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4:55 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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Alexis Debat Reports / The Blotter:
Captured Zarqawi Aide Spilled the Beans  —  Alexis Debat Reports:  —  An Iraqi customs agent secretly working with Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's terror cell spilled the beans on the group after he was arrested, Jordanian officials tell ABC News.  —  Ziad Khalaf Raja al-Karbouly was arrested by Jordanian intelligence forces last spring.
Ben Johnson / Front Page Magazine:
The Left and the Death of Zarqawi  —  George W. Bush called it "a severe blow to al-Qaeda."  Donald Rumsfeld called it "a significant victory."  Joe Biden admitted it a was "very significant hit."  How did much of the Left describe the killing of al-Qaeda murderer Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi?
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.
Philip Kennicott / Washington Post:
A Chilling Portrait, Unsuitably Framed  —  The frame surrounding an image of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's head, revealed to the world as proof the terrorist is dead, is bizarre.  When the picture was displayed at a U.S. military news briefing, Zarqawi's face was seen inside what appeared …
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.
Discussion: TigerHawk, Power Line and Wizbang
New York Times:
Death of a Terrorist
Baltimore Sun:
TV stations, Web sites exercise little restraint
Associated Press:   Zarqawi Lived Briefly After Attack
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
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.
Discussion: protein wisdom
Laylan Copelin / Austin American-Statesman:
Democrats: DeLay should stay on ballot  —  Judge temporarily stops GOP's process to name ballot replacement.  —  Texas Democrats just can't let go of U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay.  —  Lawyers for the state Democratic Party on Thursday persuaded District Judge Darlene Byrne to stop temporarily …
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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.
Michael Crowley / The Plank:
BREAKING—MURTHA V. HOYER:  —  Major news from the House: Pennyslvania Congressman John Murtha has begun delivering a letter to his Democratic House colleagues announcing plans, should Democrats retake the House this fall, to seek the number-two job of House Majority Leader.
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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.
Christy Hardin Smith / Firedoglake:
Panel News...Of Sorts  —  A little bird told me...well, actually it was Siun...that C-Span will be broadcasting our Plame panel live this morning on the main C-Span channel.  So those of you at home or at work with a TV or streaming internet capabilities are going to be able to watch it right along with the folks in Vegas.
Agence France Presse:
Iran confirms stepping up nuclear activities  —  An Iranian official has confirmed that the country has stepped up its nuclear activities, following a report from the UN atomic agency that said Iran has accelerated uranium enrichment.  —  "Iran has started another stage of injecting hexafluoride gas …
 
 
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