Thursday, May 6, 2010

Short Takes

The rioting in Greece over the austerity measures left three people dead.

Nigeria’s president died after a long illness.

The good news about the oil spill is that they’ve managed to stop one of the three leaks. The bad news is that it hasn’t slowed it.

They’re going to try again to burn the oil off in the Gulf.

Checking it twice — The Obama administration tells the airlines to keep up with the no-fly list more often.

Florida GOP’ers really hate Charlie Crist now.

“I’m going to Disney World!” sounds like fun, especially if you’re the lieutenant governor of Florida and the Republican Party is paying for it.

Dan Fanelli, running for Rep. Alan Grayson’s seat in Orlando, believes in racial profiling and hopes his supporters do, too.

The Tigers lost 5-4 to the Twins.