Arrrgh: It’s a bad news day for London’s Olympics

Hmmm, this doesn’t look good. Mantra: it will get better, it will get better …

By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — With the Olympics just two weeks away, embarrassing logistical problems about security, staff, phones and traffic made the mood Thursday in London as gloomy as the weather.

British lawmakers clamored for an explanation of why the armed forces need to field more troops to protect the games, eclipsing the day that U.S. track star Michael Johnson held the Olympic flame aloft at sunrise at the ancient monument at Stonehenge.

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