Saturday, September 13, 2008

Things I Found September 13, 2008

September 13: Today In History.

Hurricane Ike Slams Texas: GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- Howling ashore with 110 mph winds, Hurricane Ike ravaged the Texas coast Saturday, flooding thousands of homes and businesses, shattering windows in Houston's skyscrapers and knocking out power to millions of people.

Foreign Affairs
Bolivia's Morales defiant after sign of compromise: LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales defied rightist opponents on Saturday by vowing to introduce divisive reforms just hours after signs of a compromise had emerged to halt violence that has killed 17 people and prompted martial law.

Saudi scholar issues TV death fatwa: A Saudi scholar has issued a religious decree saying it is permissible to kill the owners of television networks broadcasting "depravation and debauchery".

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