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$1M to Family of NJ Man Killed in NYC Crane Accident - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Tuesday 20 August 2013

New York Daily News$1M to Family of NJ Man Killed in NYC Crane AccidentNBC 10 PhiladelphiaThe crane was set up on the second of three levels on the construction site on Manhattan's West Side. advertisement. Click Here! More than one year after a New Jersey man died in a crane accident in Manhatt... Read more

US bats for severe punishment to leaker Bradley Manning, urges for 60 years jail ... - Pentagon Post

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Pentagon PostUS bats for severe punishment to leaker Bradley Manning, urges for 60 years jail ...Pentagon PostActing tough on Bradley Manning, soldier who leaked a huge collection of classified documents to WikiLeaks, the US government on Tuesday urged a military judge to award him 60 years imprison... Read more

Autopsies on RI woman, son inconclusive - Bellingham Herald

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Autopsies on RI woman, son inconclusiveBellingham HeraldWARWICK, R.I. — The Rhode Island Medical Examiners Office says autopsies on a woman and young boy found dead in a car in Warwick over the weekend showed no signs of trauma or disease. Thirty-nine-year-old Kathleen Frink of Warwick and her ... Read more

Most I-95 north lanes reopen after crash, tractor trailer fire near Baltimore beltway - Washington P...

Tuesday 20 August 2013

NBC4 WashingtonMost I-95 north lanes reopen after crash, tractor trailer fire near Baltimore beltwayWashington PostARBUTUS, Md. — Authorities say most lanes of northbound Interstate 95 near the Baltimore beltway have reopened after a tractor trailer crashed and caught fire, but delays still stretch ... Read more

Doctor Details Boston Marathon Suspect's Injuries - ABC News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Boston GlobeDoctor Details Boston Marathon Suspect's InjuriesABC NewsThe surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect suffered multiple gunshot wounds including one to the face, a skull fracture, and various other injuries when he was captured hiding in a boat in a Watertown backyard, according to ... Read more

Autopsies on RI woman, son inconclusive - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Daily MailAutopsies on RI woman, son inconclusiveSeattle Post IntelligencerWARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Medical Examiners Office says autopsies on a woman and young boy found dead in a car in Warwick over the weekend showed no signs of trauma or disease. Thirty-nine-year-old Kathleen Frink ... Read more

Obamas welcome new puppy named Sunny - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleObamas welcome new puppy named SunnyUSA TODAYThe White House has welcomed a new puppy, a Portuguese water dog named Sunny. sunnybo. Sunny and Bo, the two White House dogs, relax on the White House grounds. (Photo: Pete Souza, the White House) ...Bo Obama gets a playmate! ... Read more

Kidnapper leaves money to Hannah Anderson's grandmother - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Philly.comKidnapper leaves money to Hannah Anderson's grandmotherUSA TODAYSHARE 1275 CONNECT 67 TWEET 168 COMMENTEMAILMORE. SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who died in a shootout with FBI agents after kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and brother named a member of the victims' fami... Read more

Beau Biden temporarily hospitalized - New York Daily News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

New York Daily NewsBeau Biden temporarily hospitalizedNew York Daily NewsJoe Biden's son is undergoing tests in a Texas hospital after experiencing “disorientation and weakness” while on vacation with his family last week, the White House said Monday. Beau Biden was admitted to Northwestern Memo... Read more

NYC wedding witness needed? Photogs say, 'I will' - ABC2 News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Philly.comNYC wedding witness needed? Photogs say, 'I will'ABC2 NewsHundreds of people get married at New York City Hall every day. Some couples forget flowers or rings, but what about the one real necessity -- a witness? That's where Goran Veljic and Braulio Cuenca come in. Between them... Read more

Beau Biden temporarily hospitalized - New York Daily News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

New York Daily NewsBeau Biden temporarily hospitalizedNew York Daily NewsJoe Biden's son is undergoing tests in a Texas hospital after experiencing “disorientation and weakness” while on vacation with his family last week, the White House said Monday. Beau Biden was admitted to Northwestern Memo... Read more

Documents detail Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's injuries - CNN

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Boston GlobeDocuments detail Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's injuriesCNN(CNN) -- Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev suffered multiple and severe gunshot injuries before his capture in April, newly released court documents show. The most serious of the injuries was a gun... Read more

5 things you need to know Tuesday - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

MiamiHerald.com5 things you need to know TuesdayUSA TODAYSHARE 4 CONNECT 32 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Obamas welcome new puppy named Sunny. There's a new set of little footsteps scampering around the White House grounds. The Obamas have welcomed a new puppy into the household, ...Bo Obama gets... Read more

5 things you need to know Tuesday - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

MiamiHerald.com5 things you need to know TuesdayUSA TODAYSHARE 4 CONNECT 32 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Obamas welcome new puppy named Sunny. There's a new set of little footsteps scampering around the White House grounds. The Obamas have welcomed a new puppy into the household, ...Obamas adopt ... Read more

Ga. woman convicted of perjury to be sentenced - Montana Standard

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleGa. woman convicted of perjury to be sentencedMontana Standard2013-08-20T01:58:41Z Ga. woman convicted of perjury to be sentencedThe Associated Press The Associated Press. 1 hour ago. (0) Comments. A woman whose former boss was convicted of fatally shooting her husband outside... Read more

Judge approves force-feeding inmates - Longview News-Journal

Tuesday 20 August 2013

The GuardianJudge approves force-feeding inmatesLongview News-JournalReporters inspect one of the two-tiered cell pods, August 2011, in the Secure Housing Unit at the Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif. Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 4:00 am. Judge approves force-feeding inmates. S... Read more

