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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 16, 2005

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Raids by U.S. troops across Iraq today, as insurgents step up attacks on
polling places in advance of elections later this month …meanwhile, the CIA
releases a report that claims U.S. occupied Iraq is the number one training
ground for terrorists

Over a thousand gather in downtown Berkeley to both support and protest the
display of bombed Israeli bus

Activists prepare for this week’s inauguration of George W. Bush, pledging
to protest with a national boycott this Thursday.

In Russia, angry veterans and retirees clog the streets of several
cities protesting cuts to welfare benefits under the country’s new economic
program.