In the News: Dec-12
Brazilian's family slam 'whitewash' over anti-terror shooting - 12 Dec 2008 at 11:38am - LONDON (AFP) - The family of a Brazilian man mistakenly killed by anti-terror police in London slammed an inquest into his death Friday as a "whitewash," after jurors returned an inconclusive "open" verdict.
Navy commander questions land attacks on pirates - 12 Dec 2008 at 11:01am - MANAMA, Bahrain -- The commander of the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is expressing doubt about the wisdom of launching attacks against Somali pirates on land - a proposal the U.S. is circulating to the U.N. Security Council.
Thought for the day:
Man is the only animal that laughs and has a state legislature. -Samuel Butler (1835 - 1902)