Judge approves force-feeding inmates - Longview News-Journal

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleJudge approves force-feeding inmatesLongview News-JournalReporters inspect one of the two-tiered cell pods, August 2011, in the Secure Housing Unit at the Pelican Bay State Prison near Crescent City, Calif. Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 4:00 am. Judge approves force-feeding... Read more

Prosecutor asks judge to give Manning 60 years - Longview News-Journal

Tuesday 20 August 2013

MiamiHerald.comProsecutor asks judge to give Manning 60 yearsLongview News-JournalArmy Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted to a security vehicle Friday outside a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., after a hearing in his court martial. A prosecutor said Monday, Manning should spend 60 years in prison becaus... Read more

FBI works to train police on mass killing response - Central Florida News 13

Tuesday 20 August 2013

FBI works to train police on mass killing responseCentral Florida News 13In this Aug. 13, 2013 photo, police officers participate in an active shooter drill move down a hallway in a college classroom building in Salisbury, Md., as part of an FBI program that teaches local law enforcement best practi... Read more

FBI works to train police on mass killing response - Central Florida News 13

Tuesday 20 August 2013

FBI works to train police on mass killing responseCentral Florida News 13In this Aug. 13, 2013 photo, police officers participate in an active shooter drill move down a hallway in a college classroom building in Salisbury, Md., as part of an FBI program that teaches local law enforcement best practi... Read more

Something old, something new, someone borrowed? - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleSomething old, something new, someone borrowed?USA TODAYHundreds of people get married at New York's City Hall every day. But some couples forget to bring an important part of the ceremony, a wedding witness. Meet Braulio Cuenca and Goran Veljic who have witnessed thousand... Read more

Something old, something new, someone borrowed? - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleSomething old, something new, someone borrowed?USA TODAYHundreds of people get married at New York's City Hall every day. But some couples forget to bring an important part of the ceremony, a wedding witness. Meet Braulio Cuenca and Goran Veljic who have witnessed thousand... Read more

Ga. woman convicted of perjury to be sentenced - Albany Times Union

Tuesday 20 August 2013

ABC NewsGa. woman convicted of perjury to be sentencedAlbany Times UnionDECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A woman whose former boss was convicted of fatally shooting her husband outside a suburban Atlanta preschool in 2010 is set to be sentenced after she was convicted of lying to authorities. Jurors on Monday fo... Read more

Judge set to deliberate Manning's sentence after hearing both sides' summations - Washington Post

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Boston GlobeJudge set to deliberate Manning's sentence after hearing both sides' summationsWashington PostFORT MEADE, Md. — A military judge is set to deliberate the sentence of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning for leaking troves of classified information to WikiLeaks. Col. Denise Lind says she'... Read more

Flight diverted to Memphis after passenger tried to open emergency exit - Fox News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

KVUE Flight diverted to Memphis after passenger tried to open emergency exitFox NewsAn AirTran flight from Baltimore to Austin, Texas was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Memphis Monday evening after a passenger attempted to open an emergency exit at the back of the plane while it was in fli... Read more

Flight diverted to Memphis after passenger tried to open emergency exit - Fox News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

KVUE Flight diverted to Memphis after passenger tried to open emergency exitFox NewsAn AirTran flight from Baltimore to Austin, Texas was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Memphis Monday evening after a passenger attempted to open an emergency exit at the back of the plane while it was in fli... Read more

Calls capture final moments of 5 nurses killed in limo fire; mechanical problem ... - Fox News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

NEWS.com.auCalls capture final moments of 5 nurses killed in limo fire; mechanical problem ...Fox NewsREDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Some screamed. Some cried. Some soberly described what they saw. Few could believe it. A limousine sat on a San Francisco Bay Area bridge, engulfed in flames, with people stil... Read more

Calls capture final moments of 5 nurses killed in limo fire; mechanical problem ... - Fox News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

NEWS.com.auCalls capture final moments of 5 nurses killed in limo fire; mechanical problem ...Fox NewsREDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Some screamed. Some cried. Some soberly described what they saw. Few could believe it. A limousine sat on a San Francisco Bay Area bridge, engulfed in flames, with people stil... Read more

'Breaking Bad' viewers call 911 over cable power outage - New York Daily News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

New York Daily News'Breaking Bad' viewers call 911 over cable power outageNew York Daily NewsA contingent of "Breaking Bad" viewers, upset by an ill-timed cable outage during Sunday night's episode, apparently behaved like a pack of meth addicts. After Cablevision customers in ... Read more

Judge rules California inmates can be force-fed - Fox News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

NPRJudge rules California inmates can be force-fedFox NewsSACRAMENTO, Calif. – A federal judge approved a request from California and federal officials on Monday to force-feed inmates if necessary as a statewide prison hunger strike entered its seventh week. Officials say they fear for the welfare o... Read more

Kidnapper leaves money to Hannah Anderson's grandmother - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleKidnapper leaves money to Hannah Anderson's grandmotherUSA TODAYSHARE 854 CONNECT 60 TWEET 135 COMMENTEMAILMORE. SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who died in a shootout with FBI agents after kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and brother named a member of the victi... Read more

Kidnapper leaves money to Hannah Anderson's grandmother - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Philly.comKidnapper leaves money to Hannah Anderson's grandmotherUSA TODAYSHARE 1197 CONNECT 65 TWEET 166 COMMENTEMAILMORE. SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who died in a shootout with FBI agents after kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and brother named a member of the victims' fami... Read more

1 dead, 10 injured in fiery crash on 10 Freeway in Pomona - Los Angeles Times

Tuesday 20 August 2013

abc7.com1 dead, 10 injured in fiery crash on 10 Freeway in PomonaLos Angeles TimesThe 10 Freeway in Pomona was shut down in all directions Monday night after a fiery crash and explosion involving a big rig and several vehicles that left at least one person dead and about 10 others injured. The accid... Read more

Kidnapper leaves money to Hannah Anderson's grandmother - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

