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New PBS Investigation Takes Viewers Inside The Financial Collapse

“Breaking the Bank” is a documentary that will be first broadcast tonight on some PBS stations. This is Michael Kirk’s most provocative and insightful work so far in which viewers get a chance to understand the underlying forces of the recent financial collapse. It is focused on the controversial purchase of Merrill Lynch by Bank […]

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Seven Killed During Protest, Iran’s Leadership Agree to ‘Limited Recount’

Latest update ( 6/16/2009 @ 8:00 AM -PST): AP reports that Iran’s Islamic leadership is prepared to do a “limited recount” of the contested presidential elections. An Iranian state radio station reports that seven people died during the protest against Ahmadinejad’s election. The radio station said the attack occurred at the end of the “illegal […]

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Iranian Crisis: Is The Obama Administration Too Cautious?

Opinion by Gilbert Mercier, News Junkie Editor. Today, strong condemnations concerning the Iranian election and its aftermath, came from Europe. The British, German & French foreign ministers had very strong language, including mentioning  election fraud, to depict the situation in Iran. The Obama administration is coming short of doing the same. On the Department of […]

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British PM Announces Probe Into Iraq War

Today, Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that an independent probe into the 2003 Iraq war would take about a year to complete. Brown stated to the House of Commons: “I am today, announcing the establishment of an independent privy councilor committee of inquiry. It will consider the period from summer 2001, before military operations […]

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Abbas: Netanyahu ‘Disarmed’ Palestinian State Offer A ‘Deadly Blow’ to Peace Process

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday Israel would back a peace agreement with Palestine but only if Palestinians agree that they have no control over their airspace, would give up the right to have an army, and would agree to a prohibition to bring in arms. “In my vision of peace, two people live […]

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