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Typos…

July 22, 2009
Heat wave to test Southern California power grid
NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) – The largest utility in southern California urged consumer on Monday to conserve power to help keep air conditioners running without interruption as hot weather sends demand soaring over the next few days.

Temperatures in Los Angles will reach the low 90s Fahrenheit (low 30s Celsius) Monday and Tuesday with the humidity making it feel more like the low 100s F (high 30s C), according to AccuWeather.com.

You are one of the Top 2 news sources of reliable information now for decades, aren’t you? In today’s New York article about California’s heat wave, on the site right now, there are 2 – TWO – TYPOS!!!

The Twilight zone…

“Twilight” film franchise looks ahead

In “New Moon,” Edward leaves Bella, sending Bella into a depression and a friendship with another vampire.

Record popularity…

Bush to write book; Palin may steal limelight

“I want people to know what it’s like to make some of the decisions I had to make. What was the moment like. I’ve had one of these presidencies where I had to make some tough calls,” said Bush, who has a record popularity in opinion polls.

Wine reference causes ferment…

November 14, 2008

Green Living: Going raw sparks life change — and a movie

Norwood said eating raw did not have to be dull. Wine is distilled not fermented so is raw and you can get raw chocolate.

Misquoted…

Hi. I am Hossein Nazari from Tehran, Iran.You have misquoted me in your video script. You quote me as saying “…you have to rapidly change your formal policies towards Iran,” when I actually said “… you have to RADICALLY change your FORMER policies towards Iran.”

The wrong war…

November 4, 2008

McCain tilts towards Taiwan, Obama may favor China

Analysts say neither candidate would radically change today’s status quo, but the former World War Two commander McCain is seen favoring Taiwan, which Americans of his generation called “Free China” but which now struggles for an international voice.

A different airplane…

Obama to leave trail and visit sick grandmother

Obama often makes references to his grandmother on the campaign trail, mentioning that she worked on a B-1 bomber assembly plant during World War Two. Later, she worked as a secretary in a bank and was eventually promoted to vice president. She helped put Obama through private school in Hawaii.

What kind of unrest?

China seeks to contain ongong Tibet unresttibet-180.jpg

I believe this is meant to be “ongoing”.

Hattie

Yes. Several readers caught this one. We corrected: GBU Editor

REUTERS photo by Rupak De Chowdhuri