DAILY E-LERT

 

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

TODAY'S HEADLINE NEWS

 

 

China paying billions for oil deals in the Americas

Decision adds to scrutiny of death penalty cases

Syrian diplomats expelled over Houla killings

Fewer Americans draw on federal relief programs

Storied law firm folds after partners flee

Anadarko claims act of God in contract case after spill

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