A.M. Links: Newt Gingrich Still Has Secret Service Protection, India Tests Long-Range Missile, Eyeless Shrimp in the Gulf
Newt Gingrich still has Secret Service protection, which is costing taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars a day. Ron Paul, meanwhile, is picking up delegates formerly supporting Rick Santorum, who suspended his campaign earlier this month.
- Russia's foreign minister condemned NATO for its timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan as being "artificial" and too rushed.
- India tested a long range missile that could carry a nuclear payload more than 3,000 miles.
- France's Nicholas Sarkozy may not survive even the first round of Presidential elections, due to start this weekend.
- Eyeless shrimp and other mutated marine life are being found in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Texas Governor Rick Perry says he's probably going to run for President in 2016. "If I decide to run for the presidency in 2016, I'll be way in before the summer of 2016; 2015, even," he said.
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