- Making News: Iraqi Prime Ministers Select a Partial Government
Three month's after Iraq's dramatic election, the National Assembly has selected several ministers to run the country, but the Ministries of Defense, Oil and Electricity remain unfilled. Patrick McDonnell, Baghdad Bureau Chief for the Los Angeles Times, updates the selection process and today's assassination of Lamia Abed Khadouri Sakri, the first member of the National Assembly to be slain.
- Reporter's Notebook: Manchester United Fans Furious over Glazer Takeover Bid
Imagine the reaction of fans if the Yankees were bought out by foreign investors. It turns out that Britain's national past time is in danger of just such an intrusion--from America. Soccer fans are up in arms because the owner of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers wants to take over Manchester United, one of Britain's most successful franchises. The Independent's Nick Harris says Malcolm Glazer's offer runs counter to English football tradition.
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