Saturday, September 1 in the news....
- President George W Bush is to outline aid to mortgage holders today. The initiatives are intended to help homeowners with risky mortgages keep their homes. One of them is to take a higher paying job in Iraq.
- It might be a while before David Beckham steps on the field again for Los Angeles or England. Beckham could miss the rest of the Los Angeles Galaxy's season after being diagnosed with a sprained right knee Thursday. The sequel to the film Bend It Like Beckham is expected to be called Bend Over Like LA Galaxy's Owner.
- The parents of missing Madeleine McCann said on Friday they will sue a Portuguese newspaper that claimed they had killed their daughter. When it goes to court the McCann's will check in on the proceedings every now and then while they have dinner with friends.