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June 2006

Friday, June 30

  • Bush: Signing Away the Constitution?
  • Filmmaker Puts Movie in Hands of Soldiers
  • Geldof Says Richest Countries' Pledge to End Poverty in Africa Still Not Honored
  • 10 'Grannies for Peace' Arrested in Philly
  • Fahrenheit 9/11 Marine Recruiter Killed in Iraq
  • US Losing Terror War because of Iraq, Poll Says
  • Blair Loses Popular Lead for First Time: Poll
  • U.S. Soldiers Investigated on Iraq Rape, Killing Claims
  • University of the Incarnate Word Library Boss Cancels the N.Y. Times in Protest
  • Maine Democratic Lawmakers Form Coalition against Iraq War


    Thursday, June 29

  • Justices Say Bush Went Too Far at Guantanamo
  • Iraq War Ends Silently for One American Soldier
  • Gaza Power Plant Hit by Israeli Airstrike is Insured by US Agency
  • Most Employers Cutting Retiree Health Care: Study
  • Illicit Gun Trade Flourishes Despite Government Pledges
  • IDF Forces Arrest Palestinian Cabinet Ministers, Lawmakers
  • US General: Strong, Sophisticated Taliban Emerging
  • New York Times Defends Its Patriotism
  • Sierra Club Sues Pentagon Over Wind Farm
  • US Military Urged to Release Statistics on Iraqi Casualties
  • 'Environmental Insanity' to Drink Bottled Water When It Tastes As Good from the Tap
  • Net Neutrality Amendment Dies


    Wednesday, June 28

  • U.S. Emits Half of Car-Caused Greenhouse Gas, Study Says
  • Predicted Rollback Hasn't Yet Happened, Say Women Activists
  • Surprise Lead for Mexican Leftwing Presidential Candidate Shakes Political Establishment
  • US Academics Decry Travel Restrictions to Cuba
  • Navy Sonar Use Stirs Up Waves of Worry for Marine Life Watchdogs
  • Democrats Accuse Bush of Power Grab
  • Report: Many E-Voting Systems Flawed


    Tuesday, June 27

  • Pentagon Resists Ban on "Degrading Treatment"
  • City by City, an Antipoverty Group Plants Seeds of Change
  • Military Fails Some Widows Over Benefits
  • Patented Seeds Edge Out Local Varieties
  • Environmental Chiefs Join Forces to Fight Growth in Air Travel
  • Mahogany Imports 'Are Wiping out Peru Tribes'
  • Glaciers Are Melting at Their Fastest Rate for 5,000 Years
  • Saddam's Execution Likely, Fair Trial Less So
  • Opponents of Iraq War Rally around Lt. Watada
  • Study Shows US Electronic Voting Machines Vulnerable


    Monday, June 26

  • Failure to Deliver on G8 Pledges Has Left Millions to Die, Says Charity Report
  • Kickbacks, Cartels and Chatrooms: How Unscrupulous Drug Firms Woo the Public
  • Advancing Deserts Forcing People to Move
  • US Supreme Court to Consider Requiring Greenhouse Gas Rules
  • US Military Sees Oil Nationalism Spectre
  • Veterans of US Prisons in Iraq in No Mood for Reconciliation
  • US Water Privatizations Fail to Pan out
  • Frustrated Protesters Say Washington Isn't Listening


    Sunday, June 25

  • CIA Officer Claims US Ignored Warnings about WMD Errors
  • British 'Helpless' as Violence Rises in Southern Iraq
  • Iraqi Death Toll Nearly Double US Count; Reports Reflect Carnage Since Occupation Started in 2003
  • US General in Iraq Outlines Troop Cuts
  • Greenland's Ice Sheet Is Slip-Sliding Away
  • Tall Stories: The Plot to Topple Chicago's Sears Tower Was Not All That It Seemed


