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  • Aussies buck environmentalists, fight to repeal global warming taxes

    11/15/2013 7:32:53 AM PST · by rktman
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/14/2013 | Michael Bastasch
    Australia’s new conservative government introduced legislation that would eliminate the carbon tax and cut funding to green energy in a series of aggressive moves to scale back the country’s environmental laws. “We have said what we mean, and will do what we say. The carbon tax goes,” Prime Minister Abbott told Australian lawmakers. “Repealing the carbon tax should be the first economic reform of this parliament.”
  • BREAKING: Planned Parenthood abandons $1 million mega-abortion clinic

    06/21/2012 9:23:03 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    life news ^ | 6/21/2012 | Jill Stanek
    Blogs: Jill Stanek Print Article | Email Friend | Reprint Permissions BREAKING: Planned Parenthood abandons $1 million mega-abortion clinic by Jill Stanek Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:48 EST Comments (0) Planned Parenthood of Mid and South Michigan has given up on its underhanded attempt to open a 17,050 square foot mega-abortion clinic in Auburn Hills, Michigan, a huge pro-life victory. Moreover, Planned Parenthood is now out at least $1 million and stuck with a boondoggle. Backstory In November 2010 Planned Parenthood paid $733,151 cash for the unfinished shell and then tried to wiggle around a deed restriction by misrepresenting its...
  • Jane Harman to resign from Congress

    02/07/2011 9:14:18 AM PST · by Islander7 · 129 replies
    WaPo ^ | Feb 7, 2011 | By Chris Cillizza
    California Rep. Jane Harman (D) will resign from Congress, according to two senior Democratic leadership aides, a surprise announcement that will set off a special election in her 36th district.
  • The Tea Party goes to London

    10/18/2010 4:38:41 PM PDT · by Lopedvega · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Crooks and Liars ^ | 9/10/10 | karoli
    In February of this year, Brendan Steinhauser of FreedomWorks posted his thoughts on the tea party movement's past, present and future. Part of his post concerned the 'mainstreaming' of what was formerly presented as a populist movement. The third rail of his 'vision' for FreedomWorks was this:
  • Soldier-slandering, Radical Left-wing Cartoonist (Ted) Rall Laid Off

    04/24/2009 1:32:00 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 87 replies · 3,084+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | April 24, 2009 | Ken Shepherd
    Radical left-wing cartoonist Ted Rall -- who reveled in dismissing American servicemen as "idiots" -- was recently laid off. Editor & Publisher reported the story in an April 22 article: NEW YORK Chalk up one more wildly talented cartoonist to be victimized by the economy. “I’ve been laid off,” reads the headline on the blog of cartoonist Ted Rall, president of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. Rall, an editorial cartoonist for Universal Press Syndicate, has served as editor of acquisitions and development at United Media for the past two years. “My job was finding new talent -- comic strip...
  • Two charged in slaying of UNC-Charlotte student

    12/12/2008 12:00:53 PM PST · by murdoog · 39 replies · 1,541+ views
    The Charlotte Observer ^ | December 12,2008 | News Channel 36
    MOUNT HOLLY, N.C. -- Two men have been arrested and charged with murder in the death of UNC-Charlotte student Irina Yarmolenko. Mark Bradley Carver and Neal Leon Cassada Jr. were arrested at about 4:30 a.m. Friday. They are charged with first-degree murder and felony conspiracy. Mount Holly police held a news conference on Friday morning, but investigators would not release details on what led to the arrests or a possible motive in the case. "This is a good day for all law enforcement involved in this case and our investigation continues to move forward," said Chief David Belk. "We hope...
  • Michigan House Passes Ban On Smoking In Bars, Restaurants

    12/06/2007 5:29:42 AM PST · by ShadowDancer · 202 replies · 164+ views
    ClickonDetroit ^ | December 6, 2007 | AP
    Michigan House Passes Ban On Smoking In Bars, RestaurantsPOSTED: 7:47 am EST December 6, 2007 UPDATED: 8:10 am EST December 6, 2007 Smoking in Michigan workplaces, including bars and restaurants, would be banned under legislation passed by the Democratic-led state House. The vote is a victory for supporters, who have been pushing the measure for a decade. But it may not get very far in the Senate because majority Republicans oppose it. Backers say a majority of state residents want a broad workplace smoking ban, and point to the harmful effects of secondhand smoke on employees and patrons. Opponents say...
  • CAIR and Muslim Students Demand Reprimand of Michigan State Professor

