Eight Ball Out of the Back Pocket

Mysterious shipments of billiard balls may have been showing up in Washington lately, say law-enforcement officials, and they are not for the making of The Hustler 3. Instead, anarchist groups may be stockpiling the extra balls and planning to hurl them in protest at the weekend conference of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund that begins Sept. 29. The balls are thought to be the troublemakers' weapon of choice--easy to hide, easy to throw, legal to possess and dense enough to cause damage. Rioters defiantly threw them, along with less refined bricks, rocks and Molotov cocktails, at the Summit of...

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