**Important News Headlines**

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Long Solar Eclipse To Hit Asia Wednesday – July 20, 2009
On Wednesday, the moon will come between the Earth and the sun, completely blocking out the sun, and astronomers, scientists and secularists are trying to play down claims of evil in connection with this natural phenomenon. Red Orbit

Netanyahu Lifts Checkpoints, Encourages West Bank Economy – July 18, 2009
White House and State Department officials stressed to The Jerusalem Post on Friday that they were pleased by measures the prime minister had taken to lift checkpoints in the West Bank and to foster economic growth, as reports from the region mentioned improved economic and living conditions among Palestinians. The Netanyahu government has carried out several such actions in recent weeks but has felt they have been overlooked by the international community. The Jerusalem Post

‘Global Justice’ Includes Reading Terrorists Miranda Rights – July 18, 2009
The Justice Department confirmed last week that FBI agents in Afghanistan are reading Miranda warnings to suspected terrorists captured there, a practice that Republican congressmen this week branded as “crazy” and “stupid.” CNSNews

Developing Nations Call For ‘New World Order’ – July 16, 2009
More than 50 heads of state from the developing world met last Wednesday in Egypt to tackle the fallout from the global economic meltdown, with calls for a “new world order” to prevent a repeat of the crisis. Cuban President Raul Castro said in a speech at the opening session of the Non-Aligned Movement summit that the financial crisis had hit developing nations the hardest. AFP

California Schools Favor Islam – July 16, 2009
Though the California standards require the study of all religions, Islam is examined disproportionately. Moreover, the more extreme elements of the more radically Islamic societies are ignored, no matter how visible their acts are. Campus Report Online

Netanyahu Would Accept Palestinian State If… – July 15, 2009
Netanyahu in a policy speech laid down conditions under which Israel would accept a Palestinian state. The two key conditions, the conservative prime minister said, were Palestinian recognition of Israel as the national homeland for the Jewish people; and a requirement that a future Palestinian state would be demilitarized. CNSNews


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