    10/08/2006 10:21:48 PM PDT · by epow · 55 replies · 2,421+ views
    email | unk | unk
    Hurray for Michigan State Univ This is true -- Professor Wichman E-mail Claim: A Michigan professor sent an e-mail telling Muslim students to leave the country Status: True. Professor Wichman E-mail Hooray for Michigan State University (The Spartans) and Professor Wichman! Well, what do we have here. Looks like a small case of some people being able to dish it out, but not take it. Let's start at the top. The story begins at Michigan State University with a mechanical engineering professor named Indrek Wichman. Wichman sent an e-mail to the Muslim Student's Association. The e-mail was in response...
  • FL Supreme Court Overturns Tobacco Damages

    07/06/2006 8:20:36 AM PDT · by Lunatic Fringe · 142 replies · 3,747+ views
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a $145 billion punitive damage award against tobacco companies for injuring smokers.
  • Party of rapist proud to be godless (Ann Coulter)

    06/15/2006 6:22:04 AM PDT · by blitzgig · 30 replies · 2,313+ views ^ | 6/14/06 | Ann Coulter
    I thought I'd put off that column on ethanol subsidies I'd been planning to write this week and instead address the topic that has so riveted the nation -- the hot new book "Godless: The Church of Liberalism." First of all, I'm getting a little fed up with people trying to make money off my book. Worthless little cable TV shows with teeny-tiny audiences, ridiculous legislators and tabloid newspapers are all trying to make a name for themselves off the profundity of "Godless." Second, let's pause for a moment to observe that two facts are now universally accepted: Liberals are...
  • Luck rides in on the last few cents (record AtlanticCity jackpot ;)

    04/22/2006 10:03:57 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 27 replies · 601+ views
    Phil. Inquirer ^ | 4-22-06 | Troy Graham
    An 84-year-old South Jersey woman hits the nickel slots for $10 million. By Troy Graham Inquirer Staff Writer One happy grandmother, Josephine Crawford of Galloway Twp. talks to reporters after her record win at Harrah's Atlantic City. One happy grandmother, Josephine Crawford of Galloway Twp. talks to reporters after her record win at Harrah's Atlantic City. Down to her last credits on a nickel slot machine, an 84-year-old retired waitress hit for an improbable sum of money Tuesday night. $10,010,113.48. The largest jackpot ever in Atlantic City. The largest jackpot ever on a nickel slot machine, nationwide. And certainly the...
  • The 50th FReeptoon!!!

    03/10/2006 2:58:49 PM PST · by pcottraux · 186 replies · 1,229+ views
    March 10, 2006 | pcottraux
    THE 50TH FREEPTOON Welcome, welcome, welcome! Tonight we are celebrating the most monumental occasion in the history of the world: This is the 50th FReeptoon drawn and posted by the man of the hour, pcottraux. I can honestly say that when I first started, I didn’t think I’d make it this far. I’d like to thank everyone on my ping list, first and foremost, and all the kind words they like to give. I’d also like to thank everyone who didn’t like and/or insulted my cartoons, because it gives me a rush of righteous indignation to thank the detractors. Okay,...
  • NASCAR - NEXTEL CUP - Gatorade Dual 150s in progress -Budweiser Shootout Results - Daytona 500 2/19

    02/08/2006 6:44:56 PM PST · by WestCoastGal · 1,224 replies · 11,701+ views
  • Lazamataz's Opus: No longer a Republican (Vanity)

    04/26/2005 7:27:21 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 866 replies · 12,230+ views
    Now | Me
    Well, they went and did it.The Republicans look like they will wimp out, not exercise the so-called Nuclear Option, and Harry Reid will PERMIT two judges to be approved and disapprove four others. Does anyone think for a second the Democrats won't "go nuclear" in a heartbeat if the roles were reversed?This seals the deal for me. I am a Republican no more. It seems it does not matter if I vote Republican anyways, all I get is more liberalism. I am a man without a political party. I am a conservative without a home.Between Bushes enthusiastic embrace of illegal...
  • Push for 'smoke-free state' renewed (MI)

