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McCain to appear at Ground Zero on 9/11 Presidential nominees John McCain
and Barack Obama will appear together on Sept. 11 in New York at the
site where the World Trade Center collapsed after being hit by hijacked
planes in 2001.
Widower Wins the Pakistani Presidency
Asif Ali Zardari, the widower of the assassinated former Prime Minister
Benazir Bhutto who has little experience in governing, was elected president
of Pakistan on Saturday by a wide margin.
claims unmarked police vans abducted protesters A half-dozen representatives of the so-called
Republican National Convention Welcoming Committee met with the media
in a St. Paul, MN press conference on Thursday to condemn the widescale
police raids and arrests that have targeted protesters in that city
Paul: RNC slot would have cost 'everything I believe in'
Former Republican president candidate Ron Paul appeared on The Colbert
Report Thursday to discuss his absence from the Republican National
Convention at a time when other unsuccessful candidates -- Mitt Romney,
Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee -- were all making appearances to praise
Laws Prone to Abuse, Amnesty Says
Numerous governments around the world are using anti-terror laws to
suppress political dissent and civil liberties, according to a new report
released by one of the world’s most respected human rights organisations.
Korea ‘uses doubles to hide death of Kim’ Is Kim Jong-il for real? The question has baffled
foreign intelligence agencies for years but now a veteran Japanese expert
on North Korea says the “dear leader” is actually dead –
and his role is played by a double.
says eat less meat to curb global warming
People should have one meat-free day a week if they want to make a personal
and effective sacrifice that would help tackle climate change, the world's
leading authority on global warming has told The Observer
accuses West of warship provocation Russian President Dmitry Medvedev accused the
West on Saturday of acting provocatively in and around the Black Sea,
where the United States is using warships to deliver humanitarian aid
wants truth about war in South Ossetia Foreign ministers of the European Union have
called for an independent investigation to establish who was to blame
for the war in South Ossetia. They also plan to discuss the EU mission
in the region as 700 observers prepare to go there.
Nears Rescue Plan For Fannie And Freddie
The government has formulated a plan to put troubled mortgage giants
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac under federal control, dismiss their top
executives and prop them up financially, federal officials told the
two companies yesterday, according to three sources familiar with the