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December 27, 2007

Oreo 12 27 07 Morning Edition

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 10:19 am
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Oreo 12 27 07 Morning Edition

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OREO
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12 27 07 - Morning Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition: 2]
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1  DISORDER
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Gun seized after Katrina? NRA wants you
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071227/ap_on_re_us/katrina_confiscated_guns
	
"police...taking people's guns without any legal reason"
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Kelly court photos lands woman in jail
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071225/ap_en_mu/r__kelly_fan_arrested
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Judge "also ordered her cell phone destroyed."
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US police fatalities spike in 2007
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071227/ap_on_re_us/police_deaths
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"186 officers as of Dec. 26, up from 145 last year"
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2  AFRICA
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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20071226/wl_csm/ocongopush
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"With the help of an 18,000-strong United Nations force,
thousands of government troops and tons of munitions were
bused and airlifted into...North Kivu Province." "only
a few days into the offensive, the rebels last week coun-
terattacked, sending the army into a disorderly retreat"
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BLUE HELMET GANGRENE
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SUDAN
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South Sudanese rejoin national government
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20071227/wl_africa_afp/sudanpolitics
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"the two sides announced on December 12 that an agreement
had been reached that would pave the way for the return of
the southerners to the cabinet."
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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US troops kill 11 Mahdi breakaways
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071227/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq
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"Both the Iraqi government and the U.S. military each hold
more than 20,000 prisoners detained since the U.S.-led in-
vasion of 2003."
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40,000 PLUS
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAN)
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Iranian Jews say republic safe for them
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071227/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iran_israel_exodus
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"the immigrants were not Iranian"
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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MH  Pakistani opponents in gunbattle; 4 dead
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071227/ap_on_re_as/pakistan
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"pro-government party supporters opened fire on people gather-
ing for a[n opposition party] rally"
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4 EUROPE
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RUSSIAN FEDERATION
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...Putin met with Defence Minister...Serdyukov
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http://www.kremlin.ru/eng/text/news/2007/12/155544.shtml
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"construction of the Black Sea Fleet naval base in Novoros-
siisk is progressing on schedule."
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...Putin met with President of the Supreme Court...Lebedev
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http://www.kremlin.ru/eng/text/news/2007/12/155533.shtml
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"The courts examined more than 7 million civil cases and
almost 6 million administrative cases in 2007, while the
number of criminal cases was close to 1 million"
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5  LATAM
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HAITI
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UN envoy to Haiti addresses sex abuse
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071227/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/haiti_un_sex_scandal
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"Haiti['s] 8.7 million people already have an uneasy relation-
ship with the U.N. force" "now focusing on securing Haiti's
...border with the Dominican Republic"
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BLUE HELMET GANGRENE
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NICARAGUA
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MH  Nicaragua court probes Volz case
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071227/ap_on_re_la_am_ca/nicaragua_us_homicide
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"Supreme Court...investigating two judges who overturned the
30-year sentence and conviction of an American"
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