    04/18/2005 1:37:16 PM PDT · by wmichgrad · 89 replies · 1,899+ views ^ | April 18, 2005 | FROM LOCAL AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS
    State Rep. Barb Vander Veen, R-Allendale, said she recently attended a conference in California with her husband and immediately noticed the lack of smoke -- cigarette smoke that is. "It was so nice," she said this morning. "I realized it was time for Michigan to be a leader and join California and other states that are smoke-free states." Vander Veen is among a group of state lawmakers hoping to add Michigan to a growing list of states that prohibit smoking in places where people eat, drink and work. Vander Veen and State Sen. Ray Basham, D-Taylor, have sponsored bills to...
  • San Francisco Bars Smoking in Its Parks =your home is next

    01/25/2005 5:57:44 PM PST · by Flavius · 154 replies · 1,669+ views
    ap ^ | Tue, Jan 25, 2005 | Adam Tanner
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Legislators in San Francisco city voted to ban smoking in public parks on Tuesday, becoming the first major American city to embrace such an expansive ban on tobacco use. Yahoo! Health Have questions about your health? Find answers here. "This is the first one that includes all the parks and recreational centers in a county," said Michela Alioto-Pier, a city legislator who sponsored the proposed ban. It needs the approval of Mayor Gavin Newsom to become law. Several smaller California cities have already prohibited smoking in city parks, including Santa Monica and Beverly Hills, as well...

    12/12/2004 8:24:14 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 93 replies · 1,574+ views
    SADDAM ON HUNGER STRIKE Ousted Iraqi president Saddam Hussein and 11 top leaders of his regime have gone on hunger strike in their US detention centre. Saddam was captured by US forces last December and faces charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity. "We have reliable information that Saddam Hussein and 11 other prisoners began a hunger strike to protest ill-treatment," Badiaa Aref Ezzat, the lawyer of former deputy prime minister Tareq Aziz said. He is being held in US custody in a secret location in Iraq and has reportedly received treatment for an enlarged prostate gland, hernia problems...

    11/23/2004 11:24:10 PM PST · by kattracks · 134 replies · 3,591+ views
    New York Post ^ | 11/24/04 | BILL HOFFMANN
    Lights! Camera! Agita! Despite monster hits like "The Incredibles" and "Shark Tale," Hollywood is hurting this season, with overall box-office earnings down well below the take in the same period for the previous two years. In the 10 weeks from Labor Day to just before Thanksgiving, the film industry grossed $1.39 billion, down 14 percent from last year's record of $1.63 billion and off 12 percent from $1.59 billion in 2002. Fall ticket sales were a bust as well, dropping 18 percent from last year's figure, from 268.3 million ducats to 219.9 million. This year's sales also were below...
  • Bush Signs Law Against Harming Fetus

    04/01/2004 4:17:15 PM PST · by B-bone · 61 replies · 198+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 4/1/04 | Caren Bohan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush (news - web sites) on Thursday signed into law an act that would make it a separate federal crime to harm a pregnant woman's fetus, in a move likely to bolster his support with conservatives in an election-year. Bush gave his approval at a White House signing ceremony to the "Unborn Victims of Violence Act" which was passed by the U.S. Senate a week ago by a vote of 61-38. The measure has stirred controversy because abortion-rights supporters say it may open the door to an erosion of reproductive rights by assigning a separate legal...
  • FCC approves News.Corps Takeover of DirecTV

    12/19/2003 4:36:57 PM PST · by Pikamax · 16 replies · 132+ views
    Foxnews | 12/19/03 | Me
    Just announced on shep's show.
  • Jury convicts Malvo of capital murder

    12/19/2003 11:11:01 AM PST · by ArrogantBustard · 7 replies · 204+ views
    The Washtington TIMES ^ | December 19, 2003 | S.A. Miller
    <p>CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A jury of eight women and four men convicted Lee Boyd Malvo of capital murder yesterday for his role in last year's Washington-area sniper killings — bringing the teenage defendant one step closer to a death sentence.</p>
  • Planned Parenthood will shut down 3 clinics (Indiana)

    11/28/2003 6:52:56 AM PST · by InvisibleChurch · 25 replies · 1,046+ views
    <p>Planned Parenthood will shut down 3 clinics Martinsville, Salem and New Castle sites have lost $135,000 in the past 22 months.</p> <p>Citing rising costs and declining demand, Planned Parenthood of Greater Indiana will close three of its locations next month, a spokeswoman for the organization said Thursday.</p>

