FBI Opens Probe of China-Based Hackers
Vaccine Failure Is Setback in AIDS Fight
The Bank of England today pumped another £5 billion into money markets in a bid to avert a new, devastating twist to the credit crunch which has already taken a severe toll on shares.
Just four days after a first £5 billion cash injection, the Bank doubled the weekly funding made available to lenders to £10.03 billion.
The number of newly laid off workers filing for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level in nearly two months, providing more evidence that the weak economy is drying up jobs.
Only a tiny minority of drug trials on children have an independent safety monitoring committee to pick up potentially dangerous side-effects, a study has revealed.
Researchers from Nottingham University found that under 2% of the 739 international drug trials published between 1996 and 2002 had such committees of independent experts who would scrutinise data and warn, if necessary, that it was not safe to carry on.
The U.S. dollar’s value is dropping so fast against the euro that small currency outlets in Amsterdam are turning away tourists seeking to sell their dollars for local money while on vacation in the Netherlands.
US commitment to Nato risks being undermined because some European nations are unwilling to deploy more troops in Afghanistan, MPs have warned
As feared, foreign bond holders have begun to exercise a collective vote of no confidence in the devaluation policies of the US government. The Federal Reserve faces a potential veto of its rescue measures.
The thick and thin crust creations at Ciro’s Pizza Café wouldn’t measure up without good flour and cheese, so Rob Marvin grits his teeth and pays the record prices being charged for them.
He spends $469 a week on flour alone, up from $156 six months ago. Next month, he predicts the tab will grow to $625 a week. So far, he hasn’t dared to raise prices out of concern that he’ll lose business to rivals.
The commoditization of computer hardware means competition is more a function of price and efficiency than quality and branding, making China a favorite place to source a broad range of goods, including electronic components.
US Navy’s Expeditionary Strike Group Threatening Lebanon and Syria
White House Taps Tech Entrepreneur For Cyber Defense Post
DeKalb County police say they don’t plan to file any charges against an elderly man who shot and killed an intruder.
The apparent home invasion happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday at the 81-year-old man’s home, which he shared with his wife.
John McCain received a warm welcome in Israel during a visit aimed at burnishing his leadership credentials in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election, but some questioned whether his uncritical support for Israel best serves Mideast peace efforts.
The top counterinsurgency adviser to Gen. David Petraeus in Iraq advocates practicing a “global Phoenix Program,” alluding to the notorious Vietnam-era CIA operation that provoked a worldwide uproar because of the detention, torture and execution of thousands of Vietnamese.
In a bid to stabilize jittery markets, the Fed said on Sunday that it would allow investment banks to borrow from its discount window using a wide range of investment-grade securities as collateral.
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“If we are to take a moral line of any credibility, we must boycott the Olympics, stop outsourcing our manufacturing to China and refuse to purchase Chinese goods. Some chance. I once told my daughter that her grandchildren will in be in some kind of servitude, most probably economic, to the coming powerhouses of China, India and Brazil. She didn’t believe me then, but she is beginning to believe me now.”
The New World Order Always Knew We Would Resist
Cronkite made the more accurate statement in saying “global government” before his “correction”. The dream of the International Bankers is nearing it’s culmination and the chaos of the birth of the New World Order is becoming more obvious.