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B. 12-01 Clinton named secretary of state Chicago
C. 12-01 U.S. warned India of maritime attack USA
D. 12-05 5 Blackwater guards charged in deaths Washington
E. 12-08 Top 9/11 suspects to plead guilty Guantanamo
12-09 Illinois governor seized in probe Chicago
6. 12-11 Bank of America cuts 30,000 jobs USA
7. 12-11 US car bail-out fails in Senate U.S. Senate
8. 12-13 Top investors 'hit by $50bn con' New York

Summary.     Click for More > U.S.: India prepared for strike on Pakistan Shoe thrower wanted to humiliate Bush Madoff grilling for US watchdog Madoff under curfew on $10m bail Guantanamo closure plan ordered Bush unveils $17.4bn car bail-out Accused governor to fight charges Obama urges carmakers to 'reform' US to send 3,000 more troops to Afgh-an  Defense Secretary Robert Gates has signed a deployment order to move an additional 3,000 troops next year as a part of a combat aviation bri... U.S. no longer supports Zimbabwe deal 'Santa' gunman in fatal attack Singer Eartha Kitt dies at 81 US warning on South Asia tension
  Clinton named secretary of state  US President-elect Barack Obama has nominated his former rival Hillary Clinton as his secretary of state U.S. warned India of maritime attack Rice urges tough Pakistan action 5 Blackwater guards charged in deaths Top 9/11 suspects to plead guilty   Illinois governor seized in probe  Rod Blagojevich has been arrested by federal agents and charged with conspiring to get benefits through his authority to appoint a senator Bank of America cuts 30,000 jobs US car bail-out fails in Senate   Top investors 'hit by $50bn con'  Some of the world's wealthiest private and corporate investors are reported to be victims of an alleged fraud by Wall Street broker Bernard ...   Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
Dec.1   Chicago
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Dec.3   Pakistan
Dec.5   Washington
Dec.8   Guantanamo
Dec.9   Chicago
Dec.11   USA
  U.S. Senate
Dec.13   New York
Dec.14   Baghdad
  Bush made a farewell visit, where he met with Iraqi leaders, talked to the media and joked after a man threw shoes at him.    Muntadhar al-Zaidi, an Iraqi journalist, was wrestled to the floor by security guards after dur...
Dec.15   Washington
  Baghdad
Dec.16   Washington
Dec.17   New York
Dec.18   Washington
Dec.19   Washington
  Illinois
  Washington
  Washington
Dec.21   Zimbabwe
Dec.25   Los Angeles
  Connecticut
Dec.26   Washington



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North America
US carmakers publish rescue plans
Lil' Wayne heads Grammy nominees
US job losses reach 34-year high
White House cool on car bail-out
US House backs car industry plan
US car bail-out fails in Senate
White House considers auto rescue
Top investors 'hit by $50bn con'
Obama picks Nobel man for Energy
Madoff grilling for US watchdog
Madoff under curfew on $10m bail
Bush unveils $17.4bn car bail-out
Obama urges carmakers to 'reform'
Singer Eartha Kitt dies at 81
Biological terror attack likely by 2013
5 Blackwater guards charged in deaths
'Enemy combatant' to hear in U.S. court
OJ Simpson given lengthy sentence
Rice: Mumbai attacks planned in Pakistan
Illinois governor seized in probe
Top investors 'hit by $50bn con'
Madoff grilling for US watchdog
Madoff under curfew on $10m bail
Guantanamo closure plan ordered
Accused governor to fight charges
'Santa' gunman in fatal attack
Clinton named secretary of state
Republican wins key Senate race
US carmakers' plea under scrutiny
US House backs car industry plan
US car bail-out fails in Senate
N. Korean nuclear deal may elude Bush
Obama picks Nobel man for Energy
Accused governor to fight charges
Obama urges carmakers to 'reform'
US warning on South Asia tension
Three dead in jet crash
U.S. to send more troops to Afghanistan
U.S.: India prepared for strike on Pakistan
US to send 3,000 more troops to Afgh-an
US carmakers publish rescue plans
Carmakers 'affect entire economy'
US carmakers' plea under scrutiny
White House cool on car bail-out
US House backs car industry plan
US car bail-out fails in Senate
White House considers auto rescue
Bush unveils $17.4bn car bail-out
Obama urges carmakers to 'reform'
Washington
US job losses reach 34-year high
White House cool on car bail-out
US House backs car industry plan
US car bail-out fails in Senate
White House considers auto rescue
Obama picks Nobel man for Energy
Madoff grilling for US watchdog
Bush unveils $17.4bn car bail-out
Obama urges carmakers to 'reform'
Biological terror attack likely by 2013
5 Blackwater guards charged in deaths
'Enemy combatant' to hear in U.S. court
Rice: Mumbai attacks planned in Pakistan
9/11 conspirators want to confess
Madoff grilling for US watchdog
Guantanamo closure plan ordered
US carmakers' plea under scrutiny
US House backs car industry plan
US car bail-out fails in Senate
N. Korean nuclear deal may elude Bush
Obama picks Nobel man for Energy
Obama urges carmakers to 'reform'
US warning on South Asia tension
U.S. to send more troops to Afghanistan
U.S.: India prepared for strike on Pakistan
US to send 3,000 more troops to Afgh-an
US carmakers publish rescue plans
Carmakers 'affect entire economy'
White House cool on car bail-out
