Friday, January 13, 2012

Short Takes

The U.S. warns Iran not to block the Straits of Hormuz.

Myanmar frees political prisoners.

Europe gets some reassurance at their debt auctions.

A tornado hit western North Carolina, injuring 15.

Jobless claims went up after the holiday hiring season ended.

Foreclosures fell to their lowest level since 2007 last year.

Bad Idea — Mercedes-Benz used an image of Che Guevara to sell cars.