Friday, August 1, 2008 14:30
suspect in US anthrax attacks found dead The chief suspect in the 2001 anthrax postal
attacks in the US has died from an apparent suicide just as the Justice
Department was to file criminal charges against him.
Jingoism and Hypocrisy Statement before the US House of Representatives,
July 30, 2008, on H. RES. 1370, Calling on the Government of the People's
Republic of China to immediately end abuses of the human rights of its
banks borrow record amount from Fed Banks borrowed a record amount of funds from
the Federal Reserve in the latest week as the year old credit crisis
took a persistent toll, while the commercial paper market continued
to contract, signaling tough conditions for short term borrowers.
US defense strategy centers on 'long war' A new defense strategy released Thursday places
the "long war" against extremism above potential conventional
challenges from China and Russia as the top priority of the US military
in the coming years.
'can't stop pneumonia' One of the main benefits of flu jabs for the
elderly - protection against pneumonia - may not exist, US scientists
Declares Intent to Step Down
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, facing a widening corruption investigation,
announced Wednesday that he will not compete in his party's leadership
primary in September.