- From Reuters: "Gaddafi, who was in his late 60s, was captured and wounded in both legs at dawn on Thursday as he tried to flee in a convoy which NATO warplanes attacked." He is now dead. This is reported to be a picture of him (dead).
- More Arab Spring news: Things are getting worse in Syria; the Obama administration finalized a $53 million arms deal with Bahrain earlier this week, which it is now "delaying" until the government of Bahrain stops murdering protestors.
- The first Mexican truck is set to carry goods into the United States this week, after years of dropping cargo off at the border. The Teamsters are not happy.
- Rolling Stone: "The Obama campaign is soliciting unpaid labor to create a poster 'illustrating why we support President Obama's plan to create jobs now, and why we'll re-elect him to continue fighting for jobs for the next four years.' If you win? You get: A framed copy of your own poster, signed by the president ('approximate retail value $195')." All submissions are property of Obama for America!
- David Cay Johnston: "The figures from payroll taxes reported to the Social Security Administration on jobs and pay are, in a word, awful."
- A school principal is just one of many Afghans who's not happy with the country's new U.S.-trained police forces: “Nur-ul Haq threatened to come with tanks and take us all out of our home and kill us if we continued to complain about him.”
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