US House backs car industry plan
US car bail-out fails in Senate
White House considers auto rescue
Bush unveils $17.4bn car bail-out
Obama urges carmakers to 'reform'
California
Lil' Wayne heads Grammy nominees
Jolie 'best-paid' movie actress
Google unveils 2008 search hits
'Santa' gunman in fatal attack
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Three dead in jet crash
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U.S. Congress
US carmakers publish rescue plans
Carmakers 'affect entire economy'
US House backs car industry plan
US car bail-out fails in Senate
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US carmakers' plea under scrutiny
US House backs car industry plan
US car bail-out fails in Senate
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US carmakers publish rescue plans
Carmakers 'affect entire economy'
US House backs car industry plan
US car bail-out fails in Senate
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Gates: 'Endgame' for US mission in Iraq
Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
Car bomb kills 2 U.S. soldiers
Gates: 'Endgame' for US mission in Iraq
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Southern California
Lil' Wayne heads Grammy nominees
Jolie 'best-paid' movie actress
'Santa' gunman in fatal attack
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Three dead in jet crash
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Latin America Your ad is here
US gives Mexico anti-drug funding
Top 9/11 suspects to plead guilty
US gives Mexico anti-drug funding
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New York
Top investors 'hit by $50bn con'
Madoff under curfew on $10m bail
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Madoff under curfew on $10m bail
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Dec.1   Chicago  
  US President-elect Barack Obama has nominated his former rival Hillary Clinton as his secretary of state.    Defence Secretary, Robert Gates will remain in his job. Retired General James Jones was nominated as National Security Adviser; Eric ...
  USA     U.S. warned India of maritime attack  The United States warned the Indian government about a potential maritime attack against Mumbai at least a month before the massacre Dec.2  USA  Michael Phelps is U.S. Sportsman of Year  U.S. Congress  US carmakers publish rescue plans  US Georgia  Republican wins key Senate race  Washington  Biological terror attack likely by 2013 Dec.3  Mexico  US gives Mexico anti-drug funding   Pakistan     Rice urges tough Pakistan action   US Secretary of State has called on the Pakistani government to take a 'tough line' on terrorism after arriving in Islamabad for talks   USA Auto union makes key concessions
 Los Angeles  Lil' Wayne heads Grammy nominees Dec.4  U.S. Senate  Carmakers 'affect entire economy'  Mosul  Car bomb kills 2 U.S. soldiers  USA  Nasa delays its next Mars mission  U.S. Congress  US carmakers' plea under scrutiny Dec.5   Washington US job losses reach 34-year high   Washington     5 Blackwater guards charged in deaths  5 security guards have been indicted on charges related to a 2007 shooting in which 17 Iraqis were killed in a Baghdad square  U.S. Supreme Court  'Enemy combatant' to hear in U.S. court  Nevada  OJ Simpson given lengthy sentence Dec.6  New York  Von Bulow dies after 28-year coma Dec.7  Southern California  Jolie 'best-paid' movie actress  Washington  Rice: Mumbai attacks planned in Pakistan Dec.8   Guantanamo   Top 9/11 suspects to plead guilty  9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and 4 co-defendants have told a military judge at Guantanamo Bay they want to confess and plead guilty   Washington White House cool on car bail-out  Washington  Ex-Blackwater guards charged  Washington  9/11 conspirators want to confess  San Diego  Three dead in jet crash Dec.9   Chicago     Illinois governor seized in probe
  Rod Blagojevich has been arrested by federal agents and charged with conspiring to get benefits through his authority to appoint a senator
 Guantanamo  3 detainees withdraw offer to confess Dec.10  San Francisco Bay Area  Google unveils 2008 search hits   House of Representatives US House backs car industry plan Dec.11   Washington U.S. to send more troops to Afghanistan   USA   Bank of America cuts 30,000 jobs  Bank plans to cut between 30,000 and 35,000 jobs over 3 years following the completion of its takeover of Merrill Lynch   U.S. Senate   US car bail-out fails in Senate  A $14bn bail-out package for the beleaguered US car industry has died after failing to get enough support in a procedural vote  Washington  N. Korean nuclear deal may elude Bush Dec.12  Los Angeles  50s pin-up queen Bettie Page dies   Washington White House considers auto rescue  Afghanistan  Karzai tours U.S. aircraft carrier  New Delhi  U.S. envoy urges to aid Mumbai probe  Portugal  US hails Lisbon Guantanamo offer Dec.13   New York     Top investors 'hit by $50bn con'
  Some of the world's wealthiest private and corporate investors are reported to be victims of an alleged fraud by Wall Street broker Bernard Madoff.    Madoff ran a fund that paid annual interest of about 10% but prosecutors say it was, in effect, similar to a pyrami...
