Thursday, July 8, 2010

Short Takes

Cuba has agreed to release 52 political prisoners. This in spite of the fact that Cuba claims they don’t have any political prisoners.

A NATO air strike accidentally killed Afghan troops.

A 5.4 earthquake rattled southern California.

Two people are missing after a boat collision on the Delaware River in Philadelphia.

“Climategate” was a crock: a British panel exonerates the scientists accused of manipulating data.

Speaking of weather, it’s still hot in the Northeast.

Tropical update: Tropical Depression Two heads for the Texas/Mexico border area, and there’s another one right behind it.

The Tigers beat the Orioles 4-2 and complete the sweep.