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  • Voices -- Mohamed ElBaradei

     
    Photo: Mohamed ElBaradei via Al Jazeera Calm Is Urged in Iran Debate * Mohamed ElBaradei, the U.N. nuclear agency chief, sees no imminent danger from Tehran and asks those discussing the issue to `lower the pitch.' March 31, 2006 By......
  • Wrestling: City Section allows San Fernando athletes to compete

     
    The City Section rules committee reversed itself on Monday, removing a sanction against the San Fernando wrestling team that prevented its athletes from competing in the City Section championshps. Barbara Fiege, the City Section commissioner, said the...
  • 'Congress exceeded the bounds of its authority'--Federal Judge Roger Vinson on Obama healthcare law

     
    Full text and selected excerpts of Judge Roger Vinson's federal court decision declaring the new healthcare law unconstitutional....
  • LIBYA: European leaders urged to press Kadafi to end violence

     
    French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday urged the European Union to impose economic sanctions against Libya. "The continuing brutal and bloody repression against the Libyan civilian population is revolting," Sarkozy said, raising the possibility...
  • LIBYA: Ambassador calls for no-fly zone as Security Council prepares to meet

     
    Libya’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations told Bloomberg he will ask the Security Council Tuesday to impose a no-fly zone over his nation to prevent arms and mercenaries from coming to the defense of embattled leader Moammar Kadafi....
  • LIBYA: German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls Kadafi speech 'frightening'

     
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel described Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi's speech on Tuesday, in which he said he was determined to stay in power, as "very, very frightening" and said he had declared war on his own people. Merkel told Reuters......
  • LIBYA: United Nations chief warns of escalating toll from violent crackdown

     
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on the international community Friday to take "concrete action" against Libya, where he said the death toll from recent violence exceeds 1,000 and the brutal repression of protesters "may amount to...
  • LIBYA: White House suspends U.S. Embassy operations in Tripoli, backs sanctions

     
    The Obama administration has suspended U.S. Embassy operations in the Libyan capital of Tripoli and plans sanctions against the regime of Moammar Kadafi to pressure him to cease using violence against the Libyan people, White House spokesman Jay Carney...
  • LIBYA: Obama, Hillary Clinton call on Kadafi to step down

     
    President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday called on Moammar Kadafi to step down, reversing previous reticence by the U.S. leaders to directly urge the Libyan president to leave office. In a statement, Clinton said Kadafi......
  • LIBYA: U.N. Security Council votes 15-0 to impose sanctions, freeze assets

     
    The United Nations Security Council voted 15-0 Saturday to impose sanctions on Libyan leader Moammar Kadafi and his associates. The sanctions freeze the assets of Kadafi, top aides and some family members, and bar them from traveling. They impose an......
  • LIBYA: UN Security Council discusses draft resolution that includes sanctions

     
    The UN Security Council met behind closed doors Saturday to discuss the escalating situation in Libya, a day after Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the violent actions in the country. Members circulated a draft resolution that would impose...
  • Owl kicked by soccer player goes into shock and dies

     
    An owl that was purposely kicked while lying injured on the field during a soccer match in Colombia over the weekend died from shock Tuesday. Initially the bird's injuries were thought to be minor, including a small fracture to the......