Monday, August 2, 2010

Short Takes

Pakistanis are frustrated at the slow response by the government after devastating and deadly floods.

BP is preparing to plug the leaking well in the Gulf for good.

Dick Cheney is still in the hospital recovering from his heart surgery last month.

Another Democrat, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), faces ethics charges. But what about Sen. John Ensign (R-NV)?

Your BlackBerry won’t work in the United Arab Emirates or Saudi Arabia now.

On My No-Fly List: Spirit Airlines now charges $45 for carry-on luggage.

Tropical Update: This could become Tropical Storm Colin, but if the models are right, South Florida won’t have to worry about being Colinized.

The Tigers continue the slump, losing again in the ninth to the Red Sox.