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April 27, 2008

OREO 04 27 08

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OREO 04 27 08

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OREO 04 27 08
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition: 1 ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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Editorial | 50 Bullets, No Conviction 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/26/opinion/26sat1.html
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From top: "we respect Justice Cooperman’s verdict"
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To bottom: "We respect that judgment as a matter of law"
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50 - 50 = 0
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AND
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Family of Sean Bell Website 
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http://www.justiceforsean.net/
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Editorial | The Tarnished Brass 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/26/opinion/26sat2.html
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"Candidates for president should also declare their views
about how to market policies to the public and the news
media."
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The Times has to drop a hint!
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See OREO 04 21 08 | DISORDER | "**  Behind Analysts, the
Pentagon’s Hidden Hand
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and
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Pentagon Suspends Briefings for Analysts
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/26/washington/26analyst.html
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Sect Children Face Another World, but Still No TV
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/26/us/26raid.html?pagewanted=all
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"A damning 2004 state report found
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that the system was overwhelmed with caseloads and staff
turnover,
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that children with violent criminal records were being
mixed in the general foster-care population"
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AND
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"A study in 2006 by the Texas Department of Health Ser-
vices said that more than half of all foster children
ages 13 to 17 were being given psychotropic drugs to
control behavior."
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AND
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"traditional foster homes —-the presumed next step in the
F.L.D.S. diaspora [= disappearances]-— are waiting." 
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__THE CIA MUST BE ABOLISHED ROOT AND BRANCH__
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Letters Give C.I.A. Tactics a Legal Rationale
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/27/washington/27intel.html
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"new documents provide more details about how the admini-
stration intends to determine whether a specific technique
would be legal, depending on the circumstances involved."
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FATAL WINKS AND FATAL NODS
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**  The New Economics of Hunger | A brutal convergence
of events has hit an unprepared global market, and grain
prices are sky high.  The world's poor suffer most
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/26/AR2008042602041_pf.html
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"Few believe prices will go back to where they were in
early 2006, suggesting that the world [?] must cope with
a new reality of more expensive food." "significant sub-
sidies and other barriers meant to protect farmers --
particularly in Europe, the United States and Japan--
have distorted the real price of food globally"
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"We must not leave the vital issue of feeding people to
the mercy of market laws and international speculation."
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IT'S COMMIE PROPAGANDA, THAT'S WHAT IT IS
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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World Bank: Israeli blockade stalls Palestinian economy
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080427/ap_on_re_mi_ea/palestinians_economy
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"In the West Bank...Israel maintains a network of hundreds
of checkpoints, gates and earthen barriers" "virtually com-
plete closure of the Gaza strip"
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THE MIDDLE AGES, SUPERPOWER-PUPPET STYLE
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Friday, 25 April
2008
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http://www.uruknet.info/?p=m43436&hd=&size=1&l=e
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Item 2: Thursday bombing in al-Kubaysah [Al-Anbar Province]
reportedly leaves two US troops dead [and six wounded]
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Iraqi lawmaker accuses U.S. forces of using prohibited
weapons in Sadr City attacks
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http://66.111.34.180/look/english/article.tpl?IdLanguage=1&IdPublication=4&NrArticle=77489&NrIssue=2&NrSection=1
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"Cogent evidence were shown by the criminal investiga-
tions and forensics' reports that the occupation forces
have used fissile arms during the bombardment of Sadr
City"
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Cluster bomb | Threat to civilians:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cluster_bomb#Threat_to_civilians
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"cluster bombs pose a particular threat to civilians for
two reasons: [a] they have a wide area of effect, and [b]
they have consistently left behind a large number of unex-
ploded bomblets.  The unexploded bomblets remain dangerous
for decades after the end of a conflict."
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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Afghan [puppet] president safe after fleeing gunfire at
Kabul event
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080427/ap_on_re_as/afghanistan
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"People at the ceremony ducked for cover then fled —-among
them Afghan [puppet] police and soldiers"
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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Pakistan Is at an Impasse Over Reinstating Judges
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/26/AR2008042601844.html
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"Known as the Murree Declaration, the agreement [of the
two parties] called for Parliament to pass a resolution
reinstating all the judges within 30 days of the new
government's swearing-in."
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"Parliament is debating whether the resolution on the
judges should shorten the terms of high court justices,
which could effectively lead to an earlier retirement."
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AH, WHAT SLY DOGS THEY ARE!
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See Oreo 03 08 08 Evening Edition | ASIA | THE BU$H PLAN
(PAKISTAN) | "Lawyers Rally Against Musharraf Government"
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"Behind the scenes, the United States is playing a role,
trying to dampen enthusiasm for [former chief justice,
Mohamed Iftikhar] Chaudhry who is seen by Washington as
too much of a Musharraf opponent."
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9/11: WHY US?
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INDIA
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Gujarat probe fuelling terror tendency: Bhatt
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http://www.hindustantimes.com/StoryPage/StoryPage.aspx?id=3f5b076f-e881-4b1a-b5a4-01b192ae5afa&&Headline='Gujarat+probe+fuelling+terror+tendency'
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"one of the biggest state-level anti-terror conferences —-
the third in a countrywide series planned by Darul Uloom,
Deoband"
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2002 Gujarat violence | Shah-Nanavati commission:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2002_Gujarat_Violence#Shah-Nanavati_commission
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and
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See OREO 04 06 08 | ASIA | INDIA | "Clerics denounce ter-
rorism at Hyderabad meet" | excerpt
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Darul Uloom Deoband condemns all kinds of violence and
terrorism in the strongest possible terms.  The Confer-
ence expresses its deep concern and agony on the present
global and national alarming conditions in which most of
the nations are adopting such an attitude [violence and
terrorism] against their citizens especially Muslims to
appease the tyrant and colonial master of the West [The
Superpower], which [appeasement] cannot be justified in
any way. It is a matter of greater concern that the in-
ternal and external policies of our country [India] are
getting heavily influenced by these [Superpower-led]
forces.  Their aggression, barbarism and state-sponsored
terrorism not only in Palestine, Iraq and Afghanistan but
also in Bosnia and various South American countries have
surpassed all the records known to human history.  Con-
trary to it [violence and terrorism], our great nation has
always been known for impartiality and its moral and spiri-
tual values.  Now the situation has worsened so far that
every Indian Muslim especially those associated with madras-
as, who are innocent with good record of characters, are
always gripped by the fear that they might be trapped by
the administrative machinery anytime.  And, today countless
number of innocent Muslims are spending their lives behind
the bars and are forced to bear many intolerable tortures.
And, those [CIA-linked sects] spreading terror, attacking
police stations, killing the police in broad daylight and
showing illegal arms are roaming about freely with no
effective and preventive steps being taken by the govern-
ment to check their acts of terrorism and violence.  This
partial attitude has put a big question mark on the secular
character of the government [and is] posing great threats
to the country.  Therefore, this All India Anti-Terrorism
Conference strongly condemns this [partial] attitude and
expresses its deep concern on this partiality of government
officials and declares its continuous joint struggles for
domination of law, justice and secular system.
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THAILAND
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Constitution at center of battle to control Thailand
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http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSBKK8907420080427?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews&sp=true
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"A decorated policeman was shot dead in a Bangkok bar
in 2001 after a fracas with the son of a top politician."
"the son, a military officer, went AWOL"  He was "rein-
stated this week as an army sub-lieutenant."
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"his father, Chalerm Yubamrung, is Interior Minister"
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2007 Constitution of Thailand | The Referendum Return:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Constitution_of_Thailand#The_Referendum_Return
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Passed 14,727,306 v 10,747,441.
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SPAIN
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Spanish mayor [Jose Antonio Barroso] faces jail for
insulting the king 
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/04/26/wspain126.xml
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""The monarchy is corrupt, anachronistic and unnecessary."
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SHUT UP
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UK
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Simon Jenkins | These catch-all terror laws are killing
off British justice | February 17, 2008
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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/simon_jenkins/article3382269.ece
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EU NEEDS TO KICK OUT UK
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Old Bailey opens its unseen files | Transcripts of 210,000
trials from across four centuries are now freely available
online
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/apr/27/law
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The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913:
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http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/
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6  SUPERPOWER
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Anti-war Cindy Sheehan files to take on Pelosi
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http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/04/25/BAU310AJJ9.DTL
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Obama pastor: I had death threats | Jeremiah Wright re-
emerges to say his church has been threatened with attack
...
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/apr/27/barackobama.hillaryclinton
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"journalists had been harassing church members, including
one who was dying in a hospice." "two more interviews
scheduled this week, including an address to the National
Press Club"
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The 1968 Protesters, Then and Now
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/04/26/AR2008042602013_pf.html
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Wachovia part of probe into Latin drug money: [WSJ] report
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http://www.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idUSN2628333820080426
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February 14, 2008

