Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Morning Newsdome: "Several warning signs" leading to BP leak ignored

Posted By on Wed, May 26, 2010 at 4:52 PM

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>> The House Energy and Commerce Committee report that there were “several warning signs” before the BP oil leak explosion, like flow indicators repeatedly going off before the blowout. Warning signs, shmarning signs. (Financial Times)

>> While fundraising for for California Senator Barbara Boxer last night, Barack Obama encountered a heckler yelling out, "Move faster on 'don't ask, don't tell!" Obama stopped what he was talking about and said, "It's good to see ya...he should really like buy a ticket to...a guy who doesn't support his point of view." Oh snap! (the Huffington Post)

>> Some New Yorkers are up-in-arms about a new Muslim community center backed by the Manhattan Community Board near the World Trade Center site. But then again, some New Yorkers are angry about everything. (the New York Times)

>> Well this is sticky: A UCLA study found that lubricants actually increase the risk of STDs because they kill protective cells. (the LA Times)

>> And finally: Jamaica's prime minister rejected allegations today that he's "a known criminal affiliate" of a drug lord. Relax, mon. (CNN)

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