Monday, September 12, 2011

Short Takes

President Obama attended ceremonies commemorating the September 11 attacks.

Libya — “Libya’s new rulers said they were holding back an assault on one of the last bastions loyal to Moammar Gadhafi but were edging toward the ousted ruler’s birthplace of Sirte.”

More than 70 American troops were hurt in an assault on a base in Afghanistan.

Seven of ten missing Mexican oil workers have been found alive after evacuating their rig to avoid Nate.

The Miami City Commission will meet again today to decide the fate of Police Chief Exposito.

Tropical Update — Maria keeps on its path away from land; the only threat is to Newfoundland later this week.

The Tigers won their ninth straight game by beating the Twins 2-1.