MiamiHerald.comKidnapper leaves money to Hannah Anderson's grandmotherUSA TODAYSHARE 681 CONNECT 48 TWEET 117 COMMENTEMAILMORE. SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who died in a shootout with FBI agents after kidnapping a 16-year-old girl and killing her mother and brother named a member of the victims' ... Read more

California Highway Patrol says limo fire that killed 5 was sparked by mechanical ... - Fox News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleCalifornia Highway Patrol says limo fire that killed 5 was sparked by mechanical ...Fox NewsREDWOOD CITY, Calif. – A mechanical problem ignited a limousine fire that killed five nurses trapped in the back, the California Highway Patrol said Monday as it released results of its... Read more

California allowed to force-feed hunger-striking prisoners, judge rules - Christian Science Monitor

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Christian Science MonitorCalifornia allowed to force-feed hunger-striking prisoners, judge rulesChristian Science MonitorCalifornia authorities won court approval on Monday to force-feed some prisoners on a hunger strike after officials voiced concerns that inmates may have been coerced into refusin... Read more

10000-gallon tank explodes at Pa. plant; 1 dead - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Tuesday 20 August 2013

10000-gallon tank explodes at Pa. plant; 1 deadWilkes Barre Times-Leader(AP) A 10,000-gallon fuel oil tank exploded at an industrial park on Monday and went flying across a road, killing a worker who was welding nearby. The tank spilled 7,500 gallons of fuel and flooded a dike encircling the area, b... Read more

Scandal-Weary San Diego Asks a Question: Where's the Mayor? - New York Times

Tuesday 20 August 2013

New York TimesScandal-Weary San Diego Asks a Question: Where's the Mayor?New York TimesSAN DIEGO — In the five weeks since Mayor Bob Filner was first accused of sexual harassment by an aide, San Diego has almost felt like a city held hostage. National Twitter Logo. Connect With Us on Twitter. Fo... Read more

At Sentencing Hearing, Lawyers for Manning Urge Leniency - New York Times (blog)

Tuesday 20 August 2013

Voice of AmericaAt Sentencing Hearing, Lawyers for Manning Urge LeniencyNew York Times (blog)FORT MEADE, Md. — Pfc. Bradley Manning's defense lawyers on Monday made a last-minute personal plea to the military judge hearing his court-martial, asking her to be lenient in sentencing and to allow Pr... Read more

At Ft. Hood court-martial, a rare cross-examination from Hasan - Los Angeles Times

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleAt Ft. Hood court-martial, a rare cross-examination from HasanLos Angeles TimesFT. HOOD, Texas — For much of his court-martial at this central Texas Army base, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan has declined to cross-examine most of the more than 80 witnesses who have described how he unl... Read more

Beau Biden hospitalized in Texas, undergoes tests - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

MiamiHerald.comBeau Biden hospitalized in Texas, undergoes testsUSA TODAYDelaware's attorney general is the son of Vice President Joe Biden. GAN BEAU BIDEN 081913. Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, the son of Vice President Joe Biden, is hospitalized in Texas undergoing tests. He was first h... Read more

Limo fire: Deadly flames sparked by drive shaft; no charges to be filed - San Jose Mercury News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

CTV NewsLimo fire: Deadly flames sparked by drive shaft; no charges to be filedSan Jose Mercury NewsREDWOOD CITY -- A video recording showed nothing wrong with the white stretch limo as it rolled through the San Mateo Bridge toll plaza, with nine friends in the back celebrating a wedding. But within... Read more

Judge bars most motive evidence - Albany Times Union

Tuesday 20 August 2013

ABC NewsJudge bars most motive evidenceAlbany Times UnionFORT HOOD, Texas — A military judge blocked several key pieces of evidence Monday that prosecutors said would explain the mindset of the soldier accused in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, including his belief that he had a "jihad ... Read more

Obamas welcome new puppy named Sunny - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

MiamiHerald.comObamas welcome new puppy named SunnyUSA TODAYThe White House has welcomed a new puppy, a Portuguese water dog named Sunny. sunnybo. Sunny and Bo, the two White House dogs, relax on the White House grounds. (Photo: Pete Souza, the White House) ...New presidential pet: Sunny the do... Read more

10000-gallon tank explodes at Pa. plant; 1 killed - CBS News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco Chronicle10000-gallon tank explodes at Pa. plant; 1 killedCBS NewsUpdated 10:39 PM ET. GREENVILLE, Pa. A 10,000-gallon fuel oil tank has exploded at a western Pennsylvania industrial park and gone flying across a road, killing a worker who was welding nearby. Firefighters say the tank ... Read more

Cause of Limo Fire That Killed 5 Revealed - ABC News

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleCause of Limo Fire That Killed 5 RevealedABC NewsA mechanical problem ignited a limousine fire that killed five nurses trapped in the back, the California Highway Patrol said Monday as it released results of its investigation and 911 calls filled with screams from those inside... Read more

Beau Biden, Delaware AG and son of VP Biden, undergoes tests after feeling ... - Washington Post

Tuesday 20 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleBeau Biden, Delaware AG and son of VP Biden, undergoes tests after feeling ...Washington PostWILMINGTON, Del. — Beau Biden, the Delaware attorney general and the son of Vice President Joe Biden, is undergoing medical testing in Texas after being hospitalized last week for weak... Read more

At Sentencing Hearing, Lawyers For Manning Urge Leniency - New York Times (blog)

Tuesday 20 August 2013

AFPAt Sentencing Hearing, Lawyers For Manning Urge LeniencyNew York Times (blog)FORT MEADE, Md. — Pfc. Bradley Manning's defense lawyers on Monday made a last-minute personal plea to the military judge hearing his court-martial, asking her to be lenient in sentencing and to allow Private Manning... Read more

