Brian Snyder’s photo of Tim Lincecum, “An Ace for a New Era” in the NYT online edition, is spectacular.
Cooper Tire sees higher raw material costs in 2011
BANGALORE, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Cooper Tire & Rubber Co said it expects raw material costs to climb further in 2011 as tightening supplies and increased demand from automakers drive up the prices for natural rubber.
Myanmar gets new flag, official name, anthem
The new flag has a horizontal band of light green at the top, dark green in the center and red at the bottom, with a white star in the middle. There has been no official explanation as to what the colours or the star represent.
Pentagon cautions news media on WikiLeaks documents
Assange has been establishing a base in Sweden in order to benefit from the Nordic country’s strict journalist protection laws. He is also being investigated over rape allegations in Sweden, which he has denied, calling them baseless.
German “heatball” wheeze outwits EU light bulb ban
I realize that the level of English competency has fallen dramatically during this day and age, but unless the German in question has a serious case of the flu, I assume you meant to use the word “Whiz” in your headline.
FACTBOX – Key facts on the Channel Tunnel
Oct 7 (Reuters) – A row has erupted over the choice of trains for the Channel Tunnel, with France challenging a decision by Eurostar to switch to a German manufacturer for its next generation of high-speed passenger trains.