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  • (Michael Shank is associate director for legislative affairs at the Friends Committee on National Legislation. The opinions expressed are his own.) Source:
  • * Chinese disease control experts to arrive in West Africa Source:
  • LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Angolan crude grades were largely sold out on Monday ending several months of overhang after prices dropped low enough to prompt Asian refiners to buy despite a light sweet oil glut in their region. Angola’s October loading programme was expected to emerge by the end of the week or early […]
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  • The Supreme Court on Monday asked an attorney disciplinary panel in Pennsylvania to sort out a dispute among lawyers over a death penalty appeal that an inmate has said he did not want filed. In an order included with the Court’s second round of summer recess actions, the Justices referred the case of Michael E. […]
  • The following is a series of questions posed by Ronald Collins on the occasion of the publication of Citizens Divided: Campaign Finance Reform & the Constitution by Robert C. Post, with commentaries by Pamela Karlan, Lawrence Lessig, Frank Michelman, and Nadia Urbinati. Welcome, Robert. Thank you for taking the time to participate in this Question […]
  • Morocco is steaming ahead with its plan to generate a substantial load of its electricity from renewable sources. … Source:
  • NAIROBI, Aug 11 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – EVENTS: RWANDA – July inflation data expected to be relased on Monday. Inflation fel to 1.4 percent in the year to June from 1.9 […]
  • * Maliki’s special forces deploy in Baghdad after defiant speech Source:
  • SEOUL, Aug 11 (Reuters) – U.S. crude futures held below $98 a barrel on Monday in early Asian trade, as U.S. air strikes in Iraq eased investor concerns over the risk of oil supply disruptions from OPEC’s second-largest producer. Source: