TGIF/Weekend edition - December 1-3, 2006
Coalition head: Iraq transfer under way
Publisher to release official Iraq report
Joint Chiefs Chairman: No Civil War in Iraq
Why does Bush need an "Iraq Study Group Report" when we have the "greatest military in the world"?
"It's not that the [Bush] library is going to be extravagant. It's just that he's hiring Halliburton to build it. They're the best." --Jimmy Kimmel
US military deaths in Iraq hit 2,885 OregonLive.com, OR
Iraq data shows 44 pct Nov leap in civilian dead Reuters AlertNet, UK
Death Squads and Fear Rule Iraq ABC News
Soldier Died From 'Huffing' in Iraq San Francisco Chronicle, USA
Saudi Arabia will protect Sunnis if the US leaves Iraq Salt Lake Tribune
Iraqi Shias angry at Saudi remark on Sunnis Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates
Rice urges Arab nations to do more to support Iraq Reuters AlertNet, UK
al-Qaida in Iraq Denounces Jordan Meet Washington Post
Iraq can take reins in June, PM says Globe and Mail
Iraq ministry forms unit to monitor news San Jose Mercury News
Al Qaeda Attack Warning!!!! - Maybe - Not Really.
The U.S. government warned on Thursday of a possible al Qaeda call to attack U.S. financial online services but said there was no evidence to suggest the effort could cause harm...The Department of Homeland Security confirmed an alert had been distributed but said there was no reason to believe the threat was credible.
Hundreds Feared Dead in Philippines Typhoon Voice of America
Polonium tightly controlled in Russia-atomic chief Reuters AlertNet, UK
Scientists examine corpse of former Russian spy Washington Post
Without their knowledge,
millions of Americans and foreigners crossing U.S. borders in the past four
years have been assigned scores generated by U.S. government computers rating
the risk that the travelers are terrorists or criminals.
The travelers are not allowed to see or directly challenge these risk assessments, which the government intends to keep on file for 40 years.
Menu fit for a King
Senator takes on anti-terrorism policies of Bush San Francisco Chronicle, USA
Florida Republicans meet at coastal resort Tallahassee.com, FL
Court hears request to place restrictions on greenhouse gases Wilmington Morning Star, NC
U.S. Companies Archiving Your Emails
U.S. companies will need to
keep track of all the e-mails, instant messages and other electronic documents
generated by their employees
thanks to new federal rules that go into effect Friday, legal experts say.
"There's talk that Vice President Gore could win an Oscar for his movie. ... If he does get it, it would be his first win since the presidency in 2000." --Jay Leno
Cleland won't challenge Chambliss for Senate in '08 Access North Georgia, GA
GOP Rep. Calls Miami 'Third World Country' CBS News, NY
Jeb Bush a Renter?
Jeb Bush, who will soon
vacate the governor's mansion in Tallahassee, is moving to The City Beautiful.
Bush and wife Columba
are renting a
ninth-floor condo in Segovia Tower in Coral Gables.
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Oil Prices Fall Under $63 a Barrel Washington Post
Latest Windows Vista edition promises better collaboration Economic Times
He has no job. He doesn't govern anything. Iraq is in the throes of an
escalating civil war and the elected government there is powerless to do
anything about it. The power in Iraq is in the hands of the militias."-
Jack Cafferty on CNN commenting on the Iraqi PM al-Maliki
Ban on CIA’s ‘Guantanamo Express’ from Irish airports Irish Examiner, Ireland
Baghdad's overflowing morgues have welcomed another grim daily harvest of bullet-riddled corpses as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki met US President George W. Bush and vowed to halt the violence.
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This file photo originally released April 6, 2006, by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass., shows Rockwell's original painting 'Breaking Home Ties,' which appeared on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post in 1954 that depicts a father and son saying goodbye as the boy leaves for college. The painting, which had been discovered hidden behind a fake wall in its owner's Vermont home, was sold for $15.4 million to an anonymous telephone bidder, Sotheby's auction house said Thursday, Nov. 30, 2006.(Photo/Norman Rockwell Museum)