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posted by December 6 at 8:43 AMon
Study Buddies: The Iraq Study Group, a bipartisan, independent panel evaluating the war, presents their findings to Bush today, who says he will take them “very seriously”.
Haditha Hatred: 5 marines expected to be charged with the Haditha killings of 24 Iraqis, many of whom were unarmed women and children.
What’s your “terror score”? You’ll never know.
Banned from virtual dwellings, too: To reduce its use by sexual predators, Myspace moves to ban sex-offenders from registering profiles.
Rich People = Rich: First ever study of global household assests finds richest 1% of the population owns 40% of absolutely everything, richest 10% own 85% of everything, and half of the world’s population—the poor half—own just 1% of everything.
Silicon Shakeup: Execs ditch Yahoo as the company changes management after being trounced by Google all year.
Norway not Nickels: Norwegian officials declare stripping is art (“it combines dance and acting”) and is therefore tax-exempt.
Grass, goosepoop, garages: Seattle Parks Dept head Ken Bounds retires.
Big box, big benefits: Litle Saigon wants community benefits if the Dearborn development goes in.