    11/25/2003 2:24:32 AM PST · by kattracks · 58 replies · 549+ views
    New York Post ^ | 11/25/03 | BRIAN BLOMQUIST
    <p>November 25, 2003 -- WASHINGTON - President Bush signed a huge new defense bill that includes millions of dollars for a small nuclear bomb designed to destroy deep, hardened underground bunkers. Among the many items tucked away in the $401 billion defense authorization act was a $15 million three-year research project by the Energy and Defense departments to create the Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator.</p>
  • Massachusetts Gov. Romney Fights Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    11/19/2003 11:02:33 AM PST · by kattracks · 11 replies · 107+ views Wires ^ | 11/19/03 | AP
    BOSTON – Now that Massachusetts' highest court has declared that gay couples have the right to marry under the state constitution, the political debate begins over how the Legislature should react. In its 4-3 decision, the Supreme Judicial Court gave the Legislature 180 days to rewrite the state's marriage laws for the benefit of gay couples. "We declare that barring an individual from the protections, benefits, and obligations of civil marriage solely because that person would marry a person of the same sex violates the Massachusetts Constitution," Chief Justice Margaret Marshall wrote. The seven gay couples who filed the lawsuit...
  • History's Tea Leaves Point to Bush's Reelection

    11/18/2003 8:41:35 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 1 replies · 147+ views
    More than 2,500 casualties in Iraq. Some 2.5 million jobs lost. Nearly half a trillion dollars in federal budget deficits. And George W. Bush could still be a solid bet to win reelection next year. The day-to-day news about violence in Iraq and lingering economic worries at home obscure a fundamental reality about next year's election: Historically speaking, it should belong to President Bush. Since the presidential primary system became influential in 1952, an incumbent president has never lost a reelection bid if he did not face significant opposition in the primaries. This is no nugget of political trivia. Political...
  • Schwarzenegger Sworn in As Calif. Gov.

    11/17/2003 11:50:30 AM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 7 replies · 148+ views
    AJC ^ | 11/17/03 | Tom Chorneau
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)--Arnold Schwarzenegger was sworn in Monday as the 38th governor of California, completing a meteoric rise from bodybuilder and action hero to leader of the nation's most populated state in a historic recall election. The 56-year-old Austrian immigrant took the oath of office before an audience of 7,500 dignitaries and supporters on the steps of the Capitol--as millions more around the world watched the event live on television. Schwarzenegger's wife, Maria Shriver, held the Bible while California Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald George administered the oath. ``I am humbled, I am honored and I am moved beyond words...
  • GOP Picks Up 2 Governorships in South

    11/05/2003 6:31:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 49 replies · 136+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | November 5, 2003 | ROBERT TANNER
    With a presidential campaign only months away, Republicans picked up two governorships in the South, ousting Mississippi's Democratic incumbent and seizing Kentucky's top job for the first time in 32 years. AP Photo   GOP Washington lobbyist Haley Barbour unseated one-term Democratic Gov. Ronnie Musgrove, while in Kentucky, three-term Republican Rep. Ernie Fletcher defeated Democratic Attorney General Ben Chandler. President Bush (news - web sites) loomed large in both campaigns, and he's sure to claim a boost from the victories. He stumped for both GOP candidates, while Democrats in Kentucky tied their opponent to Bush's economic policies and Musgrove...
  • Rush Limbaugh Poised To Return To The Dial: November 17th.

    11/05/2003 11:40:57 AM PST · by Pikamax · 16 replies · 132+ views
    mediapost ^ | 11/05/03 | Paul J. Gough
    Rush Limbaugh Poised To Return To The Dial By Paul J. Gough Staff Writer Wednesday, November 05, 2003 Rush Limbaugh will return to the radio airwaves Nov. 17, MediaDailyNews has learned. The move follows the conservative radio talk show host's well- publicized stay in a treatment center for substance abuse. Limbaugh recently celebrated his 15th year in radio and is also the industry's biggest star, garnering top ratings for many of the 650 stations that run his three-hour afternoon talk show and boasting 20 million listeners every week. But in early October, the radio commentator suffered professional and personal reverses....
  • Black Eye: CBS Cancels "Reagans"

