04 Mar 2011

Financial terrorism suspected in 2008 economic crash

“Evidence outlined in a Pentagon contractor report suggests that financial subversion carried out by unknown parties, such as terrorists or hostile nations, contributed to the 2008 economic crash by covertly using vulnerabilities in the U.S. financial system. The unclassified 2009 report ‘Economic Warfare: Risks and Responses’ by financial analyst Kevin

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04 Mar 2011

At Least Ten Killed In Bomb Attack On Nigerian Political Rally

“At least ten people have been killed and dozens injured after a bomb explosion ripped through a political rally near Nigeria’s capital Abuja, officials said late Thursday. They sad the explosion targeted the rally being staged by Nigeria’s ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Suleja, 28 miles from Abuja. “

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03 Mar 2011

Bill Gates: State Pension Funds Unsustainable

“There are long-term problems with state budgets that a return to economic growth won’t solve. Health-care costs and pension obligations are projected to grow at rates that look to be completely unsustainable, unless something is done. But so far, many states aren’t doing much to deal with their fundamental problems.

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02 Mar 2011

Two U.S. airmen killed in Germany airport shooting

“A 21-year-old man from Kosovo is in custody after two U.S. airmen were killed and two others were wounded Wednesday in a shooting incident on a U.S. military bus at Germany’s Frankfurt Airport, authorities said. The suspect is named Arid Uka, from the northern town of Mitrovica, Kosovo’s interior minister,

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01 Mar 2011

Oil climbs despite Saudi output pledge

“World oil prices advanced on Tuesday despite OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia’s pledge to ensure sufficient supplies to cover Libya’s production shortfall. Brent North Sea crude for delivery in April rose 67 cents to $112.47 per barrel. New York’s light sweet crude for April, known as West Texas Intermediate (WTI), gained

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01 Mar 2011

Libyan Rebels Repel Attack on City

“Government opponents in the rebel-held oil city of Zawiya repelled an attempt by forces loyal to Libyan dictator Col. Moammar Gadhafi to retake the city closest to the capital in six hours of fighting overnight, witnesses said Tuesday. The rebels, who included defected army forces, are armed with tanks, machine

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28 Feb 2011

9 die in Congo capital attack

“Gunmen also wielding machetes attacked Congo’s presidential residence Sunday, and at least nine people were killed during nearly an hour of gunfire, a witness said. The president and his wife were not at home. President Joseph Kabila, who first inherited the job after his father’s assassination, blamed opponents ahead of

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27 Feb 2011

DIA Travelers Warned Of Possible Measles Exposure

“Denver International Airport is warning travelers and employees that they may have been exposed to measles. The exposure would have happened on Tuesday, Feb. 22. According to the Department of Public Health and Environment, a person with measles arrived at DIA, Gate C39 at about 9 p.m. That person remained

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27 Feb 2011

UN Security Council slaps Libya with sanctions

“The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Saturday to impose sanctions on Libya amid Moammar Gadhafi’s escalating attacks on anti-government protesters. The approved resolution includes an arms embargo, asset freeze and travel bans for Gadhafi and several of his key associates. It also refers the violent crackdown to the International

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27 Feb 2011

Turmoil rocks Libya’s oil sector, slashing output

“The massive oil terminal at Brega feels strangely deserted for Libya’s second-largest hydrocarbon complex. After more than a week of turmoil in the country, production has been scaled back by almost 90 percent with many employees fleeing and ships not coming to collect its products. The most activity on the

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