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  • Obama Said Monday Willing To Talk, End Partial Government Shutdown (starting to crack)

    10/07/2013 2:50:09 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Live Trading News ^ | 10/07/13 | Paul Ebeling
    **SNIP** “I have said from the start of the year that I’m happy to talk to Republicans about anything related to the budget. There’s not a subject that I am not willing to engage in, work on, negotiate and come up with common sense compromises on.” **SNIP** Mr. Obama stressed that he cannot negotiate with Republicans under the threat of a debt default, urging Congress to reopen the government and raise the government’s borrowing authority immediately. “What I’ve said is that I cannot do that under the threat that if Republicans don’t get 100 percent of their way they’re going...
  • Nevada secures partial waiver from federal health care law

    05/17/2011 1:18:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 5/17/11 | Karoun Demirjian
    Nevada got a partial waiver from the health care law — a significant development that Democrats are dismissing as par for the course and Republicans are claiming as a political victory. The Health and Human Services Department announced late Friday that Nevada had secured a statewide waiver from certain implementation requirements of the Obama administration’s health care law, because forcing them through, the department found, “may lead to the destabilization of the individual market.”
  • Obama Co-Sponsors Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA)

    10/17/2008 11:02:58 AM PDT · by Candybar · 10 replies · 1,247+ views
    In response to the Supreme Court decision upholding the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, Senator Obama and 13 Senate Co-Sponsors introduced Senate Bill 1173. This bill proposes that virtually all federal and state limitations on abortion be nullified. The key binding provisions of the bill would invalidate all of the major types of pro-life laws that have been upheld by the Supreme Court since Roe v. Wade became law in 1973 including the ban on partial-birth abortions and bans on government funding of abortion. Obama, himself, says that abortions should be legally available in accordance with Roe v. Wade. But, but,...
  • Obama Supported Live Birth Abortion (Infanticide), and Lied About It

    09/09/2008 11:30:40 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 6 replies · 390+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 9/9/08 | Bill Levinson
    ...Jill Stanek reports that, while she was a registered nurse at Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn Illinois, "babies were being aborted alive and shelved to die in the soiled utility room." Barack Obama personally orchestrated the defeat of legislation that would have made this illegal in Illinois, and then he lied about it in the bargain. ...the executive summary is as follows. "Babies were being aborted alive and shelved to die in the soiled utility room." Illinois legislators introduced legislation to make this illegal. Barack Obama sabotaged and derailed this legislation under color of protecting Roe vs. Wade, even though...
  • Obama opposed Induced Infants Liability Act (Illinois’ Born Alive Infant Protection Act)

    08/24/2008 10:44:56 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 5 replies · 1,143+ views
    The Husaria: For Our Freedom and Yours ^ | 8/24/08 | Winged Hussar 1683
    The page contains a GRAPHIC cartoon of Barack Obama smashing a baby's head against a wall (which is why I am not actually posting the cartoon here--people who might find such an image upsetting, even in a cartoon, don't have to see it). The cartoon is similar to the kind that was used during the World Wars to portray the enemy as woman-raping and/or baby-killing monsters, e.g. Imperial Germany as a fanged gorilla carrying a half-naked woman over his shoulder. In politics, of course, such a cartoon must convey the absolute truth if it is not to be written off...
  • The Audacity of Death [Obama's support for infanticide]

    06/14/2008 11:48:45 AM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 17 replies · 178+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 06/05/08 | DANIEL ALLOTT
    The Audacity of Death By DANIEL ALLOTT June 5, 2008 According to Barack Obama, Gianna Jessen shouldn't exist. Miss Jessen is an exquisite example of what antiabortion advocates call a "survivor." Well into her third trimester of pregnancy, Gianna's biological mother was injected with a saline solution intended to induce a chemical abortion at a Los Angeles County abortion center. Eighteen hours later, and precious minutes before the abortionist's arrival, Gianna emerged. Premature and with severe injuries that resulted in cerebral palsy. But alive. Had the abortionist been present at her birth, Gianna would have been killed, perhaps by suffocation....
  • 3/4 of Israelis See at Least Partial Transfer for Arabs

