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  • Latest Developments in Iran Standoff

    01/18/2006 10:01:39 PM PST · by M. Espinola · 21 replies · 616+ views
    Wednesday's developments in diplomatic efforts on halting Iran's quest for nuclear technology: • Europe, backed by the United States, rejected Iran's request for talks on its nuclear program, cranking up international pressure on Tehran to suspend uranium enrichment.• Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said "there's not much to talk about" until Iran halts nuclear activity, saying the Islamic republic and its current leaders are not trusted with such technology. Rice met in Washington with the European Union's foreign policy chief, Javier Solana. • Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, accused the West of acting like the "lord of the world" in...
  • Europe's oldest civilisation unearthed: report

    06/11/2005 9:38:16 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 9 replies · 472+ views
    Yahoo/AFP ^ | 6-11-05
    LONDON (AFP) - Europe's oldest civilisation has reportedly been discovered by archaelogists across the continent. More than 150 large temples, constructed between 4800 BC and 4600 BC, have been unearthed in fields and cities in Germany, Austria and Slovakia, predating the pyramids in Egypt by some 2,000 years, The Independent newspaper revealed. The network of temples, made of earth and wood, were constructed by a religious people whose economy appears to have been based on livestock farming, The Independent reported. (snip) The most complex centre discovered so far, beneath the city of Dresden in Saxony, eastern Germany, comprises a temple...
  • FairTax.org Files FEC Complaint

    10/25/2004 5:44:09 PM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 154 replies · 1,767+ views
    Fair Tax ^ | 10/25/04 | Political Reporter
    To: National and State Desks, Political Reporter Contact: Tom Wright, 832-567-3396; or Genie Hayes, 1-800-FAIRTAX HOUSTON, Oct. 25 /U.S. Newswire/ -- FairTax.org today filed a Federal Election Commission complaint regarding illegal push polls misrepresenting support for and features of FairTax, a progressive national retail sales tax (HR 25/S 1493). "The FairTax is a nonpartisan issue, but breaking election laws is breaking election laws," stated FairTax.org Executive Director Tom Wright. "These illegal push polls appear to be a precursor for equally dishonest TV ads -- already jerked off the air in some markets. These polls and ads distort the issue's features...