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Pentagon eyes more troop reductions - Detroit News

By germanifa01 - July 16th, 2008, 14:26, Category: General


WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon's top military officer said Wednesday that he expects to be able to recommend further troop reductions in Iraq this fall. Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that on his recent trip to Iraq, he found conditions had improved more than he expected more info

(AP) Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke told Congress Wednesday that troubled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are in "no danger of failing." The Fed chief made his remarks to the House Financial Services Committee, his second day on Capitol Hill where he briefed lawmakers on the more info

President Bush today blocked an attempt by a House committee to obtain internal FBI documents from the CIA leak investigation, asserting that notes from interviews of Vice President Cheney and other White House officials are protected by executive privilege. The move further escalates the conflict more info

NEW YORK (AP) -- J.D. Drew wondered whether he'd be pitching soon. Clint Hurdle sounded out David Wright about his mound prowess. It was the 15th inning of the final All-Star game at Yankee Stadium, and the bullpens were empty. As goodbyes go, this was a long, long one. "It was just crazy how it more info