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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 16, 2004

A new report by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh claims the abuse of
prisoners in Iraq grew out of a plan approved by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld… The pentagon is denying the report. Meanwhile, the first court-martial in the scandal begins next week…

The Israeli supreme court gives the country’s military the green light to
demolish hundreds of Palestinian homes in the Gaza Strip…

India will have anew governing coalition on Wednesday…

Starting tomorrow, gay and lesbians in Massachusetts will have the right to
marry… One city intends to begin uniting gay couples just after midnight tonight…

There’s a new campaign finance reform measure in the State assembly, but
third parties say the bill discriminates against them…

Organizers in Marin County hope to put an anti-GMO measure on the county
ballot in November, similar to the one that passed in Mendocino County earlier this year…

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