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Monday, December 1, 2003

 

added 11:30 a.m.
Colorado Supreme Court throws out GOP redistricting as unconstitutional The similar Texas case is still in the courts here

Hearing upcoming on Billy the Kid probe While some people oppose digging up the remains of Billy the Kid's mother for DNA tests, many others believe that science should be allowed to silence myth

Man changes name to Bubba Bubba Bubba

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Washington Times
Iraq-al Qaeda link comes in focus The fall of Baghdad has produced new evidence to buttress the Bush administration's prewar contention that Saddam Hussein's regime and Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda had a long history of contacts.

Associated Press
Iraqis dispute U.S. account of bloody firefight Many residents said the Americans opened fire at random when they came under attack, and targeted civilian installations. Six destroyed vehicles sat in front of the hospital, where witnesses said U.S. tanks shelled people dropping off the injured.

Orlando Sentinel
Wounded rolls approach 10,000 As of Friday, 2,401 U.S. troops were listed as wounded in Iraq since the war began in March. At least 424 have died in combat or in accidents.

San Antonio Express-News
Sig Christenson in Germany

It's a hard holiday for wounded On the third Thanksgiving since 9-11, troops are searching for the heart to press on, but it isn't easy. For the wounded, the first move is finding a way to get their lives back together.

Christian Science Monitor
Difficulty of selling a long-term presence in Iraq Bush's Baghdad surprise was a boost to morale - but the US occupation remains a PR minefield.

Stuff Abraham Lincoln never said that we think he did

 

New York Times
Guess Who Wants to Be Governor of Texas
KINKY! "..gives his age as 59, though adding, "I read at the 61-year level."

 

The day after Thanksgiving is NOT the biggest shopping day of the year in America.

 

White House to repeal tariffs on imported steel The move to avert a foreign trade war could produce a political backlash against the president in steel-producing states. Will help the Rio Grande Valley avoid chaos in the citrus markets

Google will limit some drug ads

Bystander shoots alleged car burglar in buttocks

 

On its website, the CIA has posted a news release titled "Iraq's WMD Programs:  Culling Hard Facts from Soft Myths" by Stu Cohen, described as "acting Chairman of the National Intelligence Council when the 2002 National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction was published."

exerpt:
Let me be clear: The NIE judged with high confidence that Iraq had chemical and biological weapons as well as missiles with ranges in excess of the 150 km limit imposed by the UN Security Council, and with moderate confidence that Iraq did not have nuclear weapons.  These judgments were essentially the same conclusions reached by the United Nations and by a wide array of intelligence services—friendly and unfriendly alike. 

 

Michael Douglas enjoyed naked Psycho outtakes

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