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Rice Warns N. Korea Against Missile Test

The secretary of state said that Pyongyang’s launch of a long-range ballistic missile “would be a very serious matter and indeed a provocative act.”

  • More info on North Korea’s preparations for a launch—which could buoy Bush’s campaign for a Star Wars missile defense shield.

  • Posted on Jun 19, 2006 READ MORE


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    From U.S. Embassy in Iraq, a Grim Report

    A private report made by the U.S. Embassy in Iraq, obtained by the Washington Post, paints a portrait of increasing danger faced by its Iraqi employees who live outside the Green Zone: “harassment, threats and the employees’ constant fears that their neighbors will discover they work for the U.S. government.”

    Posted on Jun 19, 2006 READ MORE


    Italians Seek Indictment of American Soldier

    Italian prosecutors want U.S. Marine Mario Lozano to stand trial for the death of Nicola Calipari, a 51-year-old Italian intelligence agent who was killed at a U.S. roadblock in Iraq. Calipari was escorting an Italian journalist who had been released by kidnappers. A report published by Italy last year conflicts with the U.S. version of events and, according to the BBC, cited “the troops’ stress and inexperience.”

    Posted on Jun 19, 2006 READ MORE


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    Noah’s Ark in the Arctic: Doomsday Vault for Seeds

    Norway is starting construction on a massive subterranean complex on the Arctic island of Svalbard to store seeds of all known crops in the world. More than 100 countries have signed on to the project, which is designed to reestablish plants in the wake of an apocalyptic manmade or natural attack. Norway’s Agriculture Minister Terje Riis-Johansen called the vault a “Noah’s Ark on Svalbard.”

    Posted on Jun 19, 2006 READ MORE


    Google and privacy
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    Google Wants to Listen to Your TV to Place Ads

    OK, now this is getting just downright creepy: Google has apparently tested a system that allows your computer to “listen” to your TV, recognize what program you’re watching, and then serve up ads related to that show.
    Freaked out? Check out Truthdig contributor (and Google book author) Mark Malseed on Google and privacy.

    Posted on Jun 18, 2006 READ MORE


    Corporate Wedding
    From Ad Age

    Couple Signs Advertisers to Sponsor Wedding Day

    A marketing-savvy couple has lined up corporate sponsors to help pay for a wedding to be held in a Brooklyn minor league ball park. (Via Salon.)

    Posted on Jun 18, 2006 READ MORE


    Sanity: House Doesn’t Up Funds for Abstinence-Only Programs

    Maybe it was towering piles of evidence attesting to the fact that virginity pledges don’t work, but whatever it was, Congress declined to add more funds to abstinence-until-marriage programs. (Via Salon.)

    Posted on Jun 18, 2006 READ MORE


    DeLay and Abramoff’s ‘Made in the USA’: Shame, Shame, Shame

    Listen to an excellent NPR Weekend Edition story revisiting the Jack Abramoff-Tom DeLay connection to the slave trade, forced abortions, forced prostitution happening in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. DeLay called industry on the islands a “shining light of the Republican Party” during one of many “fact-finding missions” to the region.

    Posted on Jun 17, 2006 READ MORE


    Greenwald Nails Specter on Amnesty Law Lie

    Sen. Arlen Specter went on TV to vehemently deny a Washington Post report that he had proposed legislation which included blanket amnesty for everyone involved with Bush’s warrantless spying. But lawyer Glenn Greenwald has apparently proved that the Post was right in its report—and the Specter had lied about it.

    Posted on Jun 17, 2006 READ MORE


    The Clean Money Campaign Needs Your Help

    A law working its way through the California Legislature would provide for full public funding of credible candidates in statewide races. This is the real-deal way to eliminate the ruinous influence of huge campaign contributions in elections. It’s already working in a few states, and a victory in California could start a nationwide revolution. Check it out. Sign a petition. Join the cause.

    Posted on Jun 17, 2006 READ MORE


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