PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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"The Bush administration is rushing a delivery of precision-guided bombs to Israel, which requested the expedited shipment last week after beginning its air campaign against Hezbollah targets in Lebanon."

"The southern hinterland beyond Tyre has become a killing zone. Here the dead lie under the rubble of houses destroyed in air strikes and the wounded die in the streets for lack of medical attention."
-Time.com

"Ten months after Hurricane Katrina, the city still does not have a reliable electrical system."

SATURDAY NEWS:
* The Israel-Lebanon war: Fears of a 'humanitarian disaster.' Israeli troops feel a sense of moral clarity.
* Further reading: NPR's series on the troubled history of the Middle East and the West.
* Ethiopian troops expand in Somalia. P.S. guess who is backing them?
* Phoenix struggles with two serial killers.
* Bolton is back up for confirmation.
* Senators call for Bush to block a loophole in the charity tax code.
* The administration quietly changes NASA's mission statement.
* Jellyfish invasion.
* A biologist writes about reconciling faith and science.
* Women take more of a role in TV news.
* The author of the new James Bond novel remains a mystery.

Another reason to avoid MySpace: a banner ad there contained infectious spyware.

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