Sunday, February 17, 2008

Sunday, February 17 in the news....

  • A female suicide bomber blew herself up in a predominantly Shiite area in central Baghdad on Sunday morning, killing at least three people and wounding 10, police said. Locals were up in arms because the female suicide bomber was out in public without a male escort.

  • President Bush, on a five-nation visit to Africa, challenged Congress on Sunday to renew his global AIDS program. The president was overheard telling an advisor, 'They said when I got the presidency I could spend lots of money, don't give me that, the only time a check bounces is when I spell my name wrong'.