Friday, June 19, 2009

In the News: Jun-19

Wordle: In the News: Jun-19

Newly disclosed RCMP email drops bombshell on Taser inquiry - 19 Jun 2009 at 2:58pm - The unexpected disclosure of a key email between senior RCMP officers has raised questions about officers' testimony at the Braidwood inquiry into the death of Robert Dziekanski, resulting in a delay of the probe in Vancouver until September.

Iraq confident about security after U.S. troops leave towns - 19 Jun 2009 at 7:47am - TOKYO (Reuters) - Iraq is confident its security forces can manage alone after U.S. soldiers pull out of towns and cities this month, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said on Friday.

Congress passes restrictions on detainees - 19 Jun 2009 at 5:11am - WASHINGTON -- Legislation to pay for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan this year is on its way to President Barack Obama, but it provides no money for closing the Guantanamo detainee prison and sets tough restrictions on the transfer of its inmates.

Thought for the day:
A great many people think they are thinking when they are really rearranging their prejudices. -William James (1842 - 1910)


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