In National News:
State of emeergency declared in Manitoba towns (National Post)
In our opinion: Our hearts go out to the people affected by this natural disaster.
Jobs disappearing faster than stimulus can create: budget officer (CBC)
In World News
Car bomb kills 16, wounds 40 in Baghdad (Reuters)
In our opinion: Four children were killed in the blast, which took place in a crowded shopping district. With American troops due to withdraw from Iraq in August, 2010, hopes for peace in the war-torn country seem distant.
Warning launched against North Korea (Globe and Mail)
China: Pentagon military report distorted (CNN)
In Entertainment News
Kim Kardashian: ‘So What! I Have Cellulite!’ (People)
In our opinion: Kudos to Kardashian for her candour and honesty in the face of a non-retouched photo being released on the internet. Kim’s proud of her curves and isn’t ashamed of the pre-photoshopped pic. We congratulate her on embracing herself as-is, and for defending her real-life (and amazing!) bod.
Rihanna back to glam self; and Chris Brown nowhere in sight (TMZ)