Obama disappointed as anti-US protests spread across Muslim world; several embassies attacked
Here’s the latest in the headlines, though the media seems more focused on some bizarre film few have seen, which Intel officials have already said has little to do with the extremists now motivating anti-American protests world wide for their own political purposes.
Via Reuters, in a report mentioning protests, or problems in Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan: Anti-US protests across Muslim world; embassies attacked
More from Cairo: Demonstrators threw rocks and Molotov cocktails as police tried to disperse them by firing tear gas canisters from police vehicles as they drove through Tahrir Square, near the embassy. At least 13 protesters and six police officers were injured, Egyptian government officials said Thursday.
At least one killed … in Yemen: Yemeni security forces fired into the air as demonstrators reached the embassy’s grounds, according to The Associated Press and Reuters. The New York Times reported that protesters managed to set fire to a building inside the compound but were forced by security forces to pull back after trying to take furniture and computers.
In other news, Barack Obama was said to be disappointed when he arrived in Las Vegas to campaign. He didn’t know the Aladdin Hotel & Casino was closed and had hoped to rub a magic lamp there to make all of the above go away – or at least that small portion of it the media hasn’t managed to kill. He’s now off campaigning in Colorado.