Wednesday, September 10, 2003

Al-Jazeera airs new bin Laden videotape: "The Arabic satellite channel Al-Jazeera aired video and audio tapes of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden and his deputy on Wednesday. The footage - the first video image of bin Laden in nearly two years - was aired on the eve of the second anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Bush seeks to improve homeland security: "Americans will never forget the "servants of evil" who plotted the Sept. 11 attacks, President Bush said Wednesday as he pushed to give law enforcement officers the same powers to investigate and prosecute suspected terrorists as they have to combat some other criminals."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Senate votes to block new overtime rules: "The Senate voted Wednesday to bar the Bush administration from issuing new overtime pay rules that Democrats and organized labor said would take money from the pockets of millions of workers."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Court gives Indiana lt. governor power: "As Gov. Frank O'Bannon lay in critical condition following a stroke, the state Supreme Court formally transferred power Wednesday to Indiana's lieutenant governor."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Israeli air strike misses Hamas leader: "Israeli warplanes flattened the home of senior Hamas leader Mahmoud Zahar with a half-ton bomb Wednesday, wounding him and killing his eldest son and a bodyguard in retaliation for two Hamas suicide bombings that killed 15 Israelis a day earlier."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press

Ex-Enron Corp. treasurer sentenced: "A former Enron Corp. treasurer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal conspiracy charge and became the first executive sentenced to prison in the scandal that toppled the energy company."

In JuneauEmpire.com: Associated Press


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