Monday, April 20, 2009

In the News: Apr-20

Wordle: In the News: Apr-20

Justices skeptical on allowing Iraq to be sued - 20 Apr 2009 at 1:56pm - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court seemed skeptical on Monday about holding the current Iraqi government responsible in American courts for the acts of Saddam Hussein's regime.

Va. whistleblower loses bid for reinstatement - 20 Apr 2009 at 10:12am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a fired bank executive who blew the whistle on alleged shoddy accounting practices and wants his job back.

Official: Obama doesn't want interrogation charges - 20 Apr 2009 at 6:12am - WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama does not intend to prosecute Bush administration officials who devised the policies that led to the harsh interrogation of suspected terrorists, White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel said Sunday.

Thought for the day:
Civilizations in decline are consistently characterised by a tendency towards standardization and uniformity. -Arnold Toynbee (1889 - 1975)


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