    03/31/2008 8:45:47 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies · 288+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | March 31, '08 | Hillel Fendel
    (IsraelNN.com) A survey carried out the Panels Research Institute finds that more than 75% of Israelis see partial or total transfer for Israeli-Arabs out of Israel in any final-status agreement that includes a Palestinian state. The poll asked whether it would be justified, in the framework of an agreement for the establishment of a Palestinian state, to demand the transfer out of Israel of all Arabs. Nearly 30% said yes with no reservations, while 28% said only Arabs who did not express loyalty to Israel should be expelled. In addition, another 19% said that Arabs who lived in areas bordering...
  • Widespread Consensus: Obama Promotes Anti-Semitism, Racism, Hatred of Israel

    02/23/2008 2:44:59 PM PST · by Winged Hussar · 52 replies · 576+ views
    IsraPundit ^ | 2/23/08 | Bill Levinson
    A growing number of bloggers such as Richard Cohen, Brigitte Gabriel, Sharon Hughes, Charles Krauthammer, Kenneth Blackwell, Naomi Ragen, Debbie Schlussel, Ed Lasky, and William Levinson are pointing out Barack Obama’s numerous connections to unsavory individuals and organizations that espouse and promote hatred of Jews, Catholics, white people, Israel, and/or the United States. By “connections” we do not mean casual social contacts, but Obama’s deliberate efforts to seek out these entities and gain their support. ...Naomi Ragen Naomi Ragen dismisses the “smear” and makes frontal attack on Obama The Jews who are considering voting for Obama (or Clinton) should be...
  • Thin legal line separates two similar procedures [pro partial birth abortion BS from the LA Slimes]

    05/07/2007 7:56:08 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 6 replies · 345+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 05/07/2007 | Mary Beckman
    Dr. Michael Ross, chairman of obstetrics and gynecology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, says the law probably refers to a procedure called "intact dilation and extraction," or intact D&X. It differs from another procedure, D&E, or dilation and evacuation, which is not outlawed. Both procedures start the same. The cervix is dilated via mechanical stimulation or a drug, which takes a day or two. To perform a D&E (not banned), suction and forceps are then used to pull fetal tissue from the uterus. In the process, the fetus is broken up. In an intact D&X (banned), the fetus is...
  • Partial-birth Abortions Prohibited

    04/19/2007 10:54:17 PM PDT · by Winged Hussar · 4 replies · 373+ views
    1531. Partial-birth abortions prohibited (a) Any physician who, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, knowingly performs a partial-birth abortion and thereby kills a human fetus shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 2 years, or both. This subsection does not apply to a partial-birth abortion that is necessary to save the life of a mother whose life is endangered by a physical disorder, physical illness, or physical injury, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself. This subsection takes effect 1 day after the enactment.
  • Harris Calls on Nelson to Defend Sanctity of Marriage

    06/06/2006 3:05:36 PM PDT · by JulieRNR21 · 72 replies · 1,029+ views
    Harris Campaign Press Release ^ | June 6, 2006 | Katherine Harris
    Harris Campaign Calls on Nelson to Defend Sanctity of Marriage For Immediate Release June 6, 2006 Contact:  Chris Ingram   (813) 288-8400 (Tampa, Fla.) - The Katherine Harris for U.S. Senate campaign called on Senator Bill Nelson to support the Marriage Protection Amendment today. "I believe the majority of Americans strongly support the preservation of traditional marriage. We must never undermine the uniqueness of an institution that continues to serve as an essential thread in the fabric of our society. I support the passage of the Marriage Protection amendment being debated in the Senate," Congresswoman Harris said. Campaign spokesman Chris Ingram...
  • A POPE DESCRIBED AS 'FROM THE SUN' WAS BORN DURING ECLIPSE AND LEAVES WITH ONE

