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The US administration is coming to terms with another set of bad financial statistics, the annual budget deficit is reached 455 billion dollars, it is the highest ever figure and represents more than 3% of the country's Growth Domestic Product, From Washington, here's R/H.

This's been no shortage of big numbers being abandoned about , but the soaring budget deficit is amongst the most troubling, it's now reached all time high. President Bush and the two men who want to succeed have all laid down the plan to boost the ailing Economy. Barack Obama is concentrating his ideas on job creation, increasing taxes on the rich while cutting them for the middle class, John McCain wants to cut taxes for everyone, particularly the pensionists. The bottom line is all the plan on the table are likely to add to American's spiralling national debt.

Trade in the American is ended calmly after president Bush announced measures which is said were designed to save the US financial system. Shares of wall street closed fractionally down, as investors decided to take some profits after the big rises in stocks on Monday. 250 billion dollars of the US government money will be spent on buying shares in struggling American Banks. The Chairman of the Federal Reserve B/B said the measures would ease the financial crisis.

Americans can be confident that every resource is being brought to bear, I am not suggesting that the way forward would be easy, but I strongly believe the application of these tools together with underlined vitality and resilience of the US economy will help to restore confidence to our financial system and place our economy back on the path to healthy vigorous growth.

A research team in Tanzania says it developed a new cherry favored anti-malaria pill which works just as well as the current treatment and easier for children to swallow. Writing in the medical journal,the Lancet,the team says the new tablet is not as bitter as current drugs and it's not needed to be crushed before eating, making it is easier for children to stick to the treatment.

 

A man has been executed  in US,despite his plead that the method was inhuman because of his obesity.Richard * who was convicted killing two students in 1986 was executed by lethal  injection at prison in Ohio.W/B reports.

 

Lawers for Richard* has brought the pill saying he was * for the weight at 120kilograms.The prison staff would have trouble / finding a suitable vein to administer the injection.They also said that the medication / he was taken to his m* would interfere  the lethal  dose and caused him to suffer agonizing death.This day argued would amount to cruel and unusual punishment which is unconstitutional in the  US.The Supreme Court rejected Richard 's appeal and allowed the execution to proceed.

Scientists from 6 countries have announced what's described one of the most ambitious exploration of the Antarctic ever. They want to discover how a hidden mountain range just as high as big as the Alps was formed. Our enviroment correspondent M/M has the details. Locked 4 kilometers below the ice, these mountains are the size of Alps and is believed to be the birth place of the huge eastern antarctic icesheet, the scientists will use ice penetrating radar on board 2 air crafts to build up detailed pictures of the mountain range. The researchers  will  also be hunting for ice that is believed be 1.2 million years old, they believed that locked in the ancient samples will be / important information about the climate change in the past. That could help us better predict the changes in climate that lie ahead.

The most prestigious literature awards for English fiction --book prize has been awarded to ---for his novel the white tiger. The Chairman of the judges Michael described the book is being in the tradition of Macbeth with a delicious twist. A* who is 33 was born in **and white tiger set in contemporary Indian is a debut novel, He paid  tribute to those who helped him to win the prize and had particular thanks to his home city. All that is good and all that is bad in India comes to Dely for resolution and I hope that everyone in Dely rich and poor will get together in next few years to make sure what is good for everyone.

Scientists in the United States say surfing the internet can sharpen the brains of older people. The team from University of California finds searching the web stimulates part of the brain that control decision making and complex reasoning, they say using the internet may help combat physiological changes that cause the brain to slow down, and it uses different mental processes from those needed for reading books.

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