AP News一分钟新闻2011-02-23

2011-02-23 09:08:07

1. Yemen's president is blaming a foreign plot for ten days of demonstrations calling for his ouster. Today riot police in the capital fired on anti-government protestors, killing one and injuring five others.

2. An opposition leader in Bahrain says the crown has done the right thing by withdrawing the security forces from the street of the capital. Demonstrators have flooded back into the city's central Pearl Square where they've been chanting victory and calling for the removal of the regime.

3. As Republicans have pushed through a bill that will cut 61 billion dollars from hundreds of domestic programs, top White House officials say the bill undermines economic growth and efforts to create jobs. President Barack Obama has threatened to veto it.

4. May be to the Italians to create this--a fountain that's filled with wine. It's all part of the century resort--Venice Carnival that opens Saturday featuring people in elaborate dresses wearing masks.