Friday, August 20, 2010

Short Takes

Corruption in Afghanistan reaches high up.

Israel and Palestine have resumed peace talks.

The salmonella outbreak has been traced to a farm in Iowa.

The floods in Pakistan have been relentless.

The last prison escapee from Arizona has been captured.

A 22-mile long oil plume has been seen in the Gulf.

Jobless claims were at a nine-month high last week.

Roger Clemens has been indicted for lying to Congress about steroid use.

The Tigers lost again to the Yankees.