Morning Constitutional – Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Good morning, folks. Ubisoft is making a Michael Jackson video game. Now, your morning constitutional:

Ethnic violence in Kyrgystan is beginning to wane as aide arrives in the southern city of Osh.

Britian prepares Tuesday to release a report of the government investigation into the 1972 Bloody Sunday killings of demonstrators in Londonderry, which lead to three decades of violence in Northern Ireland known as The Troubles.

President Obama tries to lift the mood is in the Gulf region today, ahead of his televised speech tonight, in which he will attempt to reassert the image of control of the situation.

An American who claims to have been hunting Osama bin Laden was arrested in Pakistan wielding a sword, a pistol and night-vision goggles.

Daniel Goss at Slate: The foolishness of deficit cuts now.

The FBI is investigating incidents of white powder mailed to federal buildings in Washington and Idaho.

Internal documents show that American Apparel does not welcome uglies.

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved a new market: box office futures.

Arizona Republicans introduce a bill that would deny American citizenship to children born in the U.S. to parents in the country illegally.

Finally, the “Touchdown Jesus” statue outside of Cincinnati, Ohio, has been struck by lightning and destroyed.


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