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  • Two McCain offices evacuated after letter threat (New Hampshire As Well)

    08/21/2008 6:15:20 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 9 replies · 197+ views
    Reuters ^ | Aug 21, 2008 | Keith Coffman
    Two McCain offices evacuated after letter threat Thu Aug 21, 2008 8:45pm EDT By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Two offices of John McCain's U.S. presidential campaign, in Colorado and New Hampshire, were evacuated on Thursday, and several staffers were hospitalized, after threatening or suspicious envelopes arrived in the mail, one with an unidentified white powder. The first parcel, described as containing an unspecified threat and a powdery white substance, was opened by a staff member at the campaign's Centennial, Colorado, office, near Denver, at about 3 p.m. local time, U.S. Secret Service spokesman Malcolm Wiley said.
  • UPDATE: FocusAction Launches Weekly Election Commentary

    08/21/2008 6:00:11 PM PDT · by XR7 · 4 replies · 216+ views
    CitizenLink ^ | 8/21/08
    New video feature will zero in on the issues and events - an online video series to keep you up to date on the election. Host Stuart Shepard gets insights on the presidential race from Tom Minnery, senior vice president of government and public policy at Focus Action. Family advocates from across the nation will appear in upcoming episodes. "This is a challenging year for Christian conservatives to sort through where the leading candidates stand on pro-family issues," Shepard said. "We'll cut through the hype and the campaign ads and shine a light on how they view the sanctity of...
  • Ex-Military Intelligence chief Ze'evi warns of impending world jihad 'tsunami'

    05/17/2006 7:35:42 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 10 replies · 955+ views
    Haaretz ^ | May 17, 2006 | Amos Harel
    Former Military Intelligence chief Aharon Ze'evi warned Monday morning of an impending world jihad "tsunami" that he said may soon descend on the entire Middle East. Ze'evi, speaking at a Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies conference in Tel Aviv University, said that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinijad has been overheard promising the "end of history in two or three years." Ze'evi recommended that the Iranian threats be taken seriously, saying that Tehran will soon have nuclear warhead compatible surface-to-surface missiles with a range of 5,000 kilometers, putting Europe within striking distance. Advertisement Ze'evi also warned that Israel should not rule out...
  • Saddam Charged With Gassing Kurds in '80s

    04/04/2006 5:16:35 AM PDT · by Mr. Silverback · 31 replies · 2,078+ views
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 4 April 2006 | SAMEER N. YACOUB
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Iraq tribunal announced new criminal charges against Saddam Hussein and six others Tuesday, accusing them of genocide and crimes against humanity stemming from a 1980s crackdown against Kurds that included the gassing of thousands of civilians. The move, tantamount to an indictment under the Iraqi legal system, paves the way for a second trial of the ousted ruler. Saddam already is being tried in the killings of more than 140 Shiites in a town north of Baghdad. Under Iraqi law, the second trial could begin in at least 45 days. Investigative judge Raid Juhi said the...