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Monday, June 22, 2009

RadarNews AND TheMichaelReport 6/22/09

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Supreme Court Denies Appeal In CIA Leak Case Against Cheney, Other Bush Officials

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 03:02 PM PDT

Kris Alingod - AHN Contributor Washington, D.C.

Ban welcomes adoption of global pact to boost jobs amid economic crisis

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 02:55 PM PDT

19 June 2009 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today paid tribute to the participants of a United Nations-backed labour conference for responding to the current worldwide recession by reaching agreement on a Global Jobs Pact, which places employment and workers protection at the  …

Financial crisis could push more girls into child labour, UN agency warns

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 02:52 PM PDT

10 June 2009 – The financial crisis threatens to push more children – especially girls – into child labour, the United Nations International Labour Organization (ILO) said in a new report. Despite falling numbers of children involved in child labour worldwide, the current  …

UN chief to visit St. Louis in latest leg of US outreach tour

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 02:49 PM PDT

9 June 2009 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will head west to St. Louis, Missouri, on Thursday as part of his efforts to reach out to the United States public, it was announced today. Mr. Ban is slated to address students and faculty at St.

Subway Collision In Washington, Dc

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 02:37 PM PDT

Source: Reuters NO INJURIES IN SUBWAY COLLISION IN WASHINGTON, DC -- NBC TV

Bad test results often not reported to US patients

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 02:36 PM PDT

CHICAGO, June 22 (Reuters) - Doctors in the United States fail to tell patients about abnormal test results 7 percent of the time, or a rate of about 1 out of every 14 tests, U.S.

Right wing blogs cheer violence by Iran protesters

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 02:33 PM PDT

Weasel Zippers calls it the "feel good video of the day." Gateway Pundit raves that it's the "best Iran protest video ever."

Insiders Exit Shares at the Fastest Pace in Two Years

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 01:03 PM PDT

By Lynn Thomasson and Michael Tsang June 22 (Bloomberg) -- Executives at U.S. companies are taking advantage of the biggest stock-market rally in 71 years to sell their shares at the fastest pace since credit markets started to seize up two years ago.

Top Indian CEO: Most American Grads Are 'Unemployable'

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 01:01 PM PDT

OK, before you get your knickers in a twist, let's put the CEO's comments into context.

Outsourcing on the Rise, Not Just in China, India

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 12:57 PM PDT

While China and India remain the most popular destinations in the world for outsourced jobs, companies are increasingly looking to diversify their outsourcing, sending jobs to numerous companies an taking advantage of the expertise available in each region, according to PC World. …

Fort Detrick Inventory Turns Up 9,220 More Vials of Pathogens

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 10:16 AM PDT

An inventory of potentially deadly pathogens at Fort Detrick's infectious disease laboratory found more than 9,000 vials that had not been accounted for, Army officials said yesterday, raising concerns that officials wouldn't know whether dangerous toxins were missing.

Pushing drugs by distorting the data

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 10:04 AM PDT

About this video   The pharmaceutical industry employees one sales rep for every four doctors.  Research on drug effects has been virtually completely taken over by the drug industry. 

King Corn: The secrets of high fructose corn syrup

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 09:44 AM PDT

A got to see movie about the secrets of GMO corn, how it kills you and cow, and how it is taking over our world creating disease! Until the 1970s most of the sugar we ate came from sucrose derived from sugar beets or sugar cane.  Then sugar from corn--corn syrup, fructose, dext …

New Zealand moving closer to cashless society

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 09:27 AM PDT

Cash is no longer king in New Zealand, according to the Retirement Commission's report.

Blogger to face court over call to 'take up arms'

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 04:15 AM PDT

A blogger is due in a Connecticut courtroom to face a charge of inciting violence against state lawmakers.

USA using Patriot Act against its own citizens

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 12:17 AM PDT

Sixteen-year-old Ashton Lundeby's bedroom in his mother's Granville County home is nothing, if not patriotic.

Two Days Before 9/11, Military Exercise Simulated Suicide Hijack Targeting New York

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 12:14 AM PDT

The US military conducted a training exercise in the five days before the September 11 attacks that included simulated aircraft hijackings by terrorists, according to a 9/11 Commission document recently found in the US National Archives.

B.S. - Greener diet reduces dairy cows' methane burps

Posted: 22 Jun 2009 12:08 AM PDT

COVENTRY, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont dairy farmers Tim Maikshilo and Kristen Dellert, mindful of shrinking their carbon footprint, have changed their cows' diet to reduce the amount of gas the animals burp - dairy cows' contribution to global warming.

Brewing Storm: Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:51 PM PDT

RICHMOND, Calif.

Big Pharma Propaganda: Painkillers May Be Good for the Prostate

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:48 PM PDT

"Our data suggest if men are taking these [medications] for another problem, it might prevent urological problems as well," said Jennifer St.
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