from All Columbia Crew
Tagging Your Kids' Sports Heroes
The idea is for each player and the ball to carry a tag with
a unique electronic signature.
WORLD NEWS HEADLINES
toxins threat to UK troops
Defence ministers will be challenged this week over new fears
that British troops sent to the Gulf could be exposed to a
dangerous cocktail of drugs and chemicals.
UK citizens to be taught traditions of 'toleration, fair play
and free speech'
They will receive an education programme to teach them to
respect the equality of women and tell them how to be a good
neighbour. New citizens will also learn to be respectful of
British youth cultures and be taught the "etiquettes
of everyday life".
Mentality Develops in Venezuela
"People are arming themselves, legally and only for their
own self defense," Mr. Chaparro said. "There are
open threats by this government that have made people feel
like they need to be prepared to protect themselves."
public's attitude about the C.I.A. and what it
did and continues to do became much more forgiving..."
Hollywood film-makers have frequently changed
plot lines, altered history and amended scripts
at the request of the Pentagon
NEW WORLD ORDER
US NEWS HEADLINES
Shot in Southern Germany
The 26-year-old soldier from the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry
was wearing civilian clothes when he was shot in the
left hand and leg on his way to the barracks in Schweinfurt
Vaccination, No Dorm at PSU
Nearly 300 students weren't allowed into their dormitories
on Penn State's main campus this week because they didn't
get their meningitis vaccination.
Newsom: The Destruction of America
Phase One: Disarming the People
Louise: Operation Mockingbird: CIA Media Manipulation
Schelstrate: Media Lies and Propaganda from Venezuela
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IDs, Open Spaces Make US Border Easy to Cross
Government investigators told a Senate panel on Thursday
that undercover agents were easily able to cross the
US border from Mexico and Canada using fake identification
that was made using basic computer equipment.
charged that Secretary of State Colin Powell
will present "fabricated" aerial and
space photos to prove that the Baghdad regime
is hiding banned weapons when he appears before
the U.N. Security Council this week.
Kidding -- The US Has Admitted to Planting False
assault' planned on Iraq
Senior US military officials have been outlining what
they say are their plans for a military assault on
Federal Government will send every Australian
home a booklet this week explaining what to
do in the event of a terrorist attack, with
instructions on first aid, preparing a survival
kit and drafting an emergency plan to collect
children from school and check on elderly neighbours.
Hussein has given his first television interview
in more than a decade
SCIENCE, HEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY
take step to growing organs for humans
Nebraska scientists say they successfully grafted a
pig's heart to a sheep by manipulating the immune systems
of both animals, a step that may soon allow scientists
to grow organs for human transplantation
bills easily clear House
One of the bills would make it a felony to partially
deliver a fetus and then kill it.
Horrifying Truth about Partial Birth Abortion -- WARNING--VERY
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