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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – July 19, 2004

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A sucide bomb attack in Baghdad with a fuel tank truck kills nine people,
wounds 60, and flattens an industrial neighborhood .. .Its the fourth deadly
attack on police and government facilities in the last five days

Palestinian President Yassir Arafat tries to defuse a leadership crisis by
naming another new security chief over the head of his cousin, his
appointment led to a weekend of violence by Palestinians protesting
corruption …but the Palestinian prime minister is standing by his
resignation

19 days and counting without a state budget. the talk in Sacramento is over Governor Schwarzenegger’s description of democratic lawmakers as “girlie men”
who don’t stand up to special interests

Canada, Mexico and other U.S. allies — plus Nobel Peace Prize winners, former
U.S. diplomats and the nation’s largest doctors’ group ask the U.S. supreme
court to end the execution of inmates who committed murders as minors

A class action lawsuit against the association of American medical colleges
on behalf applicants with learning disabilities

A petition to the Federal Trade Commission asking it to stop Fox News
from calling its coverage fair and balanced

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