PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"The number of terrorist attacks worldwide increased nearly fourfold in 2005 to 11,111, with strikes in Iraq accounting for 30 percent of the total, according to statistics released by U.S. counterterrorism officials yesterday."

"The FBI secretly sought information last year on 3,501 U.S. citizens and legal residents from their banks and credit card, telephone and Internet companies without a court's approval, the Justice Department said Friday. "

Um, ew. "At least a dozen people who had routine operations claim they caught deadly viruses and other germs from body parts stolen from corpses."

I totally don't get the controversy of a Spanish version of our national anthem.

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