Jewish World Review August 4, 2006 / 10 Menachem-Av, 5766
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice flew back home to Washington D.C. on Monday after her unsuccessful attempt to settle things in the Middle East. Her trip was not a total failure. She got Mel Gibson to agree to a cease-fire against Israel.
Little League officials said Tuesday they are banning tobacco products at the Little League World Series in Williamsport this month. This includes snuff and chewing tobacco. The West Virginia team will wear a patch on their uniforms hoping it can help them quit.
Bill Clinton on Tuesday announced the Clinton Climate Initiative. It aims to fight higher temperatures and global warming by cutting greenhouse gases in twenty-two major cities. He himself was the first president ever impeached for overheating.
The White House press room closed down Wednesday for a nine-month remodeling project. The conditions had gotten cramped. There's been so much whitewashing in that room over the years that the paint on the walls is three-and-a-half feet thick.
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