Democratic leaders in the US Congress want to question [George Bush’s chief political adviser Karl Rove] about the sacking of several federal prosecutors last year, amid allegations that the White House ordered the purge for political reasons.
The case is the most prominent in a series of inquiries into alleged abuse of power by the administration, with the White House accused of politicising large parts of the federal government.
Heads up, parents — more troubles for Mattel Toys:
More carnage in Iraq:
Crumbling infrastructure isn’t only an American problem:
A shakeup in Canada’s government:
60 injured; two critically wounded in Russian rail tragedy:
Potentially perilous repairs needed for space shuttle Endeavour:
Apparently, “innocent until proven guilty” won’t be necessary in the case of a US professional football player charged with staging vicious dog fights at his estate:
Because, as ESPN reports, two of his co-defendants say they will plead guilty and might testify against the Atlanta Falcons quarterback (which could lead to further charges), Michael Vick’s attorneys are seeking a plea deal, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Fired shock jock Don Imus settles his way to the bank — and may be on his way back to the airwaves: