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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 28, 2005

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Draconian security measures put into effect in Iraq in advance of Sunday’s
Elections, but insurgent attacks continue ….10 Iraqis and five U.S.
soldiers are slain in fighting today. ….here in the U.S. Iraqi ex-patriots
begin a three day voting period .. .but there are only five polling places
throughout the country and turn out is expected to be low

A classified manuscript reveals the U.S. military used female interrogators
to try to break down terror suspects held at Guantanaho Bay Cuba by sexual
contact and other ways of making the Muslim men feel unclean

Charges that the Bush Administration is using employees at the Social
Security Administration to scare recipients into embracing the
Administration’s privatization plan

Israel announces its reducing its military operations in the West Bank and
Gaza Strip in response to efforts by Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas
to end attacks on Israelis. . ..

Environmental groups sue the Bush administration over its plan to allow
logging in the Giant Sequoia National Monument

Charges of anti-gay discrimination at San Francisco’s classical music
radio station

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