Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Short Takes

Russia — “Mikhail D. Prokhorov, a billionaire industrialist and owner of the New Jersey Nets, said on Monday that he would run for president.”

Canada has dropped out of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change.

Euro-Crisis — The agreement to stabilize the currency has not reassured the ratings agencies.

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case against the Arizona immigration law.

The Occupy movement shut down several West Coast ports on Monday.

There probably will not be a government shut-down this weekend.

Jerry Sandusky goes to court to face his accusers.

Florida legislators will try to ban texting while driving.

Not a Surprise — Tony Sparano has been fired as the head coach of the Miami Dolphins.