The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 18, 2004

Howard Dean drops out of the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination – he says he’ll urge his supporters to work for progressive change in the Democratic Party

President Bush says he’s troubled by gay weddings in San Francisco, but declines to publically endorse a constitutional ban on gay marriage

Suicide car bombings kill at least 11 Iraqis and wound dozens of foreign troops in twin attacks on a military base south of Baghdad

The international committee of the Red Cross says that Israel’s West Bank barrier violates international humanitarian law and should not be built across occupied Palestinian land

The United Nations Security Council calls for a peaceful solution to the escalating crisis in Haiti, as frightened Haitian police officers desert their posts

Unemployed South Bay workers march through San Jose to call attention to the plight of workers struggling since the economic bubble burst in Silicon Valley

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