The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 2, 2004

  • President Bush unveils a 2.4 trillion dollar budget – he wants to boost military spending to 400 billion dollars
  • President Bush announces he’ll form an independent panel to probe pre-war intelligence on Iraqi weapons – Democratic critics question whether the panel will be impartial
  • The Democratic Presidential candidates face voters in 7 states tomorrow where a total of 269 delegates will be chosen
  • California Attorney General Lockyer files suit against the supermarket chains involved in the Southern California Grocery Workers strike and lockout – he’s challenging their profit sharing agreement
  • Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon says he wants to remove nearly all the Jewish settlements in the Gaza Strip
  • 2 former ary chiefs are questioned in the scandal over Pakistan’s sales of nuclear weapons technology to Iran, Libya, and North Korea

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