- Making News: More Indications of Corruption at Halliburton
The Wall Street Journal reports the Halliburton Company has told the Pentagon that two employees took kickbacks worth $6 million. The money was a reward from a Kuwaiti firm for lucrative work supplying US troops in Iraq. The money was a reward from a Kuwaiti firm for lucrative work supplying US troops in Iraq. Neil King, Jr., who wrote today's story, expects the revelation to produce intense scrutiny and heated debate on Capitol Hill.
- Reporter's Notebook: Just How Golden are the Globes?
This weekend-s Golden Globes could mean big money for movie stars and producers. The awards are the subject of a new documentary, subtitled" Hollywood-s Dirty Little Secret." Newsday movie critic John Anderson, who says people watch the awards to see -lots of famous people act like chimps,- turns his acerbic wit on the Golden Globes and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the organization that hands them out.
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