Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Short Takes

156 dead in riots in China.

7 American soldiers were killed in fighting in Afghanistan.

Arms deal — “President Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev reached a preliminary agreement Monday to cut the American and Russian nuclear arsenals by as much as a third while exploring options for cooperation on missile defense.”

Secretary Clinton will meet with the deposed president of Honduras.

It’s not a good time to be gay in Iraq; in fact, it was “better” under Saddam Hussein.

The South Carolina GOP has censured Gov. Mark Sanford.

16 networks plan to carry Michael Jackson’s memorial service live. (I can assume Nickelodeon won’t be one of them, right?)

Tigers lose to KC 4-3. PS: Vote here to send Brandon Inge to the All-Star Game.