Winners & Losers

Winners Maher Arar: The Canadian government awarded $8.9 million in compensation to the evidently innocent man who had been deported by the U.S. to Syria and subsequently tortured. Hollywood: La-la Land finds itself at the center of Democratic attention. Trevor Ncube: The prominent Zimbabwean publisher and government critic got his passport restored. James Webb: A ...

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Winners

Maher Arar: The Canadian government awarded $8.9 million in compensation to the evidently innocent man who had been deported by the U.S. to Syria and subsequently tortured.

Hollywood: La-la Land finds itself at the center of Democratic attention.

Winners

Maher Arar: The Canadian government awarded $8.9 million in compensation to the evidently innocent man who had been deported by the U.S. to Syria and subsequently tortured.

Hollywood: La-la Land finds itself at the center of Democratic attention.

Trevor Ncube: The prominent Zimbabwean publisher and government critic got his passport restored.

James Webb: A year ago, he was a Republican. Now he’s getting rave reviews from Democrats for his rebuttal to President Bush’s State of the Union address.

Pandas: They’ve gotten so prolific that China’s zookeepers need help coming up with names.

 

Losers

Ford Motor Company: $12.7 billion? Damn, that’s a lot of red ink.

Iranian Arabs: Four executed for terrorism after what Amnesty International says were unfair trials.

Lebanon: The fractious politics of Beirut have begun to slide into civil violence on the streets once again.

The “.um” Domain Name: No one was using it.

Vietnamese soccer players: How do you say Black Sox in Vietnamese?

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