The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays, for November 11, 2004 - 6:00pm
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Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat dies although what caused his death remains unknown... Arafats body is flown from France to Egypt where he will get a military funeral tomorrow attended by presidents, foreign ministers, and royalty from around the world......
British prime minister Tony Blair meets with president Bush in Washington trying to convince Bush to capitalize on Arafat's death with a renewed push for middle east peace. . .
Israel uses the occasion of Arafat's death to re-arrest nuclear weapons whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu ....he's charged with revealing classified information
Iraqi resistance fighters try to break through the U.S. cordon around the besieged city of Fallujah ....the U.S. military says 600 insurgents, 18 American soldiers, and five Iraqi troops have been killed in the four -day offensive..., .
Locked out hotel. workers in San Francisco face losing their healthcare coverage next month .......in contract talks hotel management offers a new healthcare proposal
Employees at Sutter-owned Summit hospital in Oakland vote to authorize a strike