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Obama calls McCain mortgage plan ill-advised - Miami Herald

By germanifa01 - October 9th, 2008, 19:10, Category: General



DAYTON, Ohio -- Democrat Barack Obama told Ohio voters Thursday that Republican John McCain's mortgage buyout plan would cost them billions of dollars and reward bad behavior by lenders. Speaking in Dayton as he started a two-day bus tour of hotly contested Ohio, Obama said McCain's plan would force

Stocks tumble after late sell-off - International Herald Tribune
NEW YORK : Stocks plunged Thursday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down 679 points — more than 7 percent — to its lowest level in five years. Stocks took a nosedive after a major credit-rating agency said it might cut its rating on General Motors and Ford, further rattling investors

Judge orders Ryan O'Neal's son into detox - MSN
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A judge has ordered the 23-year-old son of actor Ryan O'Neal back to rehab weeks after he and his father were arrested on suspicion of drug possession. Redmond O'Neal appeared in a Malibu courtroom Wednesday on a probation violation for a previous drug conviction. Judge Scott

Citigroup cedes Wachovia to Wells Fargo - Marketwatch
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Citigroup Inc. late Thursday dropped its effort to divvy up Wachovia Corp. with rival suitor Wells Fargo & Co., ceding control of the troubled bank, though it said it may yet sue the two firms for breach of contract. , , ) later offered a deal for $15 billion that