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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 6, 2004

President Bush issues an apology of sorts for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by American soldiers – it’s given to Jordan’s King Abdullah during a White House meeting – but Bush rejects increasing calls for the resignation of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin wants him out.. so does House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, and Bush’s November opponent John Kerry

A British prisoner comes forward with new charges of mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners

American occupation forces seize the Governor’s office in the Iraqi Holy City of Najaf, reportedly killing forty militia men loyal to Shiite Cleric Moqtada Al Sadre

A California Ocean summit considers the State’s response to the recently proposed National Ocean Policy

A funeral service at U.C. Berkeley for its English as a Second Language Program

Another disputed shooting death at the hands of San Francisco Police

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