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Raw Story: Senate quietly stripped measure restricting bonuses from bailout legislation

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Senate quietly stripped measure restricting bonuses from bailout legislation
by John Byrne -- Wednesday March 18, 2009*

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The measure, introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), was removed by negotiators in a late-night, close door meeting.

Hedge funds could reap billions from AIG
by John Byrne -- Wednesday March 18, 2009

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The massive now mostly-government owned insurer American International Group is slated to shell out billions of dollars to hedge funds that bet against the US housing market, according to documents reviewed by the Wall Street Journal.
Shoes and words fly as Canadians protest Bush at Calgary speech*

RAW STORY -- Tuesday March 17, 2009
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Plenty of shoes were thrown as at least 100 protesters gathered and chanted "war criminal," angry that Bush chose Calgary for his first speech after leaving the White House in January.
Leaked Red Cross report renews call for probe of Bush era*

Agence France-Presse - Tuesday March 17 2009
A leaked Red Cross report on CIA "torture" of detainees offers fresh ammunition to demands that officials from the Bush administration be prosecuted for their conduct, rights groups have revealed.
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