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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 19, 2003

Following secret talks with the U.S. and Britain, Libyan leader Moammar Gadafi agrees to halt his nation’s secret weapons programs Iraq’s U.S. occupation administrator confirms reports that he escaped an ambush earlier this month The Al Jazeera network airs an audio tape purportedly from Al Qaeda’s second in command saying his group is pursuing Americans … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 18, 2003

Governor Schwarzenegger declares the State is in a fiscal crisis and invokes emergency powers to impose $150 million in spending cuts without the Legislature’s approval. The funds will go to cities and counties to make up for the money lost when Schwarzenegger rolled back the vehicle license fee The Bush administration’s judicial conduct is repudiated … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 16, 2003

A federal appeals court in San Francisco rules that the federal law outlawing marijuana may not apply to sick people with a doctor’s recommendation in California and other states that have approved medical marijuana laws What’s believed to be the longest nurse’s strike in State history has ended at Doctor’s Medical Center in San Pablo … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 15, 2003

President Bush says the U.S. and Iraq will organize Saddam Hussein’s trial – human rights groups are urging international safeguards Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean says Hussein’s capture has not made America safer and will not help defeat Osama Bin Laden’s Al Qaeda network – Democratic rival Dennis Kucinich says Hussein’s capture should spark the … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 14, 2003

Former Iraqi Dictator Saddam Hussein is now a U.S. prisoner – U.S. forces captured Hussein last night in a Hideout near his hometown An explosion in Pakistan was apparently an assassination attempt against President Pervez Musharaff A constitutional convention opens in Afghanistan, with president Hamid Karzail proposing a plan that enhances his own power Cuts … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 13, 2003

The U.S. Military is training hundreds of Iraqis it recruited from militias to defend Baghdad Syria says congressional legislation threatening sanctions will make it harder to improve relations with the U.S. Negotiations collapse in the European Union’s attempt to produce the first constitution in the organization’s history Iran says it will sign an agreement in … Continued