Daily Revolt

April 03, 2007

Kissinger: China Rise a Threat to America

Report: North Korea Diplomats Defy Orders to Send Kids Home:
Pyongyang is reportedly worried that envoys stationed overseas could be tempted to defect from the beleaguered communist nation.

Millions to Be Repaid After College Loan Inquiry:
Citibank and five universities will pay $5.2 million to resolve an investigation into student loan practices.

Ukrainian Leader Disbands Parliament:
President Viktor A. Yushchenko accused his rival of usurping power and ordered new elections for May 27.

Brit Hacker To Face U.S. Justice:
A British hacker wanted in two U.S. states for breaking into highly sensitive military and NASA computer networks has lost an appeal in the U.K.'s High Court to avoid extradition. Prosecutors say he did $700,000 in damage in 2001 and 2002.

'Chairman' reveals seedy world of trafficking underage girl brothel slaves:
The BBC's Asia correspondent Andrew Harding has a rare encounter with a conscience-stricken Philippines gangland boss who runs a network trafficking underaged girls to work in brothels. He agreed to talk on condition of anonymity.

Romney fundraising tops GOP rivals:
Republican Mitt Romney said Monday that he raised $23 million for his presidential bid in the first three months of the year and topped the amounts collected by some of his GOP rivals.

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, who leads several national polls for the GOP nomination, said he raised $15 million in the same period.

Arizona Sen. John McCain trailed with $12.5 million raised between Jan. 1 and Saturday, the end of the first fundraising reporting period of the year.

GOP Rep. Tancredo announces White House run:
U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo of Colorado, a leading voice against illegal immigration, announced his candidacy for the 2008 Republican presidential nomination Monday.

Three Walt Disney Co. employees were among 28 men charged with soliciting sex from a minor amid a weeklong sting operation in the Orlando area, authorities said.

People who continually have their sleep disrupted, whether by insomnia or a crying newborn, may become more susceptible to pain, preliminary research suggests.

A Washington, D.C., cabby yesterday confessed to terrorism charges and agreed to serve 15 years behind bars for attending a Pakistani training camp in 2001.

China's inevitable rise risks conflict: Kissinger:
China's rise as a global power is inevitable and could lead to conflict unless Beijing and Washington can cooperate to create a new global order, former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said on Tuesday.

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