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profits hit record $13.4bn on soaring oil price
BP, the British oil giant, unveiled a 23 per cent rise in profits this
morning, boosted by record global crude prices.
Trying to Buy Control of Food Supply
Lynch forced to take emergency action ahead of writedown
Merrill Lynch sought to bolster its balance sheet and reduce its risk
last night when it announced moves to raise $8.5 billion (£4.27
billion) and the sale of $11.1 billion worth of high-risk mortgage-backed
and Teller: Bulls*#t - Being Green
Penn and Teller consider the popularity of the "green movement",
a largely bogus and hypocritical philosophy that links sanctimonious
politics to an "ethical" lifestyle while doing little or nothing
to actually create a healthier ecosystem.
His Vote To Allow Waterboarding, McCain Says ‘We Could Never Torture
In February, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) voted against
a bill banning the CIA from waterboarding and using other torture tactics
in their interrogations. When the bill passed, McCain urged Bush to
veto it, which he did.
protected Obama in Afghanistan
• Kaine 'very, very
high' on VP shortlist
Kids Encouraged To Become "Climate Cops"
A leading British energy company blitzed the
newspapers with full page colour advertisements this weekend which encourage
children to sign up as "climate cops" and keep "climate
crime case files" on their families, friends and neighbours.
Military Operations At Camp Pendleton?
For 2 months at Camp Pendleton there have been military operations on
an increasing scale and the local news have provided sanitized versions
of these ops.
Military Says Soldiers Fired on Civilians
I want Bush to succeed with Iran
Democratic candidate Barack Obama says he wants President George W.
Bush to succeed in negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program.
• Suspected U.S.
missile kills six in Pakistan
• Pakistan has
right to retaliate if allied forces attacked: President
urges US to keep all options open against Iran
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has urged his US counterpart Robert
Gates to keep all options open in dealing with Iran's nuclear programme,
his ministry said on Tuesday.
War With Iran ‘Would Be Disasterous,’ It’s ‘The
Last Thing We Need’
Condemns World Powers for Expanding Atomic Arsenals
terrorism documentary shown at Gitmo tribunal; introduced as 'evidence'
Prosecutors in the trial of Osama bin Laden's driver unveiled a graphic
video on Monday of the September 11 attacks and other al Qaeda operations
that is likely to play a repeated role in pending war crimes cases.
Hopefully, the next president, whoever he is, will have sense enough
to realize that an anti-missile site in Eastern Europe is not worth
rekindling the Cold War with Russia.
Cop Loses Badge Over YouTube
Video That Shows Him Body-Checking Bicyclist
The video, posted anonymously, shows the officer
standing in the street as bikes whiz past. He moves toward a cyclist
and violently knocks him to the ground in front of crowds of people.
warns US over 'unilateral' missile strikes on its soil
Tensions between Pakistan and the United States
came to the fore last night when Yousuf Raza Gilani, the new Pakistani
Prime Minister, met President Bush and warned him not to launch "unilateral"
strikes on Pakistani soil.
bombers kill 28 in Baghdad, 16 in Kirkuk
Three female suicide bombers killed at least 28 people and wounded 92
in Baghdad on Monday as Shi'ite pilgrims flooded into the Iraqi capital
for a major religious event, police said.
rocked by bomb attacks
& Teller Expose Socialist Roots To Environmental Hysteria
In 2003, Showtime's Penn & Teller program with a name not appropriate
above the fold -- unless, of course, you're a member of the Netroots!
-- marvelously exposed what's behind the global warming and environmental
hysteria in America today
Scientists: Warming Will Actually Reduce Number of Hurricanes
Steve Watson: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand in My Pocket
Paul Watson on the Alex Jones Show: The
state wants your children.
Truth Rising: Sneak Peek
Ireland Says No to the EU: Lisbon Treaty Dead and Buried?
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