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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


Gavin Newsom prepares to take the reins of SF after winning a close mayor’s race against Green Party candidate Matt Gonzalez Kamala Harris will become SF’s first female District Attorney after beating incumbent Terence Hallinan International reaction is swift and angry after the Pentagon announces it won’t accept bids for construction projects in Iraq by … Continued


Former Vice President Al Gore endoreses Howard Dean’s bid for teh Democratic presidential nomination, praising Dean’s fervent opposition to the Iraq war which Gore calls the US’s biggest foreign policy blunder in over 200 years – Gore says that to beat president Bush Democrats don’t have the luxury of fighting among themselves SF voters are … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 7, 2003

Secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld meets with senior US commanders in Iraq and is assured that a recent switch to more aggressive counter-insurgency tactics is starting to pay of Israel rejects an agreement by Palestinian factions to halt suicide bombings inside Israel without stopping attacks on Israeli soldiers or settlers in the occupied territories In … Continued


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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 6, 2003

Secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld meets with senior US commanders in Iraq and is assured that a recent switch to more aggressive counter-insurgency tactics is starting to pay of Israel rejects an agreement by Palestinian factions to halt suicide bombings inside Israel without stopping attacks on Israeli soldiers or settlers in the occupied territories In … Continued