    04/06/2005 9:17:27 PM PDT · by Salvation · 65 replies · 2,184+ views
    Spirit Daily ^ | 04-06-05 | Spirit Daily
    A POPE DESCRIBED AS 'FROM THE SUN' WAS BORN DURING ECLIPSE AND LEAVES WITH ONEHe was born during an eclipse (May 18, 1920) and there will be an eclipse, a rare type of partial eclipse, Friday (April 8) on the day of his burial. And so now eyes have turned more intently to an old prophecy attributed to the Irish monk St. Malachy O'Morgair -- who supposedly foresaw the entire succession of popes by using riddle-like nicknames, with the one fitting the 110th -- John Paul II -- being De Labore Solis, which means  "from the labor of the sun."Indeed,...
  • Pro-abortion forces challege Michigan partial birth abortion ban

    03/03/2005 7:38:50 AM PST · by PrincipledObjection · 16 replies · 439+ views
    South Bend Tribune ^ | March 3, 2005 | AMY F. BAILEY
    LANSING -- The American Civil Liberties Union and two abortion rights groups have filed a federal lawsuit to stop a new state law aimed at banning a controversial procedure that critics call partial-birth abortion. The law, set to take effect March 30, was approved by the state Legislature last June. Hundreds of thousands of voters signed petitions to allow the bill to become a law with only the approval of the House and Senate, both controlled by Republicans, after Democratic Gov. Jennifer Granholm vetoed the original legislation. The ACLU, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood Federation of America...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 728 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Calendar of Indulgences

    10/09/2004 10:24:34 AM PDT · by skellmeyer · 17 replies · 364+ views
    Bridegroom Press ^ | Steve Kellmeyer
    If you are looking for an orthodox Catholic appointment calendar, look no farther! This 128-page "week-at-a-glance" appointment calendar: *Lists all the indulgenced works of the Church on a week-by-week basis, *Highlights the twenty-two special days when a partial indulgence becomes plenary to honor a day, *Has scholarly notes on the history of indulgences, *Contains the conditions for earning both partial and plenary indulgences, *Gives the complete text of over nearly two dozen different indulgenced prayers, *Carries weekly reminders for Friday fasts and Saturday confession *Provides the Scriptural supports for one dozen different apologetics topics: The Eucharist, Marian dogma and doctrines,...
  • Apocalypse Then?

    09/23/2004 10:50:19 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 23 replies · 488+ views
    KennethGentry.com ^ | Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr., Th.D.
    [FReepers, please note that this article was written sometime prior to 2000, most likely around 1998 - AM] A growing number of evangelicals, disturbed by cries of the end, are reviving an old view of Revelation that avoids date-setting According to a recent Associated Press news report, when the year 2000 arrives computers throughout the world may be thrown into confusion. Many big computers at such computer-dependent institutions as insurance companies and banks track the year by using only the last two digits, rather than all four. Consequently, these computers will read the last two digits of 2000 as if...
  • FRC Statement on Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Ruling

    06/02/2004 2:11:53 PM PDT · by PatriotEdition · 8 replies · 210+ views
    Family Research Council ^ | Wednesday, June 2, 2004
    FRC Statement on Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Ruling June 1, 2004 - Tuesday FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 1, 2004 CONTACT: Bill Murray, (202) 393-2100 FOR RADIO: Yvonne Lingo "This judge's decision is not only a threat to unborn children, but to the democratic process," says FRC's Perkins. WASHINGTON, D.C. - In response to today's ruling by a U.S. District Court judge in California, declaring the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 unconstitutional, Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins released the following statement in his daily e-newsletter, The Washington Update: "In a move not completely unexpected, the United States District Court...
  • The Pro-Life Movement: Something We Can ALL Do