    Saturday, June 24

  • Revealed: Japan's Whaling "Shopping List"
  • The Battle to Close Guantánamo
  • Where Taliban Rules Again
  • 'Warm' Species Invading Antarctic
  • US Plays Terror Card in Hearing on AT&T Wiretap Lawsuit
  • Still Seeking Answers in U.S. Checkpoint Shooting
  • Washington Tax-Cut Advocate Aided Abramoff
  • Karzai: War Not Getting at Terrorism Cause


    Friday, June 23

  • Secret U.S. Program Tracks Global Bank Transfers
  • World Energy Consumption Could Be Cut by Half If Clean Technology Applied: IEA
  • An American Icon: Gore Vidal on Italy, Iraq - and Why He Hates George Bush
  • Privacy Advocates Slam AT&T on Customer Records
  • It's Official: We Live in Hot Times
  • "Great Divide" Seen in Muslim and Western Opinions


    Thursday, June 22

  • US Gun Lobby Slams UN Illegal Arms Trade Meeting
  • World Scientists Unite to Attack Creationism
  • Rich City Poor City: Middle-class Neighborhoods Are Disappearing from the Nation's Cities, Leaving Only High- and Low-Income Districts, New Study Says
  • CEOs Earn 262 Times Pay of Average Worker
  • Climbdown as Hamas Agrees to Israeli State
  • How a Coalition of Bloggers is Turning the Democratic Donkey
  • New Evidence Raises Questions about Israel's Role in Beach Explosion
  • Saddam on Hunger Strike as Five US Troops Killed


    Wednesday, June 21

  • Study: Nonprofit Health Care Often Better Quality Care
  • Helen Thomas, Veteran Critic of White House, Turns on 'Complacent' Press
  • Woman Soldier Refuses Return to Iraq, Claiming Sexual Harassment
  • US Military Deems Homosexuality a 'Mental Disorder'
  • Test Tube Meat Nears Dinner Table
  • Rights Group Says Israel Beach Death Probe Not Credible
  • Gore: Setting the Record Straight on Global Warming
  • Clinton's White House Hopes Hit by Poll


    Tuesday, June 20

  • Bush Wrongfooted as Iran Steps up International Charm Offensive
  • Stress Disorder Seen Soaring Among Returning Troops
  • Police Got Phone Data from Brokers
  • The Ugly Truth About Everyday Life in Baghdad (by US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad)
  • Thirteen Iraqis Killed in Alleged US Fire on Poultry Farm
  • Two Missing US Soldiers Found Tortured to Death in Iraq
  • Soldier's Iraq War Stance Backed
  • Backlogged Park Maintenance up under Bush
  • What Japan's Control of the IWC Really Means


    Monday, June 19

  • US Learns to Live with Less Freedom
  • Arctic Vault to Protect World Seed Collection
  • Corporate Contributions Shift to the Democrats
  • 'Wash Post' Obtains Shocking Memo from U.S. Embassy in Baghdad
  • Japan Seizes Control of Whaling Group after Historic Vote
  • Got Organic? Demand Lifts Vermont Dairies
  • Democrats Set to Call for Phased Pullout
  • Murtha, a War Critic, Assails Rove Over Speech
  • Internet Rewrites Political Playbook
  • US Is Aiming to Block Venezuela's Bid for U.N. Role
  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Turns 61 under House Arrest


    Sunday, June 18

  • How US Hid the Suicide Secrets of Guantanamo
  • Hush-Hush Honors for US Military Top Brass
  • Mexico Hopeful Takes Hard Line vs. NAFTA
  • Just Give Peace a Chance
  • Against the Iraq War, Buffalo Veteran Heads to Canada
  • Suffering Post-Traumatic Stress After Serving in Iraq, Joshua Key Explains What Made Him Desert for a Fugitive's Life

