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US military rehearses terror hearings

December 18, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from ap/yahoo: The U.S. military is rehearsing for hearings on whether 14 top terror suspects can be held indefinitely without charge as enemy combatants, but defense lawyers say the outcome is preordained. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed,

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ePassports ‘at risk’ from cloning

December 18, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from bbc: The ePassport is one of the many measures pursued by the United States and governments internationally after the horror of 11 September. It will, we are promised, keep the unwanted and dangerous outside

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ex-rep barr quits gop for libertarians

December 16, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from abc news: A former Georgia congressman who helped spark President Clinton’s impeachment has quit the Republican Party to become a Libertarian, saying he is disillusioned with the GOP on issues such as spending and

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white house objects to talks

December 16, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from times online: The White House has made clear its outright opposition to the idea of direct talks with Syria and Iran on the issue of Iraq, after sharply criticising a group of Democrat senators

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border fence firm hires illegal workers

December 15, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from npr: A fence-building company in Southern California agrees to pay nearly $5 million in fines for hiring illegal immigrants. Two executives from the company may also serve jail time. The Golden State Fence Company’s

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2nd colorado evangelical resigns over gay sex

December 15, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from reuters: A second Colorado evangelical leader in little over a month has resigned from the pulpit over a scandal involving gay sex, church officials said on Tuesday. Paul Barnes has resigned from the 2,100-member

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Gates unlikely to rein in Pentagon on intelligence

December 14, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from reuters: Robert Gates is unlikely to rein in the Pentagon’s controversial post-September 11 expansion into intelligence, despite concerns the U.S. military is ill-suited for espionage outside the battlefield, experts say. But Gates, the former

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alleged liquid bomb plot credibility crumbles

December 14, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

Court clears Rauf of charges as much vaunted transatlantic airliner attack dissipates into another staged terror alertfrom propaganda matrix: The alleged ringleader of a much vaunted plot to blow up multiple transatlantic airliners using liquid

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news on the march

December 13, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

Cuban mob attacks human rights protestersfrom washington post: More than 200 Cuban government supporters attacked 15 human rights activists on International Human Rights Day on Sunday, manhandling the demonstrators as they drove them from a