QuickNews, Monday, Oct. 19.
AVARICE UNBOUND | Bailed-out bank bonuses soar.
REBOUND | Oil hits 2009 high of $79+ on Asian markets.
STAND PAT | BofC to announce unchanged rate tomorrow.
NOT ANOTHER eHEALTH | Feds' Infoway also troubled.
POWER DRAIN | EPA frets HD TVs are a new energy hog.
GAY BONANZA | Toronto to host 2014 World Pride fest.
DO-OVER 1 | Thursday's Windows 7 debut a farewell to Vista.
DO-OVER 2 | Nokia's struggle to regain lost N.A. ground.
APPS WAR | RIM, Apple in smartphone smackdown.
SILVER LINING | Slumping greenback a U.S. exporters' boon.
DUBYA TOUR 'O9 | Ex-prez blitzes Edmonton, Saskatoon, Montreal this week. Follows earlier lucrative speeches in Calgary and Toronto. Odd, he didn't give a rat's ass about us when it mattered.
NEWSROOM BAILOUTS? | Ex-WaPo editor argues for government-funded newsrooms.
BRITS CAN BRING THAT OUT IN US | Canadians "deeply unimpressive." - U.K diplomat.
HAUNTED AYKROYD | Ghostbusters star's upbringing was touched by ghosts.
AUDREY TAUTOU CHARMS AGAIN | Amelie star lifts Coco to above-average biopic.
QUOTE OF THE DAY | "We are the indispensible nation. We stand tall. We see further into the future." -Madeleine Albright, U.S. Secretary of State, in 1998. Okay, you didn't anticipate the Iraq quagmire or the economic meltdown you exported worldwide. But you did see the potential in reality TV shows.
Courtesy The New Yorker, Oct. 5 edition.