All the News That Fits. . . Fighting Resumes in Darfur, Scandanavians Teleport and More

  • In Darfur, rebel groups break their peace pact, forcing 10,000 civilians to seek protection under the over-extended and underfunded African Union. For fear that they themselves with face international war crimes tribunals, Sudanese officials continue to block United Nations involvement.
  • Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad insists his nation's uranium program has peaceful ambitions. And then a historic debate among politicians resulted in the declassification of a 1988 letter from Ayatollah Khomeini, hinting at the nation's need for the bomb.
  • Nicaraguan canal? Panamanian neighbor announces the construction of a second and larger Pacific-to-Atlantic ocean waterway, but has yet to formulate a smarter palindrome than "a man, a plan, a canal- Panama."
  • Denmark's brightest teleport atomic objects over a half a meter's distance with implications for information processing.