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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – November 6, 2005

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Headlines for November 6, 2005

A newly declassified report shows that a top Al Qaeda operative in U.S. custody was identified as a probable liar months before the bush administration began using his claims to support its rush to war in Iraq.

U.S. troops launch an offensive near Iraq’s border with Syria, as terrified Iraqi civilians flee to escape the violence.

In Paris, rioters fire shots at police and set hundreds of cars ablaze for the eleventh night in a row. Meanwhile, one of the country’s largest Islamic organizations issues a Fatwa against the violence.

Face to face negotiations begin today for the first time in Philadelphia’s week long transit strike, which has shut down buses, trolleys and subway service citywide.