    Saturday, June 17

  • USDHS: US Not Prepared for Large-Scale Catastrophe
  • Whaling Foes Dodge Harpoon with Japan Defeat
  • US Warns North Korea against 'Provocative' Missile Test
  • Dead Unionists No Hurdle to Free Trade
  • Knives, Rifles and a Whip. Are Bush's Gift-Givers Trying to Say Something?
  • Hospital Casts Doubt on Israel's Version of Attack That Killed Seven Palestinians
  • Time Running out to Curb Effects of Deep Sea Pollution, Warns UN
  • Bush Blocks Troop Withdrawal as Bomb Kills 10 in Baghdad Mosque
  • Testing Times for Indo-US Nuclear Deal


    Friday, June 16

  • Democrats Say Key Superfund Data Is Being Withheld From the Public
  • Available Environmental Interventions Could Save Millions of Lives
  • Foul! Adidas, Fila Exploiting Workers, Charges World Cup Report
  • Pro-whaling Nations Plot Diplomatic Coup
  • Global Warming Threat Is Seen in Siberian Thaw
  • Russia's 'Floating Chernobyls' to Go Ahead Despite Green Fears
  • Forgotten Urban Poor a Living Time Bomb: UN


    Thursday, June 15

  • Poll: US Seen as a Bigger Threat to Peace Than Iran
  • Iraq Conflict Fuels Rise in Global Refugees to 12 Million
  • Caterpillar Pressured Over "Weaponised Bulldozers"
  • Political Gurus Explore US-Canada Split
  • Pentagon Says Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,500
  • Bush Faces Dilemma over Demands to Close Guantanamo Bay
  • ACLU Tries to Force Pentagon to Turn over Records on Peace Groups
  • Jihadist or Victim: Ex-Detainee Makes a Case


    Wednesday, June 14

  • Japan Buys Votes to Take Control of Whaling Body
  • Guantanamo Victims' Lawyers Protest 3-Day Notification Delay
  • Scientists Urge G8 Not to Ignore Global Warming
  • EU-US "Partners" on CIA Flights: Amnesty
  • US Image Abroad Takes a New Turn South
  • Revealed: The Shrapnel Evidence That Points to Israel's Guilt
  • Outspoken New Englander Is New Poet Laureate
  • Kerry Demands US Troop Pullout at 'Take Back America' Conference


    Tuesday, June 13

  • EPA Rule Loosened After Oil Chief's Letter to Rove
  • US Insists on Right to Develop Arms for Outer Space
  • "New American Century" Project Ends With A Whimper
  • Another U.S. Cover-Up Surfaces in Samarra
  • Rights Groups Demand Independent Investigations into Guantanamo Suicides
  • Gore to Train 1,000 to Spread Word about Climate
  • Leak Counsel Won't Charge Rove, Lawyer Announces


    Monday, June 12

  • US Helps Push Global Military Spending to $1.2 Trillion
  • China is Arming World's Worst Regimes to Fuel Economic Boom, Says Amnesty
  • Legality of Bush’s Wiretapping Faces Court Challenge
  • Former Guantanamo Detainees Recall Despair
  • US 'Planning to Keep 50,000 Troops in Iraq for Many Years'
  • U.S. Criticized over Guantanamo Suicides
  • UN Report Accuses Afghan MPs of Torture and Massacres
  • Bush Iran Strategy Suffers Major Diplomatic Defeat


    Sunday, June 11

  • Ramadi Residents Flee Fearing Imminent US Offensive
  • Three US Guantanamo Detainees Commit Suicide
  • Bush's "You're On Your Own" Budget and Nonprofits' Angst
  • Questions Linger over Death of al-Zarqawi
  • The Militant Mothers Who Are Taking on Tony Blair
  • The Shadow of Slaughter Hangs over Whales
  • Polar Bear Apocalypse


    Saturday, June 10

  • Gathering Highlights Power of the Blog
  • Republican National Committee Co-Chairman Blames Self, GOP Tactics
  • Death on the Beach: Seven Palestinians Killed as Israeli Shells Hit Family Picnic
  • A Hindrance to U.S. War on Terror, Say Rights Groups
  • Data on Nuclear Agency Workers Hacked: Lawmaker


