Monday, March 23, 2009

In the News: Mar-23

Wordle: In the News: Mar-23

U.S. existing home sales rose in February - 23 Mar 2009 at 2:53pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sales of previously owned U.S. homes rose at their fastest pace in nearly six years in February, data showed on Monday, offering some hope to an economy battling a 15-month recession.

Court won't hear appeal by former Border Patrol - 23 Mar 2009 at 11:11am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from two former Border Patrol agents convicted of shooting a fleeing drug smuggler and trying to cover it up.

Fox News show raises ire by mocking Canadian Forces - 23 Mar 2009 at 10:42am - The intentionally inflammatory Fox News show Red Eye, with Greg Gutfield, has sparked outrage with a segment mocking the Canadian Forces within days of the latest Canadian deaths in Afghanistan.

Thought for the day:
Politicians are the same the world over: they promise to build a bridge even when there is no river. -Nikita Khrushchev (1894 - 1971)


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