Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Hillary’s Back!
Hillary Clinton has scored a surprising comeback with wins in the Ohio and Texas primaries. Experts say Barack Obama made a classic rookie error when he forgot to drive the wooden stake into Clinton’s heart when he had the chance.

BBC Arabic
The BBC is launching an Arabic-language worldwide TV news channel. The biggest challenge will be trying to make this channel more anti-Israel than the English-language BBC.

Peace Talks Back On
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he will resume peace talks with Israel. He backed off a threat to boycott negotiations when he realized doing that might interfere with his monthly clothing allowance from the State Department.

Working Slower
The Labor Department says the productivity of U.S. workers slowed sharply in the final three months of last year as the national economy lost momentum, and more Americans skipped work so they could avoid those calls from the credit card companies.

Huckabee Out
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee bowed to "the inevitable" and dropped out of the Republican presidential race last night. He finally realized that he would never get the GOP nomination and had an even slimmer chance of grabbing the "crazy vote" from Ralph Nader and Ron Paul.


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