The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – October 19, 2004

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Kidnappers abduct the head of Care International in Baghdad. …Margaret
Hassan is a British-Iraqi who has worked on humanitarian projects in Iraq
for 30 years and has been a vocal opponent of the sanctions…

After a five year study the Pentagon is prepared to pronounce the use of
depleted uranium weapons is safe….

A human rights report accuses Israel of violating international law by
destroying Palestinian homes in the Gaza Strip town of Rafah to create a
buffer zone with Egypt .

Locked out San Francisco hotel workers pick up food donations. …union
negotiators return to the bargaining table later this week

More than 250 U.S. and Canadian campuses mark Energy Independence Day

On the campaign trail vice president Cheney raises the specter of
terrorists attacking American cities with nuclear weapons