Sunday, March 20, 2011

Biloxi Buzz for Sunday

U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missiles Hit Targets in Libya  —  Pentagon: 112 Missiles Fired at More Than 20 Targets Inside Libya  —  More than 112 Tomahawk cruise missiles struck over 20 targets inside Libya today in the opening phase of an international military operation the Pentagon said was aimed …

Defendant Convicted of Minting His Own Currency  —  STATESVILLE, NC—Bernard von NotHaus, 67, was convicted today by a federal jury of making, possessing, and selling his own coins, announced Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina.
An Advocate Who Scares Republicans  —  The piñata sat alone at the witness table, facing the members of the House subcommittee on financial institutions and consumer credit.  —  The Wednesday morning hearing was titled “Oversight of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.”
Japan Finds Tainted Food Up to 90 Miles From Nuclear Sites  —  TOKYO — As Japan edged forward in its battle to contain the damage at its ravaged nuclear power plants on Saturday, the government said it had found higher than normal levels of radioactivity in spinach and milk at farms …

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