Our early headlines:
-- Two U.S. Troops Killed By Afghan Police Officer; Latest 'Green On Blue' Attack.
-- Women In Russian Punk Band Found Guilty Of Hooliganism.
And we've updated a post we first published last evening:
Two American military personnel were killed early today in western Afghanistan's Farah province when "a member of the Afghan Local Police turned his weapon" on them, allied commanders in Kabul report.
Originally published on Fri August 17, 2012 10:19 am
A Russian judge today found three members of the punk rock band Pussy Riot guilty of hooliganism connected to "religious hatred."
Word of the verdict came just before 7:30 a.m ET. Just before 10 a.m. ET, the judge announced that each woman was sentenced to serve two years in jail — the minimum that could be imposed.
Residents of Dallas received this robo call today:
According to The Dallas Morning News, that's Dallas City Hall Spokesman Jose Luis Torres warning residents to stay inside this evening, because the city has decided to spray pesticides from airplanes.
Originally published on Thu August 16, 2012 4:22 pm
Time Magazine says it has completed a review of Fareed Zakaria's work and it has decided to reinstate his column.
A Time spokesman sent this statement to reporters: