Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The Short List - July 13, 2011

International
  • The Egyptian army is telling protesters, who have returned to Tahir Square, to disperse, but the protesters have refused.  They want an end to the military rule that has been in place since the army took control from Mubarak.

  • The hacking scandal in the UK has jumped across the pond, as British PM Cameron promises to investigate if news outlets that are part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp hacked the phones of 9/11 victims.

  • Violence marred the funeral ceremony of Wali Karzai in Afghanistan yesterday.

  • The UN World Food Programme is prepared to work with al Shabab in Somalia to distribute food aid, as the region faces a tremendous drought.
Domestic

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