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to the Council on Foreign Relations?
The Council on Foreign Relations reportedly will offer its
presidency to Richard N. Haass, who currently heads the State
Department's policy planning shop and is President Bush's
point person on Northern Ireland
Police Thugs at Work in Canada
Six Vancouver police officers have been suspended over charges
that they picked up three suspected drug dealers, took them
to a Stanley Park parking lot and beat them.
WORLD NEWS HEADLINES
'Get the U.S. Out of Mexico' Campaign
The name United States of Mexico was adopted in 1824, not
in emulation of the United States, but in hopes of developing
a federalist system of government. It didn't work; power remained
centralized in Mexico City.
'Sick being frightened into suicide'
They accept the anguish of the families caring for loved ones
with debilitating diseases, but say that the campaigners are
using publicity to frighten people in the early stages.
SCIENCE, HEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY
Brands Woman's Uterus with His Alma Mater's Initials
surgeon being sued for branding a patient's uterus with
the initials of his alma mater -- the University of Kentucky
-- defended his actions Tuesday as a routine part of a hysterectomy.
Patterson: Another Step in the Government's Incremental
Inganamort: Search For The Missing Iraqis: Ask Daddy Bush
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feds in 9/11 jail abuse
The Justice Department is investigating 33 complaints
that government agents abused people detained after
the Sept. 11 attacks
Coroner finds trooper justified in killing unarmed 12-year-old
boy in the back on Christmas Eve
It's You-Better-Be-Candid Camera
British scientists claim they have invented the world's
most sophisticated lie detector.
For 40 years, the man Pentagon insiders call Yoda has
foreseen the future of war - from battlefield bots rolling
off radar-proof ships to GIs popping performance pills.
And that was before the war on terror.
'Social' Overused as ID
Faced with growing pressure from constituents concerned
about the risks of identity theft, lawmakers are contemplating
ways to curtail use of Social Security numbers for purposes
other than taxpayer identification.
US NEWS HEADLINES
A lack of integrity, money and unity limits investigation
of drug operations
is made to walk naked before co-workers
A U.S. Postal Service manager was forced to disrobe
and walk naked in front of about a dozen employees yesterday
morning by a colleague who threatened to kill her unless
Toddler Puts Illinois Foster System Under Fire
Critics said the scandal indicates the Department of
Children and Family Services needs to reduce its reliance
on private agencies to watch over children in foster
cop tried bribe: DA
A drunk and bleeding NYPD sergeant tried to bribe his
way out of trouble on the night he slammed into a car
on Long Island, killing two Central American immigrants,
prosecutors charged yesterday.
coyote attacks man in yard
Jimmy Hawthorne was riding his lawn mower outside his
home when a coyote ran out of the woods and attacked
Pro-Life T-shirt Is Equivalent to the Swastika Says
The mother of an honor student at Abington Junior High
School in Pennsylvania was told by the principal that
her sons pro-life t-shirt was unacceptable school
clothing because its message was the equivalent of the
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eyes oil field nightmare
America is planning for the prospect that Saddam Hussein
will use his vast oil reserves as a doomsday weapon,
blowing up wells or diverting their flows into the
Tigris and Euphrates rivers.
warns Kuwait to prepare for war
The United States has informed Kuwait that President
George Bush has decided that war against Iraq is imminent.
Local Authorities Join Federal Anti-Gun Crime Effort
Violence Victims, lawmakers Unite to Fight Legal Immunity
for Gun Industry
throws out verdict against gun company in teacher's
Pam Grunow had sued gun distributor Valor Corp. after
her husband was gunned down in a school hallway in May
countries issue ID cards to illegal aliens in U.S.
Guatemala, Honduras, Poland, Peru and El Salvador, aware
of Mexico's success in getting identification cards
to its citizens in the United States, including those
here illegally, have begun or are considering issuing
cards of their own
sea patrols target illegal immigrants
Vessels from five European Union nations have launched
sea patrols in an attempt to combat illegal immigration.
starts 'navy' to stop influx from Africa
The European Union yesterday launched its own "navy"
to patrol the southern shores of Europe and head off
the flotillas that ship illegal immigrants from North
Eligible For Residency
Immigration officials Monday encouraged tens of thousands
of immigrants in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago
and Houston, who are eligible for U.S. permanent residency
under legislation passed in 2000,