NEW WORLD ORDER
protest tough new crime-busting measures
Ravers, homeless people and human rights activists marched
through Paris on Saturday to protest tough new crime-busting
measures including a law that could mean prison for those
caught mocking the national anthem.
machine means liars must keep a straight face
There are lies, damned lies and imperceptible micro-gestures.
Scientists in Manchester are claim they can now detect them
with the world's most sophisticated lie-detector.
to join child protection teams
WORLD NEWS HEADLINES
talk sends euro near four-year high
The European single currency has reached a near four-year
high against the US dollar on continuing fears over a war
on Iraq and the global economic outlook.
warns Pakistan that it could be 'erased from world map'
The Indian Defense Minister has warned Pakistan it would be
"erased from the world map" if Islamabad used nuclear
weapons against India.
who killed policewoman was in U.S. illegally
A convicted drug dealer, Keen was in the United States illegally
rethinks use of ID card from Mexico
DeKalb official wants county to drop its OK
Into the Gap
The economy is lousy and the city is teeming with immigrants
willing to work for extremely low wages, even for pay below
the minimum wage. So jobs are hard to find and wages across
the board are rock-bottom
hear pledge of service from new attorney general
Nebraska's new attorney general, Jon Bruning, has pledged
to help make state services more accessible to Spanish-speakers.
plans to curb illegal entrants criticized
"Those are Draconian measures," said Isabel Garcia,
co-chair of Derechos Humanos. "The last thing we need
is further militarization of our border. They are pandering
to our real concerns about security. What they are trying
to do is exploit those concerns by inciting us that immigrants
are responsible for terrorism."
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Brother getting bigger
President presides over burgeoning government, aggravated
by concerns over security after 9/11
Hundreds of people wandered into Pershing Park on the
morning of Sept. 27activists looking for a protest,
nurses in town for a conference, lawyers headed to work,
and a cyclist training for a race. And there was Chief
Charles Ramsey with his troops, ready to arrest them
Murfreesboro residents describe wrongful arrests, wonder
Taps Campus Police in Anti-Terror Operations
Student, Faculty Groups Fear a Return of Spying Abuses
Against Activists, Foreign Nationals
Officers brace to be fired in Kmart raid case
Police 'Riders' on Trial
Officers Lauded for Drug Busts Are Accused of Brutality
School Kids Like Criminals
A high school in western Kansas has hired a private
company to search the school's premises periodically
for weapons, drugs and alcohol.
SCIENCE, HEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY
links to increased cancer risk
Children conceived by in vitro fertilization (IVF) may
have a greater chance of developing a rare form of childhood
eye cancer, according to new Dutch research.
enacts law extending its control
China has enacted a new decree extending its control
over a 200-mile economic zone from its coast that Bush
administration officials say could lead to another clash
with the United States over freedom of navigation.
dad under the gun
Faces trial after shooting intruder
reports question success of firearm 'fingerprinting'
Two related California studies to be released this week
conclude it is currently impractical to catalog the
ballistic "fingerprints" of every firearm
will happen sooner rather than later is probably
a biological attack on multiple targets in the
center of this country. Probably smallpox in Denver,
Cleveland, and Dallas."
Still Not Accepting Disarmament, Blix Says
Chief UN weapons inspector Hans Blix said Monday that
Iraq had cooperated in opening sites for inspection
but had fallen short in filling in the gaps in last
month's declaration of its weapons programs.
Give Key Iraq Report to Drumbeat of War
As UN arms inspectors prepared to give the Security
Council a crucial report on Iraq Monday, US and British
officials said they had the proof Baghdad was hiding
banned weapons, laying it open to attack.
demands Iraqi oil rights to drop veto
Bush planned Iraq 'regime change' before becoming
sets out terms for action against Iraq
Tony Blair on Sunday set out the terms under which America's
closest ally would take military action against Iraq,
on the eve of a report from United Nations weapons inspectors
that could hasten President George W. Bush's decision
to go to war.
given secret files on Iraq
Britain has passed sensitive intelligence information
to UN security council members in an attempt to persuade
them that the Iraqis are systematically failing to cooperate
with the weapons inspectors, bolstering Anglo-American
claims that Baghdad is in breach of UN resolutions
missiles to hit Iraq in first 48 hours
The US intends to shatter Iraq "physically, emotionally
and psychologically" by raining down on its people
as many as 800 cruise missiles in two days.
mass graves for troops
Option would fight contamination
after bio-terror deaths
Times: Powell ties Saddam regime to al Qaeda
Hussein is an atheist who has made a habit of expelling
Islamic fundamentalists from Iraq, Al-Qaeda and Hussein
are bitter enemies
US NEWS HEADLINES
Probe: Aiming High
The commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks wants
to talk to top Bush Administration officials
endorses mixed-sex training
The Army's top brass has concluded that mixed-sex recruit
training is "not efficient" but nevertheless
is a policy worth keeping, according to an internal
US Health Workers Get Smallpox Jabs
Connecticut health workers rolled up their sleeves on
Friday and became the first American civilians to be
vaccinated against smallpox under a controversial government
plan to protect against a biological attack.
Hopes To Fast-Track Judge Picks
Sets brisk agenda for committee
ad for airline seats can't squeak by terrorism filter
It began with a white elephant sale. It ended with a
call from the FBI, checking out the possibility of terrorist
activities - among docent volunteers.