Oreo 02 14 08 Morning Edition

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 12:36 pm
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Oreo 02 14 08 Morning Edition

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OREO
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02 14 08 - Morning Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition:  ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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Alaska Diocese to File for Bankruptcy
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/ALASKA_SEXUAL_ABUSE?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-02-13-22-51-18
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Why?  "negotiations to settle sexual abuse claims failed"
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Mom Exonerated After 13 Years in Prison
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/MOTHER_EXONERATED?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-02-13-22-38-17
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"It was in reviewing evidence for the upcoming [re]trial
that the prosecution's forensics experts made the stunning
find that the girl died of 'acute cocaine intoxication' and
was not slain"
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Bush to Visit 5 Countries in Africa
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BUSH_AFRICA?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-02-13-21-47-52
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"But the continent's turmoil and trouble are not expected
to be Topic A for the president."
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Why not?  THE CIA'S GOT THAT WRAPPED UP
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2  AFRICA
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CHAD
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France says transported munitions to Chad army
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080214/15/15u7a.html
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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Afghan Snipes Risk UK Support
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BRITAIN_AFGHANISTAN?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-02-13-23-01-11
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"Criticism aimed at Britain...by Afghanistan's [puppet]
government threatens to undermine [British] public back-
ing for military action [= aggression]"
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KILL KARZAI IS WHAT'S MEANT
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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Bomb blast kills 3 Pakistani troops
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http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=43072§ionid=351020401
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"at least"
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INDIA
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Andhra [Pradesh] assembly revokes legislators' suspension
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http://in.news.yahoo.com/indiaabroad/20080214/r_t_ians_nl_politics/tnl-andhra-assembly-revokes-legislators-a4b7bec.html
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Suspended "for...demand[ing] adoption of a resolution
seeking separate statehood to Telangana region"  "the
speaker called in marshals to physically lift the mem-
bers out of the house."
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Telangana Rashtra Samithi:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telangana_rashtra_samiti
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Telangana [with maps]:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telangana
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Ministers concerned over media reporting of Mumbai violence
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http://in.news.yahoo.com/indiaabroad/20080214/r_t_ians_nl_politics/tnl-ministers-concerned-over-media-repor-a4b7bec.html
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"day after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thack-
eray was arrested on charges of inciting ethnic hatred and
then bailed out." "Thackeray's supporters attacked north In-
dians - a euphemism for migrants from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
- calling them 'outsiders.'"
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See Oreo 02 08 08 Morning Edition - "Raj's moves unimpeded,
police unwilling to arrest him" which includes 5 wikipedia
references.
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INDONESIA
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Australia Flexes Muscles Following Coup Bid
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http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=41192
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"speaks volumes about how East Timor’s large southern neigh-
bour sees its role in the fledgling nation and the region."
"talk about the arc of insecurity in the Melanesian region."
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IMPERIAL AUSTRALIA
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PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA
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Accusations fly in China/US spy row
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080214/21/15u7b.html
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"Everyone is getting sick of allegations like this on the
part of the United States."
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THE EVIL PEOPLE LOVE DOG-VOMIT
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4 EUROPE
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UK
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Education 'too driven by economic goals'
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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/pressass/20080214/tuk-education-too-driven-by-economic-goa-6323e80_2.html
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"treating school pupils as if they were business products
to be managed rather than children to be educated"
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Piffle, cry the educrats.  "This depressing view of educa-
tion is simply not one that we recognise."
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5  LATAM
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VENEZUELA
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Rodríguez Chacín calls the Metropolitan Police to fight
against paramilitarism
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http://www.abn.info.ve/go_news5.php?articulo=120092&lee=17
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"paramilitarism is a criminal practice conceived by Wash-
ington" "they operate in groups of two or three people."
"especially at the poorest sectors."
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Note: "the Metropolitan Police transfer from the Caracas
Mayor's Office to the Ministry of the People's Power for
Interior and Justice."
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6  SUPERPOWER et al
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Marine Jet Crashes in North Carolina 
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http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/H/HARRIER_CRASH?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2008-02-13-22-45-52
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Duh: "after it lost engine power"
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RCMP slammed for storing secret files on Canadians
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/080213/canada/canada_rcmp_privacy
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well-named "database of criminal intelligence information" &
ill-named "database about national security investigations"
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CLASSIFICATION MUST BE ABOLISHED ROOT AND BRANCH
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(That includes, duh, privatization)
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Owner in disbelief after Vancouver restaurant set on fire
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/080213/canada/vancouver_vancouver_blast
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"When something such as gasoline ignites in the air, it makes
a huge explosion." "At least five businesses were damaged by
the explosion"
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[Indian] Govt raises prices of petrol, diesel
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http://in.news.yahoo.com/reuters_ids_new/20080214/r_t_rtrs_nl_features/tnl-govt-raises-prices-of-petrol-diesel-14e6d93.html
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February 7, 2008

