World News Updates
Thursday Nov. 6, 2008
Family: Michael Crichton dies of cancer
The family of Michael Crichton, the million-selling author of such historic and prehistoric science fantasies as "Jurassic Park,""Timeline" and "The Andromeda Strain," says the author has died in Los Angeles.
Obama turns to building his administration
Rahm Emanuel offered position of White House chief of staff
After eight years of Republican rule, Barack Obama turned Wednesday to the task of building a Democratic administration to lead the country out of war and into the financial recovery that he promised.
McCain's verdict on Palin: more trouble than a pitbull
The British ambassador reveals what the defeated presidential candidate really thinks of his running mate.
Iran warns U.S. military after Obama win
Iran warned U.S. forces in Iraq on Wednesday that it would respond to any violation of Iranian airspace, a message analysts said seemed directed at the new U.S. president-elect more than neighboring American troops.
Russia to deploy missiles near NATO border
President Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday that Russia will deploy missiles in territory near NATO member Poland in response to U.S. missile defense plans.
Whereas: The Present World's Monetary System Is Now Hopelessly Bankrupt
....Any attempt to continue that system, would not only be a fraud by those political powers which refuse to recognize that reality, but would be, in and of itself, a perpetuation of a vast crime against that great mass of humanity which would suffer from cruelties greater in magnitude of their global effects than the practices of the Adolf Hitler machine.
Mississippi In State of Emergency As Former KKK Leader Promotes White Power Conference
As the official day of voting gets ready to begin come Tuesday morning Nov. 4, DeSoto County has begun operating under a state of emergency as a white power conference prepares to take place in Olive Branch, Mississippi this coming weekend.
Violent Video games Cause Fighting
A new study links games to teenage violence
Dogs can read emotion in human faces
Dogs are the only animals that can read emotion in faces much like humans, cementing their position as man's best friend, claim scientists.