Lunchtime Links: August 3, 2010

By Peter Elliott | Everyday Christian Editor

Posted 12:00 pm on August 03, 2010

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Pakistan is being besieged by a pair of crises as massive flooding has impacted about 3 million people, while the city of Karachi is dealing with rampant violence in the wake of an assassination of a prominent political figure.

The BP spill is by far the world’s largest accidental release of oilinto marine waters, according to the most precise estimates yet of the well’s flow rate, announced by federal scientists on Monday.

President Obama signaled to veterans that the drawdown of troops in Iraq is progressing as scheduled.


The time Americans spent on social media has surged 43% in the past year, leading a substantial shift in how the country spends its online time.

In an ongoing saga, high-priced defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth has yet to pass his conditioning test with the Washington Redskins.

Tags: Albert Haynesworth, BP, Facebook, Iraq, Pakistan, Lunchtime Links

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Peter Elliott

Peter Elliott is a veteran news and sports journalist. He enjoys interviewing others about how God works in their lives and sharing that with readers. He is also a lifelong, long-suffering Chicago Cubs fan. He resides in Indianapolis with his wife and three sons.

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