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Jon Huntsman ends GOP 2012 Presidential bid: Who will you support?

The field of candidates to vote for on Super Tuesday for the GOP presidential nominee just got smaller. Today, Jon Huntsman ended his presidential campaign. As he did, he threw his support behind Mitt Romney. Oklahoma Republicans will head to the polls on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, and the field of potential candidates is getting smaller. Will you follow the ...

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Killer flu doctors: US censorship is a danger to science

The United States should not be allowed to dominate the debate over who controls sensitive scientific information that could be misused in biowarfare terrorism, say the scientists who created a highly dangerous form of bird-flu virus in a study that has been partially censored by the US government. Ron Fouchier and Ab Osterhaus of Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam accept ...

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Disaster liner was insured for €405m

Shares of the cruise holiday giant which owns the ship’s operator, Costa Crociere, were likely to fall sharply this morning amid concerns about reputational damage and litigation. Costa Crociere is Europe’s biggest operator of cruises, with brands including Cunard and Princess Cruises also under its…

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UN Chief Urges Syrian President to Stop Killing Own People

Monday, 16 January 2012, 11:48 am Press Release: UN News UN Chief Urges Syrian President to Stop Killing His Own People New York, Jan 15 2012 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today renewed his call on the Syrian leadership to end the ongoing bloodshed in the country, stating that the era of one-man rule and the perpetuation of family dynasties are ...

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Syria’s Assad in final stages of Dictator Disease

IF dictatorship were a disease, Syria's Bashar al-Assad could be diagnosed as entering the final stages of an illness which in recent times has proved fatal. The first stage of the disease is to deny there is any problem; then comes the fight back in Assad’s case, this has involved widespread slaughter of his fellow Syrians. Then comes belated concessions, ...

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Hezbollah chief rejects call by UN to disarm

Hassan Nasrallah, leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah political group, has dismissed a United Nations call for his movement to disarm, saying it was determined to maintain a military capacity to defend Lebanon. A UN Security Council resolution demands that Hezbollah lay down its military arsenal, as all other Lebanese armed groups did at the end of the 1975-1990 civil war. But ...

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The Rise Of Dark Inventory In Housing And Oil

The Automatic Earth URL The Automatic Earth is a blog about the credit crunch Recent Posts The Storm Surge Of Decentralization Is Coming The End Of The Euro And The End Of The Investor EUROPE: You’re Either At The Table Or You’re On The Menu The Automatic Earth January 14 2012: Housing and Oil: Dark Inventory Rules January 10 2012: ...

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