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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 14, 2004

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The U.S. Navy releases documents with new details of abuse, torture and
execution of Iraqis. . . . .they show marines forcing juveniles to go through
a mock execution, using electric shock on a prisoner and setting fire to a
solvent on another. . ..

President Bush gives former CIA director George Tenet, former Iraq
Administrator Paul Bremer and retired general Tommy Franks the Presidential
Medal of Freedom for their work on Iraq… .no mention of the sharp criticism
of the three….

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas — the likely successor to Yassar Arafat —
calls for an end to the armed uprising against the Israeli
occupation.. .Abbas says the struggle should be waged through nonviolent
means

A bipartisan coalition of business leaders, teachers, religious
figures, labor representatives and health care providers launch a statewide
campaign to win healthcare coverage for all of California’s children

An offer from the developer of Trinity Plaza Apartments in San Francisco to
tenant activists. .. . it could keep a proposal to ban demolitions of large
apartment buildings off the ballot

Legislation to reform key aspects of the California Children and
Families Commission

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