In the News: Mar-16
Red Cross report: CIA tortured terror suspects - 16 Mar 2009 at 2:28pm - WASHINGTON -- The CIA's secret interrogation program amounted to torture for some of the 14 "high-value detainees" held by the agency, according to published excerpts of an internal 2006 report by the International Committee of the Red Cross.
NY atty gen to probe AIG bonuses for fraud - 16 Mar 2009 at 1:32pm - ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York state's attorney general is demanding that American International Group have details on his desk this afternoon about who is getting its multimillion-dollar bonuses.
U.S. output plummets, manufacturing at record low - 16 Mar 2009 at 11:29am - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial output fell to its lowest level in almost seven years in February and manufacturing in New York state slumped further this month, according to data on Monday that pointed to a worsening economy.
El Salvador's new leader, a TV journalist, promises push for unity - 16 Mar 2009 at 7:46am - El Salvador's new president, whose victory gives a former rebel movement its first taste of power, is promising a unity government in a Central American nation still polarized by a civil war that raged from 1980 to 1992.
Thought for the day:
Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage. -H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956)