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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 15, 2005

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The Bush Administration recalls the U.S. ambassador from Syria, citing outrage over the assassination of the former Lebanese prime minister …Syria denies responsibility…

An Iraqi physician who lived in London and heads a Shiite party, is reported to be the leading candidate for the post of prime minister…

A lawsuit seeks to overturn the California Highway Patrol confiscation of medical marijuana during traffic stops. . .

A legislative hearing looks at the impacts on California of president Bush’s newly released budget. . .

Service workers at the U.C. campuses don’t earn enough to make ends
meet. . .according to a new study. . .

Christian Coalition founder Pat Robertson warns that Democrats will pay at the ballot box if they oppose president Bush’s judicial nominees…

A European court rules in favor of two British activists in the so
called “McLibel” case