|The true face of Iraqi suicide bombers. Two SAS agents dressed in full "Arab Garb" driving a car full of explosives were caught carrying out a false flag terror attack in Basra, Iraq September 20th
It was a wild week in world markets, as the words "panic" and "fear" were bandied about - never a good thing for financial markets that need faith and confidence for their functioning. World stock markets plunged for most of the week, leading the U.S. Federal Reserve Board to lower interest rates just a week after they said there was no reason to. That move raised stock prices at the end of Friday, allowing the markets to post a modest weekly drop of less than two percent. That removed the panic temporarily - but not the fear and uncertainty.
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|Carlos Garda shops at a Costco in Glendale, Calif. yesterday. The outlook for household spending may worsen as tighter credit conditions force businesses to curtail hiring, economists said.|
|Javaid Iqbal, armed & ready|
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|A China Airlines Boeing 737-800 explodes into flames at Naha Airport.|
|The festival is the first time Staffordshire Police has used the technology|
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|Scientists say the Pavlof Volcano in Alaska, seen here in an undated photo, is set to blow. Although it may disrupt air travel, the volcano doesn't make the list of the five most dangerous in the U.S.|
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