Oreo 02 07 08 Evening Edition

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 5:48 pm
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Oreo 02 07 08 Evening Edition

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OREO
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02 07 08 - Evening Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition:  ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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Mukasey Rejects Criminal Probe Into Waterboarding
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/07/AR2008020701542.html
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"deemed legal by the Justice Department at the time it was
used by the CIA...and as a result the Justice Department
'cannot possibly' investigate whether a crime occurred."
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AH, WHAT SLY DOGS THEY ARE!
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Prosecutor May Have Known of CIA Tapes
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/06/AR2008020603858_pf.html
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"documents...declassified and released Wednesday by the 4th
U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, detail efforts by Moussaoui's
attorneys to send the case back to a lower federal court to
find out whether the tapes should have been disclosed and
whether they would have influenced his decision to plead
guilty."
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PARDON MOUSSAOUI!
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US Admiral Confirms Secret Camp [7] at Gitmo
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/07/AR2008020700317_pf.html
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"[The commander of the military's Joint Detention Group] said
he is preoccupied by the possibility of an al-Qaida attack on
Guantanamo."
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Preoccupied?
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TIME FOR HIS MENTAL CHECKUP
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Required Reading \ Lowering a hidden cost of higher educa-
tion: textbooks [WaPo ed]
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/07/AR2008020700627.html
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Hidden?  NOT FROM PARENTS' WALLETS
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Disorder in the Court: Lawyer Punched
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/07/AR2008020701071.html
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"As Judge...Johnson began to tell Hafer he couldn't choose
his public defender, Hafer landed the first punch."
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Wednesday, 6 February
2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0208/iraqiresistancereport_060208.htm
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Item 1: Resistance fighters blow up puppet police station
in western al-Anbar near Jordanian border
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"arrested all the puppet policemen at the post, tied them
up and then planted explosives around the building.  The
attackers blew up the building, razing it to the ground.
The fighters then released the puppet policemen, threaten-
ing to kill them if they rejoined the puppet police."
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In Seized Video, Boys Train to Fight in Iraq, U.S. Says 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/07/world/middleeast/07iraq.html?pagewanted=all
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PRODUCTION VALUES COURTESY OF CIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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Gates Hits NATO Allies' Role in Afghanistan
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/06/AR2008020604690_pf.html
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MAYBE GATES WILL PULL A FORRESTAL BEFORE LONG
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NATO defense ministers' meeting fails to procure troops for
Afghanistan
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http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2008-02/07/content_7581080.htm
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SO...
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"We do need to move away from the conception that Afghanistan
is NATO's problem and NATO's problem alone."
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...WE'LL HUNT AROUND FOR OTHER MARKS
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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U.S. Helps Pakistan Expand Commando Unit
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/06/AR2008020602559_pf.html
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"It's been ongoing for a while."
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DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF KOREA
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N. Korea hasn't received promised oil, U.S. official says
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http://www.mcclatchydc.com/homepage/story/26881.html
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"received about 20 percent of the 1 million tons of heavy
fuel oil that it was promised in exchange for disabling the
reactor."
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MYANMAR
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Saturday, February 2, 2008 - Left column - Last item
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Two innocent people get injuries in mine explosions in Kya-
ukkyi [Township]
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"With the intention of undermining the State stability, dis-
turbing tranquility, peace and law and order, insurgents are
committing destructive acts employing all means and ways."
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and
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Thursday, February 7, 2008 Left column - First item
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It is necessary for entire national people to remain vigi-
lant with nationalistic awareness
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"the old and new colonialists alike[,] bent on occupying or
holding sway over our Union[,]  have hatched wicked schemes
to weaken our national solidarity, which is the foundation
of the Union"
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Both items at:
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http://www.myanmar.com/newspaper/nlm/index.html
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MONTENEGRO
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MONTENEGRO'S KEY INDUSTRY ON STRIKE
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February 7, 2008 - Item 3
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"police officers were called in to prevent possible clashes
after management sacked five workers." "Montenegro's largest
employer...KAP [Kombinat Aluminijuma Podgorica] is owned by
the Russian aluminum giant Rusal, whose owner...is one of
Russia's wealthiest men"
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http://www.rferl.org/newsline/4-see.asp
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RUSSIAN FEDERATION
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February 7, 2008 - Item 4
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GEORGIAN PRIME MINISTER HAILS PUTIN'S HIGHWAY PROPOSAL
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"new transport corridor linking Georgia and Russia via
Daghestan"
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http://www.rferl.org/newsline/2-tca.asp
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SEE Oreo 02 06 08 Morning Edition - "Putin visited the
troops deployed in Dagestan...." under RUSSIAN FEDERA-
TION
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5  LATAM
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ARGENTINA
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Argentina Rejects IMF Monitoring
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http://www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=155A6007-7E6F-4675-8138-3E994CF71ECE)&language=EN
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SELF-RESPECT, IMAGINE THAT
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GUATEMALA
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Guatemala Slams Destabilization Plan
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http://www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=5705E2A4-FDDD-4481-B895-4932DDE98A25)&language=EN
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"the aim of those crimes against drivers is to motivate a
general strike in transportation service and generate un-
governability."
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CIA JOY
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S.&P. to Overhaul Its Credit-Rating Process
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http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/business/reuters-ratings.html
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"27 steps...aimed at increasing confidence in credit
ratings."
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WHAT ABOUT THEIR VALIDITY?
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February 4, 2008

Oreo 02 04 08 Morning Edition

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Oreo 02 04 08 Morning Edition

