Friday, February 29, 2008

In the News: Feb-29

Baghdad embassy project in trouble - 29 Feb 2008 at 2:05pm - WASHINGTON -- Federal officials last year certified as complete the new $600 million U.S. embassy in Iraq, even though the mammoth complex was still plagued by construction defects, a senior House Democrat charged Friday.

EPA justifies blocking Calif. waiver - 29 Feb 2008 at 12:50pm - WASHINGTON -- The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday justified blocking California from cracking down on auto emissions by saying the problems of global warming aren't unique to one state.

US Air Force shoots down blogs, airmen frustrated - February 29, 2008 10:19:00 AM - Citing operational security risks, the United States Air Force has set up new filters in an effort to prevent Air Force personnel from reading blogs. Members of the USAF who use blogs to expand their expertise are frustrated.

AP, others see downside for reporters - 29 Feb 2008 at 11:37am - WASHINGTON -- The Associated Press, reporters groups and advocates for press freedoms urged the Supreme Court on Friday to reject Bush administration arguments that people held by the military in Iraq have no access to American courts.

Thought for the day:
You can't have everything. Where would you put it? -Steven Wright (1955 - )


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