Saturday, November 18, 2006

Roundup of News

Saturday open thread

posted at 2:12 pm on November 18, 2006 by Ian

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Oh my God! Tom and Katie are getting married in Italy today! Who cares?


Meanwhile, people are being robbed, shot, pushed around, and jumped just for a Playstation 3. Browsing eBay, I found a Playstation 3 sold for $44,100.

Bond is back.

Mark Foley: “It’s just been a real hard time.”

Keith Olbermann makes an intentional mistake, wouldn’t be the first time.
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Roanoke TV station fires meteorologist over MySpace photo

From Staff, Wire Reports
Nov 18, 2006


ROANOKE -- A WSLS-TV meteorologist was fired because his nude photo was posted on the Internet.

The NBC affiliate dismissed Jamey Singleton on Thursday after the photo appeared on MySpace.com.

The station's interim general manager, Shane Moreland, said in a
statement that Singleton broke the morals clause of his contract, which
stipulates that he must not be involved in anything deemed "offensive
or out of line with community standards."
Read it all.
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Ethiopians Protest Conviction of Mutilator


Under the heading of, “What the hell is wrong with these people?” (Hat tip: Killgore.)

This picture, released by protest
organizers, show hundreds of Ethiopians taking to the streets of the
capital to protest the landmark conviction by a US court of an
Ethiopian man for sexually mutilating his two-year-old daughter with
scissors. (AFP/HO)

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November 18, 2006

FANS OF ALCEE HASTINGS are spreading rumors about Jane Harman that don't seem to be true. Tom Maguire is on the case,
remarking: "let me offer a steaming mug of reality to the reality based
community, from the NY Times, with helpful emphasis added."

I'll just note that, true or not, the Democrats don't seem to have
waited long before descending into circular-firing-squad mode.



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Terrific News

Newfangled European passports meant to deter terrorism and crime may be easily clonable by savvy criminals. Yaay!

But is this really credible? Would criminals or terrorists really go to such lengths? Ross Anderson, professor of
security engineering at the University of Cambridge computer
laboratory, believes they would. "The point is that once you have
extracted the data from the chip you can have a forged passport that
contains not just forged physical stuff," he says. "You also have the
digital bit-stream so the digital signature of the passport checks out.
That makes it possible to travel through borders with it.

"What concerns me is that this demonstrates bad design on the part of the Home Office, and we know that government IT projects have a habit of going terribly wrong. There is a lack of security in what we can see - so what about the 90% of the iceberg in the system that we can't see?

Emphasis mine.
These investigators should be praised for their curiosity, and for
identifying these weaknesses. Hopefully in advance of the bad guys (but
I wouldn't count on it).

Kind of difficult to keep an eye on suspected terrorists (or their helpers) if they can slip the system altogether.

Hey, Home Office: IT isn't supposed to stand for Identity Theft, m'kay?

Thanks to tipster Man Of Substance, whose wife devours the souls of baby animals. Not to survive on.

Hobby.
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Al Jazeera Jitters

Posted by:
Hugh Hewitt at
2:40 PM
Al Jazeera notes the big Navy presence in the Gulf.:

[O]n October 31, two nuclear-powered carriers, the USS Eisenhower
and USS Enterprise, arrived in Bahrain, accompanied by their carrier
strike groups. And on November 9th, the USS Iwo Jima, and the USS Boxer
also arrived.


Is President Bush up to something? Asked Rense.com


On October 11, American officials announced that the U.S., Bahrain
and other states will hold their first naval exercise in the Gulf to
practice interdicting ships carrying weapons of mass destruction and
missiles.


The exercises, organized under the U.S.-led 66-member Proliferation
Security Initiative and the first to be based in the Gulf near Bahrain,
across from Iran, came as Washington and the European Union member
states are pushing for imposing sanctions including possible
interdiction of ships on North Korea, following its announcement of
carrying out nuclear test, and on Iran, which the U.S., backed by
Israel and the EU, claims is preparing to produce nuclear weapons.


