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Monday, February 9, 2009

CONNECTICUT COMPANIES - Justice maintains Bush position in torture suit - San Jose Mercury News

SAN FRANCISCO—A government lawyer urged an appeals court Monday to toss a lawsuit accusing a Boeing Corp. subsidiary of illegally helping the CIA fly suspected terrorists overseas to be tortured, maintaining a Bush administration position that the in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

WASHINGTON (AP) - Prosecutors asked a federal judge Monday to send former Washington mayor Marion Barry to jail for failing to file his tax returns for the eighth time in nine years. In a motion filed in U.S. District Court, Assistant U.S. Attorney in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

ELKHART, IN (AP) -- Campaigning for action in the most dire terms, President Barack Obama said Monday that if Congress does not quickly pass an economic stimulus package, the nation will slip into a crisis so deep that "we may be unable to reverse in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

Investors are waiting for Washington to make the next move. Stocks ended a quiet session with only modest changes Monday as Wall Street sought details of how the government will reshape a rescue plan for the financial industry. Investors are also in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top cop at the Securities and Exchange Commission is leaving the government less than a week after receiving an angry dressing-down before Congress over the agency's failure to detect a massive alleged fraud scheme. The SEC in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

The campaign-style travel and press conference are part of the White House's plan to regain control of the debate on the stimulus plan. The White House appeared to be caught flat-footed last week as Republican opponents of the stimulus plan took to in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

" the labor-hater and labor-baiter is virtually always a twin-headed creature, spewing anti-Negro epithets from one mouth and anti-labor propaganda from the other mouth."-Martin Luther King, Jr. In a story in the Triangle Business Journal , Chris in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

The Senate’s $827 billion compromise economic stimulus cleared a procedural hurdle Monday evening, putting the bill on track for a vote Tuesday. Supporters of the bill needed 60 votes to end debate. They got 61, with 36 senators -- all Republicans in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

Katie Couric may have made it fashionable to get a colonoscopy, but primary care physicians aren’t doing as much as they could to make sure patients get screened. So says the February issue of Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention based on in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

Feb 9th, 2009 | ELKHART, Ind. -- Three weeks ago, Washington was the scene for a historic day of hope, majesty, big ideas and bipartisanship. Then the inauguration faded and the messy governing began. The blame about failed ideas emerged, and Barack in STOCKMARKET NEWS >

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