Thursday, May 15, 2008

Thursday, May 15 in the news.....

  • Russia and Europe are teaming up to build a spaceship which will fly astronauts to the moon, Russia said on Wednesday, although the European Space Agency struck a more cautious note. Russia said it was looking for a hobby while it armed, funded and fed disinformation about the US and EU to its enemies.

  • California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will propose borrowing against future state lottery revenue to help close a budget shortfall estimated as high as $20 billion, administration officials told The Associated Press. His proposal to borrow against the future earnings of his film the Last Action Hero was only forecast to sustain a single neighbourhood's streetlights for 30 minutes.