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December 29, 2007

Oreo 12 29 07 Morning Edition

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Oreo 12 29 07 Morning Edition

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OREO
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12 29 07 - Morning Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition: 1]
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1  DISORDER
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THE SUPERPOWER'S RAPSHEET
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Malaysia releases 4 Jemaah Islamiyah terror suspects held
without trial, rights group says
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http://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/ap/20071229/tap-as-gen-malaysia-militant-suspects-b3c65ae.html
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Held without trial?  FOR MORE THAN 5 YEARS
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Ten Saudis come home from Guantanamo Bay
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/071229/2/15e3l.html
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"Public anger over the treatment of Saudi detainees in Guan-
tanamo Bay has been high in the kingdom"   "Two Saudis were
among three prisoners who hanged themselves at the naval base
in June."
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Aussie 'Taliban' released from jail
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/071228/19/15e10.html
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"I will need time to adjust to society and receive medical
care for the consequences of five-and-a-half years in Gua-
ntanamo Bay."
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$156M Terrorism Damage Award Thrown Out
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http://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/ap/20071229/twl-islamic-charities-suit-1be00ca.html
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"failed to require the parents...to properly show a link be-
tween the boy's death and the fundraising activities of the
charities."
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Report: Daughters of jailed Japanese doomsday cult leader sue
over prison care
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http://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/ap/20071229/tap-as-gen-japan-doomsday-cult-4cec4ac.html
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"Japanese authorities do not announce death sentence schedules
in advance and until earlier this month wouldn't even announce
the names of the people they had executed."
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Shame of Imported Labor in Kurdish North of Iraq 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/29/world/middleeast/29kurds.html
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"one of the fastest-growing Middle Eastern destinations for
the world’s impoverished."
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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Pakistan's Khan backs call for Musharraf to quit
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/071229/21/15e2d.html
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"The judiciary should be reinstated.  That judiciary should
conduct an inquiry into what has happened.  Because no one
has any faith in the current judges."
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Pakistan Rudderless After Bhutto's Death
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http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2007/12/28/world/main3652173.shtml
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"[Geo TV Islamabad bureau chief Absar Alam] added that the
country is 'spinning out of control.'"
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JAPAN
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Japanese mayor resigns in US base row: official
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http://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/afp/20071226/tap-japan-us-politics-military-d1078a1.html
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"Iwakuni's budget has fallen short as the central government
scrapped 3.5 billion yen (31 million dollars) in subsidies to
the city because the mayor opposed the plan to host the addi-
tional aircraft."
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KASHMIR
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MH Kashmir police clash with Bhutto supporters
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Rather: Indian police clash with Bhutto supporters
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http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2007-12-28-kashmir-bhutto_N.htm?csp=15
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"the region's main separatist alliance called a strike to
protest the killing."
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VIET NAM
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Vietnam sentences 43 heroin traffickers to death in a month:
officials
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http://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/afp/20071228/tap-vietnam-drugs-heroin-justice-8569f9c.html
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"traffickers had become more sophisticated and dangerous, with
some ready to attack police with firearms and grenades."
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6  SUPERPOWER
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Debate continues on Missouri’s new ‘castle doctrine’ law
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http://www.kansascity.com/105/story/420976.html
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"law...allows lethal force to defend one’s home."
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