---FRANCE PLOTS EUROZONE 'BREAKAWAY GROUP'
TB breaks out at 'Occupy Atlanta'
----Unrest at Occupy Vermont Occupy following shooting death in tent
--------Man shot to death at Occupy Oakland
Egypt closes pyramid to avoid 11/11/11 rituals
DEATH, DISEASE PLAGUE 'OCCUPY' PROTESTS
---Dead man in Salt Lake City
------'Zuccotti Lung' on Wall Street
Bernanke Says That Any Criticism Of The Federal Reserve Is Based On “Misconceptions”
Baxter, Same Company That Unleashed Tainted Avian Flu Vaccines, Recalls 300,000 Flu Vaccines For Serious Adverse Reactions
UK Treasury prepares for 'economic armageddon' if euro falls apart
The Treasury and Bank of England are making contingency plans for an "economic Armageddon" if the euro falls apart, business secretary Vince Cable said on Thursday as the European commission slashed its growth forecasts and predicted that the continent could be plunged back into recession next year. With David Cameron warning that the moment of truth was approaching for the eurozone, ministers are resigned to a severe downgrade of UK growth and public finances when the Office for Budget Responsibility reports this month...
---Eurozone collapse 'will send continent into depression'
The collapse of the eurozone would cause a crash that would instantly wipe out half of the value of Europe's economy, plunging the continent into a depression as deep as the 1930s slump, the president of the European Commission has warned. Jose Manuel Barroso issued his chilling warning as France began diplomatic overtures to create a eurozone vanguard, potentially with fewer than the 17 existing members of the single currency. Mr Barroso said that if the euro area of the 17 member states or the wider 27-country EU broke apart the...
Angela Merkel to David Cameron: support us or we leave UK behind
All roads may lead to Rome but in the shaping of today's Europe they went via Sicily. The allies began their slow campaign to win control of continental Europe in the second world war when Operation Husky, the invasion of Sicily, was launched in July 1943. A decade later, the key step towards the creation of the EEC was taken in Sicily at the Messina Conference in June 1955. Two years later the EEC was formally established in the Treaty of Rome signed in March 1957. Italy's role in shaping modern Europe serves as a reality check for those who have...
Senate panel OKs repeal of Defense of Marriage Act
WASHINGTON (AP) — The SenateJudiciary Committee voted Thursday to repeal a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman, but the legislation lacks the votes for passage in either house. The vote was 10-8, with all committee Democrats favoring appeal and all Republicans opposed. The only immediate effect is political: Democrats can show part of their liberal base...