Sunday, April 06, 2008

sunday reads

The British Army faces new allegations of torture and abuse over the arrest and detention of a Shia tribal leader and his family who claim they were hooded and beaten by soldiers based at Basra airport last year.

Editor & Publisher on the media spreading the lie about the Jessica Lynch rescue.

Tensions were rising late Saturday at the YFZ Ranch in West Texas, where members of a secretive polygamous sect were barring authorities from entering the temple of the church’s sprawling compound.

A global rice shortage that has seen prices of one of the world's most important staple foods increase by 50 per cent in the past two weeks alone is triggering an international crisis, with countries banning export and threatening serious punishment for hoarders.

Taylor Branch: The Last Wish of Martin Luther King

Hollywood legend Charlton Heston dead at 84.

1 comment:

Dr. Zaius said...

Thanks for the link!