The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 5, 2004

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President Bush speaks to the Arab world about the U.S. abuse of Iraqi prisoners in interviews with two Arabic television channels.. Bush says the treatment was abhorrent and vows to bring those responsible to justice, but offers no apology

At the notorious Abu Ghraib Prison the new man in charge takes two busloads of journalists on a tour of the facility.. Hundreds of prisoners flock to the fence denouncing Bush and the U.S. occupation.. Outside hundreds of worried family members fruitlessly try to visit their loved ones inside

The price tag of the Iraq invasion going up.. The Bush Administration to ask Congress for 25 billion dollar more.. On top of the 167 billion already committed

Haiti’s new U.S. approved Prime Minister in Washington for consultations.. The majority of the Congressional Black Caucus – Branding his rule illegitimate – refuses to meet with him

Hundreds rally this Cinco de Mayo in Sacramento demanding driver’s licenses for immigrants and an end to cuts in education funding

A rally in San Francisco supporting the District Attorney’s decision not to seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing an SF police officer

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