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HOTT Newslinks 03/30/09-AM

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/article-1165712/Financial-sector-set-shed-30-000-jobs.html
Job losses across the financial services industry are gathering pace, research shows today.  And the sector is likely to shed a further 30,000 posts by June, according to the Confederation of British Industry.  The employers’ organisation calculates that 11,000 financial jobs were lost in the final three months of last year.
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1165593/Gordon-Brown-left-red-faced-G20-summit-UKs-debts-soar.html
Gordon Brown faced huge embarrassment on the eve of the G20 summit as it was revealed that Britain is heading for the top of Europe’s borrowing league
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financetopics/g20-summit/5072484/Russia-backs-return-to-Gold-Standard-to-solve-financial-crisis.html
Arkady Dvorkevich, the Kremlin’s chief economic adviser, said Russia would favour the inclusion of gold
bullion in the basket-weighting of a new world currency based on Special Drawing Rights issued by the International Monetary Fund
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Pretense for invasion?
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/29927586
Dozens of suspected militants fired rockets early Saturday at a transport terminal in northwest Pakistan that is used to ship supplies to NATO troops based in Afghanistan, police said.
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http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/mar/29/pakistan-afgan-border-foreign-policy
Britain has offered its full backing for a renewed military offensive inside
Pakistan, as UK ministers confirmed the country was now “part of a single campaign” alongside Afghanistan.
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