Saturday, January 31, 2009

Israel forms war crime defence team

Daniel Friedman, the Israeli justice minister, has been appointed to lead a defence team should war crimes charges be brought following the 22-day war on Gaza….

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Source: al jazeera

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Business chiefs see more universal gloom

Business and banking executives warned at a conference in Riyadh on Tuesday of worse times ahead for the global economy and urged greater efforts by the US government to turn its economy around.

As new US President Barack Obama began lobbying the US Congress for his 825 billion dollar stimulus plan, speakers at the Global Competitiveness Conference said it would likely not be enough for the US or the world...

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Source: middle east online

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Obama May Carry Top-Secret P.D.A.

Nobody’s saying anything official or on the record about this, but reports popping up all across the Web indicate that while President Obama may be able to keep a mobile phone/e-mail device while in office, that device may be something more exotic than a BlackBerry from Research in Motion…

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Source: new york times

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Drug Gangs Have Mexico on the Ropes

According to Mexico's attorney general, 6,616 people died in drug-trafficking violence in Mexico last year. A high percentage of those killed were themselves criminals, but many law enforcement agents battling organized crime were also murdered. The carnage continues. For the first 22 days of this year the body count is 354…..

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Source: wallstreet journal

Monday, January 26, 2009

India has no better friend, partner than US: Obama

"As Indian people celebrate Republic Day, they should know that they have no better friend and partner than the people of the United States," Obama said....

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Source: the times of india

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Worm infects millions of computers worldwide

A new digital plague has hit the Internet, infecting millions of personal and business computers in what seems to be the first step of a multistage attack. The world's leading computer security experts do not yet know who programmed the infection, or what the next stage will be…

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Source: international herald tribune

Friday, January 23, 2009

Bank of America CEO sees 2008 results below expectations

Bank of America Chief Executive Kenneth Lewis warned that 2008 results will fall short of expectations and said executives at the giant lender, including him, shouldn't get bonuses for last year….

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Source: Marketwatch

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Obamanomics Will Fail the American People

Obamanomics, the economic program of the Obama administration, will fail to help the U.S. economy. Instead it will undermine the economy. It will fail to help the American people as a whole, although it will benefit some. It will succeed in augmenting the government...

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Source: the alex jones show

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Fort Bragg pot ordinance targets indoor growers

Outdoor growing is not an issue in Fort Bragg because it’s too cold and foggy to grow marijuana, officials said. Nevertheless, outdoor growing is banned under the new ordinance.

The ordinance limits indoor growing to a 50-square-foot area per parcel. Variances would be available through a permit process...

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Monday, January 19, 2009

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer '03. Lisa Brenner. Dark forces invade a Seattle mansion where an industrialist lives with his submissive wife. ...

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Saturday, January 17, 2009

Caught On Tape: US Airways Plane Crash

The US Coast Guard has released video that captured the crash landing of US Airways Flight 1549 into the Hudson River Thursday. It shows passengers out of the plane within seconds......

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Friday, January 16, 2009

C.J. Spiller will return to Clemson for senior year

One of the most electric offensive players in Clemson history, Spiller was projected as a late first round or early second round pick.

He holds Clemson records for career all-purpose yardage (4,885) and has scored 30 touchdowns, 12 on plays of 50 yards or more including two kickoff returns.

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Source: greenville online

Thursday, January 15, 2009

U.S. Airways crash not terror related

"There is no information at this time to indicate that this is a security-related incident," said Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman Laura Keehner.

"We continue to closely monitor the situation, which at present is focussed on search and rescue."

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Source: reuters

Anoop Desai : A desi in American Idol 8

“Anoop Dog” came in shorts and flip-flops. Simon Cowell had a bit of a racist remark that Anoop looked like he just came from a “meeting with Bill Gates”. Not all people of Indian-decent work in Silicon Valley Simon...

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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Jayne Campbell Soliman Gives Birth After Death

A British woman by the name of Jayne Campbell Soliman was only 25 weeks pregnant when she complained of a headache and collapsed in her bedroom last Wednesday...

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Source: wowowow

Monday, January 12, 2009

Israel leader warns of 'iron fist' in Gaza

Israel's leader stood within Hamas rocket range and warned Islamic militants that they face an "iron fist" unless they agree to Israeli terms for an end to war in the Gaza Strip. But the foes were in close contact with Egypt, a key mediator...

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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Is government spending too easy an answer?

When the Obama administration finally unveils its proposal to get the U.S. economy on the road to recovery, the centerpiece is likely to be a huge increase in government spending. But there are ample reasons to doubt whether this is what the economy needs....

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Source: international herald tribune

Friday, January 9, 2009

Japanese shares down ahead of US jobs data

"There were few new leads in the market, and investors took a wait-and-see stance ahead of the release of the U.S. unemployment report" due later in the day, said Kazuki Miyazawa, market analyst at Daiwa Securities SMBC Co. Ltd..

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Source: press democrat

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Attack on Israel from Lebanon threatens 2nd front

Lebanese militants fired at least three rockets into Israel early Thursday, threatening to open a new front for the Jewish state as it pushed forward with a bloody offensive in the Gaza Strip that has killed nearly 700 people.

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Source: philly/com

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

11 Ways to Find Extra Money NOW!

A few bucks here or there may not seem like much, but if you make a conscious effort, the dollars can add up quickly...

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Sunday, January 4, 2009

Israel the aggressor in rocket attacks

Israel's brutal attack on Gaza must be stopped. Israel claims the attacks are to stop rockets being fired into Israel, but that's nonsense. Nobody who knows what is going on believes it….

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Source: world news

Suicide by Madoff investor only adds to mysteries

Worse, he felt personally responsible for the money his investors had lost, his brother Bertrand said by telephone in Paris this week…..

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Saturday, January 3, 2009

Economy warning from China leader

As growth slows, Mr Hu said that in the coming period China would starkly confront the effects of the international financial crisis….

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Source: bbc news

China's graduates fight for a future

China's graduates will find it tougher than ever to get jobs in the coming year, as China's economy slows down and unemployment rises. Experts say a chronic over-supply of graduates and a shortage of "high end" jobs had already been causing...

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Friday, January 2, 2009

General Motors gets first tranche of US loan

"The treasury today finalized the loan transaction for GM and funded the first tranche of $4 billion,'' said Treasury spokeswoman Brookly McLaughlin in a written statement.

The funds are the first portion of $9.4 billion in low-cost loans that GM is expected to receive from the government…..

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Thursday, January 1, 2009

Barack Obama needs honeymoon

During a long political season, Obama was both charming and charmed - favored by the gods of economic catastrophe, who turned a tight election into a Democratic mandate……

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