Weary of Harassment Scandal, San Diego Asks Where's the Mayor - New York Times (blog)

Tuesday 20 August 2013

New York Times (blog)Weary of Harassment Scandal, San Diego Asks Where's the MayorNew York Times (blog)SAN DIEGO — In the five weeks since Mayor Bob Filner was first accused of sexual harassment by an aide, San Diego has almost felt like a city held hostage. Enlarge This Image. Sam Hodgson for T... Read more

Obamas welcome new puppy named Sunny - USA TODAY

Tuesday 20 August 2013

E! OnlineObamas welcome new puppy named SunnyUSA TODAYThe White House has welcomed a new puppy, a Portuguese water dog named Sunny. sunnybo. Sunny and Bo, the two White House dogs, relax on the White House grounds. (Photo: Pete Souza, the White House) ...Obamas welcomes new puppy named Sunny to... Read more

After 8 weeks of trial, Bulger's fate in jurors' hands - Boston Globe

Wednesday 7 August 2013

The GuardianAfter 8 weeks of trial, Bulger's fate in jurors' handsBoston GlobeJurors overloaded with charts of Boston's underworld hierarchy, gruesome crime scene photos, and stacks of FBI informant reports began deliberations Tuesday in the sweeping federal racketeering case against Jam... Read more

Man charged in Venice Beach rampage pleads not guilty - CBS News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleMan charged in Venice Beach rampage pleads not guiltyCBS NewsUpdated 8:05 PM ET. LOS ANGELES A lawyer for a Colorado man charged Tuesday with murder and assault for allegedly driving his car through a weekend throng on the Venice Beach boardwalk said it was an accident that ha... Read more

Dad of missing kids pleads with kidnapping suspect to turn self in - Fox News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleDad of missing kids pleads with kidnapping suspect to turn self inFox NewsSAN DIEGO – The father of two children possibly abducted by a man suspected of killing their mother pleaded Tuesday with his friend to release his daughter and turn himself in. "Jim, I can't fat... Read more

Suspect in Alabama terror plot changes plea to guilty - USA TODAY

Wednesday 7 August 2013

WPMI Local 15 NewsSuspect in Alabama terror plot changes plea to guiltyUSA TODAYSHARE 17 CONNECT 21 TWEET 2 COMMENTEMAILMORE. MOBILE, Alabama (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Alabama say a man has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges. AL.com reports 25-year-old Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair changed hi... Read more

Navy drops plans to repair fire-damaged submarine USS Miami, citing budget ... - Washington Post

Wednesday 7 August 2013

The Virginian-PilotNavy drops plans to repair fire-damaged submarine USS Miami, citing budget ...Washington PostPORTLAND, Maine — The Navy has decided to scrap the submarine USS Miami because of the high cost of repairs after a fire that damaged the vessel at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard last year.... Read more

Fort Hood attack victim's sister has one question for the court - CBS News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

NPRFort Hood attack victim's sister has one question for the courtCBS News(CBS News) FORT HOOD, Texas -- At the court martial for former Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan, the prosecution and defense agreed on at least one thing: Hasan is the man who opened fire at Fort Hood, killing 13 fellow soldi... Read more

High Number of Write-In Votes in Detroit Mayor Race - New York Times

Wednesday 7 August 2013

New York TimesHigh Number of Write-In Votes in Detroit Mayor RaceNew York TimesDETROIT — Sheriff Benny Napoleon of Wayne County won a spot Tuesday on the November ballot for mayor of Detroit, but the name of his opponent remained unconfirmed as officials tallied write-in votes late into the night in... Read more

Suspect in Alabama terror plot changes plea to guilty - USA TODAY

Wednesday 7 August 2013

WPMI Local 15 NewsSuspect in Alabama terror plot changes plea to guiltyUSA TODAYSHARE 1 CONNECT 16 TWEET 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. MOBILE, Alabama (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Alabama say a man has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges. AL.com reports 25-year-old Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair changed his... Read more

Venice boardwalk rampage suspect 'profoundly depressed,' lawyer says - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 7 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleVenice boardwalk rampage suspect 'profoundly depressed,' lawyer saysLos Angeles TimesA 38-year-old Colorado man was charged with murder and other crimes for allegedly driving his car into pedestrians on the Venice boardwalk. His attorney said the man is sad and depress... Read more

Jay Leno gets new addition to car collection - Politico

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Wall Street JournalJay Leno gets new addition to car collectionPoliticoBURBANK, Calif. — Wrapping up his sixth Tonight Show appearance with Jay Leno —and probably his last before the host hands over the reins of the franchise to Jimmy Fallon early next year — President Barack Obama said he'd com... Read more

Nurse says San Diego Mayor Filner demanded a date in exchange for help - Washington Post

Wednesday 7 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleNurse says San Diego Mayor Filner demanded a date in exchange for helpWashington PostSAN DIEGO — A nurse came forward Tuesday to say that embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner demanded a date earlier this year in exchange for fulfilling her request to help get treatment for an ... Read more

Amber Alert jolts cellphones across California - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 7 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleAmber Alert jolts cellphones across CaliforniaLos Angeles TimesOn a narrow road etched through the chaparral east of San Diego, firefighters made a terrible discovery Sunday — a home was on fire and inside was the body of a 44-year-old woman. Missing were the woman's child... Read more

Witnesses tackle man who runs from bank with cash - KFOX El Paso

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Witnesses tackle man who runs from bank with cashKFOX El PasoEVERETT, Wash. (AP) -- An Everett, Wash., police spokesman says people noticed when a man approached a Wells Fargo bank branch with a shirt covering the lower part of his face and paint on the upper part. And the passers-by called police. ... Read more

