Sundown: U.N. Sics Watchdog on Iran

Plus Ed Koch now in bridge form, and more

By Marc Tracy|March 24, 2011 5:00 PM


• At the United States’s urging, the U.N. Human Rights Council has appointed a special investigator into Iranian human rights. [AP/WP [1]]

• The woman who died in the Jerusalem bomb attack yesterday was a 59-year-old Briton named Mary Jean Gardner. [JTA/Forward [2]]

• The opposition Kadima Party is seizing on a report that Prime Minister Netanyahu allowed foreign trips to be funded by private donors seeking influence. [AP/WP [3]]

• Feelin’ groovy! The Queensboro Bridge, a.k.a. the 59th Street Bridge, is now named after hizzoner [5] Ed Koch. [WSJ [6]]

• Elizabeth Taylor was buried today, very quickly, because, y’know, that’s how we do. [People [7]]

• A reminder that Tablet Magazine’s official [8] NCAA men’s basketball team, the Wisconsin Badgers, play Butler around 10 pm tonight on TBS. Here’s an article further describing their awesomeness. [Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel [9]]

This The Daily Show segment from last night is making the rounds:

The Daily Show – The Thin Jew Line [10]
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