TGIF/Weekend edition - February 9-11, 2007
NBC's Russert: Witness Stand Unpleasant
Pentagon Says Pre-war Intel Not Illegal
Gates: US has evidence of
Iran helping insurgents
Remember when Libby was on crutches at the beginning of his trial?
Four Marines Killed; US Toll Now 3114 Washington Post, DC
British Police Charge Five in Plot to Kill Soldier Washington Post
AP Again Raises Questions About Military Account of Deaths in Iraq Editor & Publisher
NATO allies question Afghan troop surge Houston Chronicle, TX
Oh, That Wild and Crazy Bush Twin
Barbara Bush (the eldest
twin) mingled, nearly unnoticed...Bush, who is working for a nonprofit
arts-education organization in the city, said she'd skipped seeing shows because
she couldn't get off work. "I thought about calling in sick, but my bosses would
figure it out pretty quickly," she said. .."I've been to enough fashion shows to
know how fun they are," she said, rolling her eyes ever so slightly. "My first
show ever was Heatherette when I was a freshman and Amanda Lepore came out
naked, wearing just lipstick. I'm completely spoiled. Every time I see a show
now, it's like, 'Really? That's all you're going to do?
You just want me to look at the clothes?'"
One in 150 US children suffer autism - reports Food Consumer
It's OK When Republicans Do It
One of President Bush's uncles, William H.T. Bush, was among directors of a defense contractor who reaped $6 million from what federal regulators say was an illegal scheme by two executives to manipulate the timing of stock option grants, documents show.
Speaker, Republicans clash in global warming hearing San Francisco Chronicle
White House Backs Pelosi Washington Post
night, Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy became the first African-American
head coach to win the Super Bowl. And today, President Bush called to
congratulate him. Isn’t that nice? That was very nice, yeah. Yeah, there was a
-- there was an awkward moment when Bush said, ‘I also thought you were great in
the halftime show.’”- Conan O’Brien
It's OK When Republicans Do It
A state senator
used foul language in a talk to high school students in his district,
but defended himself by saying he was just repeating what some students
wrote about him on a Web site.
Pelosi Plane Ordered by Sergeant-at-arms
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi did not request a larger plane for personal use to travel cross-country without stopping, Bill Livingood, the House sergeant at arms, said Thursday.
Livingood said the request was his, and he made it for security reasons.
"The fact that Speaker Pelosi lives in California compelled me to request an aircraft that is capable of making non-stop flights for security purposes, unless such an aircraft is unavailable," Livingood, who has been at his post for 11 years, said in a written statement.
Billionaire Offers $25M Prize to Fight 'Warming'
Khodorkovsky Accused of Stealing $32 Billion in Oil (Update2)
Circuit City closing dozens of stores in US, Canada Los Angeles Times
British cigarette maker to buy US discount brands International Herald Tribune
Northrop Joins Chase For Massive Air Force Contract for Tankers
Clinton must face ‘web insurgents’ Times Online, UK
Judge Keeps Officer's Abu Ghraib Charges
Libby Lawyers to Put Abramson on Stand Guardian Unlimited, UK
Defense claims bias in Russert reaction
"The astronaut love triangle. I love that one. NASA hasn't had this much press since they faked that moon-landing thing in the '60s." --Craig Ferguson
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Venezuelan ambassador says Castro better
Mystery surrounds Anna Nicole Smith's death at Hard Rock in Hollywood Chicago Tribune, IL
Britney no lesbian Monsters and Critics.com, UK
Nowak photo rakes in profits on eBay Houston Chronicle
Brain scan 'can read your mind' BBC News
Flyn Novak, of Haleiwa, Hawaii, takes a flying leap as he wipes out on a huge wave during the third round of the Monster Energy Pipeline Pro, at the Banzai Pipeline in Haleiwa, Hawaii, on the North Shore of Oahu. The contest is one of the most dangerous on the surfing circuit. . One more day of competition will be held by Friday, Feb. 9. (Photo/Carol Cunningham)
Have a peaceful weekend.