Friday, March 9, 2012

Short Takes

Syria — A number of government officials are quitting their jobs and joining the rebels.

Greece — It looks like the debt deal might be a done deal.

Putting the pressure on Iran — The U.S. and five other countries are urging Iran to allow access to nuclear inspectors.

The Keystone pipeline rush job failed in the Senate.

Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour’s pardons are legal according to the state’s supreme court.

So far, so good — The gigantic solar flare hasn’t caused problems.

Spring training — The Tigers are still undefeated as they beat the Rays 8-1.