Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Pakistani Prisoners Released
More than 3,000 people jailed under emergency rule in Pakistan have been released. The move was made after the U.S. pressured President Pervez Musharraf to do whatever he could to reduce the holiday taxi shortage in New York.

College Costs
Congress is taking aim at rising college costs with bills aimed at freezing tuitions, dorm fees, and making beer tax deductible.

Delta Fined
Federal regulators have fined Delta Air Lines $115,000 for failing to respond to customer requests for on-time arrival data of its flights. But Delta insists it was unable to provide on-time arrival data because none of their flights arrived on-time.

Old Centerfold
A 102-year-old British woman will pose nude for charity. Unless the charity is dedicated to stamping out overeating, I'm not sure this is a good idea.

Broadway Strike Continues
The stagehands strike is keeping Broadway theaters closed for another week at least. To make up for it, Mayor Bloomberg is asking all cab drivers, subway token clerks, and traffic cops to spontaneously sing and dance as much as possible.

Enemy Photographer
The U.S. military says it has "convincing and irrefutable" evidence that an award-winning Associated Press photographer is connected to the insurgency in Iraq. Investigators became suspicious of the man when he showed no interest in taking pictures of Lindsay Lohan.


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