Wednesday, November 26, 2008

In the News: Nov-26

60 dead in Mumbai attacks: hospital - 26 Nov 2008 at 3:13pm - MUMBAI (AFP) - Nearly 60 people were killed in a series of shootings and blasts across India's financial capital Mumbai late Wednesday, hospital officials told AFP.

Stop ignoring Omar Khadr case: Opposition MPs to PM - 26 Nov 2008 at 1:43pm - Federal opposition MPs came together Wednesday to call on the Conservative government to immediately begin repatriating Omar Khadr, the last Western citizen still detained at the U.S. naval base prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

New York warns of possible al Qaeda attack - 26 Nov 2008 at 12:42pm - NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have warned of a possible al Qaeda threat to transit systems in and around New York City, a Homeland Security official said on Wednesday.

Volcker to head Obama economic advisory panel - 26 Nov 2008 at 10:20am - CHICAGO -- Former Federal Reserve chairman Paul Volcker will head a new White House panel to help President-elect Barack Obama create jobs and bring stability to the ailing financial system.

Thought for the day:
My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad. -Olive Schreiner (1855 - 1920)


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