Iran considers Washington- sponsored war games in the Persian Gulf,
off the Iranian coastline as a provocation aimed at creating a
situation of direct confrontation between the U.S. and Iranian naval
forces in the Persian Gulf, although a senior U.S. official insisted
that the exercise is not aimed specifically at Iran.


About the exercises, which experts say reinforces a U.S. strategy
aimed at strengthening America’s ties with the Gulf states, which
Tehran and Washington are engaged in a fierce competition to win
influence over, the official, speaking on condition of anonymity
claimed:


"It’s an effort to bring a lot of Gulf states together to
demonstrate resolve and readiness to act against proliferation."


I don't know if a four carrier deployment is significant,
but perhaps some old salt (or not-so-old salt) can compare this
deployment with past exercises in the region.

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by Oak Leaf on 11-18-06 @ 2:54 pm Filed under News




The Washington Post writes “Republicans Lost Ground With Latinos In Midterms” and that is a TRUE statement.


The problem is that Republicans lost ground with all voters. The New York Times has a fascinating web/chart site that lets you compare vote percentages for 20 plus years.


First,
I would say that it is not fair to compare a 2006 mid term with 2004
Presidential results. If you compare 2006 with 2002, you will find that
Hispanic GOP support declined by 8%.


Here is the
dirty little secret. The GOP also saw support by Whites drop 8%. Hmm,
do you think we will see articles that the GOP should pander to the
biggest voting bloc and regain the “White Voting Bloc?”


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North Korea’s Message for Syria




November 17th, 2006



It’s pretty much your standard DPRK propaganda but still interesting:


Kim Yong Nam, president of the Presidium of the DPRK
Supreme People’s Assembly, sent a message of greetings to Bashar
Al-Assad, president of Syria, Wednesday on the occasion of the 36th
anniversary of the corrective movement in Syria. The message said that
the Korean people are pleased with the fact that the friendly Syrian
government and people have successfully carried forward the cause of
Hafez Al-Assad, the leader of advance. It sincerely wished the
president and people of Syria greater success in their efforts to smash
the outside pressure and challenge and protect the sovereignty and
security of the country and regional peace and achieve fresh progress
and prosperity.



More Blogs of War:

North Korea Stands with Syria
Statement By The President On North Korea
Syria to Fully Back Hezbollah
North Korean Missile Test - All Options on the Table
Iran Declares Support for Syria - Will Respond with Force if Attacked

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November 18, 2006



The Fallacy Of 'The Center'

Peggy Noonan has an article at Opinion Journal in which she asks Who'll Claim the Center?



While Peggy did not make any claims about the structure of politics,
I'd like to adresss a common fallacy which underlies her article. In my
opinion, the concept of a political "center" which lies along a
gradient from Left to Right is intellectually vacant, and moreover,
wrong.



The idea that the current state of politics, or the valuation of a
politician's status can be depicted along a line from Left to Right is
stupid. It's as if we've taken a diverse landscape, a multidimensional
space of ideas, and run it through a hydraulic press that smashes it
into a flat piece of scrap metal which we can understand.



I'd like to propose a new way of thinking about political landscape.



Politics is a multidimensional conflict. At the center of this conflict are the people who are most...

Read the rest at Good Richard's.
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Saturday, November 18, 2006



Losing the Election Disfunction Syndrome

Well,
the election of 2006 is over, the results are known, and whether we are
satisfied or not with the results, as my friend Buffalo says, “it
is what it is.”

Trying to look objectively at the political landscape is much easier after the election than before it, because we don’t have to wade through the accusations, allegations, false charges, bloviating and all the rest of what makes up an American political campaign. Now that the people have spoken all the crap that went on before is for the most part irrelevant.

Read the rest at Observations.
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Saturday, November 18, 2006

Borrowed From Lili


You scored as Friedrich Nietzsche.
Well you're an egotistical maniac, and you are so very iconoclastic
that you probably are currently lost in a post-modern Jupiter, I mean
jungle of self-definition.
Don't let it get you down though,
someday, through a willful onslaught of reinterpretation of dated forms
and ideas, you will strike on something that passes as remotely new,
and people WILL be into it on the basis of how hip it is alone. Also,
the average espresso drinker looks up to you.

