September 30, 2003
UPDATED by 10 a.m. MONDAY
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Reserve fears troops leaving
day of ups and downs for Do Not Call list
flag doesn't fly with Texas crowd
survives almost three weeks on ketchup, mustard and dry pasta
new company consults on doing business in Iraq
A group of businessmen linked by their close ties to President
Bush, his family and his administration have set up a consulting firm
to advise companies that want to do business in Iraq, including those
seeking pieces of taxpayer-financed reconstruction projects.
grows over prewar intelligence
let Saudis flee after 9/11?
the days immediately following Sept. 11, 2001, while the airways were
still closed to all other flights, Americans couldn't fly into the country
but relatives of bin Laden were able to fly out.
W.Va., many Bush backers balk at $87b to rebuild Iraq
".. even as the situation in Iraq slides downhill,
and the Iraqi Governing Council demands more autonomy and control, American
officials continue to block local initiatives, and are still trying to
keep the big contracts in the hands of you-know-who."
starts probe of CIA agent leak
journalist confirms getting call about Wilson, wife
Jim Romanesko's media website:
"Mike Allen and Dana Milbank report another journalist confirms
getting a call from an administration official providing information
about Valerie Plame and her CIA job. "The journalist, who asked
not to be identified because of possible legal ramifications, said that
the information was provided as part of an effort to discredit (Plame's
husband and former ambassador Joseph) Wilson, but that the CIA information
was not treated as especially sensitive," write the Post reporters."
assail repatriation flights
Texas officials have joined the Mexican government in
protesting a new US program that each week packs thousands of illegal
Mexican immigrants onto chartered planes in Arizona, flies them up to
850 miles to Texas and shuffles them across the border there.
who flew in crate released on bail
guesses he's made $6.25 million selling land on the moon
1980] He filed his declaration of ownership in the local courthouse and
quickly sent letters to the governments of the United States, Soviet Union
and the United Nations. In those letters he expressed his ownership rights
and intention to sell and subdivide the moon and planets.
"I said if they had any problem with it, let me know," Hope
said. "I am still waiting to hear from them."
inventors develop spaghetti plate with photo
Explorer hole is hackers' 'gold mine'
A long-ignored security hole in Microsoft Internet Explorer is a gold
mine for hackers, providing an easy way for them to plant malicious programs
on vulnerable machines through hacker websites and instant messaging applications.
misusing anti-terrorist powers against journalists?
The 2004 political calendar is front-loaded with key presidential primaries.
This means the Democratic candidate for president could be decided by
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