Saturday, October 30, 2010

Short Takes

Two suspicious packages got the attention of air security yesterday; turns out Al-qaeda in Yemen is using UPS and FedEx.

Today is the Day: the rally to make fun of the people who don’t read the papers and take themselves far too seriously is today in Washington.

Scary ride — An American Airlines jet lost cabin pressure after a hole opened up in the fuselage. The plane made an emergency landing at MIA. No one was seriously hurt.

Florida may get more money for the high-speed train.

Who said what? Bill Clinton and Kendrick Meek both deny that the former president told him to drop out of the race.

Tropical Update: A couple of things going on out there — Hurricane Shary missed Bermuda, and Tropical Storm Tomas will cross the lower Windwards before becoming a hurricane heading west.