memos reveal doubts over 'key' Lockerbie witness
A Libyan "double agent" who was central to the CIA's investigation
into the Lockerbie bombing exaggerated his importance in Tripoli's intelligence
apparatus and gave little information of value, yet is still living
at the US taxpayers' expense in a witness protection programme, according
to previously unseen CIA cables.
Paul followers gathering for own convention
There's no room at the Xcel Energy Center for maverick Ron Paul, so
his acolytes have packed their cars, hitched rides on "Ronvoys"
and will pitch tents at Ronstock '08 in Minneapolis in defiance of next
week's GOP convention in St. Paul, Minn.
chip injects hope into Mexicans in fear of abduction
Fearful of kidnap during the upsurge of organised crime ravaging their
country, middle-class Mexicans are paying thousands of dollars to have
tiny transmitter chips injected into their skin so that law enforcers
can locate their whereabouts should they be held hostage.
Orders the Evacuation of New Orleans
City officials ordered everyone to leave New Orleans beginning Sunday
morning — the first mandatory evacuation since Hurricane Katrina
flooded the city three years ago — as Hurricane Gustav grew into
what the city’s mayor on Saturday called “the storm of the
century” and moved toward the Louisiana coast.
News Post column proclaims Ivins' innocence When Norm Covert, a conservative former Fort
Detrick public affairs officer, and attorney Barry Kissin, liberal activist
opposing Detrick's biolab expansion, agree that Bruce Ivins was not
the anthrax killer, either the world's spinning off its axis, or the
truth is staring us so hard in the face we'd have to be blind to miss