Monday edition - September 11, 2006
Canadian general who led NORAD on 9-11 praises its performance ...
Bomb hits Afghan governor funeral
'Pessimistic' report on Iraq leaves little hope in Anbar
Yep, the world is an "unsafer" place since Bush took office.
The White House announced that Donald Rumsfeld's shoulder surgery was a success -- and he should be back patting himself on the back again by tomorrow. -- Jay Leno
Marine, hurt in June in Iraq, dies Pioneer Press, MN
US soldier killed north of Baghdad
Iraq bombing claims five Calgary Sun
Iraq Official Calls for Oil Partnerships Washington Post
Iraq to boost military at oil facilities BusinessWeek
Slovaks to pull out of Iraq in six months Prague Daily Monitor, Czech Republic
Saddam trial hears of gas attack
Self-rule vote is halted by Sunnis Seattle Times
Rice on Iran: 'The world is prepared to act' Journal of Turkish Weekly, Turkey
CIA counterterrorism officers have signed up in growing numbers for a
government-reimbursed, private insurance plan that would pay their civil judgments and legal expenses if they are sued or charged with criminal wrongdoing, according to current and former intelligence officials and others with knowledge of the program.
Iran's minister of health has announced that researchers in Iran have come up with a cure for AIDS. Let me guess, the main ingredient is enriched uranium. -- Jay Leno
Earthquake Felt on US Gulf Coast, No Damage Reported Voice of America
a speech earlier today, President Bush said that he will continue to fight
terror by 'using all the tools available.' Then the president introduced
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld as the biggest tool of all." --Conan
Ann Coulter: Liberal theory on Plame controversy disproved Pasadena Star-News, CA
These pictures say it all
Harris, GOP senatorial candidate from Florida, produced this united front by
doing an interview with the weekly newspaper of the Florida Baptist State
Convention. In it, she pronounced the separation of church and state a "lie,"
and warned that if Christians don't stand for election, we will end up "a nation
of secular laws." The coup de grace was this bon mot: "...
If you're not electing Christians, then in essence you are going to legislate
Today is Monday, Sept. 11, the 254th day of 2006. There are 111 days left in the year. This is Patriot Day.
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Oil prices under US$66 a barrel as supply concerns ease, OPEC ... CBC News, Canada
China tightens the leash on media
Unbox reviewers unimpressed
ABC Airs Edited 9/11 Miniseries CBS News
"The president of Iran is coming to the United States. How would you like to be behind him in airport security?" --Jay Leno
Senate to consider allowing harsher interrogation methods Detroit Free Press, United States
Pakistani says life in ruins after Guantanamo jail Washington Post
US Senators Visit Guantanamo Bay
"At a press conference yesterday, for the first time, President Bush acknowledged the existence of secret CIA prisons. Then the president added, 'but don't tell anybody.'" --Conan O'Brien
Cheney Throes It Away
Vice President Dick
Cheney on Sunday backed away from his insistence last year that the insurgency
in Iraq was in its “last throes,’’ but in a contentious television interview he
said that even if he had known in 2003 that his claims that Iraq had weapons of
mass destruction were mistaken,
“we’d do exactly the same thing.’’
Cheney says Iraq war was the right call even without WMDs
Cheney pleased with US progress five years on Independent Online, South Africa
Cheney offers to bet on congressional Republicans Washington Post
Online search engine Google has announced plans to unveil a news archive that dates back over 300 years. For the first time, people will be able to actually view the very first broadcast of Larry King Live. -- Jay Leno
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Anna Nicole Smith's adult son dies in Bahamas Washington Post
Brain scans show unconscious woman played tennis in her head News-Medical.net
Missing US officer arrives in Germany Seattle Post Intelligencer
In Indonesia, Mount Bromo (L) and Mount Semeru (R) volcanos emit smoke, as seen from Penanjakan in Probolinggo. (Photo/Tarko Sudiarno)