Friday, November 5, 2010

Short Takes

An Aero Caribbean plane with 68 passengers crashed in Cuba. There were no survivors.

Three airlines have halted flights of the Airbus A380 while investigations are underway to determine why a Qantas plane’s engine exploded in flight.

A Taliban spokesman dismisses the idea of peace talks in Afghanistan.

Guess who’s coming to dinner at the White House.

Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) wins reelection — finally.

Even though jobless claims were up last week, the overall economy seems to be doing better.

The stock market has been doing very well lately.

Tropical Update: Tropical Storm Tomas is bearing down on the western tip of Haiti.