Kwame Trumps Georgian War

These are the top three stories at google.news at 3:00 pm on Friday, generated by reader interest.

Wouldn’t, like, war in the Caucasus be more important than the other two? Or the attempt to impeach Musharraf? Or the news from Iraq?

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BBC News

Opening ceremonies wow crowd
Denver Post – 30 minutes ago
By John Henderson Fireworks displays went off throughout the Olympics Opening Ceremonies in Beijing on August 8, 2008. (THE DENVER POST | HELEN H. RICHARDSON) Chinese officers stand at attention outside of the stadium as the fireworks display ended the
AssociatedPress

Playing China’s numbers game Detroit Free Press
Boston Globe – Washington Post – Christian Science Monitor – Financial Times
all 996 news articles »


BBC News

Detroit mayor leaves jail, then is charged with fresh felony counts
Los Angeles Times – 1 hour ago
We interrupt the presidential campaign for this breaking news item from Detroit — and the only reason we do so is because it is such a persistently bizarre story.
AssociatedPress

Detroit Mayor Charged With Assaulting Officer New York Times
CNN – DetNews.com – Detroit Free Press – The Associated Press
all 2,314 news articles »


WELT ONLINE

ANALYSIS-Georgia takes gamble with move on rebels
Reuters – 1 hour ago
By William Schomberg LONDON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Georgia's bid to re-take a rebel region by force is a gamble by its leader that he can still count on Western support as he tries to thwart Russian efforts to regain influence over the ex-Soviet republic.
AssociatedPress

Georgia makes a power play _ and a big gamble The Associated Press
Aljazeera.net – Xinhua – AFP – Monsters and Critics.com
all 3,767 news articles »

       

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