Wednesday edition - October 10, 2007
CBS - 10-10-07
Women Killed By Australian Firm Working For State Department Development
Iraqi Officials Condemn Deadly Shooting By Foreign Guards
Rice to meet Russian rights activists
Bush gave a speech on FISA today - not one TV news station carried it live.
"During a recent speech, President Bush said, 'My job is a decision-making job. As a result, I have made a lot of decisions.' Apparently, Bush's decision that day was to write his own speech." --Conan O'Brien
Violence in Iraq kills 56 Reuters Canada, Canada
Turkey warned over Iraq incursion plan
Putin says Iran is not building a nuclear weapon
recent interview, journalist Robert Novak says that in order to get rid of
Senator Larry Craig, the Republican leadership is going to have to 'get him in a
room and slap him around.' When he heard this, Craig said, 'Don't say it unless
you really mean it'" --Conan O'Brien
Coalition of the Willing Dwindling
Britain's decision to bring half of its 5,000 soldiers home from Iraq by spring is the latest blow to the U.S.-led coalition. The alliance is crumbling, and fast: excluding Americans, the multinational force was once 50,000 strong — by mid-2008, it will be down to 7,000.
Subject: Who is your presidential choice?
Who is your favorite candidate? I haven't seen you endorse any person , or did I miss it?
I will endorse whomever wins the Democratic primary.
After watching the plethora of Republican and Democratic debates, I've concluded that the shoes the Democrats wear are smarter than any of the Republican candidates, doncha think?
"Today is Columbus Day. Or, as Native Americans call it, 'Illegal Immigration Day.'" --Jay Leno
How's the World's Biggest Embassy In Baghdad Coming Along?
Shoddy construction work, safety lapses, kickbacks, internal disputes and ballooning costs -- the new US embassy complex in Baghdad is mired in a deluge of problems, with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on the frontline of fire from lawmakers. ...US embassy staff now operate from a crowded palace used by former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
Bartlett on the GOP Field: A Hick, a "Dud" and a Flip-Flopper
Rudy, Mitt Romney go punch for punch at GOP debate
Nampa Man Starts Impeach Craig Movement On Web KBCI CBS 2, ID
Pastor found in wet suits after autoerotic mishap thesmokinggun.com
Drip, Drip, Drip
The Bush administration today was accused of compromising surveillance of al-Qaida by leaking a video of Osama bin Laden 20 minutes after it received a copy from a small private intelligence firm..."Techniques that took years to develop are now ineffective and worthless," Rita Katz, the firm's founder, told the Washington Post...
"According to a poll, Bill Clinton has emerged as an asset in his wife's campaign, with 60% of Americans saying they would be comfortable with him as first husband. While 71% of women say they'd be extremely comfortable with him as a second husband." --Amy Poehler
Bush Places Sixth Among All U.S. Presidents
Hillary Clinton woos voters with French fries Telegraph.co.uk
Clinton proposes universal 401(k)s
Michelle Obama not hurt in Iowa car crash Chicago Sun-Times
Edwards Courts Oregon Union Members The Associated Press
Students try to stop Halliburton UW Badger Herald
Think oil can't go higher? Think again CNNMoney.com
Winter heating bills may rise 11%
Fla. developer calls retreat St. Petersburg Times
Salmonella alert halts pot-pie production
Democrats Warned to Stop Internet Tax U.S. News & World Report
Google expands Street View to six cities CNET News.com
Nobel winners' discovery led to your iPod San Jose Mercury News
Stop, thief! OnStar will brake stolen cars CNNMoney.com
Bartlett Dishes Dirt
Republicans Reject Flag Pins? The Horror!
Only two of the nine presidential
candidates at today's Republican presidential debate wore flags on their lapels.
Former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani both wore flag pins on their lapels while the remaining seven did not.
Judge Halts Plan to Transfer Guantánamo Detainee New York Times
US military plans English lessons for select few Guantanamo detainees International Herald Tribune
Last Friday afternoon, "just like clockwork, Dick Cheney flew over my house" on Kent Island in the Chesapeake, "on his way to his home in St. Michaels," another fan wrote. "I can almost set my watch to his helicopter flights on Friday afternoon and Sunday afternoon."
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'24' actor Kiefer Sutherland gets 48 days in jail New York Daily News
It's Official -- Belmont Bans Smoking In Some Homes NBC11.com, CA
Plants Communicate to Warn Against Danger LiveScience.com
A Nissan Motor Co. staff drives the Japanese auto maker's electric vehicle Pivo 2 out from a tiny parking space during a demonstration of the 'concept' car in Tokyo Friday, Oct. 5, 2007. The ball-shaped car, being shown at the Tokyo auto show later this month, can squeeze into tight spots without backing up or tight steering because its wheels turn 90 degrees and the cabin part of the car turns full circle. Photo/Yuri Kageyama