Powerball lottery jackpot raised to $425 million - Baltimore Sun

Wednesday 7 August 2013

UPI.comPowerball lottery jackpot raised to $425 millionBaltimore SunWednesday's Powerball jackpot was raised to $425 million, Maryland lottery officials said Tuesday, which marks the fourth largest jackpot ever. The jackpot will have a $244.7 million cash option, and is not expected to go up aga... Read more

Bob Filner's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser Is a Marine's Caregiver - New York Magazine

Wednesday 7 August 2013

New York MagazineBob Filner's Latest Sexual Harassment Accuser Is a Marine's CaregiverNew York MagazineThe latest sexual harassment allegation against San Diego Mayor Bob Filner comes from a nurse caring for a disabled Marine veteran who says Filner propositioned her to go out with him in ex... Read more

Jeff Bezos's Tool Kit for the Post - Wall Street Journal

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Wall Street JournalJeff Bezos's Tool Kit for the PostWall Street JournalAs owner of the Washington Post, Jeff Bezos will have an opportunity to transform how the money-losing newspaper generates revenue in an industry desperately in need of a makeover. Although Mr. Bezos bought the paper in a pe... Read more

James (Whitey) Bulger trial: Jury fails to reach verdict on first day of deliberations - New York Da...

Wednesday 7 August 2013

New York Daily NewsJames (Whitey) Bulger trial: Jury fails to reach verdict on first day of deliberationsNew York Daily NewsJurors in James (Whitey) Bulger's racketeering and murder trial were sent home Tuesday after six hours of deliberations failed to produce a verdict. The day opened with the... Read more

Maj. Nidal Hasan Says 'I Am the Shooter' at Ft. Hood Trial - ABC News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

ABC NewsMaj. Nidal Hasan Says 'I Am the Shooter' at Ft. Hood TrialABC NewsA U.S. Army staff sergeant allegedly shot seven times by a comrade, psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan, in a deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, testified today that after being hit in the head and back, he played dea... Read more

Maj. Nidal Hasan Says 'I Am the Shooter' at Ft. Hood Trial - ABC News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

ABC NewsMaj. Nidal Hasan Says 'I Am the Shooter' at Ft. Hood TrialABC NewsA U.S. Army staff sergeant allegedly shot seven times by a comrade, psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan, in a deadly 2009 shooting rampage at Ft. Hood, testified today that after being hit in the head and back, he played dea... Read more

Obama to Leno: 'We don't have a domestic spying program' - USA TODAY

Wednesday 7 August 2013

New York TimesObama to Leno: 'We don't have a domestic spying program'USA TODAYSHARE 330 CONNECT 67 TWEET 57 COMMENTEMAILMORE. When President Obama sits down Tuesday with Tonight show host Jay Leno, he'll be following — and extending — a trail blazed by many a politician. Politicians... Read more

LA City Council calls for boardwalk barriers in Venice - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Wall Street JournalLA City Council calls for boardwalk barriers in VeniceLos Angeles TimesThree days after a car plowed into a crowd on the Venice boardwalk, the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday moved to install temporary traffic barriers to keep cars away from pedestrians along the offbeat beach... Read more

Man suspected of planning to wage jihad in Africa pleads guilty to terrorism ... - Washington Post

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Man suspected of planning to wage jihad in Africa pleads guilty to terrorism ...Washington PostMOBILE, Ala. — Federal prosecutors in Alabama say a man has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges. AL.com (http://bit.ly/1cHGw9P) reports 25-year-old Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair changed his plea to guilt... Read more

Navy drops plans to repair USS Miami sub - Houston Chronicle

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Navy drops plans to repair USS Miami subHouston ChroniclePORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Navy has decided to scrap the USS Miami instead of repairing the nuclear-powered submarine because of budget cuts and growing costs of repairing damage from a fire set by a shipyard worker while the vessel was in dry... Read more

Florida: Exhumations Approved at Shuttered Reform School - New York Times

Wednesday 7 August 2013

NBCNews.comFlorida: Exhumations Approved at Shuttered Reform SchoolNew York TimesGov. Rick Scott and his cabinet on Tuesday voted to allow anthropologists from the University of South Florida to begin exhuming the remains of boys who were buried decades ago at the Dozier School for Boys in Marianna.... Read more

Amber Alert: Father pleads with kidnapper to let his daughter go - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 7 August 2013

E! OnlineAmber Alert: Father pleads with kidnapper to let his daughter goLos Angeles TimesSAN DIEGO -- The father of the children possibly abducted by a neighbor who killed their mother made a televised plea Tuesday for the alleged kidnapper to let them go. Addressing alleged killer James Lee DiMagg... Read more

Navy drops plans to repair USS Miami sub - SunHerald.com

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Navy drops plans to repair USS Miami subSunHerald.comPORTLAND, Maine — The Navy has decided to scrap the USS Miami instead of repairing the nuclear-powered submarine because of budget cuts accompanied by growing costs of repairing damage from a fire set by a civilian worker at Portsmouth Naval ... Read more

Plaintiff drops abuse case against Vatican - USA TODAY

Wednesday 7 August 2013

KPVI News 6Plaintiff drops abuse case against VaticanUSA TODAYA Portland man who claims he was sexually abused by a Catholic priest 50 years ago dropped his case against the Vatican Tuesday. Vatican mass. This photo shows a panoramic view of St. Peter's Square during mass celebrating the end of ... Read more

Driver charged with murder in LA boardwalk rampage - USA TODAY

Wednesday 7 August 2013

ABC NewsDriver charged with murder in LA boardwalk rampageUSA TODAYTransient reportedly has history of homelessness, minor crimes and substance abuse. Alice Gruppioni. A card showing Italian newlyweds Alice Gruppioni and Christian Casadei is part of a makeshift memorial at Venice Beach in Los Angele... Read more

Argentine President Fernandez renews Falklands claims at UN - BBC News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

