Plan Would Give F.B.I. More Power The Justice Department made public on Friday
a plan to expand the tools the Federal Bureau of Investigation can use
to investigate suspicions of terrorism inside the United States, even
without any direct evidence of wrongdoing.
Laden by Election Day? New push The helicopter-born U.S. Special Operations
raid in Pakistan last week was not an isolated incident "but part
of a three-phase plan, approved by President Bush, to strike at Osama
bin Laden and top al-Qaeda leadership'' at the end of Bush's term, National
Public Radio is reporting, citing well-placed sources.
Mail Honors Eugenicist & Nazi Sympathizer Royal Mail is set to honor Marie Stopes,
a feminist who opened the first birth control clinic in Britain in 1921
as well as being Nazi sympathizer and a eugenicist who advocated that
non-whites and the poor be sterilized, by adopting her image for a new
set of stamps.
Next Cuban Missile Crisis? In a move that undoubtedly set off alarm bells
in Washington, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez announced that
Venezuelan and Russian ships could soon hold joint naval exercises in
Matt Damon Condemns Palin Actor Matt Damon speaks out on the Republicans'
choice of hockey-mom Sarah Palin for VP. Damon compares her rise to
a 'really bad Disney movie' and says it's crazy that this woman could
Medvedev says Georgia attack is 'Russia's 9/11' President Medvedev of Russia today likened last
month’s war with Georgia to the September 11 terrorist attacks
on America, and vowed that the Kremlin would go to any lengths in future
to protect its regional interests and Russian citizens everywhere.