America restated its opposition to limiting greenhouse gas emissions during a conference of more than 100 countries searching for a global solution to climate change. According to the U.S. negotiator: “I certainly got no indication [from the Bush administration] that there’s any change in our position, nor is there likely to be during this presidency….”
Former revolutionary and U.S. foe Daniel Ortega is headed toward victory in Nicaragua’s presidential election. Like other leftist leaders who’ve found success in Latin America, Ortega campaigned against “savage capitalism” and poverty.
In what may be the most brazenly frivolous lawsuit of all time, an Ohio pipe company whose website, utube.com, has been crippled by Web surfers looking for YouTube.com, is suing for damages, and is demanding that YouTube cede its domain name to the pipe company. (more…)