With all the talk of impeachment floating around Capitol Hill, one would think it was
National Peach Month
(which is actually the month of August). I mean everyone knows that September is
National Courtesy Month
Be Kind To Editors and Writers Month
If the Congressmen know what's good for their 401(k) plans, they'd stop muttering the "I" word.
can be blamed for yesterday's sagging
Dow Jones Industrial Average
, says the
Hiawatha Bray loves his
but loathes the dearth of good Web-based research software that's available for the
This is one case that seems to be closed: The
Milwaukee Journal Online
will cut 1,000 jobs worldwide as 1998 profits have been hit heavily by the economic problems in Russia.
According to the
and its striking pilots continue to talk while the
has filed suit charging that NWA and
, Northwest's Minnesota-based Airlink partner, have "failed to serve 13 cities during the strike." Well, duh!
It didn't work for one Bill, but it might work for another: The
has "subpoenaed a raft of new documents from five rival companies, saying it needs the evidence to defend itself against what it says are the government's expanded antitrust charges."
They shoot, they score! Twelve commercial communications satellites were destroyed today as a Ukrainian-made Zenit rocket crashed shortly after launch. According to the
, the satellites were owned by
, an international consortium led by
Loral Space and Communications
Having had its share of sexual harassment settlements,
decided to try something new -- settling a disability discrimination case. In the
may be asking Parliament to approve Acting Foreign Minister
as the new prime minister, but the
St. Petersburg Times
reports that the real power in Russia are the leaders of Russia's 89 regions and republics.
Great bales of fire? The
South China Morning Post
brings us more proof that the French do everything, even protesting, with class.