Daily Archives: October 20, 2006

Report: Latin immigrants to send 45 bln USD back

About 13 million Latin American immigrants living in the United States will send home a total of around 45 billion U.S. dollars this year, up from some 30 billion dollars in 2004, according to an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) report released on Wednesday.

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GOP Calls for Withdrawal of Candidate

Orange County Republican leaders on Thursday called for the withdrawal of a GOP congressional candidate they believe sent a letter threatening Hispanic immigrant voters with arrest. — Difference in GOP & DEM: GOP Fires wrong doers. DEM Re-Elect them

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Young Republicans Now Flourishing at Liberal Berkeley

Faculty, administrators and student-government officials all say the conservative organization, which has about 650 members, has become one of the campus’s biggest student groups, outstripping its main rival, the Cal Berkeley Democrats.

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Dems Leaking Vital Classified Information…Again

House Intelligence Chairman Peter Hoekstra has suspended a Democratic staff member because of concerns he may have leaked a high-level intelligence assessment to The New York Times last month.

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NY Times Profits Plunge 39%

The New York Times Co. is reproting a third-quarter 2006 profit plunge of 39.2%.

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NBC won’t show Madonna on the cross

After weeks of controversy, NBC has decided not to show pop star Madonna suspended from a giant cross and wearing a crown of thorns when the network airs a special of her “Confessions” tour, a source close to the organization of the event said on Thursday.

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Bush Policy on Korea Working

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il expressed regret about his country’s nuclear test to a Chinese delegation and said Pyongyang would return to international nuclear talks if Washington backs off a campaign to financially isolate the country, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday.

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