BBC NewsArgentine President Fernandez renews Falklands claims at UNBBC NewsArgentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has restated her country's demand for sovereignty of the Falkland Islands. Speaking at a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York, Ms Fernandez called on Brita... Read more

Stores with rich Powerball history seen as lucky - WPMI Local 15 News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Stores with rich Powerball history seen as luckyWPMI Local 15 NewsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Lucky ticketholders who win jackpots such as the current $425 million Powerball pot aren't the only ones who score big. The retailers who sell the tickets that win big money share in the customer's goo... Read more

Ft. Hood shooter first considered killing soldiers at Ft. Benning, Ga., report says - Fox News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Philly.comFt. Hood shooter first considered killing soldiers at Ft. Benning, Ga., report saysFox NewsOn the same day he stood up and told a packed Fort Hood court room that the “evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter, ” Major Nidal Hasan, who is acting as his own attorney, exclusively turn... Read more

Lawyer says Boston marathon bombing suspects had befriended anti-US ... - Fox News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Montreal GazetteLawyer says Boston marathon bombing suspects had befriended anti-US ...Fox NewsBOSTON – Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev befriended a brain-damaged anti-U.S. government conspiracy theorist through their mother's health care aide job years before the... Read more

Jeff Bezos's Tool Kit for the Post - Wall Street Journal

Wednesday 7 August 2013

ABC NewsJeff Bezos's Tool Kit for the PostWall Street JournalAs owner of the Washington Post, Jeff Bezos will have an opportunity to transform how the money-losing newspaper generates revenue in an industry desperately in need of a makeover. Although Mr. Bezos bought the paper in a personal capa... Read more

Witnesses tackle man who runs from bank with cash - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Wednesday 7 August 2013

Witnesses tackle man who runs from bank with cashSeattle Post IntelligencerEVERETT, Wash. (AP) — An Everett, Wash., police spokesman says people noticed when a man approached a Wells Fargo bank branch with a shirt covering the lower part of his face and paint on the upper part. And the passers-by ca... Read more

Sydney Leathers, Anthony Weiner's cyber mistress, writes manual on how to ... - New York Daily News

Wednesday 7 August 2013

New York Daily NewsSydney Leathers, Anthony Weiner's cyber mistress, writes manual on how to ...New York Daily NewsSydney Leathers just won't quit. The buxom brunette at the center of the most recent Anthony Weiner sexting scandal continued her run in the limelight Tuesday, penning an obscen... Read more

California issues first cellphone Amber Alert, opt-out available - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 7 August 2013

New York Daily NewsCalifornia issues first cellphone Amber Alert, opt-out availableLos Angeles TimesMonday marked the first time in California that officials notified the public of a statewide Amber Alert through their cellphones, a California Highway Patrol official said. It differed from phone to ... Read more

Driver charged with murder in LA boardwalk rampage - USA TODAY

Tuesday 6 August 2013

New York Daily NewsDriver charged with murder in LA boardwalk rampageUSA TODAYTransient reportedly has history of homelessness, minor crimes and substance abuse. Alice Gruppioni. A card showing Italian newlyweds Alice Gruppioni and Christian Casadei is part of a makeshift memorial along Ocean Front ... Read more

Amber Alert: First statewide alert under new system startles some phone users - San Jose Mercury New...

Tuesday 6 August 2013

ABC NewsAmber Alert: First statewide alert under new system startles some phone usersSan Jose Mercury NewsWhen the news broke Monday evening that a man was suspected of slaying a San Diego woman and was feared to have kidnapped her two children with sights on leaving California, people across the st... Read more

Nurse accuses San Diego mayor of sexual harassment in his office - CNN

Tuesday 6 August 2013

Philly.comNurse accuses San Diego mayor of sexual harassment in his officeCNNLos Angeles (CNN) -- A nurse Tuesday accused San Diego Bob Filner of rubbing her arm in his office and asking for dinner dates in June in exchange for his helping a brain-injured Iraq War veteran. The allegations make her t... Read more

Lottery fever (again): Wednesday's Powerball up to $425 million - USA TODAY

Tuesday 6 August 2013

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthLottery fever (again): Wednesday's Powerball up to $425 millionUSA TODAYOdds are just 1 in 175 million of hitting it big, but millions of tickets expected to be sold heading into Wednesday night's drawing. powerball ticket. A Powerball lottery form is seen on May 18, 2... Read more

Escape artist pulls off locked coffin skydive - USA TODAY

Tuesday 6 August 2013

NEWS.com.auEscape artist pulls off locked coffin skydiveUSA TODAYAnthony Martin, a Wisc. escape artist, freed himself from shackles while skydiving in a coffin Tuesday, a stunt he performed for the first time 25 years ago. Anthony Martin. Escape artist Anthony Martin of Sheboygan, Wis., escapes from... Read more

Defiant Hasan tells Fort Hood trial 'I am the shooter' - Reuters

Tuesday 6 August 2013

Washington PostDefiant Hasan tells Fort Hood trial 'I am the shooter'ReutersBy Lisa Maria Garza. FORT HOOD, Texas | Tue Aug 6, 2013 4:44pm EDT. FORT HOOD, Texas (Reuters) - Nidal Hasan, a former U.S. army psychiatrist accused of murdering 13 fellow soldiers and wounding dozens more in a shoo... Read more

Doctor sentenced to 6 months in jail, probation in death of malnourished ... - Fox News

Tuesday 6 August 2013

Doctor sentenced to 6 months in jail, probation in death of malnourished ...Fox NewsDAYTON, Ohio – The doctor of a 14-year-old Ohio girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died has been sentenced to six months in jail and a year's probation on three counts of failing to report... Read more

