Monday, March 24, 2008

Monday, March 24 in the news......

  • US Presidential candidate Barack Obama has told people not to label him a 'liberal'. When asked what he would like to be labelled then, Barack Obama said 'black liberal'.

  • A roadside bomb killed four U.S. soldiers in Baghdad on Sunday, the military said, which pushed the overall American death toll in the five-year war past the 4,000 mark. Champagne and streamers were delivered to the scene by a military ambulance.

  • Al-Qaida deputy leader Ayman al-Zawahri called on Muslims in a new audiotape released Monday to strike Jewish and American targets in revenge for Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip earlier this month. The tape is hitting hot on the streets of Islamabad, with the bootleg being sold off the back of camels.