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Cops Nab Craigslist Killer

  Boston police named Phillip Markoff, a 22-year-old pre-med student at Boston University, the killer of 26-year-old New York masseuse, Julissa Brisman who was found with multiple gunshot wounds in a Boston hotel April 14th.  More… 

Iran Orders Appeal For Jailed US Reporter

The Judiciary Chief in Iran has ordered a “quick and fair” trial for jailed US reporter Roxana Saberi, sentenced to eight years imprisonment last week after a one-day trial in Tehran.   More

McD’s Introducing New Burger

McDonald’s Corporation will launch a new one-third pound hamburger this summer, it’s first new hamburger fare in more than eight-years.  More

Ricketts To Offer Stake In Cubs

Private investors are being offered a stake in the Chicago Cubs team by Tom Ricketts who is working to complete the financing for purchase of the club for $900 million.  More…

Exxon Beats Wal-Mart To Number 1 Spot

Exxon Mobil Corporation rose to the top of the Fortune 500 list, unseating Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to become the largest publicly traded company in the United States.  More…

Five Hundred Words

  A Beautiful Mime… How disinformation topped the news this week   Elements inside the Department of Homeland Security, in what can only be termed a classic disinformation effort, issued a fraudulent and inflammatory nine-page “Assessment” this week, in what amounts to a senseless effort to drive a blade of alienation through the heart of the American people. Entitled, “Rightwing Extremism:…

China Spies Planted Chips In US Fighter Jets

Chinese intelligence agents have penetrated so deeply into US business, defense and military organizations that they can, at a moments notice, inflict devestating damage to the nations infrastructure and business community. In Addition, tiny microships embeded into circuitry installed in the computer systems of military aircraft, can cause the aircraft to fail once activated by Chinese satellites. More…

Dominos Pizza Threatened By Prank Video

Domino’s Pizza has found its brand threatened by two employes who filmed a prank video which quickly spread on YouTube and turned even long-time customers away from the pizza chain…

NSA Ignores Congress On Email Intercepts

The National Security Agency has intercepted private email messages and phone calls of Americans beyond the legal limits set by Congress last year..

Thousands To Protest Taxes Today

At 300 Locations in all 50 States thousands of Americans are expected to attend rallies today, protesting high taxes and government spending.

Prime Group Defaults On Mortgage

Prime Group Realty has defaulted on loan payments for a two-building office complex in Oak Brook

Sox Legend Opens Burr Ridge Bank

Former Chicago White Sox player Bo Jackson has partnered to open a new bank in Burr Ridge.