    11/03/2003 6:59:37 PM PST · by BCrago66 · 443 replies · 568+ views
    http://www.drudgereport. ^ | 11/03/03 | Drudge
  • Pregnancy, birth and abortion rates decline in 1990s

    10/31/2003 1:55:33 PM PST · by · 9 replies · 397+ views
    Pregnancy, birth and abortion rates dropped in the United States from 1990 to 1999, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday. Pregnancies fell 7 percent, from 6.78 million in 1990 to 6.28 million in 1999. The birth rate declined 9 percent in that time, from 70.9 to 64.4 births per 1,000 women aged between 15 and 44. The abortion rate went down 22 percent, from 27.4 to 21.4 abortions per 1,000 women. The overall pregnancy rate dropped 12 percent, from 115.6 to 102.1 per 1,000 women. The CDC outlined the birthing trends in a report titled Revised Pregnancy...
  • Cult member sentenced to death for Tokyo subway gas attack

    10/29/2003 9:29:29 AM PST · by knighthawk · 12 replies · 212+ views
    Australian Broadcasting Company ^ | October 29 2003 | Mark Simkin
    In Japan, a senior member of the doomsday cult responsible for a deadly nerve gas attack on a Tokyo subway has been sentenced to death. Tomomasa Nakagawa is the tenth member of the Aum Supreme Truth cult to receive the death penalty. Nakagawa bowed to the judge after the verdict was handed down. The court ruled that the 41-year-old played a "key role" in releasing sarin gas in the Tokyo subway system in 1995. The attack killed 12 people and injured thousands. The trials stemming from the incident will soon reach a climax. Shoko Asahara, the leader of the cult,...
  • Eleven trapped in Russian coalmine found alive

    10/29/2003 7:20:07 AM PST · by dead · 3 replies · 84+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | October 30, 2003
    Eleven Russian miners, trapped for nearly a week after a giant underground lake burst into their shaft in southern Russia, have been found alive, local officials said yesterday. One miner was dead and another still missing. Ten exhausted miners, their faces pitch black and hair covered in grime, emerged from the shaft man after man - some wrapped in blankets, some on stretchers, and some smiling broadly as relatives cried out their names. Rescuers have yet to bring to the surface the remaining miner found alive in the Zapadnaya-Kapitalnaya shaft in Novoshakhtinsk, a small town near the Ukrainian border about...
  • Ehrlich pledges to veto benefits (to same-sex partners of state employees)

    10/28/2003 12:42:49 PM PST · by ForOurFuture · 13 replies · 122+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 10-28 | Robert Redding Jr.
    <p>Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. said yesterday he would veto Democratic Party attempts to extend domestic benefits to state workers in civil unions.</p> <p>Mr. Ehrlich, a Republican, told The Washington Times that he has a libertarian view on the issue of privacy in the bedroom but that the administration has no place giving benefits to people who choose same-sex partnerships.</p>
  • College Students Rejecting Leftism

    10/27/2003 7:36:10 AM PST · by wayoverontheright · 17 replies · 126+ views
    Front Page Magazine Online ^ | 10-27-03 | Alaina Sue Potrikus
    Nine million strong, the highly volatile college-student population is up for grabs in the race for the presidency in 2004. According to a poll released Wednesday by Harvard University's Institute of Politics, college students generally are supportive of President Bush, and they lean slightly Republican in political persuasion - a contrast to the commonly held stereotype of radical campus liberals. But while 46 percent of students agree that the country is on the right track, they remain politically conflicted. In the past year, their trust in the president declined as concerns grew about Iraq. They aren't oblivious to the world...
  • Sponsor Pulls Ad from CBS News After Homeschoolers' Complaints

    10/21/2003 5:49:00 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 27 replies · 384+ views
    CNSNews ^ | 10/21/03 | Marc Morano
    At least one sponsor temoparily withdrew advertising from the CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, after advocates of homeschooling complained about last week's two-part report on the "dark side" of the "largely unregulated" home school movement. Homeschool advocates claim that CBS News' telephone switchboard was so overwhelmed by the high volume of viewer complaints that some calls couldn't get through to its Los Angeles bureau. But CBS News is not backing down, despite the criticism. A network news spokeswoman reiterated on Monday that the network continues to stand by its story. North Carolinians for Home Education proudly announced on its...
  • Gov. Bush orders feeding tube reinserted in comatose woman

