Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Short Takes

Not at home — Rebels overtook the Qaddafi compound in Tripoli, but Qaddafi himself and his sons were not there.

A rare 5.9 earthquake jolted the East Coast.

Loosening up — The Obama administration announced plans to eliminate or change hundreds of federal regulations.

Yesterday was a good day on Wall Street.

Not just us — Japan’s credit rating was cut by Moody’s.

Remember the “Liberty City Seven”? Their case is now up to a federal appeals court.

Prosecutors dropped charges against Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones.

The Tigers won their fifth straight by beating the Rays.