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Israel Doubles Its F-16I Fleet

The F-16I can carry enough fuel to hit targets 1,600 kilometers away (meaning Iran is within range). Israel has been receiving two new F-16I fighter-bombers a month since early 2004, and will eventually receive 102 of them (about 60 have already been delivered.)

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News :: Civil & Human Rights : Crime & Police : Protest Activity : Race & Ethnicity

Anti-Racists Face Serious Legal Battle in Philly

On Monday July 23rd, four anti-fascists from the Philadelphia, PA area were arrested at what was supposed to be a Ku Klux Klan rally in Center City Philadelphia. Jared Schultz, Tom Keenan, Jason Robbins - all of Philadelphia Anti-Racist Action - as well as a member of the Progressive Labor Party - were all arrested and charged with a series of trumped up misdemeanors in a situation that - for all practical purposes - was straight up entrapment.

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights

[btlsummary]Iraqi Opposition to New Oil Law Grows...

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary

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News :: Miscellaneous

Elbit Acquires Ferranti Technologies

On July 26/07, Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it has acquired the entire share capital of the UK company Ferranti Technologies (Group) Limited ("FTL") for £15 million (about $31 Million).

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News :: International Relations

EU prepares for hard-core Chad mission

As the EU sets peacekeeping plans in motion, the size of the force and the rules of its engagement in this hotspot remain key questions.

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News :: Children : Education : Environment : Media : Protest Activity

Dieback! Bel Bows Down! and PGW post *****

I declared them to you from of old, before they came to pass I announced them to you, lest you say, "My idols did them." (Is. 48:5) Re: Cornell; i.e. Big Red; i.e. ".. the Lady in Red! Take my advice, you'd be better off dead!" J. Garcia "Casey Jones"

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News :: Education : Globalization : International Relations : Labor & Class : Protest Activity

Gloria Arroyo’s Economy: NOT WORKING

Today, Philippine President Gloria Arroyo will again address the Congress to give a report on the achievements of her government, and at the same time express her primary focus for the next year. As she did during her previous State of the Nation Address (SONA) speeches, she may yet again boast the economic feats of her administration, including the strengthening of the peso and the recent booming of the stock market.

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News :: Crime & Police

Senators hammer Gonzales on Ashcroft hospital visit

Sparking the ire of several members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales claimed on Tuesday that the controversial 2004 hospital visit he made to his predecessor, John Ashcroft, dealt not with the warrantless eavesdropping that the administration has confirmed but with an entirely different program.

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Commentary :: Elections & Legislation

Presidential Candidate Wants Iraq Vote on Ballots

Many top Congressional Democrats and Republicans are now taking the position that it will be necessary for the US to maintain a military presence in Iraq into 2009. Despite plummeting American support for the Iraq War, Congress continues to support the occupation and American imperialism. Stewart Alexander, a presidential hopeful with Peace and Freedom Party, believes it has become necessary to put the Iraq War vote in the hands of the American voters.

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News :: Civil & Human Rights : Globalization : International Relations : Labor & Class : Protest Activity

Filipino workers slam Arroyo for its consistent failure to clip the jobs crisis

A dismal failure! This is the verdict of workers belonging to the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) as they slammed the Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (GMA) administration ahead of her State of the Nation Address (SONA) for its consistent failure to clip the jobs crisis.

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