Monday, August 20, 2012

Short Takes

Drone attacks hit northern Pakistan.

Libya arrests Qaddafi loyalists over bombings in Tripoli.

Syria’s Assad shows up at a mosque.

Chinese take to the streets as their dispute with Japan escalates.

Curiosity fired its phaser at a rock. (No, it did not kill the cat.)

R.I.P. William Windom, 88, character actor best remembered for his portrayal of James Thurber, among other roles; Tony Scott, 68, director of Top Gun and other films.

Tropical Update: We’ve got Invest 94L and 95L to keep our eyes on.

The Tigers lost again to the Orioles.