Monday, June 15, 2009

In the News: Jun-15

Wordle: In the News: Jun-15

U.S. financial regulation reforms outlined - 15 Jun 2009 at 1:56pm - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration will target critical weaknesses in the troubled U.S. financial system, such as thin bank capital cushions and eroded lending standards, when it proposes an overhaul of financial regulation this week, two senior officials said on Monday.

Pentagon struggling to explain bombing incident - 15 Jun 2009 at 1:56pm - WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military is delaying release of its investigation into air strikes last month that killed dozens of civilians in Afghanistan, debating whether any more information on the incident should be made public.
Please, please: come clean, explain your problems, and stop targeting civilians.

Court rules Taser inquiry can find officers at fault - 15 Jun 2009 at 1:39pm - The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed a constitutional challenge by four Mounties who questioned whether a provincial public inquiry could find fault against the federal RCMP officers involved in the death of Robert Dziekanski.

U.S. commander sees fewer foreign fighters in Iraq - 15 Jun 2009 at 12:21pm - BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq has seen a significant fall in the number of foreign fighters arriving to battle U.S. and local forces, and efforts by neighboring Syria are starting to bear fruit, U.S. General Ray Odierno said on Monday.

Thought for the day:
An undefined problem has an infinite number of solutions. -Robert A. Humphrey


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