The Morning News
posted by July 21 at 8:43 AMon
by Rebecca Tapscott
Itís raining cats and dogs: The National Weather Service predicts 1 to 2 inches of rain in the Seattle area, and the possibility of local rivers flooding.
Voter fraud in King County: Officials investigate possible voter fraud in 2006 election.
Liebmanville: Henry Liebman now owns 40 acres of Seattleís Sodo neighborhood, making city officials, Port commissioners and labor leaders uneasy.
Schmaneva Convention: Bush approves new torture methods, which some believe violate the Geneva Convention.
A New Cash Crop: Conservative, Republican farmers in North Dakota lobby to legalize growing hempónot for moral reasons, but because it could make them rich.
India elects president: Pratibha Patil, the countryís first female president, was elected this morning by 65.82% of votes cast by national lawmakers and state legislators.
Unrest within: Pakistanís supreme court ruled that the Presidentís suspension of the chief justice earlier this year was illegalóraising questions about his ability to continue the presidency.
North Korea maintains nukes: Negotiations to disarm North Korea failed this week. Negotiators plan to resume talks in September.
Russian government censors itself: Russiaís foreign minister retracts his US-critical article, claiming the editors of Foreign Affairs magazine changed his writing to the point of censorship. The magazine denies his claim.