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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 12, 2004

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Congressmembers view disturbing new images of Iraqi prisoner torture, sexual degradation, and dead bodies …some republicans say the images shouldn’t be publicly released…bay area religious and human rights leaders call for the resignation of defense secretary Donald Rumsfeld over the Iraqi prisoner scandal…

Support for Shiite cleric Moqtada Al Sadr appears to be weakening as other
Shiites hold protests against him.

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger announces a deal with local government
officials… They’ll give up $2.6 billion over the next two years in exchange for the Governor’s support of a constitutional prohibition on future state financial raids

The Gap concedes that the global manufacturing network it uses to make its clothes
offers low-paying work under often hazardous conditions.

An Israeli missile strike in the crowded Rafah refugee camp kills seven
Palestinians. comes after back-to-back ambushes kill eleven Israeli soldiers