News for Youse: Clint Eastwood talks to a chair, tsunami warning, and potatoes stolen
Clintastrophe There have been lots of negative reviews on Twitter after director Clint Eastwood had an imaginary conversation with President Barack Obama, symbolized by an empty chair, at the Republican National Convention. Director Michael Moore described it as "the Most Bizarre Convention Moment Ever".
Romney's pitch Following Eastwood's routine, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney promised in his speech to create 12 million new jobs and claimed that Obama had "thrown Israel under the bus".
Tsunami warning An earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale occurred 150 kilometres off the east coast of the Philippines, triggering a tsunami warning for that country, Palau, and Indonesia.
Potato theft CBC has reported that Richmond RCMP are investigating the theft of 2,300 kilograms of potatoes worth about $5,000 from farmer Bill Zylmans's field.
Cummins challenged A B.C. Conservative director, John Crocock, has called for a review of John Cummins's leadership before next month's annual general meeting, according to an email obtained by the Vancouver Sun.
MLAs pull the plug B.C. Liberals George Abbott, Mary McNeil, and John Les have all announced they won't seek reelection.
Sled dog case Robert Fawcett will be sentenced in November after pleading guilty in North Vancouver Provincial Court yesterday to killing dozens of sled dogs near Whistler two years ago.
Facebook falls Shares in Facebook have reached a new low of $18.23 after BMO Capital Markets issued a report saying it could fall to $10 to $15 per share.
Eberle signs The top scorer for the Edmonton Oilers last year, Jordan Eberle, has signed a six-year, $36-million contract, which comes shortly after his roommate, Taylor Hall, agreed to a seven-year extension.