NEW WORLD ORDER
prospect of embedding tiny chips into personal items
and merchandise has watchdog groups raising concerns
over privacy and security
Serfs Give Warm applause for teen ID scheme
UK teenagers are to receive a new national ID card "to
prevent them purchasing goods like cigarettes and alcohol
WORLD NEWS HEADLINES
fury at scout camp Nazi game
Parents of more than 100 Danish scouts were outraged over
a game of tag at a scout camp in which children acted as Jews
wearing yellow Stars of David and tried to escape from adults
pretending to be Nazis.
Al Qaeda Suspects Arrested in Spain
Police on Friday arrested 16 suspected members of the Al Qaeda
terrorist network thought to be preparing attacks, Spanish
Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar said.
smuggling becoming more violent
Undocumented immigrants who hire smugglers to bring them across
the Mexican border into Arizona are getting mixed up in an
underworld more violent than ever.
Anti-Drug Border Patrol Suspended
The fiery collision of two military helicopters that killed
four reservists has prompted suspension of the Marines' participation
in an anti-drug patrol at the Texas-Mexico border.
bars Mexican ID cards
The General Services Administration has suspended recognition
of identification cards issued by the Mexican government to
its nationals in this country, pending an investigation by
the State Department, GSA and other federal agencies
The article "Mexico gives IDs to illegal aliens"
(Page 1, Tuesday) should encourage Americans to question why
Mexico is actively pushing for the acceptance of Mexican ID
cards in many states besides pushing for amnesty and government
benefits for illegal Mexican immigrants and for more guest-worker
Ronning: Fearful Paralysis Is Not An Option
Rogue: Pulling Out: Boycotting the New World Order
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Artists saw surveillance era coming
Artists saw this coming_uncannily, even before Sept.
11. And they saw it in American suburbs.
The Right to Counsel
Security Organization Criticizes U.S.
The media watchdog in Europe's leading security organization
criticized the United States on Thursday for snooping
on the private lives of Americans with a law passed
in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks
SCIENCE, HEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY
of change? Researchers mull controls on weather
a small group of atmospheric scientists is taking another
look, armed with a deeper understanding of how the storms
and atmosphere work and with more sophisticated tools
to measure and model atmospheric conditions.
The men who long to be HIV+
chaser' AIDS story disputed
A magazine's claim that 25 percent of newly HIV-positive
homosexual men sought infection with the virus for erotic
reasons has set off a dispute with homosexual advocates
and public-health officials.
Doublespeak's parallel universe
North Korea now makes the headlines almost every day,
but instead of clarifying anything, the stream of news
and non-news only confuses everything.
warns North Korea strike is possible
Pyongyang's breach of faith means all options are open
to deal with 'blackmailing' state, says envoy
Korea pressed for nuclear pledge
South Korea is continuing to pressure the North to give
up its nuclear programme during talks between the two
sides in Seoul.
US NEWS HEADLINES
head says agency not at fault for 9/11 lapses
"I know better than anyone else the great efforts
that were made at CIA before 9/11 against a very secretive
and disciplined enemy," James L. Pavitt, CIA deputy
director for operations, said in a speech.
to Air 'Wife Swapping' Show
Wife Swap is one of the most popular British reality
shows and features two women who switch husbands and
families for 10 days
Recommends Nurses Refuse Today's Smallpox Shots
More than a dozen Connecticut doctors are lined up today
to be the first of about 500,000 health-care workers
in the nation to receive smallpox vaccinations under
a newly launched bioterrorism plan
message from the Bush camp: 'It's war within weeks'
"The pressure comes from President Bush and it
is felt all the way down," a European official
said. "They're talking about weeks, not months.
Months is a banned word now."
US offered India as escape route for Saddam?
With the US gunning for Saddam Hussein, one possible
"escape route" that has been offered to the
beleaguered President of Iraq is exile to India.
Urges Citizens to Leave Baghdad
Japan urged its citizens to leave Baghdad and recommended
all others put off traveling to the Iraqi capital, citing
the possibility of military action against the country
turns on 'old Europe' as rift over invasion deepens
Britain and the United States dismissed European opposition
to an early war against Iraq yesterday, saying that
if military action became inevitable, plenty of countries
would join a "strong coalition" to topple
drives increased Florida gun purchases
Gun ownership is still alive and strong in this country.
Concealed weapons permits have routinely risen in Florida,
while total applications for firearm transfers or permits
increased 3 percent from 7.7 million in 2000 to 8 million
Students suspended for toy guns
Three Grade 11 students at a Manitoba high school are
suspended for at least six weeks after running through
school halls pretending to fire toy handguns at each