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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 12, 2004

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Yasser Arafat is laid to rest in the West Bank town of Ramallah in a huge and
chaotic outpouring of grief for the man who embodied the Palestinian
people’s dream of statehood. .. .still no word on cause of death. . .many
Palestinians think he was poisoned

President Bush meets with British Prime Minister Tony Blair at the White
House . . .they pledge to work for peace in the Mideast. . . . Bush holds out
hopes for a democratic Palestinian state in four years

Fierce resistance to the U.S. troops fighting to take control of Fallujah in
Iraq. . . .. .Iraqi resistance fighters hit back hard with attacks and
bombings elsewhere, especially in Mosul, the country’s third largest city

Iraqi relief workers warn of a humanitarian disaster in Fallujah if they
can’t get food, water, and medicine to civilians trapped in the besieged city

The Green and Libertarian parties press for a recount of the votes in
Ohio. ..in Arizona the attorney general limits the scope of a controversial
anti-immigrant law approved by the voters last week

A coalition of housing, transportation and environmental groups wants the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to promote smart growth

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