    Friday, June 9

  • House Shoots Down Amendment Protecting Net Neutrality
  • Bolton's Threats Raise Fears of UN Shut-Down
  • West's Emissions 'Fuelling Destruction of Heritage Sites'
  • Global Warming Has Forced Animals to Evolve Already
  • NASA Shelves Climate Satellites
  • Repeal of Estate Tax Is Latest GOP Initiative to Die in Senate
  • Zarqawi's Death Not Expected to Have Major Impact on Iraq
  • Korean Farmers Protest U.S. Base Expansion, Free Trade Agreement


    Thursday, June 8

  • Report Finds High Cost of US Prisons Not Paying Off
  • GOP Takes Aim at PBS Funding - Again
  • For the Women of Iraq, the War is Just Beginning
  • Report Implicates 20 Nations in 'Spider's Web' of CIA Abductions
  • US House to Debate Iraq War
  • Painting Captures U.S. Arrogance, Artist Says
  • Washington Fury over UN Attack on Bush 'Hypocrites'
  • Father of Beheaded Man Blames Bush, Not Zarqawi
  • New Data Clearly Links Storms and Warming


    Wednesday, June 7

  • 'U.S. Military Hides Many More Hadithas', Says Iraqi Doctor
  • Size of Military Data Theft Grows to Affect Millions of Troops
  • Britain Named for Colluding in US Rendition Flights
  • Bush Hawks Down
  • US Troops Accused of New Murders in Iraq
  • Gay Marriage Ban Fails to Pass US Senate
  • Incentives Come Nonstop for Buyers of Hybrids
  • Colombia ‘Most Dangerous’ Place for Trade Unionists
  • Fort Lewis Soldier Says He'll Refuse To Go To Iraq


    Tuesday, June 6

  • Pentagon Endorses Force-Feeding Hunger Strikers
  • Bush Tries to Mollify Right With Gay Marriage and Flag Burning
  • Lieberman Faces Showdown Over Iraq
  • Debate Over Wind Power Creates Environmental Rift


    Monday, June 5

  • Army Manual to Skip Geneva Detainee Rule
  • Marine's Wife Paints Portrait of US Troops Out of Control in Haditha
  • US Won't Compensate Vietnam's Agent Orange Victims: Official
  • AIDS at 25: A War of Attrition With Virus


    Sunday, June 4

  • Meanwhile, in Basra Camp, There's Pizza, Cricket and a Scent of Danger
  • Human Flu Transfers May Exceed Reports
  • Fears of Eruption and Corruption Haunt Earthquake Survivors


    Saturday, June 3

  • TV Reporters Decry Drop in Iraq Coverage
  • Blinded by Hate in Haditha
  • Nobel Prize Winner Accuses US of Double Standards Over Iran
  • For an Exhausted, Disenchanted Army There is Still No End in Sight
  • Iraq Rejects US Probe Clearing Troops of Killings
  • Blix Report on WMD Met with Calls to Outlaw Nuclear Materials


    Friday, June 2

  • Blix Says U.S. Impedes Efforts to Curb A-Arms
  • War Handicaps Senators in '08 White House Race
  • Iraqi Accuses U.S. of 'Daily' Attacks Against Civilians
  • US Blocking International Deal on Fighting AIDS
  • U.S. Accused of New Iraq Massacre
  • UN Urged to Host World Summit on Nukes
  • Justice Department Wants Internet Companies to Save Personal Web Surfing Data


    Thursday, June 1

  • ExxonMobil: The Wrench in Action on Climate Change
  • Female Focus Needed to Stop AIDS, Say African and U.S. Activists
  • Basra: Where There Was One Enemy, Now There Are Many
  • Conservation Lagging as Emissions Climb
  • Cargo Ship Leaves for Iraq Amid Anti-War Cries
  • Geronimo's Family Call on Bush to Help Return His Skeleton
  • Academic, Political Elite Say Goodbye to John Kenneth Galbraith



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