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Agriprocessors' former leader arrested again - Des Moines Register

November 14th, 2008, 17:00

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The former leader of a controversial meatpacking plant has been arrested again, this time on a federal bank-fraud charge. Sholom Rubashkin, 49, who ran the Agriprocessors, Inc. plant for years, was arrested in Postville this morning, said Bob Teig, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office more info

WASHINGTON — President George W. Bush on Friday picked a federal prosecutor in New York to be a Treasury-based special inspector general to oversee the massive $700 billion financial rescue plan. If confirmed by Senate, Neil Barofsky , an assistant U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New more info

In this Oct. 7, 2008 file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, speaks to the National Association for Business Economics in Washington. Bernanke, warning that financial markets remain under "severe strain," pledged Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, to work closely with other central banks to fix more info

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Colombian rock singer Juanes swept the Latin Grammys on Thursday, tying up the top three categories for work from his album "La Vida Es Un Ratico." Houston, which has a large Hispanic population, hosted the Latin Grammys with nominations embracing performers from Spain to more info

CHICAGO (AP) - President-elect Barack Obama's transition office says the Democrat will meet with vanquished Republican rival John McCain on Monday. In announcing the meeting, Obama spokesman Stephanie Cutter said the pair will "discuss ways to work together" to improve the quality of government and more info

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