Wednesday, March 25, 2009

In the News: Mar-25

Wordle: In the News: Mar-25

Pentagon exploring robot killers that can fire on their own - 25 Mar 2009 at 1:35pm - WASHINGTON — The unmanned bombers that frequently cause unintended civilian casualties in Pakistan are a step toward an even more lethal generation of robotic hunters-killers that operate with limited, if any, human control.

U.S. death toll in Iraq hits post-invasion low - 25 Mar 2009 at 1:00pm - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The number of U.S. troops killed in combat in Iraq has fallen to its lowest level since they invaded in 2003, the spokesman for U.S. forces in Iraq said on Wednesday.

U.S. immigrant detentions violate human rights: report - 25 Mar 2009 at 8:52am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The detention of hundreds of thousands of immigrants every year in the United States represents a violation of human rights, Amnesty International USA said in a report on Wednesday.

Durable goods orders jump 3.4 percent in February - 25 Mar 2009 at 8:50am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods unexpectedly rebounded in February, rising for the first time in seven months, according to a government report on Wednesday that could bring some cheer to an economy mired in recession.

Thought for the day:
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends. -J. R. R. Tolkien (1892 - 1973), The Lord Of the Rings


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