A suicide bomber kills 28 in Afghanistan; former Egyptian president Mubarak’s condition worsens; and Romney says Rubio is being vetted as a potential Vice Presidential candidate. In other news, Kristen Stewart is the highest paid actress in Hollywood, and Johnny Depp is single again.
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3 U.S. soldiers, 26 Afghan troops and civilians killed in bomb attacks, http://wapo.st/MwZhMa
Officials report that a suicide bomber targeting an Afghan-NATO checkpoint in Khost killed 18 Afghans and three American troops. The governor of the eastern town, on the border of Pakistan, said the suicide bomber used a motorcycle to stage his attack on the checkpoint.
Confusion Over Mubarak Adds to Tension in Egypt, http://nyti.ms/PseGSe
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been moved from the prison where he was serving his life sentence to a military hospital yesterday. His condition worsened severely after he went into cardiac arrest and suffered a stroke. Security officials today report that Mubarak is alive and breathing on his own. However, many Egyptians wonder if the reports of his declining condition are a hoax.
Romney Says Rubio Is Being Examined as Possible Running Mate, http://nyti.ms/MfTpsv
In response to a contradictory report yesterday, Mitt Romney has stated, “Marco Rubio is being thoroughly vetted as part of our process.” The original report from ABC News has caused Romney and Beth Myers, supervisor of Romney’s search for a running mate, to break their silence about their vetting process.
Miami Heat’s Victory Over OKC Thunder in Game 4 Signals Shorter Series, http://bit.ly/KTo2DZ
Kristen Stewart Tops Our List Of The Highest-Paid Actresses, http://onforb.es/LfhKDo
‘Sesame Street’ Movie in the Works from Fox, http://bit.ly/Ps1jRZ
Johnny Depp, Vanessa Paradis split, http://bit.ly/LBrLak