Friday, May 25, 2007

Friday, May 25 in the news....

  • Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd has confirmed his wife's company underpaid some workers, but said it was an honest mistake. Kevin Rudd said she knew she was doing it and admitted when caught and that's why it was an honest mistake.

  • A 78 year old man has been charged with the murder of an elderly woman whose body was found in a cabin at Lake Macquarie on the NSW Central Coast. The man put up resistance when the police arrived and it took a couple of seconds to subdue him.

  • The U.S.-led war on terrorism is "a bumper sticker, not a plan" that has weakened Washington's global standing, Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards said on Wednesday as he unveiled his defense policy plans. His plans involved a few T-Shirts and a life-sized portrait.

  • Fidel Castro says he is now recovering from several intestinal operations that had not been successful at first. He is eating better, but his oppressing of dissent against his rule still has a way to go.