Thursday, July 24, 2008

Dark Knight Hits $200 Million
The Dark Night has become the fastest movie to make $200 million at the box office. The only people making money faster are Christian Bale's defense attorneys.

Gambler Sentenced
Gambler James Battista has been sentenced to prison for his role in the Tim Donaghy NBA refereeing scandal. He's also getting an additional two years for selling Knicks tickets to a minor.

Ford Losses
Ford posted an $8.7 billion loss in the last three months. The company expects to do better in the next three months by cutting costs and selling their SUV's at Detroit pawn shops.

Olympic Protests Allowed
The Chinese government says it will permit some protests at the Olympics... mostly because coverage of the protests is likely to get better ratings than any of the sporting events.

Minimum Wage Rises
The national minimum wage increases by 70 cents today to $6.55 per hour, meaning Americans now need to work just two hours per day to be able to afford to drive to work.


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