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November 25th, 2008

Bush Pardons 14, Commutes 2 Sentences - AOL

By germanifa01 - November 25th, 2008, 18:58, Category: General

WASHINGTON (Nov. 25) - President George W. Bush's latest list of pardons does not include some high-profile criminals who still hope the president will grant them clemency in his final weeks in office. On Monday, Bush granted pardons to 14 individuals and commuted the prison sentences of two others more info

Obama begins to set economic course - Times West Virginian

By germanifa01 - November 25th, 2008, 8:58, Category: General

CHICAGO — Eager to calm economic anxieties, President-elect Barack Obama is rolling out an economic vision that will require congressional cooperation even before he settles into his new desk in the White House's Oval Office. Obama will introduce his new economic leadership team Monday, a key step

Global markets soar as investors welcome Citigroup's $326bn rescue package - Daily Mail
The US government's plan to bail-out ailing Citigroup sent Wall Street soaring on Monday for the second straight session as investors hoped that the worst of the financial industry's problems might finally be over. The Dow Jones industrials surged nearly 400 points, and all the major indexes jumped

Protests force partial closure of Bangkok airport - CNN
All departing flights were canceled after the protesters broke into the passenger terminal, Serirat Prasutanond, the director of Suvarnabhumi airport, said. There are also demonstrators sitting on the road in front of the terminal, video of the protest showed. They are trying to prevent Thai Prime

Paulson Defends $700 Billion Bailout, Urges Patience - CNBC
Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said the US economic situation might be much worse than it already is if Congress had not approved a $700-billion financial bailout program. Lefteris Pitarakis / AP United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson But he urged patience in expecting quick results from

Value City to close Hanover store today - Evening Sun

By germanifa01 - November 25th, 2008, 8:58, Category: General

The Value City Department Store in the Delco Plaza on Carlisle Street in Hanover was to close its doors for good today. (Evening Sun File Photo by Meghan Gauriloff) Purchase reprints of Evening Sun Photos at EveningSunPhotos.Com. After 28 years

RTE viewers raise hell over 'Satanic Sluts' show - Belfast Telegraph
RTE has received a "significant number" of complaints after an appearance by the dance troupe, the Satanic Sluts, on Friday's 'Late Late Show'. The group shot to fame recently following the infamous telephone call made by BBC stars Jonathan Ross and

Technology News - Yahoo News
SAN FRANCISCO - Even in troubled times, Hewlett-Packard Co. has managed to stack up some impressive gains. Slideshow: Hewlett-Packard Co. Negotiations to put Beatles on iTunes stalled AP - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago LONDON - Paul McCartney says

All Top Stories - Yahoo News
WASHINGTON - The government, still struggling to manage a severe financial crisis, unveiled two new programs Tuesday that will provide $800 billion to try to help unfreeze the market for consumer debt from home mortgages to credit cards. LONDON