Votes to Let Governor Intervene in Schiavo Case
Florida House voted Monday to give Gov. Jeb Bush the power
to issue a "stay" in the case of a brain-damaged
woman whose feeding tube was removed last week by her husband's
ripe to resist?
Bush is busily trying to convince Americans that the war in
Iraq is a phenomenal success. Meanwhile, a recent survey conducted
by the military newspaper Stars and Stripes found that half
of the troops described their unit's morale as low and a third
complained that their mission had little or no value. Many
viewed themselves as sitting ducks, rather than soldiers engaged
Democrats Want Outside Voting Machine Audit
legislative leaders called yesterday for independent auditors
to study problems with Maryland's voting machines, saying
they do not trust Republican Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to
resolve the matter on his own.
suspect: 'I had nothing to do with these crimes'
was not clear why Muhammad decided to fire his court-appointed
lawyers, who declined to comment and are serving as
standby counsel and would assist Muhammad if he asks.
Court to Decide Right to Refuse ID
Supreme Court announced yesterday that it will decide whether
people have a constitutional right to refuse to tell police
who they are.
Targetted by the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force for Researching
the Bay Bridge
in his questioning," said Brocato, "John had mentioned
Boys' Latin. And the FBI guy said, 'All I need to know is,
is he a student here?' He said terrorists can impersonate
people to get information. I assured him John McLean was a
student, and he was doing a paper on the bridge. He said,
'You need to know, students need to identify themselves.'
They're very sensitive about bridges and tunnels."
see privacy concerns in Pentagon's data collection
Pentagon contractor may have violated privacy laws by collecting
personal information on more than 1 million JetBlue Airways
customers to develop passenger profiles, according to key
Minister presses ID cards
Secretary David Blunkett has already said that he wants to
press ahead with an ID card scheme - despite reported discontent
about the plan within the rest of the cabinet.
Pols rebelling against Patriot Act
City Council is attacking the federal Patriot Act as downright
unpatriotic. A resolution backed by 29 of the 50 Council members
contends the act threatens "fundamental rights and liberties."
UN Gun Control for the US
3125 would prohibit U.S. taxpayer dollars from being used
support or promote any United Nations' actions that could
in any way infringe on the Second Amendment.
Chips out of fashion at Prada
turns out the ladies who shopped at Prada objected to the
data collected," said Terry Retter, atechnology forecaster
at PricewaterhouseCoopers. "They didn't mind Prada keeping
track of what they bought and when, but they did mind the
store knowing what size they wore."
Irish Police Let Omagh Bomb Through
of victims of Northern Ireland's 1998 Omagh bombing made fresh
demands Sunday for an inquiry into the attack after senior
Irish police were accused of ignoring a warning about the
bomb to protect an informer.
'bin Laden' tape vows suicide attacks
In a new
audiotape, a voice purported to be Osama bin Laden's vowed
there would be suicide attacks "inside and outside"
the United States and threatened countries that were helping
the American occupation of Iraq, including Islamic countries.
Moussaoui not involved
US Federal Bureau of Investigation has concluded that Zacarias
Moussaoui, the only person charged in America in connection
with the September 11 attacks, was not involved in the strikes
Mutiny: Corruption Is U.S. Ally's Biggest Enemy
particularly in the military, is turning the Philippines into
a weak link in the U.S.-led alliance against terrorism. At
the heart of the mutineers' grievances are charges that military
officials are selling weapons to their enemies and launching
clandestine bombings to court more U.S. military aid. Current
U.S. military assistance is estimated at $100 million.
ill' bomb expert missing in Thailand
authorities confirmed today that a mentally ill Canadian explosives
expert was missing in Thailand but said they did not believe
he posed a threat to the upcoming APEC summit.
may have fired second short-range missile in Sea of Japan
Japanese government is investigating unconfirmed reports that
North Korea test-fired a second short-range missile towards
the Sea of Japan (East Sea) Tuesday, a defence agency official
Jong-Il in seclusion amidst nuclear crisis
Koreas unpredictable leader Kim Jong-Il is back in seclusion
as tension mounts again over the Korean nuclear crisis, spawning
rumours abroad about internal troubles or problems with his
agrees to key nuclear demands
Iran has agreed to sign up to tougher United Nations inspections
of its nuclear facilities and to suspend its enrichment of
Force Against N. Korea Only Option
Pentagon adviser Richard Perle says that unless China and
other countries help the U.S. embargo North Korea, military
force remains the only other option available.
VP: US backs Israel's ''acts of terrorism'' against the Palestinians
added that these acts, taken by Israel, enjoy full support
from the US. "The Zionist enemy would not have perpetrated
acts of terrorism against the Palestinians without support,
backing and protection from the American administration which
denies the Palestinian people'S right to resist the occupation."
DAD: OUR SON WAS INNOCENT
parents of chauffeur Henri Paul were still insisting yesterday
their son was not responsible for the crash which killed Princess
Israeli pilot condemns air strikes that hit civilians
F-16 warplanes and Apache helicopters have been busy over
the skies of Gaza, launching four separate strikes against
Hamas targets in the space of a few hours.
Poll: 62% Think Diana Was Murdered
is clamping down on the American people while meeting with
Vicente Fox figuring out ways to get rid of our borders and
give amnesty to millions of illegals
Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox, putting an icy rift
over Iraq behind them, met Monday for the first time in a
year and agreed that their governments would try again next
month to tackle the touchy issue of immigration.
groups attack plan for EU health ID card
European Union took its first step yesterday towards the creation
of an EU-wide health identity card able to store a range of
biometric and personal data on a microchip by 2008.
failure to count civilian deaths 'incredible'
Rights Watch collected evidence of 94 civilians being killed
by the US army in the capital and confirmed 20 cases between
1 May and 30 September. The report said civilians were most
likely to be killed during raids, at checkpoints, and after
firms in post-Ba'athist Baghdad
much of the rest of the commercial world shut out of the reconstruction
of Iraq, Israeli companies are quietly finding a way through
US-imposed roadblocks that favor selected companies and countries
in order to ink contracts
dollars rushed to Fort Stewart
Army said Monday it is sending doctors to Fort Stewart, Ga.,
to help hundreds of sick and injured soldiers, including Iraq
veterans, who say they are waiting weeks and months for proper
Americans Ready for Food from Clones?
the country, companies have cloned at least 100 prize cattle
that are beginning to produce offspring that farmers hope
will generate the meat and milk of the future. But will they
make it to Americans' tables?
Microchip 'could do away with pills'
new microchip, which is just over a centimetre in length,
could provide a way of delivering exactly the right dose at
exactly the right time, therefore making the drug work as
well as possible.
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