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  Spend and Awe continues: Bush Promises More Money for AfricaJune 30, 2005 00:00 While continuing to underfund social services, veterans affairs, education, and environmental programs here at home, Bush has promised at least another $1.2 billion to help African nations fight malaria. In reality, like his African AIDS funding, this money will probably never materialize.
  Italy asking to extradite CIA operativesJune 29, 2005 00:00 According to Italian court documents, the CIA illegally kidnapped a radical imam from an Italian town under the policy of 'extradordinary rendition.' According to international treaty, Italy has the right to prosecute and imprison foreign operatives who conduct unsanctioned crimes within their borders.
  Increasing insurgency in IraqJune 28, 2005 00:00 The number of insurgent suicide bombs in this month has crested 100, while during the same month last year, the number was under 20.
  Bush to address anti-war sentimentJune 28, 2005 00:00 President Bush will address the nation tonight, attempting to reverse down-trending poll numbers showing a decrease in support for the war in Iraq. Unfortunately, the President is now in a spot of begging for support to help clean up a mess he created.
  Labour leader, Tony Blair's son, interns with Republicans in USJune 27, 2005 00:00 If there was any doubt that there were close ties between the seemingly socialist Labour Tony Blair and the Republicans in the US, all doubt is swept aside as it was discovered recently that Blair's son Euan, will be interning in a choice spot with the Repubs in the House next year.
  Insurgency to extend yearsJune 26, 2005 00:00 Amidst news that US officials have met with insurgents in Iraq to attempt to negotiate with them, Donald Rumsfeld has stated that the rebellion in Iraq could extend at least 12 years. He did say that he hopes that the war can be led by Iraqi troops with a decreasing presence of international forces.