Sunday, December 5, 2010

Short Takes

The Senate Republicans blocked two attempts by the Democrats to keep tax cuts for the middle class.

President Obama is considering offering a deal: tax cuts and jobless benefits extensions.

Federal workers are told not to read the WikiLeaks releases.

The leaked cables show that China was determined to hack into America’s military and diplomatic e-mails.

Iran will process its own raw uranium.

Israel hopes to get the wildfires under control today.

Floods in Colombia have killed over 170 people.