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4th Of July
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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — U.S. airports and mass-transit systems will tighten security in response to apparent terrorist incidents in Britain, the Bush administration said yesterday.
Democrats and Republicans who blocked the Senate immigration bill this week say it's now time to focus on immigration law enforcement, and say President Bush should still find a way to pump $4.4 billion he promised into border security.
LONDON — Police thwarted a devastating terrorist plot yesterday, discovering two Mercedes-Benzes loaded with nails packed around canisters of propane and gasoline set to detonate and kill possibly hundreds in London's crowded theater and nightclub district.
Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne yesterday announced the removal of the bald eagle from the list of "threatened" species, a move that President Bush called "a wonderful way to celebrate this Fourth of July" holiday.
All Di, all day
In coming weeks, politicians and environmental activists will pat each other on the back to celebrate the recovery of the bald eagle and its removal from the Endangered Species List.
Fourth of July celebrations call for a plan so that your meals mesh with your outdoor entertainment.
For the first time in several years, my husband and I will be in the United States on July Fourth. We've spent the last few summers in Paris, where he has done research, and have found ourselves celebrating Independence Day with other ex-pats.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is expected to bring the immigration "compromise" bill back to the floor for debate as early as tomorrow, and Mr. Reid wants to ram something he can plausibly spin as "reform" through the Senate by the the Fourth of July. But Mr. Reid, President Bush, Sen. Ted Kennedy and the Democratic and Republican politicians supporting this bill have a little problem called the American people, who are speaking by phone, fax and e-mail in one voice: Give us a bill that actually improves border security. Americans are rejecting the hodgepodge of restatements of existing policies and some genuinely harmful provisions that sound like they were concocted by Mr. Kennedy's Senate staff in conjunction with the ACLU.