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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 27, 2004

The U.S. military halts its offensive in Najaf against the militia of Shiite Cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr after other Shiite leaders strike a deal with him… .it’s a way out for the occupation authorities who were worried the fighting would alienate Iraq’s Shiite majority but the U.S.demands for Al Sadr’s arrest and the disbanding of his militia are unfulfilled

FBI and Justice Department officials defend their host recent terror alert
against criticism it was overblown and politically motivated …immigrant
rights advocates are worried about a mass round-up and deportation of
immigrants with visa violations

Its day number18 of the Fast for Education now in Sacramento

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