NOTE: Starting with this post, weekend versions of the PM Brief have been expanded to include six links from the previous four.
1. With upheaval, how large is the Opening for Islam? [NPR]
2. New GOP Bill would allow Hospitals to let Women Die instead of having an Abortion. [Reuters]
3. The 1099 Repudiation. [The Wall Street Journal]
4. Thai soldier killed in Cambodia border clash. [BBC News]
5. At sea: Piracy off the coast of Somalia is getting worse. [The Economist]
6. Unsinkable Molly B, cow who escaped Montana slaughterhouse in 2006, moves to a new home. [Los Angeles Times]