Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Wednesday, April 30 in the news.....

  • Former SS doctor Aribert Heim tops a list of most-wanted suspected Nazi war criminals released Wednesday. International agencies believe there are some nursing homes in the world they haven't checked yet.

  • OPEC's president on Monday warned oil prices could hit $200 a barrel and there would be little the cartel could do to help. He blamed record oil prices on the weak US dollar and global political insecurity. OPEC's president then met with the other members of OPEC and celebrated that oil could hit $200 and encouraged more violence and anarchy in the Middle East and Central Asia.

  • US President George W. Bush said on Tuesday there was no 'magic wand' to bring down record-high fuel prices but would consider a proposal to suspend federal gasoline taxes this summer. The President said he had tried the magic wand and it did not work.