- Making News: Bush-Blair Meeting
Despite the deadly violence of the past two weeks, the President and the Prime Minister spoke with one voice today on the June 30 deadline for the transfer of power in Iraq. The President acknowledged Iraqis' possible doubt about US-British intentions to continue their support, but promised to honor that commitment. Dana Milbank, who covers the White House for the Washington Post, has more on this morning's meeting.
- Reporter's Notebook: Trademarking 'You-re Fired'
Last night on his hit TV show, The Apprentice, Donald Trump finally said, -You-re hired,- but he-s best known for -You-re fired.- Now, he wants legal rights to a phrase that employers have used ever since there have been employees. So what about Susan Brenner, who-s run a ceramics studio by that name since 1997? David Hechler, who writes for the National Law Journal, offers some insight.
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