24 June 2006

Possibly drunk pelican hits windshield

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. - The driver was sober. The bird he hit may have been under the influence. A California brown pelican flew through the windshield of a motorist on the Pacific Coast Highway in Orange County Thursday, and wildlife officials said the bird was probably intoxicated by a chemical in the water.

The Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center has received 16 calls of strange bird behavior in the past week, and was holding three other birds found disoriented and wandering through yards and in streets.

23 June 2006

Lawsuit says poisons killed 57 at WTC site

Fifty-seven Ground Zero workers have died and thousands of others have been sickened by exposure to a noxious mix of chemicals released when the World Trade Center was reduced to smoldering rubble, their lawyer said yesterday.

Global warming surpassed natural cycles in fueling 2005 hurricane season


Global warming accounted for around half of the extra hurricane-fueling warmth in the waters of the tropical North Atlantic in 2005, while natural cycles were only a minor factor, according to a new analysis by Kevin Trenberth and Dennis Shea of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR). The study will appear in the June 27 issue of Geophysical Research Letters, published by the American Geophysical Union.

Bush is snooping into your bank records without a warrant

Let me guess: it was too hard to get a search warrant?

Whatever. The Republicans have destroyed our country, killed our troops, spat upon the Constitution and the founding principles of our democracy, and now they're violating our bank records privacy too. And we're supposed to be surprised? These people have no respect for democracy, for civil rights, for civil liberties, for blacks, for women, for gays, for Latinos, for Muslims, for democracy and for any Christian religion other than hate-filled Baptists. Republicans have become petty thugs who do whatever they please because it feels good, to hell with the law. This isn't the America we fight wars for. It's the America we fight wars to avoid becoming.

Mondale backs pre-emptive missile strike

Notice how, within the last week, the focus has shifted from Iran to North Korea as our greatest threat? The Lords of war don't actually care where the next war comes from- just as long as there is a war from which to profit.

More Than One-Third of Iraq Troops Suffering Migraines

THURSDAY, June 22 (HealthDay News) -- An unexpectedly high number of troops serving in Iraq are suffering from migraine headaches, researchers report.

The debilitating headaches are affecting more than one-third of U.S. soldiers in Iraq, or about twice that in the general U.S. population, according to a study being presented at the annual American Headache Society (AHS) meeting now underway in Los Angeles.

Mother hears from her Dead son, Via Message in a Bottle

ANTIGO, Wis. (June 22) - Years after casting a bottled-up note into a lake for a class project and just one year after his death, a man's childhood message has been found and returned to his mother.

20 June 2006

US makes missile defense system operational

19 June 2006

US: If N. Korea Launches Missile Without Notice, Can't Assume it is Test

Right Wing Urges Bush to Pardon Scooter Libby

'Not Safe To Fly' Shuttle Set For July 1 Launch


Nasa is to launch the space shuttle Discovery on 1 July, despite warnings from senior safety officials and engineers that it is not safe to fly.

Pope warned Hawking not to investigate origin of cosmos

Prominent Publisher's Body Found

Girl, 14, sues MySpace.com alleging assault

'Wash Post' Obtains Shocking Memo from U.S. Embassy in Baghdad

U.S. Keeps Mum on Warships in East Sea


The U.S. has declined to tell the South Korean military if one of its Aegis destroyers is plowing the East Sea with a view to intercepting a long-range ballistic missile North Korea is allegedly planning to launch.

Federal contracts up 86% under Bush; Halliburton rises 600%

Snow Declares Resurgence of Taliban ‘Predictable,’ Bush Previously Said It Was ‘No Longer…In Existence’

Rice Warns North Korea on Missile Test

Pentagon document still classifies homosexuality as a mental disorder akin to mental retardation

Suu Kyi turns 61 under house arrest

US sanctions target Belarus president

The United States has imposed financial sanctions on Alexander Lukashenko, the president of Belarus, in response to what it called a fraudulent presidential election in March.

Ha ha ..that's kinda Ironic!

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