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OREO
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02 04 08 - Morning Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition: 1]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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Nine British soldiers charged after bar brawl in Cyprus
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/cyprus/story/0,,2251942,00.html
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"at least 20 British soldiers, all serving at the Dhekelia
base in Cyprus, attacked the owner of the pub and five of
his customers."
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Akrotiri and Dhekelia:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akrotiri_and_Dhekelia
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Duh: "the Sovereign Base Areas Overseas Territory of the
United Kingdom."
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EU NEEDS TO KICK OUT UK
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Inquiry Into 'Bugging' Of Muslim MP
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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/skynews/20080204/tuk-inquiry-into-bugging-of-muslim-mp-45dbed5_1.html
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"police listened in to private conversations between Labour
whip Sadiq Khan and a man awaiting deportation to the US"
"long-standing convention [Wilson Doctrine] that MPs should
not be bugged."
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EU NEEDS TO KICK OUT UK
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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US accidentally kills 9 Iraqi civilians
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080204/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq_civilians_killed
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The *first* clause of The superpower's Declaration of World
$lavery, written in blood:
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THERE SHALL BE NO CIVILIANS EVER AGAIN, ANYWHERE!
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Hundreds of [UK] soldiers 'off sick'
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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/itn/20080204/tuk-hundreds-of-soldiers-off-sick-dba1618_1.html
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"ten battalions recently deployed in the two countries
[Afghanistan and Iraq] left behind a total of around 400
personnel who were 'physically unfit to deploy'"
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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Insurgencies spread in Afghanistan and Pakistan
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/mcclatchy/20080203/wl_mcclatchy/2836564
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"insurgents are expanding their numbers and reach in Afghani-
stan and Pakistan"
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NOTHING CAN GO WRONG, NOTHING!
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAN)
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Iran opens first [home-built] space centre
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080204/19/15qda.html
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"Omid [research] satellite is the Islamic republic's first
locally-made satellite"
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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Blast in Rawalpindi leaves 4 dead
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http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=41619§ionid=351020401
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"bus carrying military medical trainees...near the headquar-
ters of the Pakistani army"
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Punjab (Pakistan):
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punjab_%28Pakistan%29
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and
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Rawalpindi District:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rawalpindi_District
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and
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Rawalpindi [city]:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rawalpindi
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All with maps.
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INDIA
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** Dithering almost cost India its Tajik military facility
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http://in.news.yahoo.com/indiaabroad/20080204/r_t_ians_nl_general/tnl-dithering-almost-cost-india-its-taji-b9e311f.html
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"In 2003, India conducted its first overseas military
exercises with Tajikistan in which a platoon strength of
Special Forces conducted parachute jumps and other commando
exercises."
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"Tajik Defence Minister...Sherlai's Delhi visit last month -
during which he met his Indian counterpart...Antony - has
temporarily stalled India's ejection from the crucially
strategic Central Asian Region"
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IMPERIAL INDIA
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Dushanbe Airport:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dushanbe_Airport
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"Funds made available from unnamed sources will finance
enhancements"
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and
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India to deploy MiG-29 fleet at Tajikistan air base [Aini,
near Dushanbe, the Tajik capital]
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http://www.india-defence.com/reports/1786
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Newsstory dated 04 20 06.
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REPUBLIC OF KOREA
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Growing calls for SKorean [Buddhist] priests to pay taxes
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080204/19/15qdd.html
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"South Korea has about 10 million Buddhists and 13.7 million
Christians"
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REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
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Philippine troops clash with rebels
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080204/2/15q8p.html
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"On February 18, about 6,000 US soldiers will hold conven-
tional and anti-terrorism drills with 2,000 Filipino troops"
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SRI LANKA
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Toll rises from Colombo station bombing
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080203/2/15q0l.html
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"The rebels have been fighting since 1983 for an independent
homeland for Sri Lanka's ethnic minority Tamils after decades
of being marginalised by Sinhalese-dominated governments."
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4 EUROPE
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UK
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[two] Students from every school in Britain to visit Auschwitz
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080204/19/15q90.html
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"how industrialised and mechanised the process of killing
people became at Auschwitz."
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THE GERMAN EUROPEAN HOLOCAUST IS
*THE* PRECURSOR TO 
THE SUPERPOWER'S WORLD HOLOCAUST
AUGUST 6, 1945 --> ON
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Border agency to expand surveillance program to buses,
trains, cruise ships 
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/080203/national/big_brother_travel
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"force buses, trains and cruise ships to provide advance
electronic lists of passengers and their personal details."
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CANADA WAS ONCE AN INDEPENDENT COUNTRY
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Platinum hits record
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http://sg.biz.yahoo.com/080204/3/4ed50.html
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"lifting sister-metal palladium to its best level in six
years"
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SocGen, Israel in money laundering scam
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http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=41606§ionid=351020603
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"Checks trafficked from France were allegedly cleared in
money exchange offices or banks in Israel, where a third
party can clear a check by paying a cash sum, therefore
making it difficult to trace the origin of the funds."
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Société Générale:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soci%C3%A9t%C3%A9_G%C3%A9n%C3%A9rale
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China's state media says top bank [Industrial and Commercial
Bank] sets aside more mortgage crisis funds
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http://www.todayonline.com/articles/235951.asp
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"Bank of China, with 7.95 billion US dollars of investments
in subprime-related securities, [has] the largest subprime
exposure in Asia"
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Industrial and Commercial Bank of China:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industrial_and_Commercial_Bank_of_China
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and
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Bank of China:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bank_of_China
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February 1, 2008

Oreo 02 01 08 Evening Edition

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Oreo 02 01 08 Evening Edition

