Archive for January, 2010

Germany aims to take on no more debt from 2017-paper

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BERLIN, Jan 31 – Germany is considering not taking on any more debt from 2017, a German weekly wrote on Sunday, citing preliminary discussions within the finance ministry. Germany, which emerged from its deepest post-war recession in the second qu Germany aims to take on no more debt from 2017-paper

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Leumi appointment panel OKs Maor as director-report

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JERUSALEM, Jan 31 – The appointments committee of Bank Leumi, Israel’s largest bank, has recommended making Chief Executive Officer Galia Maor a director of the bank, Israeli media said on Sunday. As a director, Maor would be the leading contender Leumi appointment panel OKs Maor as director-report

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"I have some juicy dirt about the Tea Party Express"

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The other day I received an email from a friend who had heard some false and malicious attacks against the Tea Party Express. He was concerned and wrote me to ask about it because I've been a part of the Tea Party Express since its inception last year. When I was talking to the rest of our team about this email I found out that most everyone else had been approached by someone asking them similar questions about a whole range of rumors, accusations, allegations, smears and mischaracterizations of what we at the Tea Party Express are supposedly about. Seems… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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ABC6 RAW: Steve Laffey’s Rumored Run at (RI) Governor Seat has Viewers Talking

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Former Cranston Mayor Steve Laffey back in the spotlight last night rolling out his 10 point plan to a Tea Party event in North Kingstown. Pretty interesting move from a guy NOT running for Governor. The thought of Laffey running for Governor has our viewers talking. ABC6 Anchor John Deluca has more in this Raw segment… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Bank Sues Victim To Avoid Replacing $200k In Stolen Funds

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What constitutes adequate security for a bank? PlainsCapital Bank in Lubbock, Texas says what it currently has is enough, and if after all that some crooks still manage to steal your money, it's not the bank's fault. The bank has preemptively sued a business customer, Hillary Machinery, to absolve itself from any liability on what it couldn't get back from the more than $800,000 that was stolen by foreign hackers last November. PlainsCapital argues that it uses every reasonable security method to protect its customers' assets, and it points out that the attackers used valid login credentials. In fact, in… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Scientists say crack HIV/AIDS puzzle for drugs

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* Study solves puzzle that eluded scientists for 20 years * Finding should help development of new HIV/AIDS medicines * Allows scientists to see how Merck and Gilead drugs work LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Scientists say they have solved a crucial puzzle about the AIDS virus after 20 years of research and that their findings could lead to better treatments for HIV. British and U.S. researchers said they had grown a crystal that enabled them to see the structure of an enzyme called integrase, which is found in retroviruses like HIV and is a target for some of the… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Iran to Unveil Major Defensive Projects in February

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A senior Iranian commander announced on Tuesday that the country is slated to unveil several major defensive projects in the next few days. Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri, the Iranian Armed Forces Deputy Chief of Staff for Cultural and Defense Publicity said that a number of missile and defensive projects will be inaugurated in the Ten-Day Dawn (ceremonies from February 1-11, celebrating the victory of the Islamic Revolution back in 1979). Jazayeri, who also heads the Armed Forces' committee tasked with commemorating anniversary of the victory of the Ten-Day Dawn, said that all the aforementioned projects are new achievements made by… Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Idaho Church Group Arrested in Haiti With 33 Orphaned Children

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Haitian police yesterday arrested 10American Baptist Church members as they tried to bus 33 orphanedchildren across the border into the Dominican Republic allegedlywithout proper documentation, a spokesman for the Central ValleyBaptist Church said. Idaho Church Group Arrested in Haiti With 33 Orphaned Children

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Seeds star in small-budget rice production scheme

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—The Department of Agriculture is betting its rice production program this year on varieties that can cope with climate change. Frisco M. Malabanan, director of the national rice program, said in a phone interview that drought and flood tolerant see Seeds star in small-budget rice production scheme

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Buy, Sell or Hold: McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) Is Undervalued and Offers Exceptional Upside

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I first recommended McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) to Money Morning readers on Feb. 23, 2009. A few weeks later the stock bottomed out at $50.44. It then took the turn that we expected and went on to… Money Morning is here to help investors profit han…

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Are Precious Metals Melting or Firming Up

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Jan 31, 2010 The past two months have been tough on the precious metals sector. We saw precious metals lead the market higher all of last year until December 2009 when prices plummeted as the US Dollar started to bounce. The continued rise in stocks indicated an extreme overbought condition and alerted us that a sharp

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Global co-operation on financial reforms needed -IMF

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By Steven Scheer HERZILIYA, Israel, Jan 31 – International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Sunday urged the United States, Britain and other countries to cooperate on new policies and regulations in the wake of the financ Global co-operation on financial reforms needed -IMF

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