Saturday, May 07, 2005

Yellowstone Rated High for Eruption Threat

My Way News: "YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - The Yellowstone caldera has been classified a high threat for volcanic eruption, according to a report from the U.S. Geological Survey."

WHO Waiting on Marburg Virus Results

My Way News: "GENEVA (AP) - The U.N. health agency said Friday it was waiting to see whether a doctor and a nurse exposed to the rare, deadly Marburg virus in Angola have been infected, adding the exposure underscored that the outbreak has yet to be brought under control."

Dozens Contract Illness From Small Pets

My Way News: "Furry 'pocket pets' like hamsters, mice and rats have sickened up to 30 people in at least 10 states with dangerous multidrug-resistant bacteria, health officials are warning."

Official: N. Korea May Test Nuclear Weapon

My Way News: "WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. spy satellites have detected what may be preparations for North Korea's first test of a nuclear weapon, although analysts believe it could be a calculated ruse on Pyongyang's part, a U.S. defense official said Friday."

Thursday, May 05, 2005

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Two Blasts Rock British Consulate in NYC

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Two Blasts Rock British Consulate in NYC: "NEW YORK � Two explosions were heard outside the British Consulate (search) early Thursday, causing slight damage to the building but injuring no one, officials said. "

Wednesday, May 04, 2005

WorldNetDaily: 1st strike on Iran 'gaining traction'

WorldNetDaily: 1st strike on Iran 'gaining traction': "JERUSALEM � With Tehran announcing it will shortly resume some nuclear activities in spite of ongoing negotiations with European countries, a private report that was issued to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon urging an American or Israeli pre-emptive strike against Iran has been gaining some steam here."

FT.com / International economy - UN chief Kofi Annan warns of nuclear catastrophe

FT.com / International economy - UN chief Kofi Annan warns of nuclear catastrophe: "An international conference on the future of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation treaty opened on Monday with demands from the US and its allies that Iran and North Korea give up and dismantle nuclear programmes that could be adapted to deliver weapons."

Monday, May 02, 2005

Israel's Sharansky Resigns in Protest; Says Gaza Pullout A "Tragic Mistake"

My Way News: "JERUSALEM (AP) - Cabinet minister Natan Sharansky, cited as an inspiration by President Bush for promoting democracy, resigned Monday to protest the planned Gaza withdrawal, which he called a 'tragic mistake' that will encourage Palestinian violence and deepen the rift in Israeli society."

The New York Times > Health > Polio Detected in Indonesia, Indicating It Crossed an Ocean

The New York Times > Health > Polio Detected in Indonesia, Indicating It Crossed an Ocean: "A case of polio has been detected in Indonesia, World Health Organization officials said today, indicating that an outbreak spreading from northern Nigeria since 2003 had crossed an ocean and reached the world's fourth-most-populous country."

United Press International: Feds probing alleged mad cow cover-up

United Press International: Feds probing alleged mad cow cover-up: "WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- Federal investigators are looking into allegations by a former U.S. Agriculture Department inspector that the agency sought to cover up cases of mad cow disease, United Press International has learned."

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Prayer Helped Keep Drifting Teens Alive

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Prayer Helped Keep Drifting Teens Alive: "SOUTHPORT, N.C. � For two teens left adrift on a sailboat for six days, prayer and improvised survival tactics kept the best friends alive. "

Gaza buildings bulldozed in law-and-order drive

My Way News: "GAZA (Reuters) - Security forces in Gaza on Monday demolished three unfinished beachfront houses built illegally by senior Palestinian officers as part of a new drive by President Mahmoud Abbas to end lawlessness."

Israeli Troops Raid West Bank Town

My Way News: "JERUSALEM (AP) - An Israeli soldier and a Palestinian militant were killed in a shootout early Monday, the army said, when Israeli troops raided a village near the West Bank town of Tulkarem, which they'd re-entered over the weekend for the first time since returning it to Palestinian control in March."

WorldNetDaily: Ex-CIA chief warns of EMP nuke threat

WorldNetDaily: Ex-CIA chief warns of EMP nuke threat: "WASHINGTON � Former CIA chief James Woolsey affirms the work of a special commission investigating the threat of a nuclear-bomb generated electromagnetic pulse attack on the U.S. by rogue states or terrorists and is urging the country to take steps necessary to protect against the potentially devastating consequences. "

Sunday, May 01, 2005

WorldNetDaily: Ayatollah warns U.S. needs punch in mouth

WorldNetDaily: Ayatollah warns U.S. needs punch in mouth: "The spiritual leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is warning the U.S. to stay out of his country's business � and, in particular, its nuclear program, which is set to resume this week. "

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Reports: U.S. Warns Japan of N. Korea Missile

FOXNews.com - U.S. & World - Reports: U.S. Warns Japan of N. Korea Missile: "TOKYO � TOKYO (AP) � The U.S. military informed Japan that North Korea may have fired a short-range missile toward the Sea of Japan on Sunday morning, Kyodo News service and national broadcaster NHK reported. "

N.Korea Says Bush Comments Show He Is a Philistine

My Way News: "SEOUL (Reuters) - Pyongyang branded President Bush a philistine and a cowboy on Saturday after he called North Korean leader Kim Jong-il a tyrant earlier this week."