Saturday, March 22, 2008

U.S. gov't to appeal ruling on classified material in AIPAC trial

Friday afternoon is not the best time for major news developments,
but in the case of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
trial it seems to have become a habit.

The four-day exercise, codenamed "Juniper Falcon" was part of a standing
agreement between the two strategic allies to hold regular joint training to
boost "interoperability, understanding and cooperation" a military statement
released on Thursday said.

The statement stressed that the exercise, which ended on Wednesday, had been
planned a year in advance and was not related to actual events.

Class Action Lawsuit Debated Against Medical Centers
As more and more people get tested for hepatitis and HIV, the courts are trying to figure out how to handle all of the lawsuits now filed against the clinic that put patients at risk.

Some 40,000 people were urged to be tested after it was found the clinics regularly reused dirty syringes and vials.

Witnesses: Teen killed by police had his hands up

Witnesses said Thursday that Jose Luis Buenrostro-Gonzalez, 15, had his hands in the air and was unarmed when he was fatally shot by Oakland police Wednesday.

Will Joe Lieberman be John McCain's Assisted Living Caretaker and Vice-President as They Bomb Iran?
In case you've been so caught up in the battle royale of the Democratic primaries, Joe Lieberman has been escorting John McCain around Iraq and Israel, acting as his assisted living caretaker.

Not only has Lieberman once or twice bailed McCain out of his confusion between Sunnis and Shiites, he most recently saved McCain from his equating the Jewish Holiday of Purim with Halloween while jaunting around Israel.