Thu Jul 20, 2006 20:37


CNN: LOU DOBBS TONIGHT: Middle East Crisis
AUDIO: 7/20/06... CNN WOLF / DOBBS

UN Chief Calls for Cease-Fire
Secretary General Kofi Annan called today for an immediate end to hostilities between Israel and Lebanon, saying it was necessary to prevent further deaths of civilians, enable aid to reach the injured and work to begin on longer term peace.

Israel Hints at Full-Scale Invasion
Israeli troops met fierce resistance from Hezbollah guerrillas Thursday as they crossed into Lebanon to seek tunnels and weapons for a second straight day, and Israel hinted at a full-scale invasion.

NOW | Israel Versus Hezbollah
Can America help pull the Middle East back from the brink? This time on NOW.

Yucca Mountain Dump Opening Set for 2017
The Energy Department has a new opening date for the long-delayed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump in Nevada: March 31, 2017. Yucca Mountain is planned as the first national repository for nuclear waste and is meant to hold at least 77,000 tons of the material for thousands of years.

Earth Faces 'Catastrophic Loss of Species'
Life on earth is facing a major crisis with thousands of species threatened with imminent extinction - a global emergency demanding urgent action.

Latest Retail Niche: Clinics
Seeking to capitalize on the country's costly and often slow health care delivery system, a number of start-ups are building storefront clinics that offer quick and cheap medical services inside chain pharmacies and large retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target Corp.

FedEx Drivers Fight for "Employee" Status, Rights
Long denied the protections and benefits of employment, "independent contractors" on whom the shipping company has imposed an "entrepreneurial spirit" say they’ve had enough hampered independence.

Judge Gives Wal-Mart Reprieve on Benefits
In a setback to state efforts to force employers to provide more generous health benefits, a federal judge yesterday struck down a Maryland law that was aimed at the nation's largest retailer: Wal-Mart Stores.

NOW at 40: What's Left to Do?
Early seeds of change were planted 40 years ago this month when a small band of women gathered at the Washington Hilton seeking ways to enforce a federal law outlawing sex discrimination at work. Betty Friedan scribbled three letters - NOW - on a napkin, and an organization was born.

Women Clergy Bring a New Sensibility to an Old Calling
The "stained-glass ceiling" was breached in dramatic fashion this summer, when bishops of the US Episcopal Church unexpectedly elected Katharine Jefferts Schori to be the church's leader for the next nine years.

VIDEO | Operation House Call
A Report by Geoffrey Millard and Scott Galindez
On June 15, Congress voted to stay the course in Iraq. Members of Military Families Speak Out - an organization of relatives of those serving in Iraq - were outraged and decided to make a "house call." They will stay in Washington, Congress goes into recess. Truthout's Geoffrey Millard reports from Washington.

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CNN: LOU DOBBS TONIGHT: Middle East Crisis
Evacuees leave Lebanon.

Join us for the latest developments in the Middle East crisis. We continue our special reporting live from the front lines of the Middle East conflict

Do you believe the United Nations and Secretary-General Kofi Annan are capable of resolving the Middle East conflict?

The history of Israeli tactics in the occupied Palestinian territories over
the past 50 years make it very clear that the ultimate goal of the Israeli
power brokers has always been the removal, in one way or another, of all
Palestinians from their land.

The Real Enemy
Joe Quinn
Signs of the Times


CNN: LOU DOBBS TONIGHT: Middle East Crisis
AUDIO: 7/20/06... CNN WOLF / DOBBS

Israel: It's Not A War, It's An Extermination!


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