*President Barack Obama authorized the deployment of 30,000 more American troops to Afghanistan.
*Meanwhile, NATO has announced that another 7000 troops with be deployed by member countries soon.
*It has been revealed that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, which insures bank accounts, is running at a deficit of over 8 billion dollars!
*American student Amanda Knox has been found guilty by an Italian Court for killing her British roommate while studying abroad in Italy. Knox and her boyfriend, Italian Raffaela Sulecitto (who was also found guilty) have each been sentenced to 25 years in jail.
*Crooked businessmen are not just an American commodity. Authorities investigating the possibility of hidden assets in the case of the Paramalat Dairy bankruptcy have discovered 19 art masterpieces secreted by Calisto Tanzi when it was feared that he would start selling the paintings before fleeing the country.
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