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CSI Congress: Who slew immigration bill?
GDO Report
As a murder mystery, the death of immigration reform is a tale with many suspects.

There were Republicans who wanted it killed because they thought it gave amnesty to illegal immigrants. Some Democrats didn't like it much because it threatened to push down workers' wages. In the end, the compromise immigration reform bill that tried to please everyone might not have been capable of surviving.

Bush looks to revive immigration bill in Senate


Venezuela's President Chavez Sends Troops to Colombian Border
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Tourists visit the Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra in this June 29, 2007

The Great Wall of China, Petra in Jordan and Brazil's statue of Christ the Redeemer are among the modern day seven wonders of the world chosen in a poll of 100 million online voters, organizers said on Saturday.

The other four are Peru's Machu Picchu, the mountain settlement that symbolizes the Inca empire, Mexico's Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza, the Colosseum in Rome and the Taj Mahal in India.

New declassifiend report: Hundreds of weapons of mass distruction discovered in Iraq since 2003
The U.S. has located some 500 chemical weapons in Iraq since 2003 with more likely to be found, according to two Republican members of Congress trumpeting a newly declassified portion of a government report.

"We have found weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, chemical weapons," Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., said at an afternoon news conference.


Ralph, a whale shark, swims above a ray at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta.
Atlanta's new Georgia Aquarium makes a big splash
GDO Report
Avast there, maties! Something mighty fishy is going on in Atlanta.

Nautical venue includes a pod of five Beluga whales.
"The Cold Water Quest gallery, which contains some of the world's most beloved and most feared sea creatures, is a favorite of most visitors."


Civil rights leader Louis Farrakhan
Louis Farrakhan calls for the burning of America at his "Black State of the Union" speech
GDO Report
The "Black State of the Union" speech delivered by Louis Farrakhan last Saturday at a forum organized by talk show host Tavis Smiley entitled "Prominent African-Americans and Development of the Black Agenda." 

America must be burned! America is no good at all. If you have made a promise that you don't keep, what are you? You are a liar, a deceiver. ..(more...)


President George W. Bush approved the $1.24 billion takeover of a company that supplys the Pentagon with military components.   The deal was reportedly signed in the middle of the night on Friday in an apparent effort to keep a low profile.
President sneaks Dubai company into position of national security threat
GDO Report
President George W. Bush approved Dubai's $1.24 billion takeover of Doncasters, a British engineering company with U.S. plants that supply the     Pentagon, the White House said on Friday.

The decision, announced by White House spokesman Scott McClellan, followed a congressional uproar over security fears that scuttled another Dubai state-owned company's plan to acquire operations at major U.S. ports.


Russia threatens to aim for US missiles in Poland and Czech Republic with nuke rockets
GDP Reports
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - Russian nuclear rockets will target Poland and the Czech Republic, if those countries allow the deployment of the controversial US missile defense in their land, Russia's Ambassador to NATO Dmitri Rogosin told the weekly Der Spiegel news magazine in a report to be published on Sunday.

The Russian official branded American plans for stationing the anti-missile system in Poland and the Czech Republic as an "unfriendly act."

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