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02 01 08 - Evening Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition: 1]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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** CIA Finishes Review of Internal Watchdog
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/01/AR2008020102284.html
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"The review raised concerns with some members of Congress...
it was meant to intimidate [the] CIA Inspector General"
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WHY SO?  SEE "New Investigation" AT:
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http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PoliticalEssays/message/965
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RESOLVED: THE CIA MUST BE ABOLISHED ROOT AND BRANCH
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New Dictionary Highlights Nazi Words to Avoid
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http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,531900,00.html
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IT'S BEST BY FAR TO BE PLAINSPOKEN:
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ABOVE ALL, TO SAY AND THINK "THE SUPERPOWER";
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THEN TO SAY AND THINK ITS
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"DECLARATION OF WORLD $LAVERY,"
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"PERMANENT WAR,"
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"PERMANENT SUBVERSION,"
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"CIA,"
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"TORTURE,"
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AND ALL ITS OTHER CRIMES AND CRIMINALS
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The Verdict: It’s Broken [NYT ed]
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/01/opinion/01fri2.html?_r=1&ref=opinion&oref=slogin
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"the government’s failure is not simply sloppy bookkeeping.
It is willful neglect, including the active destruction of
records and the failure to comply with court orders."
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See Oreo 02 01 08 Morning Edition - "Freezing death of two
girls shines light on Sask. reserve in disarray" for the
Canadian version of pillage.
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Judge Grills E-Mail-Deleting Texas DA
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/01/AR2008020102045.html
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"was just tidying up the appearance of his e-mail system when
he deleted more than 2,500 e-mails the judge had ordered him
to produce."
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Fake Bomb Defendant Cites 1st Amendment
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/01/AR2008020101745.html
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"wearing a blinking circuit board attached to her shirt"
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HYSTERIA IS OUR HISTORY
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2  AFRICA
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KENYA
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Thievery Adds to Kenya’s Problems
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/02/world/africa/02kenya.html
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"The crisis in Kenya...is certainly ethnic.  But there is
another, simpler [= fundamental] side emerging." "Give us
money."
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NIGERIA
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Nigeria's Oil Morass \ Shell Takes $716 Million Charge After
Attacks
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/31/AR2008013103634_pf.html
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"took a year and a half for Royal Dutch Shell to make repairs
and get part of [a key oil export terminal] running again. It
took just two months for insurgents to shut it down again."
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WHAT PART OF "NO" IS IT THAT'S SO HARD TO UNDERSTAND?
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Nigeria:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigeria
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Economy of Nigeria:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Nigeria
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Oil?  See under "Industry."
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Thursday, 31 January
2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0208/iraqiresistancereport_310108.htm
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Item 4: US forces arrest tribal leader who refused to join
“Awakening” collaborator police
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"US forces stormed into the home of the shaykh.  They ran-
sacked the home, broke some of the furniture, arrested the
shaykh and five members of the tribe and left, taking the
captives’ cars”
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5  LATAM
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BRAZIL
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Judge bans Holocaust-themed Rio Carnival float
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http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSN3131385820080131?sp=true
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Brazilian Carnival:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazilian_Carnival
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Samba schools:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samba_school
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Viradouro, São Paulo
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viradouro
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There is a São Paulo Samba Schools League
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U.S. Economy Unexpectedly Sheds 17,000 Jobs 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/01/business/01cnd-econ.html
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China and Alcoa Buy Stake in Rio Tinto
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/01/business/worldbusiness/01cnd-mine.html
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THE BIG BOYS ARE FIGHTING IT OUT IN THE MUD
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FBI Director: Mortgage Fraud Substantial
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/01/AR2008020100118.html
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"There is not a state that does not have some investigation."
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January 30, 2008

Oreo 01 30 08 Morning Edition

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 11:31 am
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Oreo 01 30 08 Morning Edition

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01 30 08 - Morning Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition:  ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition: 1]
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1  DISORDER
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Australian police chief calls for terror case blackout
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http://in.news.yahoo.com/reuters_ids_new/20080130/r_t_rtrs_nl_crime/tnl-australian-police-chief-calls-for-te-0a32fe6.html
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"Australian Federal Police Commissioner...said the public
right to be informed about terrorism investigations should
come second to the ability of security forces to operate
against suspects in secret."
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THE STATE IS SUPREME, THE PUBLIC IS S.O.L
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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No agreement from UN [Security Council] on Gaza situation
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080130/21/15onl.html
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"After eight days of negotiations, there was no bridging the
divide between the US, a staunch ally of Israel, and Libya,
representing the Arab world."
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NO BRIDGING THE DIVIDE
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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Afghan [puppet] chief doubts more troops needed
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080130/2/15onk.html
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"'I am not sure whether deploying more troops would be the
right answer,' Karzai told German newspaper Die Welt."
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BU$H SOB
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India to build Afghanistan's parliament house
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http://in.news.yahoo.com/indiaabroad/20080130/r_t_ians_nl_general/tnl-india-to-build-afghanistan-s-parliam-b9e311f.html
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INDIA HAS JOINED THE SUPERPOWER'S WAR
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAN)
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Iran: Americans weary of 'cliché Bush'
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http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=40906§ionid=351020101
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"We advise the US president to deal with the real issues of
concern for Americans such as...the declining mental health
of US soldiers in Iraq"
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INDIA
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Border row raked up before prime minister's Arunachal visit
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http://in.news.yahoo.com/indiaabroad/20080130/r_t_ians_nl_politics/tnl-border-row-raked-up-before-prime-min-a4b7bec.html
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"The border dispute with China was inherited by India from
British colonial rulers, who hosted a 1914 conference with
the Tibetan and Chinese governments that set the [McMahan
Line] border in what is now Arunachal Pradesh."
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Arunachal Pradesh:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arunachal_Pradesh
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"easternmost state of India." "Special permits called Inner
Line Permits (ILP) are required to enter Arunachal Pradesh
through any of it checkgates on its border with Assam."
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McMahon Line:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McMahon_Line
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JAPAN
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Volunteers lead Japan's bid to maintain global reach
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080130/19/15on1.html
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"despite a soaring public debt that has choked the country's
funds for 'pocketbook diplomacy' [= public bribery]."
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AFTER ALL THAT ISLAND-HOPPING...
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA
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PNG officials accused over AIDS funds
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080130/2/15omf.html
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"misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars intended
to help Papua New Guinea fight its AIDS epidemic." "Austra-
lia's AusAID...said none of its aid money was misused."
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ASSOLUTELY SO
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Papua New Guinea:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papua_New_Guinea
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REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
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MH  Manila slam family planning revoked
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Rather, Manila slum family planning revoked
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080130/2/15oo6.html
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"Philippines has one of the fastest-growing populations in
Asia with around two million babies born every year." "Pres-
ident...Arroyo...relies on the support of politically power-
ful bishops" "USAID has started phasing out supplies and
plans to end the rest of its donation program in 2008."
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Philippine court rules Estrada can keep millions in assets:
spokesman
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080130/19/15oms.html
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"Estrada was sentenced to life imprisonment by a special
court last year for massive corruption but subsequently
pardoned and freed by his successor President Gloria Ar-
royo."
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Joseph Estrada:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Estrada
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SRI LANKA
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S.Lanka bombs rebel positions, army blamed for blast
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080130/15/15oon.html
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After presenting the official story, the newsstory presents
the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam story --sent by way of
email!
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6  SUPERPOWER et al
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Blast shakes east-central Alberta town
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/cbc/080129/canada/calgary_castor_explosion
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"Const[able]...Torpe said he believes the damage from the ex-
plosion and fire will be substantial."
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Alberta:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alberta
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Crisis inflicts fresh wounds, UBS cut deepest
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http://sg.biz.yahoo.com/080130/3/4e951.html
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"The Swiss bank posted a 12.5 billion Swiss franc ($11.45
billion) loss for the last three months of 2007"
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January 28, 2008

