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  • CIA expert: Obama, Osama share Mideast goal

    08/13/2014 10:24:52 PM PDT · by KittyKares · 27 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | August 13, 2014 | Garth Kant
    According to the former CIA operative, President Obama’s plan for the Middle East is just what Osama bin Laden wanted: removing U.S. troops and putting the jihadis in power.
  • Al-Qaeda Magazine: Strike NY, DC with Car Bombs

    03/27/2014 11:10:23 PM PDT · by KittyKares · 14 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | March 19, 2014 | Lazar Berman
    America is al-Qaeda’s primary target for car bombs, specifically Washington, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, according to the latest issue of Inspire, a slick online English-language magazine published by the global terrorist organization.
  • Mexico's president tells Stanford grads: 'You must never, ever give up' on ideals

    06/18/2011 11:04:16 PM PDT · by KittyKares · 24 replies
    Stanford Report ^ | June 12, 2011 | CYNTHIA HAVEN
    Mexican President Felipe Calderón urged graduating students to "do what so many said was impossible" during Stanford University's 120th Commencement on Sunday in Stanford Stadium. Calderón's visit took place under tight security and with a large contingent of Mexican journalists. Calderón is known internationally for his fight against drug cartels, an effort that has cost many lives. Within Mexico, however, he is also known as a champion who has taken on the tax system, the judicial system, arms control, and financial and immigration reform. *** "It is possible to prevent climate change and foster growth simultaneously," he said, noting Mexico's...
  • Ship passengers who fell seek privacy

    03/26/2007 9:40:22 PM PDT · by KittyKares · 17 replies · 956+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | March 26, 2007 | Staff
    GALVESTON, Texas - A man who fell about 50 feet from a cruise ship was released from the ship's medical center Monday, and a woman who also fell plans to have follow-up testing on land, the cruise line said. The 22-year-old man and 20-year-old woman had only minor injuries after falling into the Gulf of Mexico from a balcony on the Grand Princess ship, said Julie Benson, a spokeswoman for Princess Cruises. They have asked that the circumstances remain private and requested that no personal information be released. The man planned to continue on the cruise, while the woman planned...
  • Mideast divestment movement picks up steam

    07/10/2005 10:39:40 PM PDT · by KittyKares · 4 replies · 142+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | July 7, 2005 | Tom Regan
    While many people were aware that the United Church of Christ voted earlier this week to endorse same-sex marriage, they may have missed another controversial decision made at the biennial conference of the 1.3 million member US church. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that in the closing minutes of the conference on Tuesday, attendees approved a resolution that called for members "to use 'economic leverage' to promote peace between Israel and Palestinians." The Washington Post reports, however, that the group did reject resolutions calling for "divestment in companies that supply Israel with bulldozers and military equipment." The approved resolution did...
  • Consular Information Sheet - Mexico

    06/21/2005 8:02:03 PM PDT · by KittyKares · 1 replies · 253+ views
    U. S. Department of State ^ | January 31, 2005 | U. S. Department of State
    Visitors should be aware of their surroundings at all times, even when in areas generally considered safe. Women traveling alone are especially vulnerable and should exercise caution, particularly at night. Armed street crime is a serious problem in all of the major cities. Some bars and nightclubs, especially in resort cities such as Cancun, Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, and Acapulco, can be havens for drug dealers and petty criminals. Some establishments may contaminate or drug drinks to gain control over the patron. Victims, who are almost always unaccompanied, have been raped, robbed of personal property, or abducted and then held...
  • Violence Erupts at O.C. Protest

    05/26/2005 6:50:50 AM PDT · by KittyKares · 23 replies · 836+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 26, 2005 | Monte Morin and David Reyes
    Three people were injured and at least eight arrested Wednesday in Garden Grove after a motorist drove into a crowd of 300 demonstrators protesting a speech by the founder of the Minuteman Project, authorities said.
  • Workman's Comp Survey

    07/27/2003 10:39:21 AM PDT · by KittyKares · 13 replies · 628+ views
    Tom McClintock's Home Page ^ | July, 2003? | Tom McClintock
    Any California business owner who would like to voice his travail with high Workman's Comp premiums might want to complete the survey on McClintock's home page. "Workers' Compensation Survey for Business Owners. What effect has a high workers' compensation premium had on your business? Click here to take the survey. [http://republican.sen.ca.gov/Survey/takeSurvey.asp?surveyID=34] Senator McClintock has introduced SB 414 (Workers' Compensation Reform). The legislation is part of the Workers' Compensation Reform package being sponsored by the California Chamber of Commerce. The bill specifies that injury or disease arising out of employment must be certified by a physician using medical evidence based on...
  • Japanese Self Defense Forces to be sent to Iraq

    07/26/2003 11:39:19 PM PDT · by KittyKares · 7 replies · 36+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | July 26, 2003 | AFP/JIJI PRESS
    Opposition lawmakers rush to the chairman to stop the passage of a bill allowing Japanese Self Defense Forces to be sent to Iraq
  • "Peace" protestors at Gallegly's Office

    04/06/2003 8:42:12 PM PDT · by KittyKares · 4 replies · 177+ views
    Congressman Elton Gallegly's Web Site ^ | April 1, 2003 | Congressman Elton Gallegly
    Congressman Elton Gallegly Statement on Criminal Acts by Professional Agitators In Thousand Oaks District Office WASHINGTON, D.C.—On April 1, 2003, a group of professional agitators came to my district office in Thousand Oaks, California, for the stated purpose of disrupting congressional business. District Chief of Staff Brian Miller and Office Manager Paula Sheil did everything possible to accommodate them, even after they forced their way through closed doors and entered the inner office with the stated intention of making it impossible for us to serve my constituents. For six and a half hours, Brian, Paula and the rest of my...