Friday, October 30, 2009

In the News: Oct-30

Wordle: In the News: Oct-30

Obama lifts U.S. entry ban for those with HIV - 30 Oct 2009 at 1:44pm - President Obama said Friday the U.S. will overturn a 20-year-old U.S. travel ban against people with HIV early next year.

Ottawa's Omar Khadr legal costs top $1.3M: report - 30 Oct 2009 at 2:21pm - The Canadian government has spent more than $1.3 million in its legal fight against Omar Khadr, according to a published report Friday.

White House backs Clinton's Pakistan remarks - 30 Oct 2009 at 1:18pm - WASHINGTON -- The White House is standing behind Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's blunt suggestion that Pakistani officials know where top terrorists are hiding.

Intelligence spending rises again to $49.8 billion - 30 Oct 2009 at 11:15am - WASHINGTON -- U.S. spy agencies spent $49.8 billion in fiscal year 2009, $2 billion more than in 2008 and the second such multibillion-dollar increase in as many years.

Thought for the day:
Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality the cost becomes prohibitive. -William F. Buckley Jr.


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