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Carlos Slim Becomes Mexico’s Biggest Boss

Some Mexicans may be putting their hopes of economic recovery on the world’s third wealthiest citizen, Carlos Slim Helu. But are they looking for help in the wrong man? Slim, the Mexican mogul that has built his wealth in the telecommunications industry, was declared on Monday by Mexican news outlets as the largest employer in […]

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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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Iran Crisis: Mousavi Leads Huge Rally Despite Ban

Latest update: The AFP & the BBC report that Mousavi told a crowd of tens of thousands in Tehran that he was ready to take part in a new poll. 6/15/2009 @ 8:30 AM ( PST) Civil unrest has continued in Tehran almost two days after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was re-elected to another four-year […]

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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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Mousavi And Up to 100 Reformers Arrested. Many People Hurt In Riots By Police

This story was last updated 6/14/2009 at 11:48 AM (U.S. Pacific Time). Numerous reports indicate that Mir Hossein Mousavi, the presidential candidate that run against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran, has been placed under house arrest. NEWS JUNKIE began disseminating the news right after The Daily Kos posted a message from one of their informants on […]

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