Jewish World Review July 10, 2006 / 14 Tamuz, 5766
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Major League Baseball will hold its annual home-run hitting contest tonight at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh between players in tomorrow's All-Star Game. It's a contest to discover the biggest slugger in baseball. The winner gets twenty years.
New York Yankee Johnny Damon said Friday his father allowed him to smoke pot at home when he was a teen. What an atmosphere. When his dad told visitors that Johnny was growing like a weed, they could measure it right there out on the balcony.
The space shuttle astronauts docked with the space station Friday. They went there to drop off food and pick up trash. When you remember that these guys are not union garbage collectors you don't have to wonder why the foam keeps getting cracked.
Bill Clinton spoke at La Raza's national convention held in Los Angeles this weekend. Hillary was speaking in Ohio. The Comedy Store raised the comedian's alert level to Code Orange, signaling that Bill Clinton was in town without his wife.
Democratic U.S. Senators Joe Biden and Jake Reed flew to Baghdad Friday to get a first-hand look at the new government of Iraq. The prime minister of Iraq was elected by the newly commissioned Iraqi parliament. If the U.S. Senate were allowed to elect the U.S. president, every four years there would be a hundred-way tie.
North Korea's long-range missile test was examined Wednesday by intelligence analysts looking at satellite photos. The missile went up for almost a minute, then it fizzled. North Korea is fifty-eight years old so they are right on schedule.
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