The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 7, 2005

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Former Mississippi Ku Klux Klan leader Edgar Ray Killen pleads not guilty to state murder charges in the 1964 killings of the civil rights workers Schwerner, Chaney and Goodman…

California death row inmate Donald Beardslee inches closer to the death
chamber after federal courts dismiss two challenges …he’s set to be
executed in12 days

Palestinian presidential frontrunner Mahmoud Abbas cancels an election
rally in East Jerusalem over objections to Israeli security, and his main
rival is detained at a holy site in the city. Palestinians go to the polls

Former national security advisor Brent Scowcroft says the Iraqi elections
hay deepen the conflict in that country …president Bush disagrees, saying
the elections will be an incredibly hopeful experience…

Reservist Charles Graher pleads not guilty at his court martial hearing for
Iraqi prisoner torture and abuse at Abu Ghraib…

Warnings of child trafficking in the wake of the south Asian tsunami…