The Morning News
posted by June 30 at 8:40 AMon
by Rebecca Tapscott
London bomb scare: Friday’s London bombs were constructed using Qaeda tactics.
Murder in Baghdad: While American officials report an intense fire fight, local witnesses describe the American raid of Baghdad’s Shiite Sadr City as an assault on Iraqi citizens.
Pope in China: Pope Benedict XVI calls for the unity of Roman Catholics in China, urges China to resume diplomatic ties with the Vatican and permit religious freedom—even though he describes China’s Catholicism “incompatible” with Catholic doctrine.
Rights for Detainees??: For the first time in decades, the Supreme Court reversed itself and agreed to consider the constitutionality of the U.S. policy under which detainees from Guantanamo Bay are tried in military commissions instead of federal courts.
Nickels v. public opinion: Nickels announced Friday the establishment of an 11-member-panel of well-known citizens, intended to increase civilian oversight of the Seattle Police Department.
Engle on the Supreme Court: Ex-Ballard High School principal, David Engle, protests the Supreme Court’s Friday ruling on the racial tiebreaker.
Webb update: The King County Medical Examiner’s Office said Friday that talk-show host, Mike Webb, was indeed murdered in his Seattle home, victim of stab wounds.
Gregoire makes tracks: Governor Chris Gregoire gives a point-by-point rundown of her political progress on Child Protective Services and their response-time ability.
Democrats cash in: Democratic presidential candidates in the final push for contributions before tonight’s midnight fund-raising deadline.
Obama’s tunes: Obama provides ring tones to hype up supporters.