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Tuesday, June 22, 2004  

Item 1: Bush Claimed Right to Waive Anti-Torture Laws

President Bush claimed the right to waive anti-torture laws and treaties covering prisoners of war after the invasion of Afghanistan, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld authorized guards to strip detainees and threaten them with dogs, according to documents released Tuesday.

Item 2: South Korean is latest hostage to be beheaded in Iraq

A South Korean hostage became the latest victim to be beheaded by militant Islamic captors in Iraq, the al-Jazeera television network reported yesterday....

One of the kidnappers read a statement addressed to the Korean people, saying: "We warned you and you ignored [the warning] ... Enough lies. Your army is not here for the sake of Iraqis but for the sake of cursed America," one of the men said.

posted by Jeff | 5:09 PM |
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