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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 11, 2004

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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat dies although what caused his death remains
unknown… Arafat’s body is flown from France to Egypt where he will get a
military funeral tomorrow attended by presidents, foreign ministers, and
royalty from around the world……

British prime minister Tony Blair meets with president Bush in Washington
trying to convince Bush to capitalize on Arafat’s death with a renewed push
for middle east peace. . .

Israel uses the occasion of Arafat’s death to re-arrest nuclear
weapons whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu ….he’s charged with revealing
classified information

Iraqi resistance fighters try to break through the U.S. cordon around the
besieged city of Fallujah ….the U.S. military says 600 insurgents, 18
American soldiers, and five Iraqi troops have been killed in the four -day
offensive…, .

Locked out hotel. workers in San Francisco face losing their healthcare
coverage next month …….in contract talks hotel management offers a new
healthcare proposal

Employees at Sutter-owned Summit hospital in Oakland vote to
authorize a strike