- Garrett would damage US relationship: Downer. 08/06/2004. ABC News Online:
Foreign Minister Alexander Downer has warned the Labor Party that recruiting environmentalist Peter Garrett will damage Australia's alliance with the United States.That's nice Alex, now bend over for the President. Seriously... how the hell could anything damage our "alliance"? They already screw us in every possible way. Being a little less chummy would be a very good thing.
- New Potter film too strong for teens, says MP. 08/06/2004. ABC News Online:
Mr Evans says he is well qualified to speak out even though he has not seen the movie.Here's a concept: accompany your children and make up your own mind. If it's actually disturbing, leave.
- Lack of evidence may hamper Saddam conviction - After Saddam - www.smh.com.au:
Prosecutors are struggling to build a case against Saddam Hussein because they lack both witnesses and evidence to prove the ousted Iraqi dictator guilty of atrocities, according to a British official quoted by The Times.Even the headline shows that basically they'll keep going until they find something they can prove, though. Failing that, send in the troops and beat a confession out of him.
- Redfern rioters to elude charges - National - www.smh.com.au:
At least six people wanted over a riot in inner-Sydney Redfern were not likely to be pursued by police, an inquiry was told today. And another 20 people filmed rioting that day could escape investigation because the police operation will end this week.
- Microsoft patch ban attacked - Next - smh.com.au :
Security experts slammed Microsoft's decision to deny a vital security update to computer users allegedly running pirated copies of Windows XP. ... The Microsoft decision will harm its licensed users, says chief technical officer of Counterpane Internet Security, Bruce Schneier.While all that may be true, Microsoft will never sacrifice a single dollar; even if would mean that all of their existing customers would benefit.
- Computers use a boost to young minds - Breaking - smh.com.au :
Preschool children who use a computer appear to develop better learning skills than peers who lack computer savvy, US researchers have said today.
- Robber breaks back into bank to return cash - Unusual Tales - www.smh.com.au:
A British robber who stole STG115,000 ($300,700) in cash from a bank broke back in a week later to give most of it back, police said today.
- 'City that never sleeps' wants some rest. 08/06/2004. ABC News Online:
New York wants to be the city that sleeps according to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has proposed the largest overhaul of the city's noise code in three decades.
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