Mandatory evacuation announced for Waynesville, Mo. residents - KSDK

Tuesday 6 August 2013

MiamiHerald.comMandatory evacuation announced for Waynesville, Mo. residentsKSDKWAYNESVILLE, Mo. (KSDK) - Pulaski County officials held a news conference Tuesday afternoon to announce a mandatory evacuation order for areas affected by Tuesday morning's flash flooding. Authorities will go door-to... Read more

Filner demanded a date in exchange for helping an injured vet, says nurse - MSNBC

Tuesday 6 August 2013

PoliticoFilner demanded a date in exchange for helping an injured vet, says nurseMSNBCMichelle Tyler looks on as attorney Gloria Allred speaks during a news conference Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, in San Diego. Tyler, a nurse, said Tuesday she was the victim of allegedly inappropriate sexual behavior by S... Read more

NTSB: Capt. took command seconds before NY landing accident - CBS News

Tuesday 6 August 2013

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthNTSB: Capt. took command seconds before NY landing accidentCBS NewsUpdated 6:07 PM ET. NEW YORK The captain of a Southwest Airlines plane that landed on a collapsing nose gear at LaGuardia Airport took control from the first officer just 400 feet from the ground, the National ... Read more

Holy See's lawyer: Dismissed lawsuit in US "never should have been filed" - Vatican Radio

Tuesday 6 August 2013

KPVI News 6Holy See's lawyer: Dismissed lawsuit in US "never should have been filed"Vatican Radio(Vatican Radio) The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit dismissed the Plaintiff's appeal in the Oregon federal case of John V. Doe v Holy See on Monday, bringing to an ... Read more

Plane crazy: Escape artist to make coffin skydive from 14500 feet - Fox News

Tuesday 6 August 2013

New York Daily NewsPlane crazy: Escape artist to make coffin skydive from 14500 feetFox NewsImagine the terror of being handcuffed, chained and locked inside a wooden casket that is subsequently dragged out of an airplane at 14,500 feet. That's the scenario Anthony Martin faces later Tuesday whe... Read more

Plane crazy: Escape artist to make coffin skydive from 14500 feet - Fox News

Tuesday 6 August 2013

NEWS.com.auPlane crazy: Escape artist to make coffin skydive from 14500 feetFox NewsImagine the terror of being handcuffed, chained and locked inside a wooden casket that is subsequently dragged out of an airplane at 14,500 feet. That's the scenario Anthony Martin faces later Tuesday when he tak... Read more

At least 3 killed in shooting at Pennsylvania municipal building - Fox News

Tuesday 6 August 2013

ABC NewsAt least 3 killed in shooting at Pennsylvania municipal buildingFox NewsAt least three people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Pennsylvania municipal building during a meeting, before he was tackled by a local official and shot with his own gun, a witness said. The shooting, which ... Read more

Victim's mother warned FBI about an impending murder - CNN

Thursday 1 August 2013

MiamiHerald.comVictim's mother warned FBI about an impending murderCNNBoston (CNN) -- With only a half-dozen witnesses to go, lawyers for James "Whitey" Bulger have still not confirmed whether the reputed mob boss will take the stand on his own behalf. The delay has frustrated prosecut... Read more

Administration declassifies more NSA surveillance documents - CBS News

Thursday 1 August 2013

The GuardianAdministration declassifies more NSA surveillance documentsCBS NewsAhead of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper declassified and released a trio of documents that outline the limits, oversight, and utility of a government sur... Read more

Fed Gender Embarrassment Raises Pressure to Name Yellen - Bloomberg

Thursday 1 August 2013

NPRFed Gender Embarrassment Raises Pressure to Name YellenBloombergWim Duisenberg, then chief of the Dutch central bank, identified Susan Phillips by her gender at a dinner with top international policy makers in Basel, Switzerland -- much to her surprise. “He stood up to greet everybody and he said... Read more

RI gay marriage law takes effect - Boston.com

Thursday 1 August 2013

MiamiHerald.comRI gay marriage law takes effectBoston.comPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Raymond Beausejour and his partner expect to be waiting outside North Providence Town Hall when it opens to be among the first to obtain a marriage license on the first day they're offered to same-sex couples in Rho... Read more

Iraq war logs in Manning case 'hit us in the face': US officer - Reuters

Thursday 1 August 2013

The NationIraq war logs in Manning case 'hit us in the face': US officerReutersBy Tom Ramstack. FORT MEADE, Maryland | Thu Aug 1, 2013 3:52am EDT. FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - The U.S. Army was overwhelmed when WikiLeaks published more than 700,000 secret diplomatic and war documents han... Read more

Anthony Weiner's spokeswoman trashes intern Olivia Nuzzi in profanity-laced rant - New York Daily Ne...

Thursday 1 August 2013

TPMAnthony Weiner's spokeswoman trashes intern Olivia Nuzzi in profanity-laced rantNew York Daily NewsAnthony Weiner's communications director trashed a former campaign intern Tuesday in a shocking, profane rant published by a news blog. Barbara Morgan said Tuesday night that she thought she... Read more

Child custody rights for rapists? Most states have them - CNN International

Thursday 1 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleChild custody rights for rapists? Most states have themCNN International(CNN) -- When an Ohio judge denied a request for Cleveland kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro to visit the 6-year-old girl he fathered with one of the women he kidnapped and raped, the reason seemed pretty cl... Read more

Op-Ed: Justice for Trayvon Martin: Fight the Zimmerman Mindset - Rainbow Times

Thursday 1 August 2013

Christian Science MonitorOp-Ed: Justice for Trayvon Martin: Fight the Zimmerman MindsetRainbow TimesOnly in a country as racist as the United States could a grown adult racially profile, hunt down, and murder an unarmed black 17 year old boy—and get away with it. George Zimmerman's trial reveale... Read more

Bulger defense to continue calling witnesses - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Thursday 1 August 2013

