Monday, April 28, 2008

In the News: Apr-28

Top N.J. federal prosecutor: Being undocumented not a crime - 28 Apr 2008 at 2:14pm - DOVER, N.J. -- New Jersey's top federal prosecutor told a Latino group that it is a civil offense - not a crime - for immigrants to live in the country without proper documentation.

Accused bin Laden driver walks out of hearing - 28 Apr 2008 at 2:19pm - GUATANAMO BAY, Cuba — Osama bin Laden's driver appeared at his war crimes trial Monday looking disheveled and threatened a boycott when a judge postponed until June a hearing on whether his confinement was affecting his mental health.

Its future uncertain, barrier on the border going up quickly - 28 Apr 2008 at 2:10pm - WASHINGTON -- The U.S. fence along the Mexican border is less a wall than a stuttering set of blockades: half barrier, half gaps.

Guantanamo prosecutor returns as defense witness - 28 Apr 2008 at 11:04am - GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - The former chief prosecutor for the Guantanamo war crimes tribunals was expected to appear as a defense witness on Monday, called in to testify that the tribunal process was too tainted to provide a fair trial for Osama bin Laden's driver.

Court rejects challenge to photo ID voting law - 28 Apr 2008 at 10:12am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge to a law requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, its most important voting rights ruling since Bush v. Gore settled the 2000 presidential election.

Thought for the day:
Liberty without learning is always in peril; learning without liberty is always in vain. -John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)


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