Saturday, November 04, 2006

November 4 2006 in the news.....

Prime Minister John Howard's hand-picked nuclear energy taskforce will find that a nuclear industry could be commercially viable within 15 years. The report means that the skills gap Australia has in key nuclear fields will have to be addressed, especially in the area of running a nuclear power station while dealing with a bad hangover.

With just days left till voting begins, actor Michael J Fox continues headlining rallies for Democratic Senate candidates as part of his campaign for embryonic stem cell research. On the other side of the political spectrum Mr. Strickland has stumped for Republicans, labelling Fox's candidates "slackers." And independents got a boost later on today when Biff Tannen told both sides of the stem cell debate to "make like a tree and get outta here."

President Bush has been helping out Republicans by campaigning on the strength of the economy, fighting back John Kerry attempted to help the Democrats today by stating "We may get stuck with a growing economy under the most crooked, you know, lying group ever seen. It's scary."

Six Arab states announced that they were embarking on programmes to master atomic technology, sparking fears of a future Arab nuclear bomb. Not surprisingly, the delivery method will involve camel technology.

Neil Patrick Harris - the actor most famous for his role as Doogie Howser MD - has declared that he is "a very content gay man living my life to the fullest." The three viewers who didn't think this when Doogie was a popular TV sitcom are said to be in shock at the news.

Hot pants and miniskirts will soon be legal in South Korea. The country is in the final stages of revising an indecency law that prohibits people from wearing revealing outfits and was once enforced by ruler-wielding police during authoritarian governments in the 1970s, officials said. Sheik Taj Din al-Hilali during his latest sermon at Lakemba Mosque has declared to his followers that rape is legal now in South Korea, and that "Young Asian cat meat is better than young Aussie cat meat."