Daily Revolt

March 30, 2007

John Edwards Surges in Presidential Poll

Edwards Surges After Wife's Woe:
John Edwards' poll position in the Democratic presidential primaries surged in the wake of his announcement that his wife, Elizabeth, is suffering from incurable cancer, a new Time magazine survey shows.

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton gets 38 percent, while Sen. Barack Obama gets 30 percent and Edwards gets 26 percent.

That's a 9-point bump for Edwards since the mag's mid-March poll. The new poll was conducted March 23-26.

Video shows detainee 'apology':
Iranian Arabic language network Al Alam on Friday released exclusive video of a 'confession' by one of the British sailors that has been held captive in Iran for a week.

Olmert sees chance for peace:
Ehud Olmert, Israeli prime minister, spoke of a 'revolutionary change' in the attitude of some Arab states towards Israel and said there was a significant chance of a comprehensive peace in the Middle East within five years.

Dell says audit found accounting errors:
In the most serious admission yet of the extent of Dell Inc.'s financial woes, the company's internal audit committee said it has found a number of accounting errors and evidence of misconduct in its months-long review of previous earnings statements.

Japan Deploys Patriot Missile Defense System Around Tokyo:
Japan began deploying the Patriot missile defense system around Tokyo on Friday in response to North Korea's missile and nuclear tests last year.

Mexican Nabbed With 960 Pounds of Marijuana at Border:
32-year-old driver was caught with nearly 1,000 pounds of pot in his tractor-trailer at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Arizona, authorities said.

Officials Discover 2 Smuggling Tunnels Along Border:
Authorities say two tunnels measuring 44 yards apart were discovered near San Diego's Otay Mesa border crossing.

Woman Killed in Houston Fire Planned to Testify:
One of three people killed in a Houston office building fire planned to testify today against a man charged with sexually assaulting her daughter.

New York Mom Charged in 1980 Death of Child:
A New York woman that police had investigated for the suspicious deaths of her three kids was charged with murder Wednesday, accused of smothering one of her sons in 1980.

Paris Hilton Could Face Jail Time:
City prosecutors say they will ask a judge to revoke Paris Hilton's probation in a reckless driving case, a move that could lead to a jail term.

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