Friday, December 09, 2005

from today's TO ISSUES

US Terror Watchlist 80,000 Names Long
A watchlist of possible terror suspects distributed by the US government to airlines for pre-flight checks is now 80,000 names long, a Swedish newspaper reported, citing European air industry sources. The classified list, which carried just 16 names before the September 11, 2001, attacks in New York and Washington, had grown to 1,000 by the end of 2001, to 40,000 a year later, and now stands at 80,000, Svenska Dagbladet reported.

How America Plotted to Stop Kyoto Deal
A detailed and disturbing document has revealed an extraordinary American plan to destroy Europe's support for the Kyoto treaty on climate change.

US Attacked on Its Climate Stance
Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin took aim at the United States on Wednesday for its refusal to negotiate a new global warming treaty, telling a United Nations conference that the world's most powerful economy needed to resume participating in international talks to reduce greenhouse gases.

Developers Sentenced in Wetlands Case
A federal judge sentenced three Mississippi real estate developers to prison yesterday for filling in wetlands and selling the property to low- and fixed-income families, marking the end of the nation's largest wetlands criminal prosecution.

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