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Summary.     Click for More > Bush calls meeting with Obama 'friendly' World leaders grapple with crisis   Summit pledge to 'restore growth'   Global leaders at the G20 financial summit have pledged to work together to restore global growth US car firms ask for $25bn aid  The bosses of Ford, GM and Chrysler, have asked Congress for a $25bn bail-out and warned of broader risks to the US economy US Fed announces $800bn stimulus Gates 'to stay as Pentagon chief' Clinton named secretary of state 5 Blackwater guards charged in deaths 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...
Warm US welcome for Pope Benedict Bush calls for offshore drilling US lawmakers pass housing rescue US anthrax 'suspect' found dead Iraq's projected $80b surplus stirs anger McCain vows to shake up Washington US takes over key mortgage firms Bush reshuffles war-zone troops Bush hails financial rescue plan $700 billion bailout package failed House backs $700bn bail-out plan   The House of Representatives has passed by 263-171 vote a government plan to rescue the US financial sector World's central banks slash interest rates U.S. takes North Korea off terror list   Barack Obama wins presidential election
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B. 06-18 Bush calls for offshore drilling Washington
C. 09-07 US takes over key mortgage firms Washington
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4. 10-03 House backs $700bn bail-out plan House of Representatives
11-04 Barack Obama wins presidential election Washington
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Clinton wins tight Nevada caucus Deal reached on US economic plan Bush addresses US economy fears Obama, McCain sweep Potomac primaries Federal Reserve slashes rates by 0.75   Warm US welcome for Pope Benedict  Pope received an unprecedented presidential greeting from Bush as he arrived for his first official visit to the US Clinton 'wins key Democrat vote' Democrats reach delegate deal Clinton backs Obama and bows out Major Guantanamo setback for Bush   Bush calls for offshore drilling  President George W Bush has called on Congress to end a 27-year ban on drilling for oil in coastal waters, to reduce dependence on imports US lawmakers pass housing rescue  The House of Representatives has passed a massive housing rescue bill that could help struggling homeowners get cheaper loans   US anthrax 'suspect' found dead Map of Frederick Maryland USA  Bruce Ivins, 62, a top scientist suspected of anthrax attacks in 2001, has apparently killed himself just as he was about to be charged Iraq's projected $80b surplus stirs anger  U.S. auditors: Iraq is raking in more money from oil exports than it is spending, amassing a projected 4-year budget surplus of up to $80 bi... Bush warns Russia over Georgia 'bullying'   McCain vows to shake up Washington   John McCain said he's prepared to reach across the aisle to get the country 'back on the road to prosperity and peace' US takes over key mortgage firms  US financial officials have outlined plans for the government to take over Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, the largest bail-outs in US history   Bush reshuffles war-zone troops  US President has ordered the withdrawal of about 8,000 troops from Iraq by February and the dispatch of additional forces to Afghanistan US government rescues insurer AIG   Bush hails financial rescue plan  President George W Bush : The US is set to take 'unprecedented measures' to tackle the crisis gripping US financial markets Bush: Bail-out 'vital to easing crisis' US rivals in economy crisis talks Bailout talks implode US lawmakers publish rescue deal   $700 billion bailout package failed  Democrats and Republicans immediately blamed each other for the failure of the bailout package in the House Senate backs new bail-out bill Biden and Palin meet in TV debate House backs $700bn bail-out plan


January 2008 ... more > Top ^
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Jan.22  Fed slashes rates in shock move
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Jan.31  CIA kills top al Qaeda terrorist


February 2008 ... more > Top ^
Feb.11  US 'to charge six 9/11 suspects'
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Feb.18  U.S. recognizes independent Kosovo
Feb.21  UK: CIA rendition flights used British soil


March 2008 ... more > Top ^
Mar.4  Clinton takes key primary polls
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Mar.19  Bush speech hails Iraq 'victory'
Mar.21  US candidates' records breached
Mar.22  Cheney backs Israel over security


April 2008 ... more > Top ^
Apr.4  Blackwater Iraq contract to be renewed
Apr.10  Bush backs Iraq withdrawal freeze
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Apr.16  Pope attacks US sex abuse record
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May 2008 ... more > Top ^
May.1  Bush offers $770m for food crisis
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June 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jun.5  Surprise Obama-Clinton talks held
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July 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jul.15  US official to attend Iran talks
Jul.16  US inflation rate at 26-year high
Jul.18  Rice: 'Iran is a difficult, dangerous state'
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Jul.26  Senate approves housing bill


August 2008 ... more > Top ^
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Aug.6  U.S. warns of 'punitive' action on Iran
Aug.13  US forces to deliver Georgia aid
 Rice says Russia faces isolation
Aug.15
Aug.25  Democrats praise 'new hope' Obama
Aug.26  West condemns Russia over Georgia
Aug.28  US GDP rebounds with 3.3% growth