Friedrich Nietzsche


67%

Miyamoto Musashi


50%

C.G. Jung


42%

Dante Alighieri


33%

Adolf Hitler


33%

Hugh Hefner


33%

Mother Teresa


8%

O.J. Simpson


0%

Jesus Christ


0%

Elvis Presley


0%

Charles Manson


0%

Sigmund Freud


0%

Stephen Hawking


0%

Steven Morrissey


0%

What Pseudo Historical Figure Best Suits You?
created with QuizFarm.com

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November 18, 2006






Reuters reports that the closing storm season in the Atlantic missed expectations
of increasingly violent weather -- by a wide margin. Read the story
carefully to find out what Reuters failed to include in its story:



Before this year's Atlantic hurricane season started, Gray
and his protege, Philip Klotzbach, predicted that it would be well
above average. Instead, it has been slightly below average as the Nov.
30 end of the season draws near -- and a mere whimper compared with the
destruction caused by monster hurricanes such as Katrina, Rita and
Wilma in 2005. ...

The Colorado State team was not alone in predicting that 2006 would
be more active than an average year, in which the Atlantic can be
expected to spawn 10 tropical storms, of which six will strengthen into
hurricanes.

Finish the story at Captain's Quarters Blog.
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Photo

Nintendo Wii joins bid for video game console crown Sat Nov 18, 2006

The
final salvo in the new video game console war comes first thing on
Sunday, as Nintendo's unconventional underdog, the Wii, takes on
Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3.  Full Article

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NewsTrack - Top News


Israeli envoy walks out of U.N. session

UNITED
NATIONS, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Israel's ambassador walked out on the United
Nations session that resulted in a strong call to Israel to end its
military operations in the Gaza Strip.


The 192-member General Assembly voted Friday night 156-7, with six
abstentions, in favor of the non-binding resolution in an emergency
special session.

Read the whole story.  Another bad day for Israel at the UN (heh)
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Friday, November 17, 2006

Celebrity look-alikes at MyHeritage.com

Yes I know this isn't a political or even serious news-worthy post, but meh. A little lighter side of things.

Goto MyHeritage.com, sign-up for a free account (no-spam) and upload a picture of you (with your face visible). The better the picture, the better the results. As you can see, my pic sucked (heh)

http://www.myheritage.com

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Bo Schembechler 1929 - 2006

Bo Schembechler died today, he was 77 years old (if my math is correct). He was a legendary coach at Michigan U. and was taping a show when he collapsed.

h/t WQLT for the news.

(I see Drudge has it now also.

Today is Friday-free-for All at StoptheACLU. Go over and visit a link or 10.

Boehner elected House minority leader

via HotAir
By a landslide, according to Fox. So much for the Mike Pence groundswell.

Will the GOP make it a business-as-usual two-fer by reinstalling Blunt as whip? Stay tuned!


Seems that not many Republicans understand the nature of their defeat in this past election and are doomed to repeat their mistakes. Pence at least would have offered a new direction to the party and new hope that they would at least begin to listen to the people that have put them where they are. Alas, it's not to be. I'm hoping that someday soon the Conservative party emerges from the ashes of what the Republicans are trying to make of themselves. I still think the Republican party is better than the Democrat party, but both parties are going away from conservative values (not so much in their campaigning which was full of conservative values [pro-life/guns/constitution/speech, national defense, lower taxes, tougher on illegal immigration], but on their policies which do not seem to stack up to the rhetoric they use to garner said votes.

Neither party has shown the capacity or gumption (balls) to get it done when in a position to do so (ie, Pelosi backing Murtha for Majority leader). We'll have to see if the Dems are serious about changing Congress from corruption (see Murtha, Reid, Conyer, et. al) or not; but my best guess would be a resounding NO. In '08 we'll have the same election as we had this year, except the shoes will be on different feet and we'll all try to pick the least corrupt people to vote for.

[vote was 168-27 according to Hotline blog]

Update: More at BlogsOfWar and Good Richard's Almanac
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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Stolen Election

Diebold?
Whatever!