    06/02/2004 1:17:51 AM PDT · by Lexinom · 33 replies · 817+ views
    A burning desire to do something | 2 June 2004 | Lexinom
    FR Friends, It is not in me to post vanity topics with any frequency, but yesterday's events leave me no choice. I've no little conviction that many of you share my feelings of disappointment, frustration, and powerlessness over Judge Phyllis Hamilton's decision to block the ban on Partial Birth Abortion, saying in O'Connoresqe language that "the act poses an undue burden on a woman's right to choose an abortion." One is reminded of Marie Antoinette and her famous flippant comment in response to the plight of starving French peasants, "Let them eat cake". It has become increasingly clear that, no...
  • Cain Calls Majette Liberal Puppet

    04/02/2004 9:03:02 AM PST · by Veritas_est · 12 replies · 147+ views
    TheWeekly.com ^ | 3-29-04
    Cain Calls Majette Liberal Puppet FOREST PARK, GA (Mar. 29) - Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Herman Cain released the following statement after U.S. Rep Denise Majette announced her intention to run for the U.S. Senate: “With Denise Majette’s announcement today to run for the United States Senate, it is apparent that the Democratic Party continues to believe in its failed policies of more taxes and bigger government. Obviously, they have learned nothing from Senator Zell Miller. There are enough liberals and moderates in the Senate and we do not need another. “In the past year, Congresswoman Majette has spent...
  • Chief Medical Officer for S.F. Planned Parenthood has "no idea" what 'pain' means...

    03/30/2004 12:14:17 AM PST · by Gigantor · 7 replies · 238+ views
    ABC News | 03/30/04 | Gigantor
    Heard on ABC Radio News: In San Francisco, a government lawyer asked the Cief Medical Officer for Planned Parenthood, Maureen Paul, whether the fetus feels pain during the Partial Birth Abortion procedure. Paul answered, "I have no idea what you mean."
  • Bonds Provide Calif. a Partial Solution

    03/04/2004 8:53:43 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 154+ views
    OC Register ^ | 3/4/04 | Tom Chorneau - AP
    To solve the state's financial crisis, Schwarzenegger has to bring down spending, sell the Democratic-controlled Legislature on budget cuts and improve California's standing on Wall Street. But the overwhelming vote may well have given him a huge infusion of clout among lawmakers and demonstrated that the former action hero and bodybuilder has the political muscle to get what he wants from voters. "He's viewed by both parties as the most formidable politician we've seen in this state for many years," said Raphael Sonenshein, a political science professor at California State University, Fullerton. The bond proposal trailed badly in early polls,...
  • Speeches of G. W. Bush (#1 in compendium): At Signing of 2003 Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act

    12/11/2003 6:02:21 PM PST · by Wolfstar · 15 replies · 209+ views
    [WOLFSTAR'S INRO: As a kickoff to the 2004 presidential campaign, I plan to do a running compendium of most of President George W. Bush's most beautiful and/or significant speeches. To mark the season in which Christians around the world celebrate the birth of the Christ child, following is the first installment: An exerpt from the president's typically simple, yet powerful remarks prior to signing the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act on November 5, 2003]: THE PRESIDENT: For years, a terrible form of violence has been directed against children who are inches from birth, while the law looked the other way....
  • The Grim Lessons of Terri Schiavo [opinions are not those of the poster]

    12/11/2003 1:50:34 PM PST · by FreepinforTerri · 19 replies · 177+ views
    <p>BOSTON -- It wasn't the volume of mail that surprised me when I protested "Terri's Law." After all, the case of Terri Schiavo, a Florida woman back on a feeding tube, had been put before a national jury. The vast majority of my e-mailers seemed to believe that the few minutes of edited video represented the 24/7 reality of her last 13 years.</p>
  • Federal Judge Blocks New Abortion Bill

