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10 GIs killed elsewhere
Some Marine units were already beginning to pack up in preparation
for a withdrawal, and a Marine commander, Lt. Col. Brennan Byrne,
said the Iraqi force would start entering Falluja on Friday
Gotta be one of
the odder poll results:
poll: War did more harm than good but "worth hardships"
Nearly half the Iraqis polled in a survey conducted primarily in March
and early April said they believed the U.S.-led war had done more harm
than good, but 61 percent of respondents said Saddam Hussein's ouster
made it worth any hardships.
The poll suggested more than half of Iraqis had a negative impression
of U.S. forces in general before the current wave of violence.
NY Times/CBS poll
support for war "down sharply" On whether to pull
out soon or stay, it's a tossup Americans are increasingly critical
of the way President Bush is handling the conflict, according to the
So let's see. What's our swell choice here? A guy who mimed
being a fighter pilot on a carrier versus a guy who mimed throwing
his medals over a fence? An incumbent who sticks with the wrong decisions
based on the wrong facts versus a challenger who seems unable to stick
to one side of any decision, right or wrong?
two Iraq cities, no solution to standoffs
A further incursion into Fallujah -- the only way many Marine officers
say the insurgency here can be squelched -- has been rejected by local
and national Iraqi leaders as an unacceptable risk to tens of thousands
of noncombatants in the city.
isn't it. If you move, you sink, but in order to get out you must
move. Welcome to the quagmire which a certain American president
specifically says is not a quagmire.
You can tell David P. that Yes, I participated in the Battle of Flowers,
but I didn't inhale.
plan revised; proposed state property tax dropped
says Rodriguez's vote-fraud claims "legally too late"
before 9-11 panel today
first year of iTunes, Apple sells more than 70-million songs
walking fish is back (with photo) Maryland authorities
announced Wednesday that the voracious Asian invader, which can breathe
out of water and scoot short distances over land, has reappeared.
He and his friend were debating what to do with the fish, which was
lying on the ground inside the plastic bag. A park maintenance worker
walked up, curious, and stuck his foot near the animal.
Suddenly, Wintermoyer said, the snakehead lunged.
"It put a pretty good tooth mark in his steel-toed boot,"
arrested depositing money from bank heist
sinkhole in West Texas oil field
panel recommends paper ballot backups for touch-screen voting machines
Ten counties with touch-screen voting machines can use them in November
-- but only if alternative paper ballots are offered in each precinct,
a state advisory committee recommended. The vote also would ban other
counties in California from introducing new ATM-like electronic voting
equipment in November, unless the machines include a verified paper
trail of votes cast.
A blonde calls Delta Airlines and asks, "Can you tell me how
long it takes to fly from San Francisco to New York City?"
The agent replies, "Just a minute..." "Thank you,"
the blonde says, and hangs up.
Koreans just love oppression and their leader "Many North
Koreans died a 'heroic death' after last week's train explosion by running
into burning buildings to rescue portraits of leader Kim Jong-Il and
his father, the North's official media reported
Oh, gee, is it lunch
man snatches 30 bodies for soup to heal wife
lost seven years doesn't recognize old family "Cats are amazingly
smart, but not that smart," says Cheyenne's owner.