PARTING SHOTS: Sharks in the boardroom and the Potomac

Liz Goodwin

Our daily roster of stories that evaded full-on blog treatment:

• The CEOs who laid off the most employees in 2009 also made some of the highest salaries. (Reuters)

• A fisherman caught an 8-foot shark in the Potomac River near Washington, D.C., today. (NBC)

• Two Yemeni men arrested on suspicion of planning a terror attack on a flight from the United States have been released by Dutch authorities. (BBC)

• Palestinian militants wounded two Israelis in the West Bank in the second attack since Palestinian-Israeli peace talks began in D.C. (AP)

• A hurricane warning has been issued for North Carolina's coast. (11 Alive Atlanta)

• A new poll shows Minnesotans aren't happy about Gov. Tim Pawlenty's out-of-state politicking. (Minnesota Public Radio)

• The imam behind the proposed mosque near Ground Zero says the debate "has expanded beyond a piece of real estate and expanded to Islam in America and what it means for America." (AP)