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US bankers’ face scrutiny over perks

Barack Obama, the US president, has said he fears there are more hard times ahead for the economy as the recession deepens.

But executives from big banks still get perks even after they received bailout funds.

Al Jazeera’s John Terrett reports from New York.


Brown and Obama in first meeting

On Monday, Gordon Brown, the British prime minister, made his first visit to the United States since Barack Obama became president.

Brown says he will press Obama on the need for global action on the world economic crisis, ahead of next month’s G20 meeting in London.

Mark Seddon reports.


Obama Visits Arlington Cemetery

 

President-elect Barack Obama, VP-elect Joe Biden and their families visited Arlington National Cemetery and laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.


Obama Breaks Silence On Gaza

As violence continues in the streets of Gaza, President-elect Obama has finally spoken out about the conflict. As Chip Reid reports, there are new questions about future U.S. policy towards Israel.