    11/05/2003 12:46:14 PM PST · by Wil H · 23 replies · 154+ views
    NBC website ^ | 11/05 | Wil H
    Injunction Doesn't Apply Nationwide A federal judge in Nebraska blocked implementation of a federal ban on certain late-term abortions Wednesday less than an hour after President George W. Bush signed the ban into law. Judge Richard Kopf said his injunction wouldn't apply nationwide. The temporary restraining order applies only to the four doctors in Nebraska who filed the suit he was hearing. In his ruling, Kopf cited the law's lack of an exception to preserve the health of women seeking the abortion. Kopf said Congress may have felt no health exception is needed, but the Supreme Court has ruled otherwise....
  • TAKE ACTION TODAY -- President Bush Signs Partial Birth Abortion -- NE Judge Puts a Stay on Bill

    11/05/2003 12:06:41 PM PST · by PhiKapMom · 55 replies · 1,168+ views
    5 Nov 2003 | PhiKapMom
    The President signed the Partial Birth Abortion bill today and within an hour, a Nebraska Federal Judge according to Fox News had put a stay on the Partial Birth Abortion bill taking effect. ACLU is also shopping for a Manhatten Federal Judge to do the same.Since these liberal judges have taken this action, it is up to Freepers to take action. Please start writing letters and calling talk radio NOW. You can find the info for your area by visiting Bush-Cheney '04 at: Bush-Cheney '04 Activism Site Please post on this thread the action you have taken and notify all...
  • For Pro-Lifers, Fasten Your Seatbelts

    10/24/2003 4:39:39 PM PDT · by DesertGOP · 25 replies · 252+ views
    October 24, 2003 | Rick J. Radecki
    I was appalled, though not surprised, to read on the front page of our local High Desert paper, The Daily Press, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, Senator Barbara Boxer’s comments about the story behind the headline, “Senate Oks partial birth abortion ban.” Said Sen. Boxer: “This is indeed a historic day, because for the first time in history Congress is banning a medical procedure that is considered medically necessary by physicians (emphasis added).” The Associated Press article went on to say that this bill was years in the making and imposes the most far-reaching limits on abortion since the (U.S.) Supreme...
  • Senate OKs Ban on Partial Birth Abortion

    10/21/2003 5:35:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies · 148+ views
    AP ^ | 10/23/2003 | Jim Abrams
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Tuesday voted to ban the practice that critics call partial birth abortion, sending President Bush a measure that supporters and foes alike said could alter the future of U.S. abortion rights. A court challenge is certain. Years in the making, the bill imposes the most far-reaching limits on abortion since the Supreme Court in 1973 confirmed a woman's right to end a pregnancy. "This is an enormous day. It's been a long seven-year fight about the issue of partial birth abortion," said Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan. He was a leader of the drive to...
  • Analysis: Minority Republicans play their hand to partial victory

    07/30/2003 6:35:16 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies · 227+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 7/30/03 | Alexa H. Bluth
    <p>They control no statewide offices and are the minority party in both legislative chambers.</p> <p>But for one month in California -- including a dramatic and exhausting 29-hour finale -- political strategists, lawmakers and others agreed: Republicans held all the cards.</p>
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 6-18-03

    06/17/2003 11:18:39 PM PDT · by petuniasevan · 10 replies · 246+ views
    NASA ^ | 6-18-03 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2003 June 18 Clouds and the Moon Move to Block the Sun Credit & Copyright: Peter Wienerroither Explanation: High above a small church near Vienna, Austria, clouds and the Moon vied for position in front of the Sun. Such was the case on the ground late last month during a partial eclipse of the Sun visible throughout Europe and Asia. Nearing the farthest part of its orbit around the...
  • Partial birth abortion: not for the faint of heart