September 2008 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2  Bush backs McCain for president
Sep.4  Cheney: Georgia will be in our alliance
 
Sep.5  U.S. risks Russia row with Ukraine backing
 U.S. may pull nuclear deal to punish Russia
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Sep.15  Gates arrives to oversee command change
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Sep.18  US pledges financial rescue plan
Sep.19  Bush to meet Pakistani president
 
Sep.23  Congress cool after bail-out plea
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Sep.25
 Wall St rescue plan 'needs work'
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Sep.27  'Great progress' in US bail-out
Sep.28  Obama and McCain back bail-out package
Sep.29  Wall Street bail-out goes to vote
 
Sep.30  Bush warning over bail-out delay


October 2008 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1  Senate urged to back crisis bill
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  The House of Representatives has passed by 263-171 vote a government plan to rescue the US financial sector
 The package is to buy the bad debts of failing financial institutions on Wall Street. The vote was the second in a week, following its shock rejection of an earlier version. Bush praised lawmakers for their spirit of co-operation before signing the bill into law
 U.S. to sell $6.4b in weapons to Taiwan  Bush warns of economic challenges Oct.6  Rice: Iraq harder than 'I imagined' Oct.7  Wall Street flat as Fed unveils new plan Oct.8   World's central banks slash interest rates  The leading economies, led by the U.S. and the UK, slashed interest rates to tackle the global financial crisis after days of stock market l...  US warns of further bank failures Oct.10  Bush vows to stabilise US economy U.S. would support talks with Taliban G7 nations pledge to fight crisis Oct.11   U.S. takes North Korea off terror list  State Department: The United States removed North Korea from its list of states that sponsor terrorism  IMF in global 'meltdown' warning Oct.14  Plans to buy stakes in major banks Oct.18  Bush meets Sarkozy Oct.29 Treasury spends $125 billion on 9 banks

November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.4  Dems retains control of House of Reps     Barack Obama wins presidential election
  As polls closed on the West coast, the senator was projected to receive enough electoral votes to pass the 270-vote threshold
  Obama is projected to win California, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii and Virginia. Democratic Senator says 'change has come to America', after being elected the first black president of the United States
Nov.5  Bush: All Americans can be proud Obama builds up White House team Nov.7 US jobless rate at 14-year high Nov.10     Bush calls meeting with Obama 'friendly'   President Bush had a 'relaxed' meeting with President-elect after he and first lady Laura Bush welcomed their successors to their future hom... Nov.11  Obama 'to curb lobbyists' reach' Nov.12  Paulson: US bail-out working Car wrangle looms in US bail-out Nov.13  CIA: Bin Laden 'cut off from al-Qaeda' Nov.14   World leaders grapple with crisis   The world leaders gathering for economic summit may be looking ahead to his successor. Bush is ready to defend Western-style capitalism Nov.15 New trade deal by 'end of year'  Bush: G20 committed to free trade     Summit pledge to 'restore growth'
  Global leaders at the G20 financial summit have pledged to work together to restore global growth.    The leaders were determined to work together to achie...
Nov.17  Obama vows to 'work with' McCain Nov.18   US car firms ask for $25bn aid
  The bosses of Ford, GM and Chrysler, have asked Congress for a $25bn bail-out and warned of broader risks to the US economy.    The United Auto Workers is willing to make key concessions to help the Detroit Three carmakers secure vita...
Nov.20  No agreement for US car bail-out Nov.23  Democrats eye huge economic boost Citigroup secures U.S. government lifeline Nov.24  Obama pledges 'jolt' to economy Nov.25   US Fed announces $800bn stimulus
  The Federal Reserve is to inject another $800bn into the US economy in a further effort to stabilise the financial system     Gates 'to stay as Pentagon chief'   Defence Secretary Robert Gates is to stay on in charge of the Pentagon when Obama takes office as president, according to media reports

December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1     Clinton named secretary of state
  US President-elect Barack Obama has nominated his former rival Hillary Clinton as his secretary of state Dec.5  US job losses reach 34-year high     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 Dec.8  White House cool on car bail-out Dec.10  US House backs car industry plan Dec.11  U.S. to send more troops to Afghanistan US car bail-out fails in Senate
Dec.12  White House considers auto rescue Dec.13  U.S. military won't pursue pirates ashore  Gates: 'Endgame' for US mission in Iraq Dec.15  U.S.: India prepared for strike on Pakistan  Obama picks Nobel man for Energy Dec.16  Madoff grilling for US watchdog Dec.18  Guantanamo closure plan ordered Dec.19 Bush unveils $17.4bn car bail-out  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 brigade
Dec.26  US warning on South Asia tension