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BBC News, Sue Montgomery

 

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 figured and represents more than 3% of the country's Growth Domestic Product, From Washington, here's Rachel Harvey.

That has been a nice shortage of big numbers being banned bailout, but the soaring budget deficit is amongst the most troubling, it's now reached all time high. President Bush and two men who vow to succeed---lay down new plans to boost the alien Economy. Barack Obama is concentrating his ideas on job creations, increasing taxes on the rich while cutting them for the middle class. John McCain wants to cut taxes for everyone, particularly the
pensioner’s. The bottom line is all the plans on the table are likely to add to American's spiraling national debt.

Trades 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 Bernanke said the measures would ease the financial crisis.

Americans can be confident that every resource
’s been brought to bear, I am not suggesting that the way formed could be easy, but I strongly believe the application of these tools together with the underling vitality buying(/) and resilience of the America economy. We’ll 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 treatments and it’s easier for children to swallow. Writing in the medical journal The Lancet, the team says the new type 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 the United States, despite his plead that the method was inhuman because of his obesity. Richard Cooey who was convicted of killing two students in 1986 was executed by lethal injection at prison in Ohio. ~ reports.

 

Lawyers for Richard Cooey has brought the pill saying he was ~ the weight at 120 kilograms. The prison staff would have trouble finding the suitable vein to administer the injection. They also said that the medication that he was taken to release ~ wouldn't fit the lethal dose and caused him suffering agonizing death. This day argued would amount to cruel and unusual punishment which is unconstitutional in the United States. But the Supreme Court rejected Richard 's appeal and allowed the execution to proceed.

 

World News from the BBC

Scientists from 6 countries
had announced what's described as one of the most ambitious explorations of the Antarctic ever. They wanted to discover how a hidden mountain range just as hard as biggest the Alps was formed. Our environment correspondent ~ 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 east Antarctic ice sheet, the scientists will use ice penetrating radar on board 2 aircrafts to build up the detailed picture/ of the mountain range. The researchers were~ being hunting for ice that‘s been believed for 1.2 million years old, they believed that locked in this ancient samples will be very (/)important information about the climate change in the past. that could help us better predict the changes in climate that lay ahead.

The most prestigious
literary award/ for English fiction the Man Booker Prize has been awarded to Aravind Adiga, for his novel the White Tiger. the Chairman of the judges Michael Portillo described the book as being in the tradition of Macbeth with a delicious twist. Aravind Adiga, who is 33 was born in Madras and white tiger said his contemporary Indian is a ~ novel, He paid tribute to those who helped him to win the prize and had particular thanks for his home city.

All that is good and all that is bad in India comes in Dely for resolution and I hope that everyone in Dely, rich and poor will get together in next few years to make sure that 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 parts 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 that it uses different mental processes from those needed for reading books.

 

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