In the News: Jun-22
Toronto stock market drops 3.5% as spring rally stalls - 22 Jun 2009 at 12:02pm - The Toronto stock market nosedived Monday morning, dragged down by falling commodity prices, amid concerns about the state of the world economy and the prospects for economic recovery.
Court will not revive Plame's lawsuit - 22 Jun 2009 at 11:51am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court will not revive a lawsuit that former CIA operative Valerie Plame brought against former members of the Bush administration.
High court rules narrowly in voting rights case - 22 Jun 2009 at 10:20am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has ruled narrowly in a challenge to the landmark Voting Rights Act, exempting a small Texas governing authority from a key provision of the civil rights law.
Court says public must pay for private special ed - 22 Jun 2009 at 10:33am - WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court has made it easier for parents of special education students to be reimbursed for the cost of private schooling for their children.
Copeman named commander at Guantanamo - 22 Jun 2009 at 7:03am - With President Barack Obama pledging to empty the prison camps at Guantanamo, the man entrusted with the mission at Ground Zero is a fellow graduate of the president's Hawaii high school whose family has served a commander in chief for three generations.
Thought for the day:
Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason it was put up. -G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)