Tuesday, July 15, 2003

Iraqi Council to set up tribunals: "Iraq's first postwar national political body said on Tuesday it would set up a high commission to run a special court system to try former members of Saddam Hussein's regime and others accused of crimes against humanity."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Hurricane Claudette nears Texas coast: "An invigorated Hurricane Claudette lumbered toward the Texas shore early Tuesday, its outward edge lashing the coastline with heavy wind and rainfall."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Abbas, Arafat settle their dispute: "A Palestinian attacker stabbed a man to death and wounded another in Tel Aviv on Tuesday in what police called the first terror attack in an Israeli city since militant groups declared a truce June 29. Palestinian leaders, meanwhile, said they settled a rift that jeopardized peace efforts."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Bush: U.S. working hard to find Iraq WMD: "President Bush, facing questions about his credibility, says the United States is working overtime to prove Saddam Hussein was developing weapons of mass destruction before the United States invaded Iraq."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Feds refuse to produce al-Qaida witness: "The Justice Department acknowledges its defiance of a judge's order may cause dismissal of charges against accused Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui, but says it won't produce an al-Qaida prisoner for questioning by the defendant."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Encephalitis kills 110 children in India: "Mosquito-borne encephalitis has killed 110 children in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh in the past six weeks, health officials said Tuesday."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press


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