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Bono in Africa to Fight Poverty

Bono is on a tour through Africa on his campaign to fight poverty. In Mali, Bono “visited cotton farmers in the north-western African country and promised to fight their case at the new World Trade Organisation (WTO) summit.” He says, “There are cotton farmers in America who need to meet you. “This is my biggest […]

Two in CIA to Testify Libby Lied

The latest in court papers show, that two top CIA officials will prop up prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald’s charge that Vice President Cheney’s chief aide, Lewis Libby lied under oath. Prosecutors say disgraced Cheney chief of staff Lewis (Scooter) Libby learned CIA spy Valerie Plame’s identity from, among others, agency officials who will be called to […]

John Kerry Fights to Protect Veterans from Identity Theft

Yesterday it was revealed that “personal electronic information on up to 26.5 million military veterans, including their Social Security numbers and birth dates, was stolen from the residence of a Department of Veterans Affairs employee who had taken the data home without authorization.” Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) has introduced the Veterans Identity Protection Act of […]

White House Plays Down Troop Withdrawal

The White House played down the prospect of tropp withdrawal in Iraq today, when out of the mouth of the White House press puppet, Tony Snow came this gem, “We’re not going to sort of look at our watches and say, oop, time to go.” Followed by… “We are there at the request and behest […]

BC Faculty to Condi: ‘Not in My Name’

Photo: David L. Ryan/ Boston Globe Staff Boston College faculty members stood to protest yesterday when Boston College conferred an honorary doctorate on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice before delivering the commencement address. With protester both outside and inside the graduation ceremonies yesterday, Rice avoided talk of Iraq in her address. Outside Boston College’s graduation […]

Gibson Named Anchor of ‘World News Tonight’

ABC News announced that they have named Charles Gibson to be the sole anchor of “World News Tonight.” Gibson will step in to take the place of Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff who were named co-anchors of the broadcast in December 2005, after Peter Jennings passed away. Woodruff is recovering from injuries received in January […]

Lloyd Bentsen Dies

Lloyd Bentsen former Senator and Secretary of the Treasury has died. Bentsen is perhaps best known for his performance against Dan Quayle in the debates as candidate for Vice President: Dan Quayle: I have as much experience in the Congress as Jack Kennedy did when he sought the presidency. Lloyd Bentsen: Senator, I served with […]

John Kerry’s Encore

The Boston Globe reports on John Kerry’s Encore: JOHN KERRY may just be charting his path back to the future. The man who cast a vote he now acknowledges was a mistake on the Iraq war resolution, and then spent two years awkwardly confronting the fallout as he ran for president, has finally come to […]