The Georgia Mae Morning News

President Barack Obama is expected today to unveil his plans to pull most troops out of Iraq by August 2010. Surprisingly, Obama as the support of Senator John McCain in this matter. McCain and other Republicans left a meeting with the president yesterday reassured that Obama’s withdrawal plan is responsible and reasonable. NY Times

Citigroup and the Treasury Department has announced a deal that will give the federal government control over up to 36 percent of the bank’s common stock. The deal will convert preferred shares that Treasury already holds in the bank for common shares, a shift that is designed to better protect shareholders against future losses and improve the embattled bank’s capital base, which in turn will hopefully allow it to increase its lending. CNNMoney

In celebrity news, supermodel Gisele Bundchen and football star Tom Brady got hitched yesterday. The two married at the St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, Calif., according to Gisele wore a form-fitting ivory lace strapless gown with a trumpet skirt, scalloped edges, long train and a floor-length veil with attached handmade satin roses and attached satin headband, all by Dolce & Gabbana. Her three dogs also wore matching Dolce & Gabbana floral lace collars. US Magazine


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