Thursday, October 15, 2009

In the News: Oct-15

Wordle: In the News: Oct-15

Republicans fail to block transfer of detainees - 15 Oct 2009 at 1:36pm - WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House have lost a bid to block the transfer of any detainees held at the Guantanamo Bay prison to the United States.

Arctic to be ice-free in summer in 20 years: scientist - 15 Oct 2009 at 8:52am - LONDON (Reuters) - Global warming will leave the Arctic Ocean ice-free during the summer within 20 years, raising sea levels and harming wildlife such as seals and polar bears, a leading British polar scientist said on Thursday.

Khadr's family ties to al-Qaeda worry U.S.: UN official - 15 Oct 2009 at 7:30am - A top UN official says the United States is leery of freeing Canadian Omar Khadr from Guantanamo Bay for fear he will return to al-Qaeda once he is released.

Thought for the day:
If you can't bite, don't show your teeth. -Yiddish Proverb


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