Polichicks Today - Wednesday

Haven't done the qwickie news briefs in a bit.  We'll try to do it more regularly.


Campaign '08:

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton duked it out over health care, Iraq and NAFTA during a debate Tuesday in Cleveland, OH. [The Washington Post]

Fearing Barack Obama's "unknown quality," some military leaders feel a little shaky about Obama as Commander in Chief.  [Washington Times]

Ralph Nader announced his candidacy for president.  He's on the Green Party ticket.  [USA Today]

Chris Dodd endorsed former rival Barack Obama for president.  Dodd dropped out of the presidential race back in January. [CNN]

John McCain denies romantic and professional impropriety with female lobbyist. [The New York Times]


U.S. News:

More Americans are saying no to that old-time religion. They are switching religions or losing faith all together.  [CNN]


World News:

A big earthquake shook England Wednesday morning.  The quake measured 5.2 on the Richter scale and is said to be the biggest to hit the UK in 25 years. [The Guardian]

Pakistan banned YouTube in the country.  In an effort to block Pakistanis' access to the site, the Pakistani Telecommunications Authority knocked out access to the site worldwide for 2 hours. [CNN]

The New York Philharmonic received a standing ovation after their historic performance in Pyongyang, North Korea on Tuesday.  The Philharmonic is the first major orchestra to play behind the country's iron curtain.  [AP]

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