  Washington U.S. military won't pursue pirates ashore   Iraq Gates: 'Endgame' for US mission in Iraq  Baghdad  Blackwater prosecutors meet with Iraqis   New England Ice storm cripples north-east US Dec.14   Baghdad     Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
  Bush made a farewell visit, where he met with Iraqi leaders, talked to the media and joked after a man threw shoes at him
 Muntadhar al-Zaidi, an Iraqi journalist, was wrestled to the floor by security guards after during a news conference he called Bush 'a dog' and threw his footwear, just missing the president
Dec.15   Washington     U.S.: India prepared for strike on Pakistan  India's air force geared up for possible missions against suspected terrorist camps in Pakistan in the immediate aftermath of the Mumbai att...   Baghdad     Shoe thrower wanted to humiliate Bush  The brother of journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi famous for hurling his shoes at President Bush said his sibling's actions were 'spontaneous'   Washington Obama picks Nobel man for Energy Dec.16   Washington     Madoff grilling for US watchdog  The Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered an in-house investigation into why it did not detect the $50bn fraud case sooner  Washington  Bush brushes off shoe attack Dec.17   Microsoft Microsoft plans quick fix for IE   New York     Madoff under curfew on $10m bail  Bernard Madoff, the hedge fund boss accused of a $50bn fraud, has put up $10m bail and in effect been placed under house arrest   Detroit Chrysler plants close for a month   USA Obama plans Guantanamo deadline Dec.18   USA Nasa set to launch 'CO2 hunter'   Washington     Guantanamo closure plan ordered  Defense Secretary Robert Gates has ordered plans to be drafted for the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention centre Dec.19   Washington   Bush unveils $17.4bn car bail-out  The government will provide $17.4bn in loans to troubled carmakers GM, Chrysler and Ford   Illinois     Accused governor to fight charges  Scandal-hit Illinois Governor Blagojevich has told reporters he is innocent of any crime and will not be resigning his position   Washington     Obama urges carmakers to 'reform'  US President-elect has welcomed the multi-billion dollar aid package for US carmakers, but said the industry faces some 'hard decisions'   Washington   US to send 3,000 more troops to Afgh-an
  Defense Secretary Robert Gates has signed a deployment order to move an additional 3,000 troops next year as a part of a combat aviation brigade
  California Group seeks to void gay marriages Dec.21   Zimbabwe     U.S. no longer supports Zimbabwe deal  A top U.S. diplomat: The United States no longer supports a power-sharing deal between President Mugabe and the country's opposition Dec.22   Washington Taliban 'narco-terrorist' gets life sentence   New York Sopranos actor cleared of murder Dec.23   Washington Obama cleared by internal review   New York Madoff investor commits suicide Dec.24   Washington Bush revokes developer's pardon Dec.25   Los Angeles   'Santa' gunman in fatal attack   A man dressed as Santa Claus has opened fire at a Christmas party near Los Angeles, killing 9 people and himself and starting a fire   Connecticut   Singer Eartha Kitt dies at 81   A sultry singer, dancer and actress, who become an international symbol of elegance and sensuality, has died of colon cancer   Afghanistan U.S. to arm local Afghans to fight Taliban Dec.26   Washington     US warning on South Asia tension  The United States has urged India and Pakistan to avoid unnecessarily tension amid reports of troop movements to the border Dec.30   USA US consumer confidence plummets   USA Grim details of Columbia disaster   Iraq U.S. deaths in Iraq down 66% from 2007   Chicago Obama rejects Senate replacement   Brazil Accused in nun's murder arrested Dec.31   Baghdad Army probes killing of al Qaeda suspect