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Front Page: Chinese See Footage of Shoe Thrown at Premier


  • After a protester threw a shoe at Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao yesterday in England, blogs in China began discussing the copycat incident. Hours later, the Chinese media finally showed footage of what happened. — London Times
  • President Obama will spend today selling his stimulus plan to the American people with a full-court media press. — USA Today
  • A medium-range rocket landed in the Israeli city of Ashkelon today, while delegates from Hamas are meeting in Cairo for talks with Egyptian officials. — AP
  • Comcast has determined that the porn clip that interrupted the Super Bowl in Arizona was caused by an "isolated malicious act." — Arizona Daily Star

  • Iran announced today that it launched its first domestically made satellite. France expressed concern that the technology is similar to that used for ballistic missiles, but Iran says its intentions are peaceful. — BBC News
  • President Obama is set to name Republican Senator Judd Gregg as Commerce Secretary, after a deal was struck to keep his seat in Republican hands. Obama will be the first president since Teddy Roosevelt to appoint three members of the opposing party to the cabinet. — Huffington Post

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