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Zimbabwe Cholera Cases Up To Almost 65,000: WHO – February 03, 2009
Some 64,701 people have caught the disease during the outbreak, which started in August, and 3,295 among them have died, the WHO said. The latest data indicated that 1,792 new cases and 66 deaths have been added since Monday, when WHO statistics showed 62,909 cases and 3,229 deaths. AFP

War On The Korean Peninsula? – February 03, 2009
North Korea appears to be preparing to test-launch its longest range ballistic missile, just days after Pyongyang warned that the Korean peninsula was on the brink of war. Analysts say the possibility that North Korea would start an all-out war with the South is low because Pyongyang knows its underfunded military is no match for the U.S.-backed modern military of its Southern neighbour. But the following scenarios could unfold… Reuters

The Shameless Parading of Terrorism – February 02, 2009
Remembering his son Daniel Pearl, the journalist who was beheaded by terrorists seven years ago this week, Judea Pearl writes, “But somehow, barbarism, often cloaked in the language of ‘resistance,’ has gained acceptance in the most elite circles of our society. The words ‘war on terror’ cannot be uttered today without fear of offense. Civilized society, so it seems, is so numbed by violence that it has lost its gift to be disgusted by evil.” The Wall Street Journal

Doing Darwin’s Math: Not Enough Time For Evolution – February 01, 2009
“On the one hand we’re supposed to believe that the Darwinian mechanism converted a proto-insect into a stunning array of radically different life forms … well within the space of 400 million years. But on the other hand, when we actually do the math we find that a single insignificant conversion of binding sites would reasonably be expected to consume all of that time.” Biologic Institute

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