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Liberal Edward Kennedy?

Obama pays tribute to liberal Edward Kennedy
kennedy-180.jpgMIDDLETOWN, Conn., May 25 (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama, seen by some as the heir to the Kennedy family legacy, praised Sen. Edward Kennedy as a champion for the poor and struggling, as he stepped in for the ailing Massachusetts senator at a graduation ceremony.

Wrong nationality

Italy’s Bartoli cruises into third round in Berlin  

bartoli-160.jpgItaly’s Bartoli took just over 50 minutes at the Steffi Graf Stadium to become the first player to reach the third round of the $1.3 million clay-court tournament.

The devil is in the details

Devil Rays sweep Red Sox with 3-0 win

rays-200.jpgST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) – James Shields pitched a two-hit shutout on Sunday as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays completed a three-game sweep of the Boston Red Sox with a 3-0 victory.

Hitting out at a headline

Obama hits out at Clinton for negative campaign 

obama-180.jpgHits out… who ever heard of such a thing?  I guess you will save the term “LASHES OUT” for the Republican candidate?

This isn’t the White House


I  don’t believe this event was held at the White House, was it?…bush-180.jpg

A Washingtonian

You’re right. We had plenty of journalists at the thing, so this was a bit embarrassing. We corrected: GBU Editor

Ambiguous headline

U.S. forces free AP photographer in Iraq after 2 yrs

release-180.jpgBAGHDAD (Reuters) – A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer working for the Associated Press in Iraq was freed from U.S. military custody on Wednesday after being held without charge for two years, the news agency said.

Reporting the Ground Zero prayer…

Pope Ground Zero prayer seeks terrorists’ redemption

pope-glasses-180.jpg“Turn to your way of love those whose hearts and minds are consumed with hatred.”

The wrong plea

Priest pleads guilty to stalking TV host O’Brien

conan-160.jpgAjemian pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of disorderly conduct after prosecutors withdrew charges of aggravated harassment and stalking, misdemeanors that are punishable by up to 90 days in jail. The guilty plea allowed him to avoid a trial.

Not a great headline…

British toddler better after swallowing detergent

Does your headline somehow imply the toddler has been improved by the swallowing of detergent?