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12 Juveniles at Gitmo, College Leader's Salaries Climb, Bush Could Pardon Spies

POSTED: 10:27 AM ET, 11/17/2008 by Chris Matthews

Good morning and welcome to Monday's Daily Read. Feel free to leave comments and please let us know if we missed anything.

U.S. Held 12 Juveniles at Gitmo » The U.S. has revised its count of juveniles held at Guantanamo Bay to 12, up from the eight it reported in May to the United Nations. — Associated Press

College Leaders' Salaries Climb » As tuition costs rise, so too has college presidents' compensation, as some university chiefs' annual pay exceeds $1 million. — Washington Post

Bush Could Pardon Spies Who Tortured » Before he leaves the White House, President Bush is considering issuing pardons for U.S. spies embroiled in allegations of torture. — Telegraph

Feds Crack Down on Web Crime » Federal authorities have quietly cracked down on some of the biggest Internet crime rings. — USA Today

Rather's Lawsuit Reveals GOP Influence » Dan Rather's suit against CBS has unearthed evidence that would seem to support his assertion that CBS intended its investigation of his story on Bush's National Guard service to quell Republican criticism of the network. — New York Times

Obama may Lose Blackberry » President-elect Obama may have to give up his beloved Blackberry in order to avoid having his presidential emails subpoenaed. — Associated Press

LAPD Fingerprint Lab Struggling » The LAPD says staffers at its fingerprint lab struggle to handle their workload and the unit is also plagued by missing files and poor oversight. — Los Angeles Times

By Chris Matthews |  November 17, 2008; 10:27 AM ET The Daily Read
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