Daily Revolt

April 07, 2007

Illegal Border-Crossers Rarely Prosecuted

Israeli helicopters fire in Gaza clash, one killed:
Israeli helicopters fired into the Gaza Strip on Saturday, killing one Palestinian militant, in what local residents said was the fiercest exchange between Israeli forces and militants since a November truce.

Bush plan sparks ire, immigration rally:
Organizers expect several thousand people at an immigrant rights rally on Saturday, saying many illegal immigrants are angry about a White House plan that would grant them work visas but require them to return home and pay hefty fines to become legal U.S. residents.

NATO troops take over Taliban stronghold:
More than 1,000 NATO and Afghan troops clashed with Taliban and took over control of a district center in southern Afghanistan long held by the militants, officials and witnesses said Saturday.


Suit: Dead rat found in senior's mouth:
Staffing was so inadequate at a California senior center that a rat crawled into an Alzheimer's patient's mouth and died there before staff noticed, a lawsuit claims.

Sex offenders live under Miami bridge:
Five convicted sex offenders are living under a noisy highway bridge with the state's grudging approval because an ordinance intended to keep predators away from children made it nearly impossible for them to find housing.

Police: Woman Arrested in California Hate Crime Stabbings:
Police say a female white supremacist gang member has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a black man and woman in a race-related brawl on Thursday.

Illegal Border-Crossers Rarely Prosecuted:
Ninety-eight percent of illegal immigrants caught along the Mexican border between Oct. 1, 2000, and Sept. 30, 2005, were never prosecuted for illegally entering the country, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal data.

ON THE COUCH:
A beautiful prison shrink married to a high-flying Wall Street moneyman couldn't resist the forbidden fruit - she had sex with an inmate, the feds charged yesterday.

Pope presides at Way of Cross procession:
Pope Benedict led a procession around the ancient ruins of the Colosseum in Rome on Good Friday and listened to meditations including one lamenting the abuse and marginalisation of women across the world.

Man from Indonesia's Central Java dies of bird flu:
A 29-year-old Indonesian man from Central Java province has died of bird flu, a health ministry official said on Saturday, taking the human death toll from the virus in the country to 74.

Confidence in media, military declines:
A new poll shows that four years into the Iraq war, the American public has lost confidence in information offered by both the media and the military.

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