Daily Archives: July 13, 2008

>Anheuser-Busch to Vote on Takeover

>The New York Times is reporting that The board of Anheuser-Busch is scheduled to vote on Sunday on a sale of the company to the Belgian brewer InBev for nearly $50 billion, people briefed on the matter said.

The sale would end more than 150 years of independence for the nation’s largest beer company and a fixture in American culture.

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Anheuser-Busch to Vote on Takeover

The New York Times is reporting that The board of Anheuser-Busch is scheduled to vote on Sunday on a sale of the company to the Belgian brewer InBev for nearly $50 billion, people briefed on the matter said.

The sale would end more than 150 years of independence for the nation’s largest beer company and a fixture in American culture.

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US suffers heavy Afghan losses


This is breaking news from the BBC.

Nine US soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan, in one of the biggest losses of life in a single incident since operations there began in 2001.
The troops died when insurgents attacked a military outpost in the north-eastern province of Kunar, close to the border with Pakistan.
To me this is truly sad to hear and it hit home personally, my nephew returned home after a 15 month tour in Afghanistan a few months ago. He will be State side for 12 months before possibly having to return to Afghanistan  or Iraq.
It is a shame that we had lost the real focus of the war on terror by invading Iraq and then neglected the mission in Afghanistan.
I can only hope that when the new presidential administration takes office, whether it be Democratic or Republican, that it refocuses efforts in Afghanistan to bring hostilities there to an end.
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US suffers heavy Afghan losses


This is breaking news from the BBC.

Nine US soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan, in one of the biggest losses of life in a single incident since operations there began in 2001.
The troops died when insurgents attacked a military outpost in the north-eastern province of Kunar, close to the border with Pakistan.
To me this is truly sad to hear and it hit home personally, my nephew returned home after a 15 month tour in Afghanistan a few months ago. He will be State side for 12 months before possibly having to return to Afghanistan  or Iraq.
It is a shame that we had lost the real focus of the war on terror by invading Iraq and then neglected the mission in Afghanistan.
I can only hope that when the new presidential administration takes office, whether it be Democratic or Republican, that it refocuses efforts in Afghanistan to bring hostilities there to an end.
Click on the headline to read the story

Leave a comment

Filed under Afghanistan, BBC, Iraq War, Pakistan, US soldiers killed, War on Terror