Friday, May 18, 2007

More Friday, May 18 in the news....

  • The Taliban said today it had arrested a close aide to the rebel movement's slain commander Mullah Dadullah for treachery that led to his killing. It is rumoured that they plan to take him out to dinner and discuss the terms of his resignation from the movement.

  • In a striking reach across party lines in the United States, the White House and key lawmakers agreed Thursday on a sweeping immigration plan to grant legal status to millions of people in the country unlawfully. It was seen as a great step forward in cutting the burdensome costs of law enforcement.