One advantage of Democrats winning last week's elections is that we've been
spared all the complaints about "stolen" elections. Well, almost all
of them. In Florida's 13th District, vacated by Rep. Katherine Harris for her
ill-starred Senate run, Republican Vern Buchanan eked out a victory by about
400 votes. Angry Left teen idol Markos "Kos" Moulitsas is crying foul:


Down in Florida, an epic battle is brewing over the electronic Diebold voting
machines that ate 18,000 votes for Democrat Christine Jennings in FL-13 and
cost her the election.


Not only is an expensive recount in the cards, but campaign and DCCC [Democratic
Congressional Campaign Committee] lawyers are flocking down, demanding the
state freeze the machines for inspection.


These are the opening salvos in what will be the battle to end Diebold.


But only 36 people have given via our Blue Majority Act Blue page for the
legal battles ahead.


To put it bluntly, to anyone who has ever complained about Diebold, this
is your chance to put your money where your mouth is. No more talk needed.
No more advocacy needed. This is a real-world, legal frontal assault on those
electronic voting machines.


If we win this battle, you'll be able to kiss Diebold goodbye.


Update: No one will confirm, but word is that the DCCC and the Jennings
campaign are considering suing for a brand new election.


Update II: Machines in FL-13 were made by ES&S. Same difference.


"Same difference"? ES&S is Election Systems & Software Inc.,
a Diebold competitor. This really makes the Puffington Host look stupid.

via BestoftheWeb

You notice a pattern here?  If a democrat loses ANY election close, it's stolen.  In the senate, there were races as close as 7k votes and 4k votes, but the democrats won, so no stolen elections.  There were some close house races that the dems won, no steals.  If people are as stupid as Kos thinks, then maybe we need to look at something new, maybe the voting booths should only have democrats on them so we don't have to worry about this type of problem anymore (heh).



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Roundup

Ethiopian-Born Man Arrested with Nuclear Info at Detroit Metro
An Ethiopian-born man was arrested Tuesday at Detroit Metro Airport with information about cyanide and nuclear materials: Man, 34, arrested at airport. (Hat tip: LGF readers.)

THERE ARE SOME SECTIONS OF KNOXVILLE THAT I WOULD NOT ADVISE YOU TO INVADE (CONT'D):

State Sen. Tim Burchett says he caught a group of youngsters during a break-in Wednesday, held them at gunpoint and fed them chocolate-chip cookies until Knox County sheriff's deputies arrived. . . .

The state senator, who said he holds a conceal-carry permit, had a recently purchased 9 mm Glock pistol and a .25 automatic Keltec as a "backup," according to his account. He said he brandished the larger pistol and told the youths to "put your hands up" and then to "put your hands behind your head."
(from InstaPundit)

Annan: Climate Change as Dangerous as WMD
Posted by: Mary Katharine Ham at 10:43 AM

Some of that famous U.N. perspective.

And he lacerated the fast-shrinking minority of politicians or scientists who still denied there was any threat as "out of step, out of arguments and out of time."...

Annan declared: "The message is clear. Global climate change must take its place alongside those threats -- conflict, poverty, the proliferation of deadly weapons -- that have traditionally monopolised first-order political attention."

This message? Not as clear to him. (via TownHall Blog)

Quick Update
Greetings all! We've been bouncing around the southern Caribbean lately. It's been nice, but difficult to find adequate time for blogging/respondint/commenting, so apologies for that. Hence the slowness over at Observations :)

House Democrats name Pelosi speaker
By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press Writer 44 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - Nancy Pelosi was unanimously named speaker-elect by House Democrats Thursday, the first woman to be ensured the post that constitutionally is second in line of succession to the presidency.

Head back into work tomorrow, so trying to fix all the problems on here today. If anyone else can't see the emblem up top (beside the daylight picture) let me know, I'm going to try to move it (I have it a vidilife atm) and see if it will show up.
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Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Which Fantasy/SciFi char. are you?

Which Fantasy/SciFi Character Are You?

100 Visitors

100th visitor (since Nov. 9th) and 159 page views. Not alot of comments, so probably people finding their way thru google or something.

Thanks to the people that visited anyway :)

Added the sunlight pic to the top, shows where the sunlight is on earth (updates every half hour or so). Click thru to see the site it comes from.