Oreo 01 28 08 Evening Edition

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 6:40 pm
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01 28 08 - Evening Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition:  ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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Paul Craig Roberts \ "Your Papers, Please!" \ The End of
American Liberty
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http://www.counterpunch.org/roberts01282008.html
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"For three-quarters of a century, the bills passed by Congress
have been authorizations for executive branch agencies to make
laws in the form of regulations."
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COWARD CONGRESS IS NOT ALL THAT NEW
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The East Berlin Tunnel: Whose Ruse? \ In Cold War Spy Games,
a Coup for the CIA Wasn't All It Seemed
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/27/AR2008012702378_pf.html
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"Unbeknownst to the CIA, the Soviets had known about the
tunnel all along." "So it was the CIA that was snookered"
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RESOLVED: THE CIA MUST BE ABOLISHED ROOT AND BRANCH
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ROOT includes the Security Council
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Names of Officers in Shooting Released
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/28/nyregion/28cnd-Shooting.html
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"officers...involved in the shooting death of an off-duty
officer"
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Mine Operators Often Go Unpunished for Citations
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/27/AR2008012702311.html
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"Preliminary data showed that penalties had not been assessed
against operators for about 4,000 citations the agency issued
between January 2000 and July 2006"
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and
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Mine fines routinely ignored \ MSHA leaders promise reforms
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http://www.sundaygazettemail.com/News/200801260595
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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5 US soldiers killed in northern Iraq
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080128/ap_on_re_mi_ea/iraq
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HERE TODAY, GONE TODAY
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Sunday, 27 January
2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0108/iraqiresistancereport_270108.htm
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Item 8: US spokesman – amnesty law does not apply to prison-
ers held by occupation forces
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"Laws passed by the puppet regime in Baghdad do not apply to
the US occupation forces that really control the country and
for whom the puppet regime works."
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DOD Wants $70 Billion More for Wars
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/28/AR2008012801321.html
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"the money...would be considered an 'emergency allowance'"
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GIMME THE GREEN
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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NATO Needs More Intel on Afghanistan
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/28/AR2008012801922.html
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"There is an increased requirement for intelligence, sur-
veillance and reconnaissance capabilities"
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"DUH" AFTER NEARLY 6 AND 1/2 YEARS
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War in Afghanistan (2001–present):
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_in_Afghanistan_(2001%E2%80%93present)
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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U.S. diplomat dies in Pakistan; suicide suspected
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/28/AR2008012800843.html
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"an immigration and customs enforcement attache from the De-
partment of Homeland Security."
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HIS REAL JOB ?
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4 EUROPE
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RUSSIAN FEDERATION
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Gorbachev Criticizes Russia Elections
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/29/world/europe/29russia.html
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"London, where...Gorbachev is traveling"
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5  LATAM
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CUBA
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Reflections of President Fidel Castro \ Lula (Part Three)
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http://www.granma.cu/ingles/2008/enero/lun28/reflexion3.html
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Part 1:  Oreo 01 24 08 Evening Edition under LATAM
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Part 2:  Oreo 01 25 08 Evening Edition under LATAM
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6  SUPERPOWER
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Racist Displays Persist at Minn. College [St Cloud State Uni-
versity]
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/28/AR2008012801696_pf.html
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"a frightening six-week stretch in November and December when
vandals carved or scrawled more than a dozen swastikas and
other racist images on campus walls, elevators and bathroom
stalls."
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2 Charged in NYC Hate Crime Cases [Ivaylo Ivanov and...]
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/28/AR2008012800945.html
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"another man, Pavel Andreenko, in an unrelated [?] case in-
volving the painting of swastikas in two other Brooklyn
neighborhoods last month."
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YOU'RE IN THE SUPERPOWER, LIKE IT OR LEAVE IT
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U.S., Source of Worldwide Economic Instability
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January 28, 2008 - Item 2
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http://www.kcna.co.jp/index-e.htm
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"The main factor of this worldwide economic instability is
generally traced to the sharp rise of the oil price and the
crisis of housing market in the U.S.   But a close scrutiny
reveals that the consequences of the reckless war policy and 
'anti-terrorism war' of the U.S. underlie it."
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Should Bankers Pay for Their Mismanagement? 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/28/opinion/28mon4.html
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"The subprime strategies...were devised and encouraged at the
very top."
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SEE:
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http://groups.yahoo.com/group/PoliticalEssays/message/963
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Sales of New Homes Fell by 26% in 2007
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/28/business/28cnd-econ.html
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"The housing industry...is in its worst slump in decades"
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Cash-Strapped States Resort to Odd Taxes
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/28/AR2008012801741_pf.html
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"in most cases, the taxpayer doesn't even have a say."
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Stimulus Package Will Boost Deficit
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/28/AR2008012800164.html
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GIMME THE GREEN
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January 26, 2008

Oreo 01 26 08 Evening Edition

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Oreo 01 26 08 Evening Edition

