Sunday, May 30, 2010

 

News Links, May 31, 2010

China Real Estate Bubble Bursts in Bond Market: Credit Markets
Another downgrade for Spanish debt
Keeping France's AAA Rating Is "A Stretch": Budget Minister
Greece will not restructure debt: finance minister
Second firm withdraws drugs from Greece over cuts

Oil, the Pentagon, and the law of diminishing returns
Why Oil Depletion = Environmental Tragedy
Media claim access to spill site has been limited
Fury and despair as BP admits oil could leak for months
Colin Powell: Oil Spill Is 'Beyond The Capacity' Of BP To Solve, Military Might Have Role
Close to 500 Aramco workers seek early retirement - report
Nigeria's agony dwarfs the Gulf oil spill. The US and Europe ignore it
Iraq: Experts cautious about unrealistic oil predictions

Unrest May Signal New Phase in China Economy
Honda China Plants May Remain Closed as Union Says Staff to Stay on Strike

-- War drums --
Gen. McChrystal: 'Clear evidence' Taliban trained in Iran
Israel stations nuclear missile subs off Iran

Bangladesh blocks Facebook over prophet drawings

Hundreds die in Indian heatwave

Israel moves to stop Gaza aid fleet

UK: British Airways cabin crew launch new strikes

US: Pentagon: Let Us Secure Your Network or Face the 'Wild Wild West' Internet Alone
'Continuity of Government' Planning: War, Terror and the Supplanting of the U.S. Constitution
Mexican pirates attack Texas fishermen on Falcon Lake, which straddles border
US government is killing its own economy
Poll: Debt stresses out Americans
Nearly 900,000 Californians are long-term unemployed
Vermont Farm Takes On Border Fight With U.S.
Cost of wars crosses $1 trillion mark
Bankruptcy talk spreads among Calif. muni officials

And finally... Joys of the Net
(1) Hilarious web addresses revealed in new book
(2) BBC's bizarre domain names revealed




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