Tuesday, June 1, 2004 New page by 10 a.m. Monday-Friday
In May this website again exceeded a million hits. Hits from 106 countries included a lot of U.S. military posts, plus Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Belgium, Austria, Switzerland, Brazil, Mexico, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Japan, Norway, Poland, Israel, New Zealand, Argentina and Singapore.
2:35pm San Antonio police chief Albert Ortiz says two 18-wheel propane trucks were stolen here over the weekend, and 15 cannisters of gases (oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide) were stolen from a medical supply company. FBI notes a propane truck was used to blow up Khobar Towers.
Survivors say Saudis let thugs go Saudi commandos cut a deal to let Al Qaeda terrorists escape and stage-managed a dramatic "rescue" of dozens of hostages at a luxury housing complex, survivors and witnesses allegee
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Family member Lt. Eric Morley of Austin, somewhere in Iraq, giving the ol' Thermite treatment to an anti-aircraft gun.
Governing Council dissolved in Iraq A new caretaker government, carefully apportioned among Iraq's religious and ethnic groups, assumed temporary authority from the Iraqi Governing Council Tuesday after a month of wrangling.
SNAFU in Najaf: Iraqi police abandon post The U.S. adviser said no sleeping arrangements had been made for the Iraqis, they had no personal gear for their duties or changes of clothes, and they were given military rations for meals that included pork. Muslims are forbidden to eat pork.
'Sovereignty' at issue in final push for Iraq transition plan Members of UN Security Council are pressing the US to ensure that caretaker Iraqi government has full control.
Concerns rise over chemicals as targets Homeland Security watchdogs call them "prepositioned weapons of mass destruction" for terrorists: huge tanks of concentrated deadly gases that the chemical industry stores near densely populated areas
Base hasn't unified behind Kerry Most polls show that at least 12 percent of all registered Democratic voters say they will vote for Mr. Bush, twice the number of Republicans who intend to vote for Mr. Kerry.
Bush and Kerry both lying in campaigns Scholars and political strategists say the ferocious Bush assault on Kerry this spring has been extraordinary, both for the volume of attacks and for the liberties the president and his campaign have taken with the facts. Though stretching the truth is hardly new in a political campaign, they say the volume of negative charges is unprecedented -- both in speeches and in advertising.
Bush likability not to be underrated Ike, JFK, Reagan, and Clinton all had it - Kerry may need it to beat Bush.
Bush may need broader campaign Despite President Bush's sagging approval ratings at a national level, strategists have long maintained he would make up the difference by working the Electoral College system in targeted battleground states -- the 18 or fewer states where the 2004 presidential race is likely to be decided.
Need a vacation? Prepare to pay If you are traveling to San Antonio, you will pay 2.8 percent more for a hotel room this year than you did last year. The average room rate is now $88.88. The increase in the hotel room rate is greater in Galveston, where rates are up by 8.2 percent, to $85.15. For Corpus Christi, the rates are up only a fraction, to an average of $66.13.
Scott Peterson murder trial begins today Defense will try to convince jury that Lacy was killed by two men in a van
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