Monday, June 14, 2010

Morning Newsdome: Afghanistan finally has something that we want, besides dead terrorists

Posted By on Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 10:19 AM

AFGHANISTAN: There be trillions of dollars in dem hills
>> American geologists have discovered untapped mineral deposits in Afghanistan that could be worth nearly one trillion dollars. Looks like we won't be withdrawing from that country for quite a while. (Voice of America)

>> BP summarized a plan to speed up oil containment efforts by pumping 50,000 barrels of oil a day to the surface by the end of the month. It may sound like they are keeping the environment in mind, but really they just don't want to lose any precious oil. (Fox News)

>> Iran media announced today that two Iranian ships were headed to the Gaza Strip on a "humanitarian" mission. Iranian President Ahmadinejad was just feeling very "humanitarian." (Islamic Republic News Agency)

>> Human Genome Sciences say they have a medication for Hepatitis C but that the FDA likely won't approve it due to "risks." Pamela Anderson, are you listening? (the Wall Street Journal)

>> And finally: The 17-year-old founder of ChatRoulette is asking for Napster founder Shawn Fanning's help in developing software to detect all the penises on the site. But without penis flashing, would anyone still visit? (TechCrunch)

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