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01 26 08 - Evening Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important  [in this edition:  ]
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MH = Misleading Headline  [in this edition:  ]
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1  DISORDER
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Paul Craig Roberts \ The Profile of a Third World Country \
How Bush Destroyed the Dollar
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http://www.counterpunch.org/roberts01272008.html
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"the day when it can no longer borrow will see the government
paying its bills by printing money like a third world banana
republic."
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2  AFRICA
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KENYA
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Mob Violence Is Tearing Kenya Apart
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/world/africa/27kenya.html
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BU$H JOY
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ZIMBABWE
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Zimbabwe court orders farmer to leave his land
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http://www.mg.co.za/articlePage.aspx?articleid=330704&area=/breaking_news/breaking_news__africa/
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"About 4 500 white farmers owned a third of the country's
land, including 70% of prime farmland before the government
launched the [redisribution] programme."
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and
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British property tycoon arrested in Zimbabwe
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http://www.sabcnews.com/africa/southern_africa/0,2172,163113,00.html
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"Zimbabwean law prohibits the payment of foreign currency for
local goods and services."
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EXPECT A LOAD OF UK HATE-STORIES
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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Israel’s Experimental Pressure Backfires
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/world/middleeast/27mideast.html
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WHO COULD HAVE THOUGHT SUCH A THING?
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Egypt Warns Hamas About Border Violence
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/world/middleeast/27gaza.html
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"a growing fatigue with the Palestinian influx"
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LIKE THE FBI'S "FATIGUE" AT MT
CARMEL BEFORE THE INCINERATION
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Friday, 25 January
2008
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http://www.albasrah.net/en_articles_2008/0108/iraqiresistancereport_250108.htm
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US Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,932
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/25/AR2008012502897.html
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TIMES 4
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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DOD: 412 Military Deaths in Afghan Area
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/25/AR2008012502963.html
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TIMES 3
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DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF KOREA
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Rodong Sinmun on Strong National Defence Capability
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January 26, 2008 - Item 9
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http://www.kcna.co.jp/index-e.htm
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NUKES ARE NOT THE LAST WORD IN WEAPONRY
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INDIA
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In India's Huge Marketplace, Advertisers Find 'Fair' Sells
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/26/AR2008012601057.html
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CASH RACISM
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MYANMAR
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Service personnel to play leading role in pursuit of regional
development, raising living standard of local people, and
peace and stability \ PM makes inspection tour around border
areas in Kachin State, Sagaing Division
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January 26, 2008 - Right column - Item 3
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http://www.myanmar.com/newspaper/nlm/index.html
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"Myanmar is a Union, so all service personnel are to incul-
cate the people with the spirit of adoring other national
races that is of paramount importance for perpetual exis-
tence of the nation, as well as Union Spirit that is true
patriotic spirit with which national brethren live in ha-
rmony sharing joys and sorrows without localism, attachment
to the national race concerned, and dogmatism."
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kachin_State
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"northernmost state"  1989: " the State Law and Order Restor-
ation Council adopted the name 'Union of Myanmar.'  This was
recognised by the United Nations, but [duh] not by the United
States or United Kingdom Governments."
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COLONIALISM CREW
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Names_of_Burma
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5  LATAM
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MEXICO
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Better World March at [World] Social Forum
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http://www.plenglish.com/article.asp?ID=A56A315A-4AA7-4C85-8D85-EBA0BBAC8FAF)&language=EN
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"Another World Is Possible"!  "This year's WSF actions ex-
tended to over 70 cities worldwide, with parallel programs
and events."
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6  SUPERPOWER
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Waving Goodbye to Hegemony [NYT Mag]
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/magazine/27world-t.html?pagewanted=all
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"Pentagonize the State Department"
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DUH-DA  DUH-DA  DUH-DA
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7  $$$$
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Reviewer of Subprime Loans [Clayton Holdings] to Aid Inquiry 
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/business/27subprime.html?_r=1&hp=&oref=slogin&pagewanted=all
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"provide evidence...that the banks had detailed information
about the risks posed by subprime mortgages"
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What’s $34 Billion on Wall Street?
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/business/yourmoney/27kim.html?pagewanted=all
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"The debacle...brought two of the world’s premier financial
institutions to their knees."
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Building Costs Deal Blow to Local Budgets
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http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/26/us/26build.html?_r=1&oref=login&pagewanted=all
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"Many of the projects were conceived when money from property,
sales and income taxes was steady and interest rates low"
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DAMN!
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More Hit Cost Limit On Health Insurance\Consumers Forced To
Explore Options
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/01/26/AR2008012601058.html
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"A small but growing number of American families...are learn-
ing the hard way that simply having health insurance is...not
enough." 
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GOLD IS GOD
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January 25, 2008

Oreo 01 25 08 Morning Edition

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 12:29 pm
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01 25 08 - Morning Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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1  DISORDER
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Bush admin. pays Moussaoui tipster $5M
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080125/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/us_moussaoui_reward
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"Moussaoui recanted his testimony and denied any role in
9/11, saying he lied on the stand because he assumed he
had no chance of getting a fair trial."
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PARDON MOUSSAOUI!
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Judge wants answers on CIA videotapes
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080125/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/cia_videotapes
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"It was only a matter of time before a court ordered the
government to account for its handling — or mishandling —
of evidence in these cases."
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RESOLVED: THE CIA MUST BE ABOLISHED ROOT AND BRANCH
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Philippine defence department cancels chopper contract
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http://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/afp/20080125/tap-philippines-military-helicopter-prob-5cc1ef8.html
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"for six US-made attack helicopters" "specifications in the
bidding contract had been altered without the department's
consent." "Asian Aerospace Corp...local representative of
McDonnell Douglas"
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Lawyer suggests Vancouver police [didn't] want to publicize
[man's] death 
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/080124/national/paul_death_inquiry
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Man?  Frank Paul, an aboriginal.
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Death? "in-custody death"
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3  ASIA
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THE BU$H PLAN (PALESTINE)
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Israel eyeing large-scale Gaza operation
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080125/2/15mwf.html
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"'Probably we will find ourselves there,' [Defence {= War}
Minister Ehud] Barak told AP in Davos, Switzerland, where
he is attending the World Economic [?] Forum."
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Egypt begins closing Gaza border, fueling tensions
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080125/15/15n1c.html
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"using barbed wire and water cannons" "Israeli air strikes...
killed four Palestinian militants in...Gaza town of Rafah"
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Egypt Cheers Films Critical of Police
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080125/D8UCQ3M00.html
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The film, 'Heya Fawda' - Arabic for 'It's Chaos' - is a rare,
frank look at police torture, corruption and political oppre-
ssion that rights groups say is widespread in this top U.S.
ally."
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DEEDS ARE THE ACID TEST
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West Bank violence erupts, Gazans stream into Egypt
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[Reuters has replaced this newsstory with "Egypt begins clos-
ing Gaza border, fueling tensions," above.  Last paragraph of
new newsstory retains the substance of the quote below.]
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/reuters/080125/world/international_palestinians_israel_dc
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"Jewish settlers shot dead two Palestinians and gunmen killed
an Israeli border policeman in two separate incidents in the
occupied West Bank"
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West Bank:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Bank
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Israeli settlements:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israeli_settlement
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THE BU$H PLAN (LEBANON)
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Beirut car bomb kills police intelligence officer
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080125/15/15n1k.html
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"worked for an intelligence unit...close to anti-Syrian [=
pro-Superpower]...leader...al-Hariri." "unit... closely in-
volved in...U.N.-led investigation into the 2005 assassina-
tion of Hariri's father"
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THE BU$H PLAN (IRAQ)
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Army Brutality In Iraq: Report Into Allegations Published
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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/skynews/20080125/tuk-army-brutality-in-iraq-report-into-a-45dbed5.html
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Duh: "It's taken three years for Brigadier Robert Aitken
to produce his 36-page review of claims that UK forces ill-
treated civilian detainees."
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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Roadside bomb kills 4 [puppet] Afghans from U.S.-led force
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080125/15/15n0m.html
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[Canadian] Government refuses to answer key questions on
Afghan POWs, cites national security
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/080124/national/afghan_cda_detainees
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"government stood behind an army of attorneys and the Canada
Evidence Act"
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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Pakistan tests missile, rejects nuclear safety worry
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080125/15/15n00.html
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Kayani: "Pakistani armed forces were...capable of safeguarding
and securing nuclear assets against all categories of threat."
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ALL?  DEEDS ARE THE ACID TEST
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Government Blasts Musharraf Critics
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http://apnews.myway.com/article/20080125/D8UCQE1O0.html
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"But criticism of Musharraf continued at home" "the police
and rangers are busy beating up civil society in the city
streets" --Masood Sharif, "former head of the Intelligence
Bureau, Pakistan's main domestic intelligence agency"
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US willing to send troops to Pakistan
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080125/ap_on_go_ca_st_pe/us_pakistan_military
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"In an Associated Press interview in January 2002...Gen.
Tommy Franks, who headed the U.S. Central Command at the
time, disclosed a deal with Pakistan allowing U.S. troops
in Afghanistan to cross the border in pursuit of...extremist
leaders."
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INDIA
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Poor frozen out of India's boom
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http://news.scotsman.com/world/Poor-frozen-out-of-India39s.3710625.jp
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"government officials asked for bribes of £2,500 for state
government jobs reserved for Dalits."
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalit
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"Dalit is the term used in Western countries for the former
'Untouchables'"
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7  $$$$
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Britain's Brown sets out plan to fix global financial system
[in the Financial Times]
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080125/19/15mwn.html
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"set to address the Davos event later on Friday morning, and
take part in a round-table discussion in the afternoon."
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and
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Gordon Brown \ Ways to fix the world’s financial system
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http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/2bc2289e-caa2-11dc-a960-000077b07658.html
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EU NEEDS TO KICK OUT UK
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January 21, 2008

