Daily Archives: April 4, 2012

Tornadoes Barrel Through Dallas Area – WSJ.com

April 4, 2012 – Two Powerful Tornadoes Ripe Through Dallas/Fort Worth:  Twisters menaced Dallas on Tuesday, stripping roofs off houses, prompting office workers to take shelter in the basements of downtown towers and forcing students to hunker down at schools … Continue reading

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Jim Krane: The End of the Saudi Oil Reserve Margin – WSJ.com

April 4, 2012 – What Extra Oil:  President Obama’s sanctions plan on Iran follows an old Mideast policy playbook. Western moves against an oil-exporting country take place with the cooperation of Saudi Arabia. U.S. strategy requires the Saudis to ramp … Continue reading

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Troubled History Emerges for Suspect in Oakland Shootings – NYTimes.com

April 4, 2012 – Death in Oakland, California:  On Monday, Mr. Goh, 43 (pictured below), a naturalized American born in South Korea, went back to the college, the authorities said, apparently harboring a grudge against a school administrator who happened … Continue reading

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Flattering News Coverage Has a Price in China – NYTimes.com

April 4, 2012 – The Price is Right:  China is notorious for censoring politically delicate news coverage. But it is more than willing to let flattering news about Western and Asian businesses appear in print and broadcast media — if … Continue reading

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