Monthly Archives: September 2013

Judge in Knox retrial allows new DNA test on presumed murder weapons – The Globe and Mail

The Guardian Judge in Knox retrial allows new DNA test on presumed murder weaponsThe Globe and MailA court hearing Amanda Knox's second appeals trial on Monday accepted a request to run additional DNA tests on the presumed weapon in the murder of Meredith Kercher, but rejected most other defence requests for new testimony or evidence. […]

Obama: Shutdown will ‘throw wrench’ into economy – Boston.com

Washington Post Obama: Shutdown will 'throw wrench' into economyBoston.comWASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ramping up pressure on Republicans to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown. He says a shutdown would hurt the economy and hundreds of thousands of government workers. He says it would …House weighs new ObamaCare delay, Obama hopes for '11th-hour' solutionFox NewsObama […]

Obamacare push accelerates as government shutdown nears – Reuters

Washington Post Obamacare push accelerates as government shutdown nearsReutersBy David Morgan and Sharon Begley. Mon Sep 30, 2013 5:29pm EDT. (Reuters) – The Obama administration accelerated its push to persuade individual Americans to sign up for the most extensive overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system in 50 years, even as …Obamacare wins at least one small-business […]

House Republicans vote to delay healthcare law for one year – Chicago Tribune

ABC News House Republicans vote to delay healthcare law for one yearChicago TribuneDefying threats from Senate Democrats to reject all attempts to curtail President Obama's healthcare law, the Republican-led House on Saturday amended a government-spending bill to delay the law for a year, increasing the likelihood of a government …Reid: Senate will 'reject' House CR planPoliticoUS […]

Radio problems cited in deaths of 19 Arizona firefighters – Fox News

ABC News Radio problems cited in deaths of 19 Arizona firefightersFox NewsAn investigative report into the deaths of 19 firefighters killed in June while battling a blaze in Arizona has found that problems with radio communication played a key role in the tragedy. In a cruel twist, the report says at the moment the firefighters […]

Restoration of ties need more than Obama phone call: Iran – The Hindu

BBC News Restoration of ties need more than Obama phone call: IranThe HinduIran sought on Sunday to calm hard-line worries over groundbreaking exchanges with Washington, saying a single phone conversation between the American and Iran Presidents is not a sign that relations with will be quickly restored. The comments by …RPT-Iran is biggest test for Obama's […]

NJ judge: State must allow gays to marry – USA TODAY

Wall Street Journal NJ judge: State must allow gays to marryUSA TODAYNew Jersey judge says not allowing gay couples to marry violates state constitution. Gay Marriage N.J.. Advocates for gay marriage in New Jersey gather outside the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. A judge could order New Jersey to recognize gay marriages after …Same-sex marriages must be […]

World chemical weapons watchdog approves Syria disarmament plan – Times of India

Times of India World chemical weapons watchdog approves Syria disarmament planTimes of IndiaTHE HAGUE, Netherlands: The world's chemical watchdog on Saturday adopted a plan to dismantle Syria's chemical arsenal, shortly before the the UN Security Council votes on a resolution including the blueprint. "The decision is adopted and it is effective …UN Security Council resolves to […]

Obama chides Republicans as shutdown looms – Washington Post

New Yorker Obama chides Republicans as shutdown loomsWashington PostWith Washington barreling toward a government shutdown, a deadlocked Congress entered the final weekend of the fiscal year with no clear ideas of how to avoid furloughs for more than 800,000 federal workers. Millions more could be left without paychecks …Hill prediction: Headed for shutdownPoliticoHouse Republicans remain divided […]

Remains found on Costa Concordia – CNN

Telegraph.co.uk Remains found on Costa ConcordiaCNN(CNN) — Human remains have been found on the wrecked Costa Concordia, possibly answering what happened to the last two missing passengers of the cruise liner that ran aground off Italy's Giglio Island in 2012, a spokesman for the head of Italy's civil …Costa Concordia: Remains found near wreckBBC NewsCosta Concordia: […]