What we’re watching Monday
Good morning and happy Monday. Here’s some of the news we’ll be following today.
Philippines – Typhoon Recovery
UN officials warned some islands have still not been reached by the relief effort. Operations in storm-torn areas are still a “logistical nightmare.”
– A few markets and gas stations are reopening.
- The Phillipine government has set up a web site to track foreign relief contributions in a bid to overcome corruption.
Six people were killed, dozens injured, and scores of homes leveled by a barrage of tornadoes across the Midwest on Sunday.
The storm halted the Bears/Ravens game in Chicago and forced brief shutdowns at Chicago airports.
- Thousands are left without power.
Thw Washington Post reported Sunday that the Obama administration’s goal is for 80% of users to be able to use the web site to enroll for insurance.
- On Sun., Pelosi said Democrats will not retreat from health care law despite political heat.
* Australia – Surveillance*
- Indonesia recalled its ambassador from Australia after reports the Australian spy agency targeted the Indonesian president’s phones,
Fukushima – Nuclear Plant
- Today, crews began removing damaged fuel rods from one of four rectors. The operation could take until the end of 2014.