Thursday, July 7, 2011

Short Takes

The draw-down in Afghanistan will start slowly.

North Korea paid Pakistan for nuclear technology.

A major earthquake off the coast of New Zealand triggered a tsunami warning. It has since been cancelled.

The phone-hacking scandal in Britain reached new heights (or depths) as more revelations came out.

Oh Really? — Montana says Exxon Mobil was not upfront on the oil spill in the Yellowstone River.

Huh? — A city commissioner in Broward County explains why he voted against a gay pride proclamation: it was an insult to dads.

Two Miami Beach police officers will be out of a job after joyriding their ATV and crashing it.

The Tigers beat the Angels.