Thursday, March 20, 2008

In the News: Mar-20

Canada's top court agrees to hear Khadr's unfair treatment claim - 20 Mar 2008 at 3:00pm - The Supreme Court of Canada will hear arguments from Omar Khadr's lawyers about the legality of his detention and upcoming military trial at a U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Democrats want contract fraud documents - 20 Mar 2008 at 3:01pm - WASHINGTON -- House Democrats are demanding documents about a multibillion-dollar overseas contracting loophole to track down how - and why - the Bush administration slipped it into plans to protect taxpayer money.

Libby loses law license - 20 Mar 2008 at 11:34am - WASHINGTON -- Former top White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby has been barred from practicing law in the nation's capital following his perjury conviction in the case of a CIA operative's leaked identity.

Thought for the day:
The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. -John Kenneth Galbraith (1908 - 2006)


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