G.O.P. Leaders Seek Inquiry on Leaks of Government Secrets — WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 - A newspaper report that the Central Intelligence Agency had set up secret American prisons in Europe for the interrogation of terrorism suspects drew calls today for investigations into who leaked that information.
France Declares 12-Day State of Emergency to Curb Crisis — PARIS, Nov. 8 - France declared a 12-day state of emergency today in an attempt by the government to curb the worst civil disturbances in the country in nearly four decades. — The government of Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin used …
Reflections on the Revolution in France* — The rioting by Muslim youth that began October 27 in France to calls of "Allahu Akbar" may be a turning point in European history. — What started in Clichy-sous-Bois, on the outskirts of Paris, by its 11th night had spread to 300 French cities and towns, as well as to Belgium and Germany.
Alito Viewed Positively, But Libby Takes a Toll — Bush Ratings Fall Further — Summary of Findings — President George W. Bush's approval ratings have fallen to another new low, amid a growing focus on alleged ethical lapses in his administration. Just 36% now believe that Bush …
Did the US military use chemical weapons in Iraq? — An Italian state-run TV documentary says yes, a charge the US calls 'disinformation.' — RAI, the all news state-run satellite channel in Italy, aired a documentary Tuesday that accused the United States of using chemical weapons …
Hurt pride shows as France sees world report riots — PARIS, Nov 8 (Reuters) - A barrage of critical world media reporting on the violence in its rundown suburbs is rubbing nerves raw in France, which is more used to hearing praise for its food, its countryside and its opposition to the Iraq war.
President Bush's Walkabout — After President Bush's disastrous visit to Latin America, it's unnerving to realize that his presidency still has more than three years to run. An administration with no agenda and no competence would be hard enough to live with on the domestic front.
Fired CBS News Producer Unrepentant — Journalist at Center of Controversial Report on Bush's National Guard Duty Speaks Out … Nov. 8, 2005 — In her first interview since being fired, former CBS News producer Mary Mapes maintains that her controversial "60 Minutes II" …
Press Briefing by Scott McClellan — Congressional investigation/leak on secret prisons — Torture/CIA exemption? — Reference B — Presidential pardon for Libby? — Illegal immigration — Australia/arrests of terror suspects — France/riots — Presidential apology to Joe Wilson?
Dubya-Cheney ties frayed by scandal — 'There has been some distance for some time' — WASHINGTON - The CIA leak scandal has peeled back the veil on the most closely held White House secret of all: the subtle but unmistakable erosion in the bond between President Bush and Vice President Cheney.
Becoming Part of Sherrod Brown Campaign Story — So a Sherrod Brown staffer used some lines from one of my blog posts. Who frigging cares? This is a ridiculous story from the Cleveland Plain Dealer: … This is the post Brown used to list the cases where Alito has attacked workers rights.
Kansas education board downplays evolution — State school board OKs standards casting doubt on Darwin — TOPEKA, Kan. - Risking the kind of nationwide ridicule it faced six years ago, the Kansas Board of Education approved new public-school science standards Tuesday that cast doubt on the theory of evolution.
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