Monthly Archives: December 2007

New Laden Tape – Pakistan in Chaos

   GANDALF’S STAFF    12 30 07      3:00 CST        BIN LADEN GIVES BUSH THE BIRD      Bin Laden issues warning on Iraq, Israel in new audiotape see related blog BIN LADEN TO GIVE BUSH THE BIRD CAIRO, Egypt – Osama … Continue reading

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TURKEY STRIKES IRAQ POPE CALLS FOR PEACE

Updated: Wed, 26 Dec. 2007, 10:00 GMT Turkish jets in fresh Iraq strike Turkish warplanes have again launched strikes on  Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq, officials say. There was no word onwhether there were  any casualties from the strikes,which … Continue reading

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Japan tests anti-missile system

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7149197.stm Japan has for the first time shot down a ballistic missile in flight, testing a defence system aimed at warding off any missile threat from its neighbours. A Japanese warship stationed off Hawaii launched a US-developed Standard-3  interceptor missile … Continue reading

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Blast kills Lebanon army general

The blast damaged buildings and vehicles over a wide area Scene of blast The Lebanese army’s chief of operations, Gen Francois al-Hajj, has been killed in a car bomb attack. …Gen Hajj was chief of operations when Lebanon’s army fought … Continue reading

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New Document Reveals Military Mystery’s Powers

For years, no military program has sparked more fevered speculation from conspiracy theorists than  the mysterious High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP.  And for years, the Pentagon has been pooh-poohing speculation that the enormous collection of transmitters, radars, … Continue reading

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Human Sausage Served to Neighbors

Canadian pig farm killer jailed Pickton’s trial began  in January Pig farmer Robert Pickton, feared to be one of Canada’s most prolific killers, has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of six women. A separate trial for … Continue reading

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Justices: Judges can slash crack sentences

WASHINGTON (CNN) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal judges have the discretion to give "reasonably" shorter prison terms for crack-cocaine crimes to reduce the disparity with crimes involving cocaine powder. http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/law/12/10/scotus.crack.cocaine/index.html?eref=googletoolbar Lawyers argue that crack-cocaine offenders were … Continue reading

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It’s been a long time…

Led Zeppelin return to the stage Tribute band  on their love of Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin have played their first concert in 19 years, before nearly 20,000 fans at London’s 02 arena. Their set, lasting about two hours, opened with … Continue reading

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CIA photos ‘show UK Guantanamo detainee was tortured’

  By Robert Verkaik, Law Editor   Lawyers for a British resident who the US government refuses to release from Guantanamo Bay have identified the existence of photographs taken by CIA agents that they say show their client suffered horrific … Continue reading

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Children survive Pakistan attack

The car used in the attack was blown to pieces A suicide bomber has blown himself up close to a truck taking children to school in north-west Pakistan, wounding at least five children, the army says. The attack took place … Continue reading

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