Wednesday, July 08, 2009

In the News: Jul-08

Wordle: In the News: Jul-08

Torture 'outsourced' to Pakistan, British MP charges - 8 Jul 2009 at 1:27pm - The British government outsourced the torture of a British terrorism suspect to Pakistan, an opposition politician alleges.

Mass. sues feds over definition of marriage - 8 Jul 2009 at 12:16pm - BOSTON -- Massachusetts, the first state to legalize gay marriage, sued the U.S. government Wednesday over a federal law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

Israeli report: U.S. and Israel strike settlement deal - 8 Jul 2009 at 9:32am - JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli newspaper said on Wednesday Israel had won agreement from the United States for the continued construction of 2,500 housing units in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, despite U.S. calls for a freeze.

Thought for the day:
The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition. -Carl Sagan (1934 - 1996)


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