Saturday, October 08, 2005

edited by Victor A. Cuvo

Senate OKs homeland security bill


Congress yesterday approved hiring 1,000 new Border Patrol agents in fiscal year 2006 with Senate passage of the homeland security spending bill.
Colorado Rep. Jim Welker, R-Loveland, climbs through a barbed-wire fence that is about 3 feet away from the Mexican border in Cochise County, Ariz., last Tuesday.

Colorado Rep. Jim Welker, R-Loveland, climbs through a barbed-wire fence that is about 3 feet away from the Mexican border in Cochise County, Ariz., last Tuesday. (AP)

Strong Quake Rocks South Asia; Dozens Dead
A powerful 7.6-magnitude earthquake flattened villages in South Asia on Saturday, killing dozens of people and injuring hundreds in Pakistan, India and Afghanistan. Pakistan's army said the damage appeared to be extensive with a potential for massive casualties.

Pakistani women cry outside of a collapsed building following the strong earthquake in Islamabad. (AFP)

David Frost Joins al-Jazeera
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David FrostCelebrated BBC interviewer to host weekly program on Arab satellite station, which is launching a new English-language network.
Howard Kurtz


3rd suspect held in N.Y. terror threat (short registration required)

NEW YORK TIMES NEWS SERVICE

EDITORIALS

Manuel Miranda, Human Events

Charles Krauthammer
Were she not a Bush crony, Miers' nomination would be a joke


Miers Was an Independent Voice
spacerNominee's short career on the Dallas City Council offers a rare view of her own political philosophy– Jo Becker
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William McKenzie:
When conservatives get to know Harriet Miers, they'll respect her


Conserve energy? After you, Mr. President



SPORTS

White Sox send defending champs packing

Sox win: Orlando "El Duque'" Hernandez hugs Bobby Jenks after their win.

Front Page
Garret Anderson went 4-for-5 with a three-run homer and five runs batted in to lead the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to an 11-7 victory over New York in Game 3 of the American League Division Series from Yankee Stadium.