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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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Federal Reserve: U.S. Headed for Insolvency

« William Dudley, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, maintains inflation is not a problem in the U.S.
(Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

March 29, 2011 | From
Fed presidents Fisher and Dudley offer two very different opinions on the economy. By Robert Morley
A voting member of the Federal Reserve Bank just told an audience in Germany that America is heading toward insolvency and that the Fed has printed too much money. Another member told an audience in Queens that things are good and that the cost of living really isn’t rising. Which is it?

Iranian Propaganda Film Claims Jerusalem Is About to Be Conquered

« Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad supports a new Iranian film showing the conquering of Jerusalem, which he has advocated throughout his political career.
(Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

March 29, 2011 | From
A feature-length documentary film produced by a top adviser to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claims that the current unrest in the Middle East is a signal that the Mahdi—or Islamic messiah—is about to appear. Former Revolutionary Guards officer Reza Kahlili, who defected to the West after spying on behalf of the cia inside Iran for more than a decade, obtained a bootleg copy of this new film and turned it over to Western media sources.

Angela Merkel’s Government Rattled … Again

« German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks at a meeting of the CDU in Berlin on March 28.
(Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

March 29, 2011 | From
The defeat of the chancellor’s party in Baden-Württemberg is the latest of several blows Germany’s current leadership has sustained.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

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Today's Headlines News

Falklands Conflict Continues to Simmer

« Argentine President Cristina Kirchner continues to defy Britain and lay claim to the Falkland Islands.
(Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images)

March 28, 2011 | From
The Argentine Senate on March 16 unanimously approved a bill designed to prevent Argentine companies from cooperating with oil exploration around the Falkland Islands.
The following week, Rockhopper Exploration announced that oil drilling around the Islands would likely be commercially viable.

Portuguese Prime Minister Resigns

« Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates resigns over struggles with parliament to rein in Portugal’s debt.
(Jean-Christophe Verhaegen/AFP/Getty Images)

March 28, 2011 | From
Europe’s economic crisis continues.
Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates resigned on March 23 after parliament rejected his austerity package. “The defeat is likely to trigger a bailout similar to the rescue packages Greece and the Republic of Ireland had to accept last year,” reports the bbc.

UK: Death by Debt

« Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne arrives at the Treasury on March 23, in London, England. Osborne implemented further measures to tackle the UK’s deficit.
(Getty Images)

March 28, 2011 | From
The collapse of the UK accelerates. By Robert Morley
The UK chancellor of the exchequer has issued some grim news. The economy is growing slower than hoped, and the budget is in worse shape than expected. However, George Osborne has a solution. Unfortunately, it is just more of the same thinking that got Britain into trouble in the first place.