Gifts, Parting Shots
Federal prosecutors have this criminal fish importer in their jaws.
The importer, Joel Rakower, pleaded guilty today in Brooklyn’s federal court for intentionally mislabeling imported piranhas, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced this evening.
Rahm Emanuel is officially leaving the White House, President Obama announced today in a press conference that was, at this point, a foregone conclusion. To commemorate the f-bomb-dropping Chief of Staff’s time in Washington, Austan Goolsbee, the new Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, got Rahm a little going-away present. This morning Emanuel held Read More
From the Wall Street Journal this morning, about the 142-year effort to build a bridge between Sicily and the Italian mainland:
The late marine explorer Jacques Cousteau helped with research. At one point, a study was commissioned to study the effect of the bridge’s shadow on fish. None was found.
The Observer‘s Read More