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Sept. 1, 2012: Just the headlines

In the news: Suicide attack in Afghanistan, NHL talks, NFL talks, plus an apology 50 years in the making


 

Sept. 1, 2012: Just the headlines

In the news: Suicide attack in Afghanistan, NHL talks, NFL talks, plus an apology 50 years in the making

Storified by Maclean’s Magazine · Sat, Sep 01 2012 04:22:14

International news:
Suicide Attacks Kill 12 in Afghanistan: Double suicide attack near NATO base in eastern Afghanistan kills 12 peo… http://adf.ly/CSXR4ABC NEWS
Maker of drug thalidomide, which caused birth defects in 1950s-60s, has apologized after 50 years. http://on.cnn.com/S7NcX9CNN Breaking News
National news and headlines:
Sen Zimmer’s wife Maygan Sensenberger has criminal record prior to arrest over airplane incident http://ow.ly/do9H1 #cdnpoli #senatorswifeElizabeth Thompson
Mourners pay respects to philanthropist Ruth Goldbloom http://bit.ly/R3XaSsThe Globe and Mail
NRP Inspector Jim McCaffery releases more information about a female torso that was found in the Niagara River. http://t.co/boZM28thMike DiBattista
Ethics commissioner defends politicians as ‘honest’ http://bit.ly/PHx79a #cdnpoliWill
Sports: 
NHL labor negotiations stall http://bit.ly/Obgu13 via @newspinNHL News
Outside @NittanyvillePSU before Football Eve. Nearly 250 camping out this weekpennstateuniversity
NFL and referees’ union resume talks on eve of season – @AP
Oh, Pirates. Please stop sucking.Andrew DeFrancis
Business: 
Bernanke raises questions: What exactly will the Fed do? And when?: The chairman of the Federal Reserve said Fri… http://bit.ly/OFe3mBmacleansblogs
Reddit founder invites Mitt Romney to do an ‘Ask Me Anything’ – @TheAtlanticWire
Winner of $337 million Powerball identified; prize largest ever given out in Michigan Lottery’s history – @flintjournal
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Larry Page have reportedly chatted about patent issues http://tnw.to/m3dF by @panzerThe Next Web
Entertainment:
I heard that Clint Eastwood was channeling me at the RNC. My lawyers and I are drafting our lawsuit… #RNC #ClintEastwood #rnc2012 #GOP2012Bob Newhart
Science: 
This year’s blue moon is in honour of Neil Armstrong. #WinkAtTheMoon #BlueMoon http://pic.twitter.com/pvuvPJqKRachel Kelly
Elsewhere on Macleans.ca:
My take on PQ, English, Immigrants and the return of identity politics in Quebec http://bit.ly/S5exJF #QC2012 http://pic.twitter.com/dJwaRaTLMartin Patriquin
Apple vs. Samsung: Court asked to consider four more products: SAN JOSE, Calif. – Fresh off its court victory ov… http://bit.ly/T2U5IFMacleans Need 2 Know
Talk of PQ chill on property values: Scare tactic or scary reality?: MONTREAL – Some observers of the Montreal r… http://bit.ly/OFbLE5Macleans Need 2 Know


 
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