Radioactive Human Embryos: Our Nuclear Legacy? TruthOut (hat tip reader May S)
Pacific salmon may be dying from leukemia-type virus McClatchy (hat tip Buzz Potamkin)
Dinosaurs were active both day and night, study claims BBC (hat tip reader John M)
Japan’s Economy Takes a Hit The Diplomat
Allies to step up military pressure on Libya Aljazeera (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Anger begins to infect Europe’s prosperous core Financial Times
Spain backtracks on China investment claim Financial Times (hat tip reader furzy mouse)
Suicide Rates Rise in U.S. as Economy Declines, CDC Study Finds Bloomberg. Department of “duh”. Notice the CDC hasn’t computed the 2009 suicide rate?
Then They Came for Dana Milbank Jonathan Schwartz
Obama Is Likely to Lose Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal
Banks Near Deal With SEC Wall Street Journal. This article is strange. It mentions how the banks are keen to settle investigations. Yet the one specific one it mentions, of a JP Morgan CDO called Squared, was reported in Bloomberg as having the SEC targeting former senior employees, not the banks. One of these accounts on Squared is not right, and we’ll see soon enough who has the goods.
US investigates banks over credit crisis ‘cartel’ claim Independent (hat tip Buzz Potamkin). It was always called the Libor “fixing”, perhaps more accurately than we all realized.
In Financial Crisis, No Prosecutions of Top Figures Gretchen Morgenson and Louise Story, New York Times
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