The FBI says Thurday’s shooting at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Long Beach, Calif., was over a job dispute. An ICE agent killed a colleague who had shot a high-ranking official who was counseling the shooter about his performance. (Feb 17, 2012)
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Diet soda may benefit the waistline, but a new study suggests that people who drink it every day have a… Read more here
Could Obama healthcare law force you to buy a car?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An attorney challenging President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare law before the U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday that Congress could require Americans to buy a car or other product if people were compelled to obtain medical insurance.
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AFP American Edition
Feb 17, 2012 11:53 EST
Creditors of Lehman Brothers, whose bankruptcy three years ago set off a global financial crisis, have asked a federal court to force US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to testify in a civil case.
Arguing the Treasury Department has refused requests for his testimony, the committee representing the creditors filed a request with the US District Court in Washington for an order “compelling” Geithner “to comply on or before March 16″ to an August subpoena, according to court documents filed late Thursday.
The committee noted that it had served Geithner with a subpoena on August 9 to provide testimony in a suit between Lehman Brothers and the creditors against JPMorgan Chase Bank.
Dutch Prince Johan Friso was in critical but stable condition Friday after being buried alive by an avalanche in the Austrian town of Lech. Officials said the 43-year-old prince was buried under the snow for about 15 minutes before he was rescued by emergency teams. He was resuscitated at the scene and then taken to a hospital in Innsbruck, according to Austrian media.…
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China to launch next manned spacecraft in summer
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Reuters US Online Report Science News
Feb 17, 2012 02:48 EST
BEIJING (Reuters) – China will launch its next manned space mission sometime between June and August, which will attempt to dock with an experimental module launched last year, state news agency Xinhua reported Friday.
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