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29Oct/050

Bush administration ditches 'bunker buster' for non-nuclear alternative. No mini-nukes for now at least.

The Bush administration is abandoning its push to develop a "bunker-buster" nuclear warhead and instead will pursue a conventional weapon that can penetrate hardened underground targets.

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24Oct/050

Early bold prediction (or perhaps a reminder of why I shouldn't bet professionally): Redskins win the NFC championship this year. Only Seattle can challenge, and they have no defense.

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18Oct/050

18 grandmothers arrested at Iraq war protest. "We insist, we want to enlist." Grannies, you rock.

Eighteen grandmothers were arrested and face charges of disorderly conduct after they showed up at a military recruiting center and said they wanted to enlist, a protest group said.

Police arrested the women, ranging in age from 49 to 90, Monday afternoon after they sat down in front of the Times Square recruiting station to protest the war in Iraq, police said.

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1Oct/050

Buying of News by Bush's Aides Is Ruled Illegal.

In a blistering report, the investigators, from the Government Accountability Office, said the administration had disseminated "covert propaganda" in the United States, in violation of a statutory ban.

The auditors declared: "We see no use for such information except for partisan political purposes. Engaging in a purely political activity such as this is not a proper use of appropriated funds."

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