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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – September 13, 2004

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U.S. air strikes on Fallujah kill up to 20 people — including women and children – in the northern city of Tal Afar, U.S. troops bar anguished crowds from returning home.. and Turkey delivers an angry protest over the treatment of ethnic Turkmen…

Secretary of State Powell and Homeland Security Chief Tom Ridge endorse the
idea of a new National Intelligence Director. . .while more than two dozen
former CIA, FBI and FAA analysts criticize the recommendations of the 9-11
Commission

Amnesty International says racial profiling practices by law enforcement
have expanded in the government’s war on terror

A ten year old ban on the sale of assault weapons expires today — John
Kerry criticizes President Bush over the failure to renew the ban

Some 50 resident physicians, registered nurses and union activists held
an informational picket today in front of Children’s Hospital in Oakland
as the residents seek their first contract with the hospital

The Nigerian Senate bars strikes, threatening workers with imprisonment
if they violate the injunction.