Wednesday, December 03, 2008

In the News: Dec-03

Karzai Agrees to Cluster Bomb Treaty - 3 Dec 2008 at 10:27am - In a reversal, the government of President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan agreed to sign a treaty the U.S. has rejected.

U.S. forces in Iraq detain, kill Iran-backed suspects - 3 Dec 2008 at 9:01am - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. forces in Iraq captured two suspected members of an Iranian-backed network and killed a third Wednesday, part of U.S. efforts to target a group it says has attacked Iraqi citizens and foreign troops.

Folk Legend Odetta Dies Of Heart Disease - 3 Dec 2008 at 8:13am - Odetta's folk songs made her a symbol of the civil rights movement. She performed at the Civil Rights March on Washington in 1963 and sang "O Freedom." Her ballads and songs became, for many, the sound track to the American civil rights movement. Manager Doug Yeager says Odetta died Tuesday of heart disease at the age of 77.

Supporters Begin Signing Cluster Bombs Treaty - 3 Dec 2008 at 8:08am - Representatives of some 100 nations began signing a treaty renouncing the use of cluster bombs, even though the United States, China and Russia, reject the pact.

NATO backs U.S. missile shield - 3 Dec 2008 at 7:07am - NATO foreign ministers on Wednesday confirmed their support for U.S. plans to install anti-missile defenses in Europe despite ...

Thought for the day:
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crises. The great point is to bring them the real facts. -Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)


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