    06/08/2003 8:10:01 PM PDT · by 7 x 77 · 16 replies · 295+ views
    The Illinois Leader ^ | June 06, 2003 | Jill Stanek
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to ban the partial birth abortion (pba) procedure, also known as the D&X, or dilitation and extraction, abortion procedure. The Illinois delegation's opposition to the ban was bi-partisan: Congressman Mark Kirk was the only Republican to oppose the measure, while seven Democratic U.S. Representatives -- Davis, Emanuel, Evans, Gutierrez, Jackson, Rush and Schakowsky -- also rejected the ban. The U.S. Senate voted to ban the procedure earlier this spring, so the initiative now goes to President George Bush to sign into law, which he has publicly stated he will do....
  • CA: GOP gets a partial offer on budget

    04/24/2003 6:47:12 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 153+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 4/24/03 | Alexa H. Bluth
    <p>Assembly Democrats dangled a budget deal to skeptical Republicans on Wednesday, offering to support $2.5 billion in cuts to health programs for the poor and other state services in exchange for GOP backing for a plan to borrow pension funds to help fill the state's budget hole.</p>
  • Partial Birth Abortion Ban Passes

    03/13/2003 7:20:06 AM PST · by WxMan2000 · 22 replies · 226+ views
    FOX News
    Bill passes in Senate
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 12-03-02

    12/02/2002 10:40:29 PM PST · by petuniasevan · 5 replies · 217+ views
    NASA ^ | 12-03-02 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2002 December 3 Eclipse Over Acacia Credit & Copyright: Fred Espenak Explanation: On December 4th, for the second time in as many years, the Moon's shadow will track across southern Africa bringing a total solar eclipse to African skies. Reaching Africa just before 6:00 Universal Time, the narrow path of totality - corresponding to the path of the Moon's umbra or dark central shadow - will run eastward...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 6-12-02

    06/12/2002 7:00:07 AM PDT · by petuniasevan · 12 replies · 279+ views
    NASA ^ | 6-12-02 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2002 June 12 A Partial Eclipse Over the Golden Gate Bridge Credit & Copyright: Gerard Barkats Explanation: Part of the Sun disappeared behind the Moon earlier this week. Previously, the waning Moon was best visible from all places on Earth during the early morning hours because it led the Sun. As the Moon orbited the Earth, however, the Sun caught up to it and passed it on the...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 6-10-02

    06/09/2002 10:40:36 PM PDT · by petuniasevan · 18 replies · 327+ views
    NASA ^ | 6-10-02 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2002 June 10 Annular Eclipse: The Ring of Fire Credit & Copyright: Dennis Mammana (Skyscapes) Explanation: Today, a few lucky people will see a "ring of fire." That's a name for the central view of an annular eclipse of the Sun by the Moon. At the peak of this eclipse, the middle of the Sun will appear to be missing and the dark Moon will appear to be...
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day 6-08-02

    06/07/2002 9:48:59 PM PDT · by petuniasevan · 6 replies · 272+ views
    NASA ^ | 6-08-02 | Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell
    Astronomy Picture of the Day Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2002 June 8 A Fleeting Eclipse Credit & Copyright: Olivier Staiger Explanation: A lunar eclipse can be viewed in a leisurely fashion. Visible to anyone on the night side of planet Earth (weather permitting), totality often lasts an hour or so as the moon glides through the Earth's shadow. But a solar eclipse is more fleeting. Totality can last a few minutes only for those fortunate enough to...
  • Powell Hopes for Partial Cease-Fire

    04/16/2002 11:33:39 AM PDT · by The_Victor · 6 replies · 215+ views
    Yahoo (AP) ^ | Tue Apr 16, 1:00 PM ET | BARRY SCHWEID
    Powell Hopes for Partial Cease-Fire Tue Apr 16, 1:00 PM ETBy BARRY SCHWEID, AP Diplomatic Writer JERUSALEM (AP) - Secretary of State Colin Powell (news - web sites) said Tuesday he is making progress in talks with Israel and Palestinian leaders and that he hopes to work out some kind of cease-fire within 24 hours. Powell said it probably would be something less than a formal cease-fire, but he did not spell out what might be in the offing. He met Tuesday one-on-one for an hour with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (news - web sites), their third get-together since...