The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 9, 2004

Police and a hotel employees say a bomb has ripped through a Baghdad hotel
used by foreign contractors.

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee says Congress will be
seeing unreleased photos of prisoner abuse in iraq.. The news comes as another leading Republican is suggesting that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff may not keep their jobs as the scandal unfolds.

A bomb ripped through a stadium in the Chechen Capital during a victory day
Ceremony today, killing Provincial President Akhmad Kadyrov, the Kremlin’s
Point man for efforts to control separatist violence in the war-wracked
Region. ..

New violence in Afghanistan today, adding to security fears ahead of September elections

Nine Bay Area residents begin a fast tomorrow morning in an attempt to call
attention to what they call unequal education funding throughout California

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