The G-Eight summit starts on Wednesday June 6, 2007, but president Bush is already on his way to Europe. The president will meet with leaders in Prague to discuss a missile defense system before heading to Germany for the summit. The proposed defense system has drawn criticism from Russian president Vladimir Putin who will also be at this week's G8 summit. Topics at the summit will likely include US-Russian relations and global warming.
As debate resumes on the Immigration Reform Bill the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers will discuss the bill and offer solutions on how to enforce any new laws. Lawmakers are not the only ones sparring over immigration, Sunday June 3, 2007 eight Democratic presidential candidates debated immigration. Republican senator John McCain says lawmakers should not play politics with immigration reform.
The resurgence of Taliban forces in Afghanistan have spurred talks between Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Taliban leaders. Gates said that weapons from Iran are beginning to filter into Afghanistan. Gates did not specify which weapons and said he cannot prove that Iran's government is directly responsible, but he did say he saw signs of progress in Afghanistan.
The Missouri men's baseball team is looking to advance to the Super Regionals: the final 16 teams in college baseball nation. If MU wins Monday June 4, 2007 they would get to host against Big 12 foe Oklahoma State this upcoming weekend. Oklahoma State beat the favorite Arkansas in their division. Mizzou had been undefeated in regional play until loosing to Louisville four to three. That's the tigers opponent Monday June 4, 2007 at 1 pm, winner moves on.