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2:55 PM ET, June 9, 2006

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MSNBC:
Al-Qaida in Iraq's al-Zarqawi 'terminated'  —  U.S. says it found most-wanted militant by tracking his spiritual adviser  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq - Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al-Qaida leader in Iraq who waged a bloody campaign of suicide bombings and beheadings, was killed overnight by F-16 jets dropping …
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CNN:
U.S. military: Al-Zarqawi alive when troops arrived  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was alive on a stretcher and tried to move off it when U.S. troops reached the wounded terrorist leader after his safe house had been bombed, a U.S. general said at a news conference Friday.
New York Times:
Surveillance and Betrayal Ended Hunt  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq, June 8 —Muhammad Ismael, a 40-year-old Iraqi taxi driver, was standing outside his home in the tiny village of Hibhib on Wednesday evening when something unusual caught his eye.  —  Three GMC trucks, each with blackened windows …
Kim Gamel / Associated Press:
U.S. troops hunt al-Qaida in raids in Iraq  —  BAGHDAD, Iraq - U.S. troops conducted nearly 40 raids Friday in Iraq, taking advantage of information gleaned from searches following Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's death, a military spokesman said, also revealing new information about the man believed poised to take the terror leader's place.
Robert Burns / Associated Press:
Al-Zarqawi said to survive airstrike  —  WASHINGTON - A mortally wounded Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, still alive after a U.S. airstrike on his hideout, mumbled briefly and attempted to "turn away off the stretcher" he had been placed on by Iraqi police, the U.S. military said Friday.
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New York Times:
Death of a Terrorist
John Robb / Global Guerrillas:
IRAQ: ZARQAWI IS DEAD
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Walter Pincus / Washington Post:
Specter Offers Compromise on NSA Surveillance  —  The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee has proposed legislation that would give President Bush the option of seeking a warrant from a special court for an electronic surveillance program such as the one being conducted by the National Security Agency.
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Glenn Greenwald / Unclaimed Territory:
A new low — the Senate seeks to "pardon" the President for past lawbreaking  —  Observing and commenting on the behavior of Arlen Specter is one of the most unpleasant obligations a person can have, but for anyone following the NSA eavesdropping scandal specifically, and the Bush administration's abuses …
Rick Klein / Boston Globe:
Specter ready to force showdown
Carl Hulse / New York Times:
DeLay Bids the House a Torrid Goodbye  —  WASHINGTON, June 8 — Representative Tom DeLay personifies the word "unapologetic."  —  Leaving Congress on Friday under indictment in Texas and under a cloud in Washington for his relationships with a lobbyist and two former senior aides …
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Michael Grunwald / Washington Post:   DeLay Pulls No Punches In Final Speech to House
Elaine Sciolino / New York Times:
Iran Resumes Uranium Enrichment Work  —  PARIS, June 8 — Iran restarted important nuclear activities on the same day this week that six world powers offered it incentives aimed at encouraging the complete suspension of the nuclear work, the International Atomic Energy Agency reported on Thursday.
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Agence France Presse:
Iran confirms stepping up nuclear activities
David Burge / iowahawk:
PARADISE IS OVERRATED  —  Iowahawk Guest Commentary  —  by Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi  —  Former Senior VP, Al-Qaeda In Iraq  —  Howzit swingin', fagsicles?  Yeah, I know all you bitzoches all seen the pictures by now.  Go on and laugh it up chump, like your drivers license photo is all George f**kin' Clooney.
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Associated Press:
Dog Feces Left at Congresswoman's Office  —  Republican U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave's re-election campaign was already heated, and it just got smelly as well: Her staff accused a Democratic activist Thursday of leaving an envelope full of dog feces at Musgrave's Greeley office.
Edmund L. Andrews / New York Times:
G.O.P. Fails in Attempt to Repeal Estate Tax  —  WASHINGTON, June 8 — Senate Republicans failed on Thursday to muster the votes needed to abolish the estate tax on inherited wealth, but supporters of a compromise held out hope for a deal this year that could attract enough Democrats to pass.
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Clarice Feldman / The American Thinker:
Evidence accumulates of a hoax in Haditha.  The weblog Sweetness & Light has done an estimable service gathering together the articles which cast substantial doubt on the charge of a massacre of civilians at Haditha .  Because the blog is too busy gathering and fisking the news …
Paul Marks / New Scientist:
Pentagon sets its sights on social networking websites  —  "I AM continually shocked and appalled at the details people voluntarily post online about themselves."  So says Jon Callas, chief security officer at PGP, a Silicon Valley-based maker of encryption software.
Eric Boehlert / The Huffington Post:
The Washington Times Slimes Democrats With a Lie  —  Wingers online, already high off their I-told-you-so buzz permeating from the killing of Abu Musab Zarqawi (a pro-war buzz we haven't sensed since Saddam was captured, his sons were killed, or his statute was toppled—take your pick) …
Rick Klein / Boston Globe:
GOP takes aim at PBS funding  —  House panel backs budget reductions  —  WASHINGTON — House Republicans yesterday revived their efforts to slash funding for public broadcasting, as a key committee approved a $115 million reduction in the budget for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting …
 
 
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