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  • NIAMEY, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Boko Haram Islamist fighters killed at least two Niger soldiers and wounded four others in an attack on a village near the Nigerian border, army officers said on Friday. Source:
  • Doctors have been performing appendectomies to treat appendicitis since the 1880s. Basically, as soon as general anesthesia and infection control had caught on enough that surgery was not an inherent last resort, a pathologist figured out that many or even most of the deaths from “typhlitis” and “perityphlitis” could be prevented with the surgical removal […]
  • Ghana has postponed a Eurobond sale of up to $1.5 billion it had expected to launch on Friday amid a rise in borrowing costs for emerging market nations, a senior government official said. Source:
  • NAIROBI, Oct 2 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – EVENTS: * SOUTH AFRICA – Treasury holds its weekly auction of inflation linked bonds. * SOUTH AFRICA – Treasury holds weekly auction for 3-month, […]
  • ** This Diary is filed daily *** ————————————————————- FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2 PRAGUE – Czech National Bank will publish the minutes of September governing board meeting – 0700 GMT. MAKATI CITY – Central Bank of Philippines Governor Amando Tetangco is keynote speaker at banking convention – 0100 GMT. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 4 LONDON – FT Africa Summit […]
  • Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez is one of those cases in which the Court confronts an issue of great significance, but well might avoid the issue in the course of decision. The issue is so simple it is surprising there is no answer: if a defendant offers to pay the plaintiff everything the plaintiff could get […]
  • This Berkeley plan feels like progressives overthinking things. Source:
  • * Don’t get accused of a crime you didn’t commit in Oklahoma, turns out they don’t collect fingerprint evidence on the reg. [The Journal Record] * What those deal toys really mean. [Daily Lawyer Tips] * Yeaaah, the 1% do get different justice: judge lets embroiled Wall Street CEO Benjamin Wey out of his curfew […]
  • Advocate General Yves Bot today delivered an opinion recommending that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) find the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Program invalid. Source:
  • Next Monday the Justices return to the bench to hear oral arguments in the opening session of their new Term. First up is a case brought by a California woman who lost both of her legs in a train accident in Austria and is now suing the railroad, which is owned by the Austrian government. […]
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