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posted by May 22 at 7:03 AMon
Lebanon vs. Fatah al-Islam: A fragile ceasefire is in place after another day of heavy shelling.
Abortion: Pro-life groups now claiming it’s all about the health and safety of women.
Poisoning: Britain seeks to extradite a Russian businessman for the murder of Alexander Litvineko last November.
Immigration: Both sides of the aisle are unhappy with the latest plan.
Gasoline: Prices break records for the tenth day in a row. Now only New Jersey has an average below $3/gallon.
Under the Influence: German man pulled over for drunk driving…in a wheelchair.
Occupations: The Pentagon is mulling over the possibility of staying in Iraq for decades.
Leading the World: The U.S. doesn’t want to talk about climate change at next month’s G8 summit.
Happy Ending: Missing Issaquah jogger has returned home.
Aviation: Boeing’s mammoth 787 “Dreamliner” is entering its final assembly stage.
Pranks: Kentridge High School student suspended for posting video mocking teacher on-line.
And finally, some artillery advice from Infantry Drill Regulations, 1911:
422. Troops should be accustomed to being fired over by friendly artillery and impressed with the fact that the artillery should continue firing upon the enemy until the last possible moment. The few casualties resulting from shrapnel bursting short are trifling compared with those that would result from the increased effectiveness of the enemy’s infantry fire were the friendly artillery to cease firing.