Thursday, July 27, 2006

Midnight News - 7/27/06

The House approved the nuclear deal brokered by George Bush and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Amendments to limit the Indian ability to develop nuclear weapons were soundly rejected. The bill must now be approved by the Senate. Al Jazeera, which referred to the House of Representatives as "the lower house of parliament," noted that the deal would be cancelled if India tested another nuclear weapon, "as it did in 1974 and 1998". I'm intrigued by this: India tested a nuclear weapon in 1974?

Saddam Hussein prefers to be executed by firing squad. I say we hang him, just to spite his last will.

The Japanese are no longer threatened by American meat.

A Russian-made cargo plane has become a harbinger of doom. It landed at Mogadishu -- only the second plane to land there in a decade -- and is believed to be carrying arms and supplies for the Islamic militias that have overrun the capital.

A southern Illinois woman has been acquitted of murdering her 10-year-old son. She claimed she thought he was an intruder.

Pop star Lance Bass is gay. You could knock me over with a feather.

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2 comments:

tree hugging sister said...

I say we hang him

He's on a hunger strike anyway, so how 'bout we just stuff him back in his spidey hole, seal it up and let him finish himself off.

McKreck said...

Works for me.