Friday, January 18, 2008

friday reads

An official Canadian government document has put both the United States and Israel on a watch list of countries where prisoners run the risk of being tortured, CTV television reported on Thursday.

A recent change in voter registration law has left hundreds and possibly thousands of Travis and Williamson county residents temporarily ineligible to cast their ballots here.

Glenn Greenwald: Lawbreaking telecoms still conniving to obtain immunity from Congress

Senator Russ Feingold: It's Not Just About Immunity

Oakland Post Publisher Paul Cobb is putting out the black-oriented weekly under the watchful eye of police, following an informant's report that there is a contract on his life.

The Japanese team on the International Space Station will launch a paper airplane (co-designed with the Japan Origami Airplane Association) into the Earth's atmosphere -- the plane's been treated with heat-resisting stuff and is expected to survive reentry.

Give your Valentine some Republican Conversation Hearts

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