    10/21/2003 2:40:40 PM PDT · by kattracks · 156 replies · 276+ views
    AP | 10/21/03 | JACKIE HALLIFAX
    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday ordered a feeding tube be reinserted into a brain-damaged woman who is at the center of one of the nation's longest and most bitter right-to-die battles. Bush gave his order after the Legislature rushed to pass a bill designed to save the life of Terri Schiavo, whose parents have fought to keep her alive. Her husband, Michael Schiavo, says she would rather die. With a living will form on every desk, the Senate voted 23-15 for the legislation (HB 35E). The House passed the final version 73-24 minutes later. Bush signed it into...
  • WBAL and WPRO reverse decisions, stay with the EIB Network.

    10/20/2003 4:35:16 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 19 replies · 312+ views
    Sun Spot Business News. ^ | Originally published October 18, 2003 | Dan Thanh Dang
    WBAL flip-flops over Limbaugh Station decides to use local hosts in his absence, then changes its mind -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- By Dan Thanh Dang Sun Staff Originally published October 18, 2003 Amid national chatter about conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh's addiction to prescription drugs, WBAL radio found itself at the center of an industry storm this week after it pulled his syndicated show from its usual time slot and then flip-flopped on that decision. The Hearst-owned news talk station said it decided to move Limbaugh out of the key early afternoon time slot amid worries that substitutes for the top-rated host would not...
  • Ireland Fired as YWCA CEO Under Possible Pressure from Right-Wing Groups

    10/20/2003 2:42:43 PM PDT · by veronica · 46 replies · 180+ views
    Feminist Daily News Wire/ ^ | October 20, 2003 | Staff Feminist
    Feminist leader Patricia Ireland was removed as CEO of the YWCA on Thursday. This decision by the YWCA National Coordinating Board (NCB) comes after months of pressure by right-wing groups such as the Traditional Values Coalition. The so-called Traditional Values Coalition went so far as to write Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson, asking him to review $114 million in federal grants to YWCA organizations. The group also urged its members to ask their legislators to restrict funding to the organization, which, through its 302 local YWCAs, provides child care, domestic violence services, employment training, and other programs...
  • Graham's presidential bid has hurt him in Florida

    10/04/2003 8:19:47 PM PDT · by Pikamax · 22 replies · 159+ views
    SunSentinel ^ | 10/04/03 | Buddy Nevins
    Graham's presidential bid has hurt him in Florida Buddy Nevins October 4, 2003 It's all over for Bob Graham. Democrats say it's time for Graham to end his presidential race, return to Florida and start running for re-election to the U.S. Senate. Graham hasn't committed himself to running for re-election. He may just quit politics. But if he does run, the question now is whether he can win. Unbeaten through three decades in politics, Graham took a dizzying fall in the cornfields of Iowa. His presidential campaign never really got off the ground. He remains in the basement of the...
  • Fox News Plans to Expand Its Radio Offering

    09/29/2003 8:15:28 PM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies · 230+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/29/03
    Fox News Plans to Expand Its Radio Offering Mon Sep 29,12:13 AM ET NEW YORK -- Armed with one of the most powerful brands in news, Rupert Murdoch's Fox News now hopes to do for radio news what it did for television news: deploy a feisty mix of talk and information to unseat the industry's entrenched players, according to Monday's Wall Street Journal. News Corp.'s radio arm, Fox News Radio Service, which launched last spring with one-minute news updates from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, plans to expand in November, selling news updates to radio stations around the clock...
  • Palestinians blow themselves up on explosives-packed boat

    11/23/2002 3:55:30 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 10 replies · 198+ views
    Ireland Online ^ | 23/11/2002
    Palestinian militants on an explosives-packed boat blew themselves up when intercepted by an Israeli navy patrol off the Gaza Strip today, wounding four Israeli soldiers, the army and Palestinians said. The Israeli military closed the Mediterranean waters off Gaza, barring all Palestinian fishing after the attack, defence officials said. The radical group Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the blast, saying its two members on the boat, who died, were ‘‘suicide attackers.’’ The rare seaborn suicide attack came a day after Israeli forces reoccupied the West Bank town of Bethlehem in retaliation after a Palestinian blew himself up on a Jerusalem...