A new poll reveals that Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is more popular with American voters than President Obama. There’s no word whether the recent “open mike” incident with Mr. Obama and French president Nicolas Sarkozy had any effect on Mr. Obama’s standing.
In other news, Tony Blair says that all European countries must tighten their belts, pull up their socks, and support the euro. Well, he didn’t use those exact words, but you get the gist. Meanwhile, the Chinese have told the Europeans that they must rescue their own currency, and not expect any help from China.
In health news, a gastroenterohepatology expert in Indonesia says that his research shows that 80% of adults in Jakarta have contracted hepatitis A at one time or another in their lives.
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