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Top News – Tuesday October 9, 2007

Filed under: Uncategorized — NYU WIC @ 11:21 pm

Democrats Seem Ready To Extend Wiretap Powers
The New York Times
To avoid being labeled as “soft on terrorism,” Democrats push a bill to maintain the blanket authority for eavesdropping that the National Security Agency has enjoyed since August.

Britain to Halve Its Force in Iraq
The New York Times
Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s announcement to the House of Commons indicates the Britain-US Iraq alliance is weakening.

Iraqi Town Rocked By Twin Attack
BBC News
At least 19 people killed and dozens more wounded by car bombs in Baiji, a town north of Baghdad.

Myanmar Junta Names Laison to Suu Kyi
Associated Press
Under international pressure, the Myanmar junta appoints a Cabinet official to contact popular opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whom it has kept under house arrest for the past 12 years.

Behemoth from Oregon Wins Pumpkin Weigh-off
San Jose Mercury News
A 1,524-pound pumpkin wins big at the annual World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off.

–Jill Voon

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