Sunday, October 19, 2008 11:53
to Host First in Series of Summits on Financial Crisis The leaders of the U.S., France and the European
Commission will ask other world leaders to join in a series of summits
on the global financial crisis beginning in the U.S. soon after the
Nov. 4 presidential election.
To Glenn Beck: ‘You’re A Perfect Fit’ For Fox News
On Thursday, Fox News announced that CNN’s Glenn Beck would join
the network next spring, hosting the 5 p.m. daily news program. Yesterday
on his radio program, Beck read a congratulatory e-mail from Fox’s
Sean Hannity, welcoming him to “the Fox family”.
sue labs over foot-and-mouth
A group of farmers have launched a legal claim against two laboratories
blamed for last year’s outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, it
was announced today.
Leaders Call for Global Currency If we are to believe the Washington Post, French
president and current EU leader Nicolas Sarkozy has pledged to save
us from nameless “freewheeling bankers and traders” who
get the blame for the current economic crisis.
protective ‘bubble’ is shrinking
The protective bubble around the sun that helps to shield the Earth
from harmful interstellar radiation is shrinking and getting weaker,
Nasa scientists have warned.
March In Baghdad Against U.S. Pact Thousands of followers of anti-American cleric
Moqtada al-Sadr took to the streets on Saturday in a demonstration against
a pact that would allow U.S. forces to stay in Iraq for three more years.
to Restart Work on Space-Based Missile Defenses Congress recently approved a $5 million grant
to begin study of space-based missile defenses. This marks the first
time money has been allocated to the program since work on space-based
systems was canceled in the 1990s by President Clinton. Two years ago,
Congress rejected a similar proposal.