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It Couldn’t Happen to a Nicer Person…

Conservative hate-monger Ann Coulter is refusing to cooperate in an investigation into whether she voted in the wrong precinct for a local Florida election. She may face felony charges.

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Britain’s Alleged Torture Hypocrisy

A new report from Human Rights Watch accuses the British government of softening protections against torture, abdicating its responsibility to pressure the U.S. against the practice and knowingly deporting terror suspects to countries where they are likely to suffer abuse.

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Voters Focused on Iraq

According to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, Iraq is the most important election issue to voters, 29% of whom approve of Bush’s handling of the war, while 81% believe the Democrats would reduce or end the occupation of Iraq, and 52% of registered voters intend to vote for a Democrat.

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target.com

A Long but Drunken Life

A new study found that obese mice given massive doses of a substance found in red wine enjoyed improved health and increased longevity.  Although the results are promising, a human would have to drink between 750 and 1,500 bottles of wine a day to achieve the dose of resveratrol given to the rodents.

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Hezbollah in Talks With Israel

Hezbollah’s leader, Hassan Nasrallah, said he is in talks with Israel via a U.N. mediator to negotiate a prisoner swap.  The U.N. Security Council resolution that ended the monthlong conflict in Lebanon, during which more that 1,200 people died, called for the unconditional release of the soldiers whose capture ignited the war.

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nwa.com

Website Exposes Airline Security Flaw

Christopher Soghoian created a boarding pass generator, allowing visitors to his website to sneak through airport security with fake documents.  Though the FBI has shut down Soghoian’s site, the flaw that enabled it remains a security threat.

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Early Voting Woes

Early voting is underway in many parts of the country, and voters are already alleging fraud: “Saturday, KFDM spoke to another voter who says it’s not just happening with straight ticket voting, he says it’s happening on individual races as well, Jerry Stopher told us when he voted for a Democrat, the Republican’s name was highlighted.”

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From the N.Y. Times

Military Chart: Iraq Moving Toward ‘Chaos’

The N.Y. Times has surfaced a classified U.S. military briefing that concludes, in chart form, that Iraq is veering toward “chaos.”

  • This is yet more proof that Bush & Co.‘s public statements about Iraq are at odds with the conclusions of our own military. Some people call that lying.

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    Assaulted Blogger Is Pressing Charges Against Allen

    The man whom staffers of Va. Sen. George Allen attacked on Tuesday for asking the senator combative questions is fighting back

  • Watch the attack

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    Bechtel Pulling Out of Iraq

    The massive San Francisco-based engineering company lost 52 of its employees since starting work on reconstructing Iraq in 2003. A Bechtel official apparently accepted some share of blame for the sorry state of Iraq’s infrastructure, calling it “heartbreaking.”

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