This program is about 1 hour long
(Washington: James Rosen) The international fallout over North Korea’s nuclear test reviewed; details given on Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill’s trips to Asia. [HILL- suggests a second nuclear test would further isolate North Korea.] [SNOW- comments.]
(Tampa: Shepard Smith) The celebrations in North Korea of the 80th anniversary of the ruling party noted; scenes shown of the synchronized dances. The European Union’s support for limited sanctions against Iran for its nuclear program cited.
(White House: Bret Baier) Criticism of the legislation examined; details given on the CIA’s ability to conduct secret interrogations; scenes shown of the signing ceremony and the protests by a coalition of religious groups. [BUSH – says the bill will allow the CIA program to continue.] Statement from Senator Russ Feingold critical of the bill quoted on screen; details given on the tribunal guidelines for detainees.
(Tampa: Shepard Smith) A “Washington Post” report on some allies’ refusal to accept the return of detainees from the Guantanamo Bay prison cited.
(New York: Dagen McDowell) The slight dip in the Dow Jones index reviewed. Stock Market Report. Wholesale prices, inflation, and gas prices cited.
(Tampa: Erik Liljegren) A look at the last 10 years and the future of Tampa, Florida, in celebration of Fox News’ 10 year anniversary featured; crime rate statistics cited; scenes shown from the city. [Mayor Pam IORIO – comments on the renewal of the downtown area.]
(Pentagon: Molly Henneberg) The return of US troops to Balad, which is in control of Iraqi forces, to help stop sectarian violence featured; map shown. [Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD- comments.] The car bombs in Baghdad and the British troops’ fight with insurgents in Basra noted. [British Prime Minister Tony BLAIR- reacts to the suggestion that troops should leave before finishing the job.]
(Glen Mills, Pennsylvania: Major Garrett) The FBI’s investigation into whether Pennsylvania Representative Curt Weldon helped his daughter and a friend obtain lobbying contracts featured; details given on the scandal’s effect on Weldon’s campaign for midterm elections. [WELDON- questions the timing of the investigation; says the CREW organization has no credibility.] [House candidate Vice Adm. Joe SESTAK- talks about his campaign goals.]
(Fox Weather Center: Janice Dean) The snow in Colorado and the storms in the Southeast noted; national forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(New York: Lisa Bernhard) The indictment of actor Wesley Snipes on charges of federal tax fraud examined; details given on the charges. [US attorney Paul PEREZ- says we do not know where Snipes is.]