Stocks Tank Amid War Fears
Keeps Return of Iraqi War Dead from Media
National Guard troops returned Thursday to Los Angeles
International Airport, where they last patrolled
the passenger terminals in the jittery months after
deployed at LA airport
Armed US military guards have been deployed at the
international airport in Los Angeles to ward off
any possible strikes triggered by the war in Iraq.
Imprisonment for Any and All Involved in a Protest
That Blocks Traffic
Protesters as Terrorists...
GLOBAL POLICE STATE
US NEWS HEADLINES
the first hearings open in Manhattan today, committee
members are chagrined to be going hat in hand to
Congress for adequate financing. White House assurances
led them to believe needed funds would be included
in the supplemental war budget sent to the Capitol
last week. But the commission's $11 million request
was not there.
Commission Begins Hearings in N.Y.
Commission appointed by Bush Was Originally to Headed
by War Criminal Henry Kissinger
Voting Systems Assailed
Computer Experts Cite Fraud Potential
nears $31 on Iraq, Nigeria woes
Crude futures climbed to near $31 a barrel in New York
trading Monday with traders still concerned about the
war in Iraq and ongoing supply disruptions in Nigeria.
slides as concern grows over long Iraq war
The dollar fell to its lowest level in two weeks versus
major currencies on Monday as traders who initially expected
a short war in Iraq sold the U.S. currency on fears of
a longer, tougher conflict.
SARS MYSTERY DISEASE OUTBREAK
new cases of deadly disease reported in one Hong Kong
officials quarantine one block of apartments
Hospital Closed in Canada
Health officials closed a second Toronto-area hospital
to new patients and said Saturday the number of probable
or suspected cases of a flu-like mystery illness from
Asia continued to increase.
Ban all China Flights
of State Colin Powell last night issued a new
warning to Syria to end its support for "the
dying regime of Saddam Hussein" in next-door
Iraq, or face the consequences.
Syria get grave warning
Concern mounts as Tehran nears nuclear capability; Syria
faces 'critical choice,' Powell says
says it supports 'Iraqi people' against invaders
Syria says it has chosen to support the Iraqi people
against the "illegal" US-British invasion
of Iraq, following a new warning against Damascus from
US Secretary of State Colin Powell.
says US trying to 'cover up blunders'
Syria on Sunday accused the US of trying to divert attention
from problems on the battlefield by claiming that Damascus
had been channeling military equipment to Iraq.
might yet see revolutions in Middle East
In invading Iraq, America ignored not only the Atlantic
Alliance but also three of its closest Muslim allies
Turkey, a NATO member and friend of Israel; and
two key Arab states, Saudi Arabia, the richest, and
Egypt, the most populous
Iraqi Agents Reportedly Meeting
Russian intelligence agents are holding daily meetings
with Iraqi officials in Baghdad, and may be interested
in gaining control of Iraqi secret service archives
if Saddam Hussein's regime falls
Effects of War Hit Russia, Africa
The bombs are dropping on Baghdad, but reverberations
of war in Iraq are being felt in capitals elsewhere.
Claims Litter Iraq Conflict
Almost every day, Britain and the United States have
rowed back from triumphal claims in Iraq after jumping
the gun in the propaganda war
of Reports Favorable to the Coalition Turn out to Be
"We're absolutely sick and tired of putting things
out and finding they're not true. The misinformation
in this war is far and away worse than any conflict
I've covered, including the first Gulf war and Kosovo,"
said a senior BBC news source.
Fired for Iraqi TV Interview
NBC News has fired Baghdad-based reporter,
Peter Arnett, for comments he made during
an interview he conducted with Iraqi state
TV over the weekend, in which he claimed
the U.S. war strategy had "failed"
and that the Bush administration had "underestimated
the determination" of Iraq.
U.S. Soldiers Survive Week in Desert
They said a staff sergeant had ordered them to wait,
and said they would be picked up. No one did. So the
two dug trenches to defend their position, and took
turns on watch.
LUKE WAS NOT EXECUTED
"Nowhere Near" Under Allied Control
Col Vernon warned: "Basra is clearly nowhere
near yet in our hands and we have no way at the moment
of getting humanitarian aid into Basra."
Resistance Was An 'Unknown'
The effort to encourage top Iraqi military leaders
to surrender has been a failure, USA Today newspaper
reports. Intelligence officials say their campaign
of personal calls and e-mails underestimated most
generals' loyalty to Saddam, fear of retribution or
hate for the United States.
wave of anger spreads worldwide
Human chain stretches from Munster to Osnabruck in
Germany as hundreds block Rhine-Main US air base
Rumsfeld Ignored Pentagon Advice on Iraq
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld repeatedly rejected
advice from Pentagon planners that substantially more
troops and armor would be needed to fight a war in
wants to take over Arab world: Belgium
Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, whose country
is fiercely opposed to the war on Iraq, slammed the
United States as "very dangerous" Sunday,
saying it wanted to take over the whole Arab world,
the Belga news agency said.
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