Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, who Sunday returned to his island nation from exile, was just taken into custody by police in Port-au-Prince, the cable news networks are reporting.
The Associated Press writes that:
"The former dictator known as 'Baby Doc' was led through the hotel by a contingent of police. He did not say anything as he was out the back of the hotel. Asked by journalists if he was being arrested, his longtime companion Veronique Roy, laughed but said nothing."
Tunisia's newly formed unity government showed cracks Tuesday after a handful of ministers abruptly quit and an opposition party threatened to withdraw, moves that could further destabilize the North African nation days after fiery street protests toppled the country's long-time leader.
Thirty-one ounces of iced refreshment in one big ... well, we can't really call it a "gulp" can we?
That's what Starbucks' new "Trenta" holds (and no, 'bucks isn't offering Trenta-sized hot coffee drinks at any of the shops where it's rolling out the bigger cups; just iced drinks). The Trenta is 11 ounces larger (and 50 cents more expensive) than Starbucks' previous heavyweight, the Venti.
In another attempt to better insulate himself against Republican charges that he's anti-business and a devotee of heavy handed federal rules, President Obama has ordered his administration to review regulations and shed those that are unnecessary.