Oreo 01 21 08 Morning Edition

Filed under: news — jaspar @ 10:13 am
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01 21 08 - Morning Edition
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Newsstories of interest:
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** = Important
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1  DISORDER
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EV'RYTHING'S OLRIGHT 'ERE, GOV
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Smith 'does not feel safe' in London
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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/epolitix/20080120/tpl-smith-does-not-feel-safe-in-london-0a1c1a1.html
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POOR LIL' PUPPY, AAW
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Firm denies conflict of interest
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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/pressass/20080120/tuk-firm-denies-conflict-of-interest-6323e80_1.html
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"recruitment firm headed by the wife of Work and Pensions
Secretary"
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Man dies after stun gun incident
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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/pressass/20080120/tuk-man-dies-after-stun-gun-incident-6323e80_1.html
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"injuries from the taser gun were 'minimum'"
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Heathrow plane removed from runway
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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/itn/20080120/tuk-heathrow-plane-removed-from-runway-dba1618_1.html
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GOOD MOVE
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Pentagon and Contractors One Happy Family?
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http://www.ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=40844
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"Cambone [now of QinetiQ North America]...helped create the
very  office [Counter-Intelligence Field Activity] that is-
sued the contract [to QNA]"
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"q" is pronouced "k"
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RCMP debunks claims Canada dumping 'extreme ecstasy' into
U.S. market 
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/080120/national/us_cda_ecstasy
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Black House Office of National Drug Control Policy news re-
lease "is 'cherry-picking data' to blame Canada."
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THE BU$H PLAN (AFGHANISTAN)
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1 NATO soldier killed, 5 wounded in southern Afghanistan blast
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/080121/world/afghan_violence
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"one attack over the weekend struck a NATO patrol, killing
one soldier and wounding five others"
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THE BU$H PLAN (PAKISTAN)
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Pakistan militants blow up trucks carrying supplies for Afghan
coalition 
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/080121/world/pakistan
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"blew up three trucks carrying provisions for coalition forces
...in the latest of several attacks on a key supply line for
the troops"
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BHUTAN
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Four bombs shake Bhutan, ahead of vote
	
http://au.news.yahoo.com/080121/2/15l86.html
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In the early 1990s "More than 100,000 ethnic Nepalis - a
Hindu minority in Bhutan - fled or were forced to leave by
authorities who wanted to impose Buddhist culture across
the country."
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INDIA
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India launches Israeli satellite: report
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/080121/world/india_israel_space_satellite
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"launch...had been kept secret because of its 'geopolitical
sensitivity'"
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INDIA IS JOINING PUPPET-ISRAEL'S WAR
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stan: see "Indian road engineers," Oreo 01 03 08 Evening Edi-
tion)
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BJP mum as fringe Hindu group targets media
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http://in.news.yahoo.com/indiaabroad/20080121/r_t_ians_nl_politics/tnl-bjp-mum-as-fringe-hindu-group-target-a4b7bec.html
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"protesting against an...opinion poll...conducted by the TV
channel, asking its viewers to name their candidates  for
Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour.  The list
included painter M.F. Husain"
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FOLLOWING UP:
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1) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rashtriya_Swayamsevak_Sangh
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"Organizations which are inspired by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak
Sangh's ideology refer themselves as the members of the Sangh
Parivar."
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2) Sangh Parivar:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sangh_Parivar
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and
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3) Community website for the well wishers of Sangh Parivar:
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at which,
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"My Bharat Ratna goes to the unsung jawan"
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http://www.sanghparivar.org/my-bharat-ratna-goes-to-the-unsung-jawan
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"The secularists are the most sadistic people on this earth.
In a poll on Bharat Ratna, they have included a Hindu hater
M F Hussain"
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so,
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5) M. F. Husain:
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M_F_Husain
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"in 1998 Husain's house was attacked by Bajrang Dal" --which
is a member organization of Sangh Parivar
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PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA
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China vows to end violence by urban inspectors
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http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/080121/world/china_rights_inspectors_beating
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"Violently implementing the law...is in a way the same as
trampling on the spirit of the law."
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4 EUROPE
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SERBIA
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Nationalist wins first round of Serb president vote
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080120/15/15l05.html
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"setting up a run-off with the pro-Western incumbent"
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UK
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Stolen UK tractors sold in Australia
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080121/2/15l99.html
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"They have even stolen seized equipment back from the police"
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01 20 08 Evening Edition.
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HOW TO GET AROUND THE CREDIT CRUNCH
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5  LATAM
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VENEZUELA
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Relatives of Farc hostages request President Chávez to keep
his mediator role
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http://www.abn.info.ve/go_news5.php?articulo=117192&lee=17
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"group of eight relatives of Farc hostages arrived Friday
in Venezuela"
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7  $$$$
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Stocks fall in Asia as Bush plan disappoints
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http://au.news.yahoo.com/080121/19/15l73.html
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"too little, too late or too predictable"
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Leaders head for Davos as chilly winds whip world economy
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http://uk.news.yahoo.com/afp/20080120/tbs-davos-economy-5268574_1.html
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"begins Wednesday"
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