Faces Supoenas From 9/11 Panel
chairman of the federal commission investigating the Sept.
11, 2001, terror attacks said that the White House was continuing
to withhold several highly classified intelligence documents
from the panel and that he was prepared to subpoena the documents
if they were not turned over within weeks.
Pelosi Says Wal-Mart Illegal Alien Arrests 'Terrorizing'
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said on Friday police raids
on dozens of U.S. Wal-Mart stores in the search for illegal
immigrants this week amounted to "terrorizing" workers.
through NJ's Division of Youth and Family Services: N.J. Couple
Accused of Starving Four Sons
couple whose adopted teenage sons weighed less than 50 pounds
have been arrested on charges of starving four boys they adopted
through the state Division of Youth and Family Services, New
Jersey's troubled child welfare agency.
14 Dead, 650 Homes Burned As Wildfires Ravage Southland
that have burned for days merged into walls of flame stretching
across miles in parts of Southern California on Sunday, leaving
14 people dead, burning 650 homes and frustrating overmatched
firefighters who worked relentlessly against fierce winds.
Conditions `unacceptable for sick reservists at Fort Stewart
than 600 sick and injured Army reservists enduring long waits
for medical treatment while living in spartan barracks should
be sent to less crowded military facilities closer to their
CBS Anti-Homeschooling Propaganda
examples like Andrea Yates to slate homeschooling as an evil
practice undertaken by freaks and murderers
Sims go Occult
today announced plans to release this October The Sims Makin'
Magic, a new expansion pack to the top-selling PC game of
all time, The Sims. In this supernatural edition, Sims
are granted magical powers with the ability to cast spells
that are playful or deviant.
killing spree revelations shock US
killing spree was either ignored or encouraged by army top
brass, but when an inquiry did take place it lasted for four
years. No one was charged.
to Offer Voluntary Police State ID Card for Use by Sheeple
at Security Checks
Brill, a journalist and entrepreneur, will announce today
a new company, Verified Identity Card Inc., which will offer
customers an electronic card containing data showing that
they are not on terrorism watch lists and do not have certain
felony convictions on their records.
Society: Sony Studying Ways to Embed Cell Phones
Corp is studying ways to let consumers use their cell phones
to buy groceries at convenience stores, pick up the tab for
lunch and pay train fares, the company said Wednesday.
bill would trump California's privacy law
is poised to pass a law that would strike down groundbreaking
rules in California intended to give people the power to stop
banks, insurers and brokerage firms owned by the same company
from swapping their financial secrets.
Office Wants to ID the Mail
a letter may soon require more than a 37-cent stamp. It might
also require a valid photo ID.
stamps' next in war on terrorism
with bulk or commercial mail, the Postal Service will require
"enhanced sender identification" for all discount-rate
mailings, according to the notice published in the Oct. 21
Federal Register. The purpose of identifying senders is to
provide a more efficient tracking system, but more importantly,
to "facilitate investigations into the origin of suspicious
Department drafts RFID policy
U.S. Department of Defense will give radio frequency identification
technology a massive boost with a new policy requiring its
suppliers to use RFID chips.
Brother at your tailpipe? Agency calls for smog sensors
A new proposal to clean Southern California's air would bring
new technology to the war on smog, using roadside sensors
to measure pollutants spewing from tailpipes as vehicles accelerate.
privacy rights open to debate
you share it, it is no longer private," said Atlanta
lawyer Robert Proctor, who specializes in constitutional law.
"You lose any expectation for it to be private. . . .
And what expectations should a child have for privacy for
her books in a classroom?"
shopping carts to roam grocery stores of future
Researchers at IBM recently assembled several of the high-tech
machines for a demonstration at their Industry Solutions Lab
in Hawthorne. Among them were the smart shopping cart, a computerized
produce scale called "Veggie Vision," and a fascinating
projection tentatively dubbed the "Everything Display."
that after we put all this pressure on the mainstream media
proving that Terri is not a vegetable, the big guns begin
to get involved and turn the spin machine on high.
King to interview Terri's shady husband
Anti-Gun Propaganda: Columbine killers video released
of Columbine killers Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris was released
to the public Wednesday by the Jefferson County Sheriff's
wants 'mini-nukes' to fight terrorists
advisers at the Pentagon are backing the development of a
new generation of low-yield nuclear weapons - so-called mini-nukes
- in a controversial report to be published this autumn.
to stop the North Korea bomb
North Korean nuclear programme was not on the agenda for the
Asia-Pacific leaders who met at the Bangkok summit last week.
But they considered the dangerous problem of proliferation
gas link halts Holocaust memorial
on Germany's national Holocaust memorial has been halted after
a company supplying materials for it was linked to the cyanide
the Nazis used to gas millions of Jews.
denies its employees are CIA agents plotting to overthrow
Venezuelan unit of Florida-based security company Wackenhut
denied that the video - presented Wednesday by legislators
allied with President Hugo Chavez - showed CIA agents advising
Venezuelans in June on how to destabilize the country later
Storm over Italy crucifix ruling
controversy has erupted in Italy over a court ruling ordering
a state kindergarten to remove crucifixes from its classrooms.
smallpox jabs leave dozens ill
SCHEME to vaccinate 700 key military and National Health Service
staff against a smallpox bio-terrorist attack has stalled
after dozens of them suffered adverse effects and two were
child alcoholics get their own clinic
is 14, and one of the patients of Russia's first clinic for
child alcoholics. Two others are aged eight.
about the Project for a New American Century in the Mainstream
Project for the New American Century: Why American business
1998, members of the Project for the New American Century
used their position papers to urge the Clinton administration
to take unilateral action against Iraq to enforce inspections
and compliance with the terms of the cease-fire of the 1991
Gulf War. The group continued to send open letters to the
Clinton administration and congressional leaders calling for
the use of military power to remove Saddam Hussein's regime.
BOMBS KILL 19
A suicide bomb at the Baghdad headquarters of the Red Cross
killed 12 people as a wave of attacks hit the Iraqi capital
Knowledge of the Blast
a senior military official said, ''We knew this was coming.''
The official, speaking on the condition that he not be identified,
declined to give details, but said several precautionary security
measures could have been taken, including moving Mr. Wolfowitz
and his delegation out of the hotel, increasing the security
alert and increasing patrols around the hotel. None of those
things happened, he said.
questions Iraq work given to Halliburton subsidiary without
and Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., have asked for an investigation
into how the Bush administration is awarding contracts for
the reconstruction of Iraq, which could cost as much as $100
billion. They also want the General Accounting Office, the
investigative arm of Congress, to determine whether Vice President
Dick Cheney's former company may have received favorable treatment
in their Pentagon contracts.
on the home front: families of US soldiers in Iraq lead anti-war
relatives speak out as death toll rises and morale falls
Military Officer Dies in Rocket Barrage at Baghdad Hotel
New York Times
American colonel was killed and at least 16 people were wounded
early Sunday when a barrage of air-to-ground missiles from
a homemade launchpad slammed into a highly protected hotel
where Deputy Defense Secretary Paul D. Wolfowitz was staying
A century ago, most Americans lived to be about 50. Today
people over 100 make up the fastest-growing segment of the
population. As some researchers bet that children born today
will live to be 150, others say there is no upward limit on
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