Wednesday, June 04, 2008

In the News: Jun-04

Obama appoints team to help find running mate - 4 Jun 2008 at 2:34pm - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Barack Obama has asked a three-person team, including Caroline Kennedy, to help lead the vetting of a prospective vice presidential candidate. Kennedy has begun managing the process with high-profile Democratic insiders Jim Johnson and Eric Holder....
It'll probably be Dick Cheney.

Obama says Iraq war makes US, Israel less secure - 4 Jun 2008 at 2:39pm - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The war in Iraq has made Iran stronger and the United States and Israel less secure, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Wednesday in a speech to Jewish political activists....

US: Baghdad explosion was accidental detonation - 4 Jun 2008 at 1:15pm - BAGHDAD (AP) -- The U.S. military says an explosion that killed 15 people was caused by a tractor-trailer loaded with Shiite militia rockets, not by a suicide bomber....

Suicide bomber kills 13 in Baghdad - 4 Jun 2008 at 1:13pm - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 13 people in an attack aimed at a senior Iraqi police officer in Baghdad on Wednesday and gunmen shot dead three U.S. soldiers in northern Iraq, officials said.

McCain urges joint town halls with Obama - 4 Jun 2008 at 12:46pm - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- John McCain is challenging Barack Obama to join him in 10 town hall meetings with voters between now and the Democratic National Convention in August....
Not debates, my friends?

California top court won't delay gay marriages - 4 Jun 2008 at 12:57pm - SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California's Supreme Court denied requests on Wednesday to delay the start of same-sex marriages this month in the most populous U.S. state.

Study secretly tracks cell phone users outside US - 4 Jun 2008 at 1:01pm - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers secretly tracked the locations of 100,000 people outside the United States through their cell phone use and concluded that most people rarely stray more than a few miles from home....

Mukasey defends military commissions for terror cases - 4 Jun 2008 at 11:27am - FARMINGTON, Pa. -- Attorney General Michael Mukasey, defending military commissions to prosecute suspected terrorists, told federal judges Wednesday the upcoming trials will be "in the best traditions of the American legal system."

Ex-Bush health chief's firm wins Sept. 11 work - 4 Jun 2008 at 10:54am - WASHINGTON -- As President Bush's health chief, Tommy Thompson was criticized for not doing enough to help workers exposed to toxic debris from the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center.

3 U.S. soldiers killed, 23 bodies found in Iraq - 4 Jun 2008 at 7:56am - Iraqi villagers and soldiers unearthed at least 13 bodies from a shallow, dusty grave in farmland south of Baghdad, and the U.S. ...

Thought for the day:
I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it. -Edith Sitwell (1887 - 1964)

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