Monthly Archives: September 2012

5 Dead After Clash Between US and Afghan Troops – New York Times

The Nation 5 Dead After Clash Between US and Afghan TroopsNew York TimesKABUL, Afghanistan — Only two days after joint operations between American and Afghan forces were said to be returning to normal, five people — two Americans and three Afghans — were killed when a pitched battle broke out between soldiers of the two […]

USGS reports deep 7.1 Earthquake in Colombia – TheNewsTribune.com

USGS reports deep 7.1 Earthquake in ColombiaTheNewsTribune.comAn earthquake has struck southwestern Colombia centered deep underground with a magnitude the US Geological Survey's preliminary estimate puts at 7.1. The Associated Press BOGOTA, Colombia — An earthquake has struck southwestern Colombia centered deep … and more »

US intelligence reassesses Benghazi attack as terrorist act – The Hindu

The Hindu US intelligence reassesses Benghazi attack as terrorist actThe HinduThe office of the US intelligence chief revised its assessment of a strike this month on a US consulate in Libya, calling it a planned terrorist attack. US officials initially described the September 11 attack in Benghazi, which killed four Americans, …Shifting Reports on Libya […]

Obama and Romney: Cramming and pruning for their first debate – San Jose Mercury News

The Guardian Obama and Romney: Cramming and pruning for their first debateSan Jose Mercury NewsWASHINGTON — In a conference room at the Democratic headquarters, President Barack Obama has been preparing for the debate next week, but the reviews of his staff are already in. Too long, they tell him. Cut that answer. Give crisper explanations.With […]

Obama Confers With Netanyahu as Romney Faults Mideast Policy – Businessweek

Livemint Obama Confers With Netanyahu as Romney Faults Mideast PolicyBusinessweekBy Margaret Talev and Julie Hirschfeld Davis on September 29, 2012 President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by phone yesterday amid a campaign debate over how to stop Iran …Netanyahu Says "Red Lines" Stop War but […]

Obama calls for a ‘new economic patriotism’ – USA TODAY

The Guardian Obama calls for a 'new economic patriotism'USA TODAYBy David Jackson, USA TODAY VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — As Mitt Romney and aides attacked President Obama over gloomy new economic statistics, Obama touted a new campaign theme Thursday: A "new economic patriotism" emphasizing the middle class.Saying 'This is a crisis,' Romney promises better care for […]

Netanyahu draws clear ‘red lines’ on Iran nuclear program – Jerusalem Post

TIME Netanyahu draws clear 'red lines' on Iran nuclear programJerusalem PostBy JPOST.COM STAFF "Red lines don't lead to war; red lines prevent war" prime minister tells UNGA, saying that clear red line must be drawn on Iran's uranium enrichment, "then Iran will back down." Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday took aim …Netanyahu: 'Clear red […]

Akin Gets Republican Senate Campaign Group’s Support – Businessweek

ABC News Akin Gets Republican Senate Campaign Group's SupportBusinessweekBy Kathleen Hunter on September 27, 2012 Todd Akin is regaining Republican support for his bid to oust Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri after refusing to quit the race over his remark that “legitimate rape” rarely causes pregnancy.Could Akin win?NBCNews.comSenate Conservatives Fund endorses Akin, pledges $290K […]

Polls Show Obama Is Widening His Lead in Ohio and Florida – New York Times

ABC News Polls Show Obama Is Widening His Lead in Ohio and FloridaNew York TimesCOLUMBUS, Ohio — For weeks, Republicans in Ohio have been watching with worry that the state's vital 18 electoral votes were trending away from Mitt Romney. The anxiety has been similar in Florida, where Republicans are concerned that President Obama …Poll: […]

AP Interview: Iran’s Ahmadinejad pushes new world order, end to American … – Washington Post

The Associated Press AP Interview: Iran's Ahmadinejad pushes new world order, end to American …Washington PostNEW YORK — After an hour of fielding questions about Syria, sanctions and nuclear weapons, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad had enough. Now, he said, it was his turn to choose the topic — his “new order” which will inevitably replace […]