Wednesday, December 14, 2005

2005-12-13 HEADLINE ROUNDUP

  • WELDON EXPECTS GREEN LIGHT FOR ABLE DANGER HEARINGS
    Rep. Curt Weldon, R-Pa., expects Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to green light public hearings before Congress this week in connection with the military operation "Able Danger," to disclose more information regarding prior knowledge of Islamist cells i
  • CHINA'S THRIVING ORGAN BLACKMARKET
    China acknowledged recently that there is a widespread trade in the organs of executed prisoners. Huang Jiefu, deputy health minister, said that the practice is widespread and that China’s government is seeking to tighten rules on the practice.
  • ISLAMISTS CALL FOR ELIMINATION OF CHRISTIANS
    Militant Islamists in Pakistan have called for the elimination of Christians and the public hanging of a Christian accused of blasphemy. According to a news release from human rights organization Christian Solidarity Worldwide, or CSW, about 3,000 Muslims
  • WHO KILLED GENERAL MOTORS?
    Willys built the jeeps that carried Ike's armies across Europe. Ford built the Sherman tanks. Packard made the engines for JFK's PT boat and for the P-40s of Claire Chennault's Flying Tigers. Studebaker built the Weasel armored personnel carrier.
  • PRINCIPAL HANDCUFFED LITTLE GIRL AND FORCED 'MEDICATION' IN CLASS
    An elementary school principal has resigned amidst allegations she and a school psychologist restrained a troubled 8-year-old and forced the child to take prescribed medication in front of her classmates.
  • ABBAS RESTARTS PAYMENTS FOR FAMILIES OF PALESTINIAN SUICIDE BOMBERS
    The head of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, has approved a new law, providing monetary grants to the families of suicide bombers. Abbas gave his approval just six days ago, a day before a suicide bomber struck the HaSharon Mall in Netanya, killi
  • BROKEN INTEL CELL? 22 ISRAELI'S NABBED, TO BE DEPORTED
    The wave of arrests of young Israelis in the United States has been renewed, as 21 Israelis were detained by U.S. Immigration Police in Iowa and South Dakota on charges of illegal peddling, Israel's leading newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reported Tuesday.