PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
cheetahmaster

GENERAL NEWS:
* 60 Minutes interviews several of the estimated 5,500 servicemen who have deserted since the war in Iraq began, many of whom have fled to Canada.
* How Mosul slid from an example of American-Iraqi coordination into yet another city overrun by insurgents.
* New details emerge about the charges brought against the Guantanamo detainees.
* OPEC to cut oil production. Welcome back, higher prices.
* Kerik withdraws his name. New land speed record!
* The difficulty of reporting the news in Afghanistan.
* Congress debates necessity of next-generation spy satellites.

SCIENCE/MONKEY NEWS:
* Tool use by monkeys confirmed.
* 'Snakes in Australia have evolved to counter the threat of invasive, poisonous cane toads.'
* Will global warming affect the coming of the next ice age.

[EDIT: new links added in comments. Last update: 12:35 pm.]
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