French Muslim group issues fatwa against rioting — PARIS, Nov 6 (Reuters) - One of France's largest Islamic groups issued a fatwa against rioting on Sunday after officials suggested Muslim militants could be partly to blame for violent protests scarring poor neighbourhoods around the country.
Cheney Fights for Detainee Policy — As Pressure Mounts to Limit Handling Of Terror Suspects, He Holds Hard Line — Over the past year, Vice President Cheney has waged an intense and largely unpublicized campaign to stop Congress, the Pentagon and the State Department from imposing …
A DEADLY INTERROGATION — Can the C.I.A. legally kill a prisoner? — At the end of a secluded cul-de-sac, in a fast-growing Virginia suburb favored by employees of the Central Intelligence Agency, is a handsome replica of an old-fashioned farmhouse, with a white-railed front porch.
Bush Declares: 'We Do Not Torture' — PANAMA CITY, Panama - President Bush vigorously defended U.S. interrogation practices in the war on terror Monday and lobbied against a congressional drive to outlaw torture. — "There's an enemy that lurks and plots and plans and wants to hurt America again," Bush said.
Antiwar Sermon Brings IRS Warning — All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena risks losing its tax-exempt status because of a former rector's remarks in 2004. — The Internal Revenue Service has warned one of Southern California's largest and most liberal churches that it is at risk of losing …
Delays Hurting U.S. Rebuilding in Afghanistan — TURMAI, Afghanistan, Nov. 2 - Islamuddin Ahmadiyar, a 22-year-old student, remembers the excitement in this dusty farming hamlet in central Afghanistan when American contractors broke ground two years ago. — A one-story, 12-room health clinic …
Two-Year Blogiversary — Last Saturday marked the second year I've been blogging. I was too busy with my 20th high school reunion to notice. What can I say? It's been a great ride. — While I consider myself a pure blogger, one who enjoys (and in my case, craves) the act of blogging itself …
Court Choice Is Conservative by Nature, Not Ideology — In an office two doors away from Attorney General Edwin Meese III, Samuel A. Alito Jr. found himself at the heart of the Reagan revolution. He was a 35-year-old deputy assistant attorney general and it was 1985.
For Many in Iraq, Death Is Quick and Capricious — Platoon Sergeant's Fate Turned on Factors He Could Not Calculate — KIRKUK, Iraq — His men called him "Big Daddy," and, for many of them, Sgt. 1st Class Robbie D. McNary was larger than life. — He stood more than six feet tall …
Massive Muslim Demonstration Against Al Qaida!! — * 150,000 Demonstrate Against Al Qaida in Morocco — * Protesters Pledge Unity with Iraq! — * "All Moroccans are with Iraq, all Moroccans are innocent," the marchers chanted. — * Rally draws people cutting across political lines
An early edge for Ehrlich's rivals … One year before the 2006 statewide election, Republican Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. trails his two chief rivals, with many voters approving the incumbent's job performance but signaling a desire to return the state to its traditional Democratic roots.
RINO SIGHTINGS — Get out your binoculars and focus: The RINOs have been sighted. — INOs aren't always in the right, reports Professor Bainbridge. Big spending Conservatives used their weight to push the repeal of Colorado's TABOR law, a model of limited government and, by extension, limited government spending.
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