August 13th, 2008
09:26 PM ET

Tomorrow Buzz: the latest from Mars

Lisa Ort
AC360° Producer

Here’s a look at some of the stories on our radar for tomorrow:

RAW POLITICS: Sen. John McCain is spending the day in Colorado.  Sen. Obama is on vacation in Hawaii.

RENT-A-PATIENT CASE: Hearings are scheduled for Andrew Harnen and Roy Dickson, accused of being part of a scheme that recruited healthy people to have surgeries for money.

CRANE COLLAPSE HEARING: Building Inspector Edward Marquette is accused of falsifying business records. Marquette allegedly faked an inspection of a crane that collapsed days later, killing seven people.

NORTHEAST BLACKOUT ANNIVERSARY: Five years ago, a massive power blackout hit the Northeast just after 4 p.m. EDT, cutting electricity to Northeast North America, leaving nearly 50 million people without power.

ANIMAL RIGHTS 2008 NATIONAL CONFERENCE: The Farm Animal Rights Movement sponsors this major animal rights conference which begins in Washington DC. Heather Mills will be speaking.

BAKASSI PENINSULA TO BE HANDED OVER TO CAMEROON: Nigeria is scheduled to hand over the oil rich Bakassi peninsula to Cameroon by this date in accordance with a World Court ruling over the disputed territory.

AHMADINEJAD VISIT: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is scheduled to meet with Turkish President Abdullah Gul to discuss Iran’s nuclear program.

INTERNATIONAL MARS SOCIETY CONVENTION: It begins in Bolder, CO and according to the organization it’s “your chance to hear the latest news and research from Mars.”

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