Friday, October 29, 2010

Short Takes

Halliburton admits to skipping tests on the cement that was to seal the well in the Gulf.

Vietnam is arresting bloggers in anticipation of a visit by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Nine policemen were killed in an ambush in western Mexico.

It was a fellow Muslim who tipped off the FBI about the suspect in the subway-bombing plot.

Kendrick Meek denies rumors that Bill Clinton told him to quit the Senate race.

R.I.P. James MacArthur, 72, actor and the original “Danno” on the original Hawaii Five-O.

World Series Game 2: The Giants win again, lead 2-0.

Tropical Update: Tropical Storm Shary is no threat to land.