US passes 'partial birth' abortion ban -
Note from the poster - This is a major story in womens rights, why is this story only available from outside-of-U.S. media? Its all getting scarier by the minute.
Oil was the main reason for military action against Iraq, a leading White House hawk has claimed, confirming the worst fears of those opposed to the US-led war.
The US deputy defence secretary, Paul Wolfowitz - who has already undermined Tony Blair's position over weapons of mass destruction (WMD) by describing them as a "bureaucratic" excuse for war - has now gone further by claiming the real motive was that Iraq is "swimming" in oil.