NewsBites: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Sworn in, Clinton’s Private Connections Freed the Journos, HIV’s New Strain, Sookie & Bill are Engaged?

Despite all of the protests, killing and violence…Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was sworn in yesterday and began his second term as president of Iran. [G]

Did you find it weird that the US had to send former President Clinton to do his wife’s job in negotiating Laura and Euna’s release, the two Current TV journos imprisoned in N. Korea? WashPo breaks down how Bill wrangled his private interests to set them free, the same private interests that held up US Sec. of State Hillary Clinton being confirmed…[WP]

Scientists have found a new strain of HIV, from gorillas, not chimps like the original strains. [NYT]

Of course! True Blood‘s Sookie and Bill are engaged in real life… [NYP]

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