Friday, July 8, 2011

Short Takes

No deal yet — The budget and debt ceiling talks are still going on.

Jobless numbers fell a little last week.

Murdoch’s British tabloid News of the World will shut down this weekend in the wake of the phone hacking scandal.

Despite international pleas, Texas executed a Mexican national.

The company building the Miami port tunnel wants more money.

The final launch of the space shuttle program could get rained out.

Tropical update: A little low is forming in the Gulf.

The Tigers beat the Royals.