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December 15, 2007

Oreo 12 15 07 Morning Edition

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Oreo 12 15 07 Morning Edition

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12 15 07 - Morning Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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MH = Misleading Headline
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1  DISORDER
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Justice Dept. Seeks Delay on C.I.A. Inquiry
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http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/15/washington/15intel.html
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"Congressional inquiry presented 'significant risks' to its
own preliminary investigation"
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DUH-DA  DUH-DA  DUH-DA
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Clinton Library Got Funds From Abroad
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121402124_pf.html
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"The royal family of Saudi Arabia gave the Clinton facility
in Little Rock about $10 million, roughly the same amount it
gave toward the presidential library of George H.W. Bush"
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LEFT IS RIGHT
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U.S. Immigration Agents Fell Short of Probe Goal
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121402028.html
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"a DHS policy...requiring that 100 percent of suspect appli-
cations be investigated,...overwhelmed claims officers and
immigration investigators with work, rendering the policy
all but useless."
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IT IS TO LAUGH
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Former FDA Chief Fired as Dean of UCSF Medical School
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121402213.html
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"he is a tenured faculty member and plans to stay at UCSF and
teach." 
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FBI Agent's Joke Leads To Mistrial In District
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121402040.html
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"He jokingly said that [jurors] might want to stretch out their
deliberations so he could get another day off from work"
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2  AFRICA
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THE BU$H PLAN (SOMALIA)
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Bomb wounds 12 [puppet] soldiers near Somali [puppet] parli-
ament
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http://today.reuters.com/news/articlenews.aspx?type=worldNews&storyid=2007-12-15T111445Z_01_L15001543_RTRUKOC_0_US-SOMALIA-CONFLICT.xml
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And: "In the capital,...grenades were hurled at [puppet]
government troops patrolling Bakara Market"
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NIGERIA
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Nigerian oil delta rebels pull out of peace talks
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071215/wl_nm/nigeria_delta_dc
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"accused the army of storming the delta community of Gbaraun
last month for no reason, destroying many homes"
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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Sealed Off by Israel, Gaza Reduced to Beggary
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121402214_pf.html
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"I hold every man, woman and child in Israel responsible for
this."
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Hamas marks 20th anniversary with [huge] rally
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071215/ap_on_re_mi_ea/palestinians_hamas
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"This is the real referendum on the popularity of resistance"
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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5 die in blast near Kabul [puppet] police offices
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071215/ap_on_re_as/afghan_violence
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5  LATAM
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Bolivia tense amid autonomy push
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7144447.stm
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"The unity of the country is untouchable, it is not up
for discussion.  There is no referendum to be held on
the country's unity."
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6  SUPERPOWER
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In the Course of Human Events, Still Unpublished.  Congress
Pressed on Founders' Papers
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121402119.html
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"huge portions of the papers of America's founding fathers
are still decades away from being published"
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THAT WAS AMERICA, THIS IS THE SUPERPOWER
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Climate deal sealed by US U-turn
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7145608.stm
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"The US acceptance came just minutes after it had signalled
it would reject the compromise, a statement that drew boos
from delegates in the conference hall."
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Voting Rights Chief to Leave Post
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121401981.html
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"subject of an investigation by the Office of Professional
Responsibility into his travel records and trips he approved
for a subordinate"
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Businesses Will Fight Immigration Legislation
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121402039.html
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"to oppose laws that would punish employers with undocumented
workers on their payrolls."
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7  $$$$
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Sallie Mae Chairman Sells Shares, Resumes CEO Role
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121401942.html
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"Lord has been one of the Washington area's most highly com-
pensated executives."
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Retailers' Shares Fall as Online Shopping Slows
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/14/AR2007121401736.html
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"cash-strapped consumers...waiting for better bargains."
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Comments?  Email:
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