Archives for The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays: April 2005

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The KPFA Evening News - April 30, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - April 29, 2005 at 6:00pm
One day after Iraq forms a new government resistance fighters unleash a...

The KPFA Evening News - April 28, 2005 at 6:00pm
Congress debating a compromise budget plan that would open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.....senate opponents won't be able to use the filibuster to kill the plan...

The KPFA Evening News - April 27, 2005 at 6:00pm
The Republican dominated house approves a bill making it illegal to take a teenager across state lines for an abortion without parental consent...

The KPFA Evening News - April 26, 2005 at 6:00pm
A measure to legalize same-sex marriage in California wins approval by an assembly committee on a party line vote...opponents say it violates a five year old ballot initiative restricting marriage to ...

The KPFA Evening News - April 25, 2005 at 6:00pm
An assembly panel approves a measure asking California abide by the international Kyoto Treaty global Warming standards that were spurned by the Bush administration...

The KPFA Evening News - April 24, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - April 23, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - April 22, 2005 at 6:00pm
Earth Day and environmentalists rally on Capitol Hill to rail against the energy bill passed by the House of Representatives.....within the environmental community a debate on why the movement is losing its political muscle.... A report that the U.S. army has cleared four top officers of all allegations of wrongdoing in the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse and torture scandal In Iraq another car bomb attack on a Shiite mosque during Friday prayers.....at least nine people are killed in the Baghdad blast Zacarias Moussaoui pleads guilty to six charges of conspiracy in connection with the September 11th attacks.. he says he was chosen by Osama Bin Laden to fly a jetliner into the White House.... And the ACLU of Northern California back in federal court to challenge the government's refusal to release additional records about its secret no fly list

The KPFA Evening News - April 21, 2005 at 6:00pm
The House of Representatives passes a far-ranging energy bill that opens an Alaska Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling and shields makers of the gas additive MTBE from environmental lawsuits......it also ...

The KPFA Evening News - April 20, 2005 at 6:00pm
President Bush signs into law a far reaching overhaul of the nation's bankruptcy rules which will make it impossible for some people in debt to get a clean financial start...

The KPFA Evening News - April 19, 2005 at 6:00pm
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger of Germany, the Roman Catholic church's leading hardliner, is elected pope and chooses the name Benedict the Sixteenth......as head of the congregation for the doctrine of ...

The KPFA Evening News - April 18, 2005 at 6:00pm
An assistant professor at U.C. Berkeley announces legal action after he's denied tenure...Igancio Chapela claims U.C. ruled against him as a result of private influence on the public university...

The KPFA Evening News - April 17, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - April 16, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - April 15, 2005 at 6:00pm
Tax day -- millions of Americans are scrambling to beat the clock while thousands protest, many engaging in war tax resistance withholding some or all of the amount they are supposed to pay...

The KPFA Evening News - April 14, 2005 at 6:00pm
Another victory for major corporations on capitol hill as the House of Representatives passes a new bankruptcy law long sought by banks and credit card companies.....it will make it more difficult for...

The KPFA Evening News - April 13, 2005 at 6:00pm
An Indiana man taken hostage in Iraq appears on a videotape pleading for his life and urging the withdrawal of U.S. troops...on capitol hill, approval for the administration's 80 billion dollar Iraq ...

The KPFA Evening News - April 12, 2005 at 6:00pm
President Bush's nominee for U.N. ambassador is depicted at a senate hearing as a bully who tried to force an analyst to bend intelligence on Cuba's weapons to fit a speech he was giving. Despite that...

The KPFA Evening News - April 11, 2005 at 6:00pm
Democratic senators press their case against John Bolton -- president Bush's pick to represent the U.S. at the United Nations...Bolton denies charges that he tried to have intelligence analysts ...

The KPFA Evening News - April 10, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - April 9, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - April 8, 2005 at 6:00pm
Senate Democrats gearing up to try to derail president Bush's controversial nomination of John Bolton to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.....opponents will try to show a pattern on...

The KPFA Evening News - April 7, 2005 at 6:00pm
Two Democratic senators are putting a hold on president Bush's nomination of Stephen Johnson to head the Environmental Protection Agency until he cancels a program to test pesticide exposure of children in a Florida county...the program is partly funded by the American Chemistry Council...two other senators are blocking the nomination of Lester Crawford as head of the Food and Drug Administration in a dispute over the sale of the “Morning After Pill”.... In a dramatic reversal governor Arnold Schwarzenegger backs off his plan to reshape the state's public employee pension system .....Schwarzenegger says he'll take to the ballot in the June 2006 primary if lawmakers don't come up with a compromise A state appeals court denies another attempt by the governor to stop new hospital nurse staffing levels from taking effect San Francisco moves a step closer to building homes on the former hunters point naval shipyard The city of Salinas has raised a half million dollars to keep its public libraries from closing And Mexico's congress votes in favor of legal action against the country's most popular politician, probably knocking him out of next year's presidential race

The KPFA Evening News - April 6, 2005 at 6:00pm
It's Wednesday, April 6th...Iraq's parliament breaks a nine week long deadlock, selecting Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani as interim president and two vice presidents...the interim parliament is ...

The KPFA Evening News - April 5, 2005 at 6:00pm
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and FBI director Robert Mueller urge congress to renew controversial parts of the Patriot Act...if congress does not act the provisions will expire at the end of the...

The KPFA Evening News - April 4, 2005 at 6:00pm
Military documents indicate CIA interrogations may have played a role in the deaths of several Iraqi prisoners... The ACLU calls for immediate action by the U.N. Commission on Human Rights to address ...

The KPFA Evening News - April 3, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - April 2, 2005 at 6:00pm

The KPFA Evening News - April 1, 2005 at 6:00pm
Roman Catholics around the world wait and pray as Pope John Paul is near...

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