Reminder: Listen to TexasFred's show on WAR (wide awake radio).
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StumbleUpon

Installed Stumble on my IE 7 on both computers.  It makes 'surfing' the internet acutally surfing, instead of googling or relying on other people to find websites for you.  You tell it your interests, then hit the stumble buttong and viola, you goto a website randomly that matches one of your interests.  You can find alot of websites that you had no idea existed.  (or you can find websites you forgot about).
Some links:
GamesBob
, Girls are evil, iDigitDesign blog, and others.  Of course the websites you find will be according to your answers on what you like and no two people are the same :)

In world and US news, Bad. More tomorrow (heh)
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Tuesday, November 14, 2006

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Iran/Syria, Gaza/Israel, CREW vs Murtha

Iraq neighbours told to mend ways

  Iraq   Mideast   Peace   Photos   UK   US  BBC News 

Iraq neighbours told to mend ways

The US and UK governments have indicated there will be no softening of their stances on Iran and Syria despite calls for their help to stabilise Iraq. President George W Bush said Iran must halt... (photo: USMC file/LCpl Michael R McMaugh)

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UN to discuss Israeli offensive in Gaza stripGaza   Human Rights   Israel   Photos   UN  The Times Of India 

UN to discuss Israeli offensive in Gaza strip

| UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a special session on Wednesday to discuss Israel's recent military actions in the northern Gaza strip that left 19 civilians dead.... (photo: WN/ Ahmed Deeb)

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Public Statement


November 13, 2006


CREW Blasts Pelosi Endorsement of Unethical Murtha for Majority Leader


Washington, DC - Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
(CREW) questioned soon-to-be House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA)
commitment to eradicating corruption with her endorsement of one of the
most unethical members in Congress, Rep. John Murtha (D-PA), to be
Majority Leader of the House of Representatives.



Rep. Murtha was listed in CREW's report Beyond DeLay: The 20 Most
Corrupt Members of Congress (and five to watch). As reported in the
study and by the news media, Rep, Murtha has been involved in a number
of pay-to play schemes involving former staffers and his brother,
Robert "Kit" Murtha.
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Monday, November 13, 2006

News from yahoo

AP: Giuliani takes step toward '08 bidBy DEVLIN BARRETT, Associated Press Writer 41 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, a moderate Republican best known for his stewardship of the city after the Sept.11 terrorist attacks, has taken the first step in a 2008 presidentialbid.

Theformer mayor filed papers to create the Rudy Giuliani PresidentialExploratory Committee, Inc., establishing a New York-based panel thatwould allow him to raise money to explore a White House run and travelthe country.

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, left, speaks during an election day campaign rally for Thomas Kean Jr. in Hackensack, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006. Giuliani, a moderate Republican best known for his stewardship of the city after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, has taken the first step in a 2008 presidential bid, GOP officials said Monday, Nov. 14, 2006. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)AP Photo: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, left, speaks during an election day campaign rally... ----------------------------------------------

Bush trades ideas on Iraq with panel By TOM RAUM and ANNE PLUMMER FLAHERTY, Associated Press Writers 42 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - President Bush traded ideas on Iraq with a bipartisan commission Monday and promised to work with the incoming Democratic majority toward "common objectives." At the same time, he renewed his opposition to any timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops.

As Bush met with the Iraq Study Group, the Democrat in line to lead the Senate Armed Services Committee, Carl Levin of Michigan, said the administration didn't see that "we're getting deeper and deeper into a hole."


Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, left, waits with fellow members of the Iraq Study Group as they leave the White House after meeting with President Bush in Washington, Monday, Nov. 13, 2006. Left to right are O'Connor, former White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, former Sen. Charles Robb, former Attorney General Edwin Meese and former Defense Secretary William J. Perry. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)AP Photo: Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, left, waits with fellow members of the Iraq...

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Administration: Detainees have no rights


By MATT APUZZO, Associated Press Writer

In court documents filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the Justice Department defended the military's authority to arrest people overseas and detain them indefinitely
without access to courts.



