All News Articles for 2010-12-24

Friday, December 24, 2010
John Denver and the Muppets - Alfie the Christmas Tree and The Christmas Wish
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Wall Street Must Pay for Mistakes
Wall Street continues to chug along and bring in more record breaking profits and paying larger bonuses to its employees. Economist Les Leopold says 25 individuals in New York will make as much money as 658,000 teachers around the United States.
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Guantanamo Closure Recedes into Distance
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's hopes of closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility appear as far from being realised as ever in the wake of new legislation approved by Congress this week. Wednesday's approval by the Senate of an amendment banning the use of Pentagon funds for 2011 to transfer detainees at Guantanamo, the U.S. naval base on Cuba, to the United States or its territories appears to guarantee that the facility will remain open for business at least through next September.
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