Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Short Takes

Pakistani police are looking into the kidnapping of an American.

Pull the plug — The trial of Hosni Mubarak will no longer be televised.

President Obama hits the campaign trail in Iowa.

Google bought Motorola Mobility mainly for the handset patents.

Transit workers in Miami did not go on strike after all.

Wall Street Rocket — The stock market is basically back to where it was before the downgrade.

Oil prices fell to $87 a barrel.

Tropical Update — TS Gert heads for Europe; Invest 93 is tracking towards the southern Caribbean.

The Tigers lost to the Twins.