Jewish World Review April 6, 2007 / 18 Nissan, 5767
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Iran released fifteen British sailors Wednesday, allowing oil prices to finally fall. It was a relief in Los Angeles. The Griffith Observatory has installed coin-operated telescopes on the balcony so you can see the price of gasoline for a quarter.
The Weather Channel forecast a busy hurricane season Wednesday. Last year's El Nino weather pattern suppressed the number of hurricanes. The forecasters say El Nino is long gone this year, giving Lou Dobbs a rare victory over illegal immigration.
NASA astronaut Suni Williams said Wednesday she will run the Boston Marathon on the Space Station treadmill while her sister runs the race in Boston. They're very competitive. NASA just warned it will suspend whichever astronaut they are both dating.
Nancy Pelosi went to Damascus Tuesday with a request from Israel to hold peace talks. She got a good response from Syria, which could prevent a war. Some Italian-Americans revel in The Sopranos stereotype, while others go out and actively fight it.
The White House gave John Kerry's campaign nemesis Sam Fox, who funded the Swift Boat Veterans, a recess appointment to Belgium on Wednesday. Nothing ever changes. John Kerry insisted he was for the appointment before he was against the appointment.
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