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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – August 4, 2004

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Three British men released from Guamtanamo Bay charge they were tortured
and abused there and in Afghanistan …. .all three say there were driven to
falsely confess to involvement in Al Qaeda and terrorism

Intelligence officals warn Congress not to act hastily on the September
11th Commission’s reform proposals. . .. .. .fired FBI translator Sybl Edmonds
issues an open letter to the commission critical of its findings

An Oakland jury clears gunmaker Beretta USA of liability in the death of a
Berkeley teenager who was accidentally shot by a friend… .a mistrial
had already been declared twice in the case

Initiatives to deny undocumented immigrants drivers licenses and to make the
State legislature part-time are announced in sacramento

A judge in the State of Washington rules that same-sex marriages are
legal. . .Missouri voters approve a constitutional amendment banning gay

Local gunmen in the Iraqi city of Fallujah free four Jordanian
hostages held by militants there