Tuesday Newsday [11.27.12]

I don’t know about you, but I spent my Thanksgiving break cooking, not reading news articles. So let’s get caught up, shall we?

Local News

A train from Chicago to Omaha? That would be fun.

The Douglas County Election Commissioner is in some hot water. Read about it here. 

ConAgra has made another aquisition, this time to the tune of $5 billion.

 

National News

Alexander Lukashenko refers to himself as “the last dictator of Europe.” Read the Reuters interview here.

Susan Rice, the leading candidate to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, is being harshly criticized by a few senators, lead by John McCain.

Mohammed Morsi has granted himself sweeping powers in Egypt, and it has resulted in massive protests in Tahrir square

4 veterans are suing the U.S. military over the policies prohibiting women from ground combat. Read about it here.

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, half of young people with HIV/AIDS aren’t aware they are infected.

The fiscal cliff debate rages on. The clock is, literally, ticking.

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-Westin

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