Monthly Archives: May 2013

Letters to Air Force Base, Obama Seized in Ricin Probe – Bloomberg

ABC News Letters to Air Force Base, Obama Seized in Ricin ProbeBloombergFBI agents investigating a Spokane, Washington, man charged with sending a letter containing the poison ricin to a federal judge said “similar letters” to President Barack Obama, the Central Intelligence Agency, a U.S. Air Force Base and the U.S. Post Office …US Secret Service […]

UN War Crimes Court Acquits Two Milosevic Allies – Voice of America

Voice of America UN War Crimes Court Acquits Two Milosevic AlliesVoice of AmericaPARIS — A United Nations war crimes court has acquitted two key allies of former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic. The men were accused of involvement in murder and other crimes committed by soldiers during the1990s Balkan wars. Jovica Stanisic …UN Court Acquits 2 […]

Family wants probe of FBI shooting of Ibragim Todashev – Los Angeles Times

CBS News Family wants probe of FBI shooting of Ibragim TodashevLos Angeles TimesIbragim Todashev was being interrogated in his Orlando, Fla., home by the FBI and Massachusetts police when he was killed early in the morning of May 22. Now his family and friends want an independent investigation of how Todashev, an acquaintance of …Father […]

At least two tornadoes touch down in Oklahoma – CBS News

CBS News At least two tornadoes touch down in OklahomaCBS NewsUpdated 5:00 p.m. ET. NORMAN, Okla. Meteorologists in Oklahoma have confirmed at least two tornadoes have touched down as a powerful storm system moved through the state. There were no immediate reports of any injuries. 23 Photos …Tornado warnings out for hard-hit Oklahoma, two small […]

Maryland train collides with truck, derails, catches fire – Detroit Free Press

Maryland train collides with truck, derails, catches fireDetroit Free PressROSEDALE, MD. — Officials say the fire at a derailed chemical-carrying CSX train outside Baltimore is under control. Capt. Bruce Schultz of the Baltimore County Office of the Fire Marshal's investigative services announced early Wednesday that the blaze in …Officials: Fire under control at chemical-carrying train […]

Michele Bachmann: I’m quitting my House seat in 2014 – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Michele Bachmann: I'm quitting my House seat in 2014NBCNews.comBy Ian Johnston, Staff Writer, NBC News. Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann, who last year ran for the Republican presidential nomination, announced on Wednesday that she will stand down from her seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. In a video …Ardent conservative Bachmann to not […]

Working moms are now main breadwinners in a record 40 percent of US … – Washington Post

Times of India Working moms are now main breadwinners in a record 40 percent of US …Washington PostWASHINGTON — America's working mothers are now the primary breadwinners in a record 40 percent of households with children — a milestone in the changing face of modern families, up from just 11 percent in 1960. The findings […]

Suspicious vehicle prompts closure of the Brooklyn Bridge – CNN

New York Daily News Suspicious vehicle prompts closure of the Brooklyn BridgeCNN(CNN) — New York's Brooklyn Bridge has been closed to traffic after an unattended, suspicious vehicle was found on the bridge, a New York Police Department spokesman said Monday. The vehicle was found in the right lane of the Manhattan bound side of …Brooklyn […]

On Memorial Day, Obama urges US to remember troops’ sacrifice – Los Angeles Times

New York Daily News On Memorial Day, Obama urges US to remember troops' sacrificeLos Angeles TimesPresident Obama hailed the nation's fallen service members in a Memorial Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, in which he noted that the war in Afghanistan was winding down but not over. "Fewer Americans are making the ultimate […]

Senator McCain met with rebels in Syria: spokesman – Reuters

Montreal Gazette Senator McCain met with rebels in Syria: spokesmanReutersBy Andrea Shalal-Esa. WASHINGTON | Mon May 27, 2013 5:47pm EDT. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Senator John McCain, a former presidential candidate and an outspoken advocate for U.S. military aid to the Syrian opposition, met with some of …McCain sneaks across border, visits Syrian rebelsFox NewsSen. […]