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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 24, 2005

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The Pentagon acknowledges the
existence of a secret intelligence unit with operations in Iraq and
Afghanistan…

At least five are dead and many more injured in a car bomb explosion near the
party headquarters of the interim Iraqi prime minister…

The ACLU releases more U.S. army internal documents.. they show that the
government failed to seriously investigate allegations of prisoner
killings, brutal beatings and the sodomy of an elderly Iraqi woman

In the Bay Area, three major grocery chains and the grocery workers union
agree to a new contract, ending months of discord and avoiding a costly
supermarket strike

A new report says hundreds of mentally ill California minors are kept in
juvenile detention centers for weeks at a time while they await mental
health treatment. . .

An international climate change task force warns that global warming
is approaching the point of no return, after which widespread drought, crop
failure and rising sea levels will be irreversible