Sunday, August 21, 2011

Short Takes

Libya — The rebels are closing in on Tripoli.

Iran — There are reports that the two American hikers held since 2009 have been sentenced to eight years in prison.

A charter jet crashed in northern Canada, killing 12.

Verizon and its workers have an agreement to end the strike.

Tropical Update — TD Harvey is over Central America.

The Tigers clobbered the Indians thanks in part to Brandon Inge’s return to the lineup.