In the News: May-11
Justice plans new antitrust effort - 11 May 2009 at 2:54pm - WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration warned corporate America on Monday that the government will more aggressively investigate big firms that hurt smaller competitors, contending that lax enforcement by the Bush administration contributed to the current economic troubles.
Lawyers: Ex-soldier deserves death for crimes - 11 May 2009 at 2:35pm - PADUCAH, Ky. -- Federal prosecutors say a former soldier convicted of raping and murdering an Iraqi teenager and killing her family deserves a death sentence because the crimes were so heinous.
Not again: FAA stops military flight over Hudson - 11 May 2009 at 2:26pm - NEW YORK -- The Federal Aviation Administration said it turned down a U.S. Navy request to fly a patrol aircraft past Manhattan on Monday, two weeks after a government photo shoot caused a brief panic near ground zero.
Pentagon to replace top Afghanistan commander: report - 11 May 2009 at 12:48pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon will replace the top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, U.S. General David McKiernan, less than a year after he took over the war effort there, CNN reported on Monday.
Pope Benedict calls for Palestinian 'homeland' - 11 May 2009 at 10:33am - Pope Benedict XVI called Monday for Israelis and Palestinians to each have "a homeland of their own, within secure and internationally recognized borders."
Shooting at Baghdad base leaves 5 U.S. soldiers dead - 11 May 2009 at 10:04am - BAGHDAD — Five American soldiers have been killed in a shooting at a U.S. base in the Iraqi capital, the military said in a statement. The statement said the shooting occurred at about 2 p.m. Monday at Camp Liberty, near Baghdad International Airport.
Thought for the day:
There is more to life than increasing its speed -Mahatma Gandhi (1869 - 1948)