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Oct 30, 7:40 AM EDT

Kansas grain elevator blast: 3 dead, 3 missing

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 0-07-40-31

thundering explosion rocked a Kansas grain elevator and shot a fireball so high it could be seen in neighboring Missouri

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Oct 30, 7:37 AM EDT

[Portland] Ore. police arrest about 30 Wall Street protesters

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 0-07-37-38

dragging and carrying them to waiting vans, after they refused to leave a park in an affluent district.

"We are the 99 percent," one arrestee continued to chant.


Oct 29, 11:51 PM EDT

Occupy Denver tension escalates dramatically

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/ ... 9-23-51-58

Officers in riot gear moved into a park late in the day where protesters were attempting to establish an encampment, hauling off demonstrators just hours after a standoff at the Capitol steps degenerated into a fight that ended in a cloud of Mace and pepper spray.


28 October 2011 Last updated at 10:36 ET

Directors' pay rose 50% in past year, says IDS report

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15487866

The rise, covering salary, benefits and bonuses, was higher than that recorded for the main person running the company, the chief executive.

Around two-thirds of FTSE 100 companies are global operations, for whom the UK is a small part of their operation, including mining giant Rio Tinto.

IDS = Incomes Data Services


Former US chief prosecutor condemns 'law-free zone' of Guantánamo

Saturday 29 October 2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oc ... rris-davis

"No court has jurisdiction over Guantánamo," said [Morris] Davis. "Some senior civilian Bush adminstration officials chose Guantánamo to interrogate detainees because they thought it's a law-free zone where we can unlawfully… handle a very small number of cases.

"We have turned our backs on the law and created what we believed was a place outside the law's reach."

He added that America was "great at preaching to others, but not so good at practising what we preach.

"There is a point when enough is enough, and you have to look at yourself in the mirror. Torture has no place in American courts."

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Crimes of War Project:

http://www.crimesofwar.org/


UK firm's failed biofuel dream wrecks lives of Tanzania villagers

Saturday 29 October 2011

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2 ... l-betrayal

People feel this is like the return of colonialism," says Athumani Mkambala, chairman of Mhaga village in rural Tanzania.

"Colonialism in the form of investment."


Société Générale sued over fraud that marked end of Welsh steel mill

9:45PM BST 29 Oct 2011

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/news ... -mill.html

The fraud, alleged to have taken place at its subsidiary Rosbank, has never been reported to SocGen shareholders

Alphasteel collapsed days before Christmas 2007 with the loss of 400 jobs.

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Britain has become a two-speed country

7:15AM GMT 30 Oct 2011

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/fina ... untry.html

what is increasingly evident...is that the UK economy is fast diverging, with London and the south-east operating at a faster pace than the rest of the UK.


U.S. relaxes Canadian border checks as agents are told to stop searching buses, trains and planes for illegal immigrants

Last updated at 2:30 AM on 30th October 2011

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... -back.html

The [>] routine [<] bus, train and airport checks typically involved agents milling about and questioning people who appeared suspicious,

and had long been criticised by immigrant rights groups.

Critics said the tactic amounted to racial profiling and violated travelers' civil liberties.


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