Read These Now or The Plague Will Kill You

Bailout Ahoy! Citigroup receives a government guarantee. (AFP)

Paulson considers tapping the second portion of $700 billion bailout.

Forbes magazine President and CEO Steve Forbes called Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson "the worst treasury secretary we've had in modern times."

Obama to unveil economic team today. (MSNBC)

Timothy Geithner: A reassuring figure for Treasury. (Economist)

Spiegel interview with George Soros.

North Korea suspends trains to the south. (CNN)

Venezuela and Russia participate in wargames.

Man killed at Scientology building had church ties.

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"They will create one of the most dramatic gateways through which to enter Britain: two vast equine heads, centrepiece of a £49m eco-park near Edinburgh, are to guard the entrance to a canal link connecting the Firth of Forth with the Clyde in Glasgow." (Guardian)

"Should there be boycotts, blacklists, firings or de facto shunning of those who supported Proposition 8? That's the issue consuming many in liberal Hollywood who fought to defeat the initiative banning same-sex marriage and are now reeling with recrimination and dismay." (LA)

"Britain's Literary Review has picked its candidates for the worst erotic writing of the year and centred out such literary luminaries as Alastair Campbell, John Updike and Simon Sebag Montefiore." (CBC)

SAG actors will vote on strike. (HR)

Guys in lace leggings. (Style Bubble)

NY public toilets feature TVs and tuxedo-wearing attendants.

Couple sue McDonald's over nude photos.

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