US footie squad under heavy security, US cheerleaders unprotected

Taking no chances on the issues of potential terrorism, journos looking to cover the US World Cup team at its presser in South Africa yesterday had to submit to having their crotches sniffed by dogs looking for explosives. Meanwhile, just one lone bulldog was on hand to monitor the donnybrook between US cheerleaders and UK Morris dancers that went down just outside London’s Parliament buildings. Read more.