Friday, April 9, 2010

Short Takes

It’s a deal — President Obama and President Medvedev sign the nuclear arms treaty.

No-show — Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu isn’t coming to the U.S. nuclear summit.

Mine rescue efforts in West Virginia were suspended over increased amounts of dangerous gas.

200 people are feared dead in mudslides in Brazil.

Things are still in flux in Kyrgyzstan.

This time it’s pipebombs in mailboxes in Texas.

The Florida Legislature passed the controversial teacher pay bill; Gov. Charlie Crist mulls a veto. (He knows that teachers vote, too.)

Jobless claims ticked up last week.

R.I.P. Anatoly Dobrynin, former ambassador from the USSR.

The Tigers beat K.C. 7-3.