05 January 2010 11:30 [Source: ICIS news]
Dozens of names shifted to no-fly list
The Obama administration has transferred dozens of names from a broad terrorism database to watch lists that are more closely monitored in an effort to plug security holes.
CIA blast blamed on double agent
The suicide bomber who killed seven CIA employees and a Jordanian officer in
After minaret ban, this man built one
When Switzerland voted in November to ban the construction of minarets, a shoe-store owner erected one of the tower like structures in an act of defiance.
Money & Investing
Kraft sweetens its bid for Cadbury
The US food company sweetened its bid for UK confectioner Cadbury with a bigger cash element after it sold its North American frozen pizza business to Nestle for $3.7bn, but Cadbury again dismissed the offer.
World's factories rebound
The quickie bankruptcy
More companies are exiting bankruptcy reorganization in record time, as quick sales and prearranged deals are being used more expansively.
Behind Afghan bombing, an agent with many loyalties
The suicide bomber who killed eight last week in
British premier ‘appalled’ by protest plan
A radical Islamic group led by the cleric Anjem Choudary, above, plans to protest in Wootton Bassett, a town that has been honouring the passing hearses of British soldiers killed in Afghanistan.
In the midst of a real estate crash,
Asian markets gain ground after Wall Street advance
Most major markets were higher for a second straight session, while the dollar fell against the yen and the euro.
Security officials fear US troop increase will drive militants in
CIA bomber a trusted informant
Suicide bomber who killed operatives worked for
US manufacturing activity accelerates at end of 2009
According to new data, growth in manufacturing increased in December, a sign that recovery of the long-beleaguered sector remains on track.
IRS to regulate paid tax preparation
The Internal Revenue Service plans to test, register and screen people who get paid to prepare tax returns, stepping into a virtually unregulated business upon which millions of Americans depend for crucial financial services.
GLOBE AND MAIL,
Tens of thousands of Canadians born in the 14 countries on a new anti-terror watch list could now be subjected to full-body scans and invasive security pat-downs when they travel to the
Unequal access to cancer drugs creates 'postal-code lottery'
Bill Niblock has the same cancer as hundreds of others in
Global manufacturing makes a comeback
The world's factories are humming louder as government spending programs spark demand and help get the supply chain back in working order.
Petrobakken acquires Berens for light oil assets
With natural gas prices still hurting and the oil sands too expensive for most,
Sandro dies at 64
At 8:40pm Roberto Sánchez, also known as Sandro, died due to a septic shock he was suffering.
Tax revenue up 13.2% in 2009
The tax revenue in 2009 reached 304.9bn pesos, 13.2% more than in 2008, according to the announcement made by Finance Secretary Juan Carlos Pezoa during a press conference.
De Vido announces Bolivia-Argentina gas duct extension
Planning Minister Julio De Vido confirmed the construction for the extension of the "Integration" gas duct, which would transport gas from Bolivia into the principle reservoirs in Argentina.
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