November 18, 2011 Headlines: China and Human Rights, SuperCommittee Deadline, Whirlpool Factory Closing, and More

Posted by smorgante on 11/18/2011

WSJ: Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) was turned away at the Chinese border. Could it have anything to do with his outspoken record on China’s Human Rights abuses?

WaPo: A rundown of the options for bailing out Europe.

Bloomberg: The SuperCommittee is nearing its deadline, with no sign of a resolution.

WSJ: According to the President of the World Bank, China will not bail out the Eurozone.

Bloomberg: The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence is looking into whether or not China’s phone companies are a security threat.

WSJ: The effects of a Whirlpool factory leaving Fort Smith, AR.

The House Committee on Ways and Means wrote to the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade to urge them to rebalance our trade relationship.

WSJ: The number of first-time jobless claims shrunk to 388,000.

Reuters: Mounting tension between the U.S. and China is evident in the Asia Summit.

WSJ: In another sign of the times, food stamp use rose in 2010.

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