Each day we offer samples of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald:  “Police Close Illegal Bar”

That means a bar that did not pay off the police.

USA, NY Post: “CIA Thwarts Underwear Bomber”

Whew, one smelly story if you ask me.

Norway, Norway Post:  “Head On Crash With Train”

We are pleased to report the train is doing well.

Canada, Toronto Star:   “Pushing Past The Limit And Proud”

The story of our beloved Republican party.

Turkey, Hurriyet:  “Violence Not Linked To Education”

Depends on how you define, “education.”

Russia, Moscow Times:  “What Killed Lenin?”

Listening to Stalin talk?

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald:  “Mysterious Photos”

They show a Republican urging aid to the poor!