Thursday, September 07, 2006

thursday morning briefs

Senate wants to blow up more civilians

On a 70-30 vote, the Senate defeated an amendment to a Pentagon budget bill to block use of the deadly munitions near populated areas. The vote came after the State Department announced last month that it is investigating whether Israel misused American-made cluster bombs in civilian areas of Lebanon.

Keith Olberman - 'Have You No Sense of Decency, Sir?'

Tony Blair's administration has been dealt what may turn out to be a fatal blow by the resignation of seven members of his Government.

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