In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by U.S. military officials, a detainee, name, nationality, and facial identification not permitted, sits with a drink in a styrofoam cup as other detainees sit near him, within the grounds of Camp Delta military-run prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. Guantanamo Bay prisoners could soon lose access to their lawyers _ one of their only contacts with the outside world _ because of a new law that eliminates their right to challenge their detention in civilian courts, the lawyers fear.   (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, FILE)AP Photo:
In this June 27, 2006 file photo, reviewed by U.S. military officials, a detainee, name,...

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Bush leads King groundbreaking ceremony

By STEPHEN MANNING, Associated Press Writer
42 minutes ago

WASHINGTON - Martin Luther King Jr. belongs among American icons like
Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln, national leaders said Monday at
the ceremonial groundbreaking for a King memorial.

"We give Martin Luther King his rightful place among the many Americans honored on the National Mall," President Bush told a crowd of about 5,000.
President Bush, back to camera on right, speaks with Rev. Al Sharpton, top left, with Yolanda King, bottom left, Bernice Albertine King, center, and Andrew Young, right, during the ground breaking ceremony for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington Monday, Nov. 13, 2006. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)AP Photo:
President Bush, back to camera on right, speaks with Rev. Al Sharpton, top left, with...

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Al Qaeda seeking nuclear kit for attacks: UK official

By Sophie WalkerMon Nov 13, 2:38 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters) - Al Qaeda is trying to acquire the
technology that would enable it to use a nuclear device to
attack Western targets including Britain, a senior British
official said on Monday.

"We know the aspiration is there. We know attempts to
gather materials are there, we know that attempts to gather
technology are there," the senior Foreign Office official told
reporters.

The comments at a briefing came days after the head of
Britain's domestic spy agency said Muslim extremists were
plotting at least 30 major terrorist attacks in Britain which
could involve chemical and nuclear devices.



A U.S. Capitol police officer guards the West steps of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, May 26, 2006. Al Qaeda is trying to acquire the technology that would enable it to use a nuclear device to attack Western targets including Britain, a senior British official said on Monday. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters)Reuters Photo:
A U.S. Capitol police officer guards the West steps of the U.S. Capitol building in...

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Ill. woman accused in hit-and-run death

By JAN DENNIS, Associated Press Writer
45 minutes ago

PEORIA, Ill. - A jealous ex-wife was charged with murder Monday after
running down her ex-husband with a car outside another woman's
apartment, authorities said. Dennis McGlothlin, 26, died at a hospital
Monday after undergoing brain surgery. He was injured three days
earlier in a parking lot in Pekin.

Krystle McGlothlin, 25, was jailed on $2 million bail.

Investigators said she showed up at the apartment early Friday,
yelling obscenities and screaming for her ex-husband to come outside.
She then rammed him with a car, and he hit his head on the ground,
witnesses told police.



In this booking photo released by the Pekin Police Department Krystle McGlothlin, 25, of Pekin, Ill., is shown Friday, Nov. 10, 2006. McGlothlin remains jailed Monday at the Tazewell County Justice Center on charges of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated driving under the influence and criminal damage to property after ramming her ex-husband with a car. Dennis McGlothlin died from the injuries Monday, Nov. 13, 2006. (AP Photo/Pekin (Ill.) Police Dept.)AP Photo:
In this booking photo released by the Pekin Police Department Krystle McGlothlin, 25, of Pekin,...
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Sunday, November 12, 2006

Blog roundup

From the 'Links I Visit':

  • LGF with pissed off Palestinians.
  • Instapundit with trouble for an airline.
  • Ace of Spades with Veteren's Day.
  • Townhall with election demographics.
  • StoptheACLU on surviving after the loss(election).
  • Observations with the new Al-Queda tape.
  • Buffalo's Path with a Veteran's Day remembrance (buff is a vet).

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    Wolrd News:
  • Anti-Corruption official accused of fraud. (heh)
  • Ortega's return to power in Nicaragua.
  • Ahmadinejad blast the UN Security council.(man bites dog)
  • Elton John wants to ban your religion.(no matter what that is)
  • Olmert sits down for a Q&A session.(why is this guy still in power?)

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