ABC NewsBulger defense to continue calling witnessesSeattle Post IntelligencerBOSTON (AP) — James "Whitey" Bulger's defense team is expected to call more former FBI officials to testify, as the question of whether the reputed gangster will take the stand himself remains hanging. Prosec... Read more

Nuptials at midnight as same-sex marriage hits Minn. - CBS News

Thursday 1 August 2013

ABC NewsNuptials at midnight as same-sex marriage hits Minn.CBS NewsUpdated 1:45 a.m. ET Aug. 1, 2013. MINNEAPOLIS Dozens of gay couples began tying the knot early Thursday morning at Minneapolis City Hall, as Minnesota became the latest state to legalize same-sex marriage. The law allowed weddings ... Read more

Documents Shed New Light on NSA Data Gathering - Wall Street Journal

Thursday 1 August 2013

Philly.comDocuments Shed New Light on NSA Data GatheringWall Street JournalNewly declassified documents revealed details about past problems with programs to collect the vast majority of Americans' phone records and data on Internet transactions. Siobhan Gorman reports. WASHINGTON—The Obama admi... Read more

Music Review: Justin Bieber not in pop star form at Prudential Center concert ... - Minneapolis Star...

Thursday 1 August 2013

Toronto StarMusic Review: Justin Bieber not in pop star form at Prudential Center concert ...Minneapolis Star TribuneNEWARK, N.J. — For all the negative publicity that's surrounded Justin Bieber in recent months — the alleged drinking, smoking, spitting, fighting with a paparazzo and more — he e... Read more

Phoenix-area bus drivers vote to strike - Fox News

Thursday 1 August 2013

AZFamilyPhoenix-area bus drivers vote to strikeFox NewsSeveral Phoenix-area cities will be forced to go without bus service beginning at midnight Thursday after hundreds of drivers rejected a contract proposal. Leaders of the Amalgated Transit Union Local 1433 told MyFoxPhoenix.com that 95 percent o... Read more

Kidnapped Ohio women kept diaries, prosecutors say - Fox News

Thursday 1 August 2013

MiamiHerald.comKidnapped Ohio women kept diaries, prosecutors sayFox NewsCLEVELAND – Three women held captive in a run-down home for a decade kept diaries documenting the horrific physical and sexual abuse they suffered on a daily basis, prosecutors said Wednesday. The women's kidnapper, Ariel C... Read more

NSA chief Alexander defends PRISM, deflects hecklers - USA TODAY

Thursday 1 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleNSA chief Alexander defends PRISM, deflects hecklersUSA TODAYSHARE 128 CONNECT 34 TWEET 15 COMMENTEMAILMORE. LAS VEGAS – Hecklers at the Black Hat security conference didn't stop the head of the National Security Agency from staunchly defending the nation's controversi... Read more

Gay couples to hold midnight weddings as two states legalize marriage - Reuters

Thursday 1 August 2013

NPRGay couples to hold midnight weddings as two states legalize marriageReutersBy Todd Melby. MINNEAPOLIS | Thu Aug 1, 2013 12:27am EDT. MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Margaret Miles and Cathy ten Broeke will be the first of 42 gay couples married by Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak when Minnesota becomes one ... Read more

Anthony Weiner stands by spokeswoman who went on rant calling ex-intern a 'f ... - New York Post

Thursday 1 August 2013

New York PostAnthony Weiner stands by spokeswoman who went on rant calling ex-intern a 'f ...New York PostAnthony Weiner's foulmouthed flack Tweeted a mea culpa today — posting a photo of 'swear jar” crammed with $100 bills and a Visa credit card after she blasted a former campaign inter... Read more

Armed Zimmerman stopped for speeding in Texas - USA TODAY

Thursday 1 August 2013

New York Daily NewsArmed Zimmerman stopped for speeding in TexasUSA TODAYOfficer lets him off with a warning. Zimmerman said he was going 'nowhere in particular.' SHARE 3681 CONNECT 107 TWEET 195 COMMENTEMAILMORE. George Zimmerman was stopped for speeding over the weekend in North Texas, and... Read more

Prosecutor: Kidnapped Ohio women kept diaries - CBS News

Thursday 1 August 2013

Telegraph.co.ukProsecutor: Kidnapped Ohio women kept diariesCBS NewsUpdated 11:00 PM ET. CLEVELAND Three women held captive in a run-down home for a decade kept diaries documenting the physical and sexual abuse they suffered on a daily basis, prosecutors said Wednesday. The women's kidnapper, Ar... Read more

Pennsylvania police chief suspended after video profanities - Fox News

Thursday 1 August 2013

Philly.comPennsylvania police chief suspended after video profanitiesFox NewsA small-town police chief who appears in online videos using profanity and shooting automatic weapons has been suspended for 30 days without pay. The borough council of Gilberton voted 5-1 at a meeting Wednesday night to su... Read more

Soldiers injured in lightning strike - 13WHAM-TV

Thursday 1 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleSoldiers injured in lightning strike13WHAM-TVFORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Twelve soldiers are hospitalized in Colorado after being injured in a lightning strike at Fort Carson. One soldier is in critical condition. The rest are in stable condition. Officials at the Army post near... Read more

Bulger Takes on FBI - Daily Beast

Thursday 1 August 2013

Daily BeastBulger Takes on FBIDaily BeastOn Monday Whitey Bulger's defense launched with its first witness, former FBI agent Robert Fitzpatrick, who spoke about how the entire justice system was complicit in protecting Bulger. T.J. English reports on why the prosecutor is desperate to hide the t... Read more

O.J. Simpson Granted Parole, But Must Remain In Prison - RTT News

Thursday 1 August 2013

ABC NewsO.J. Simpson Granted Parole, But Must Remain In PrisonRTT NewsO.J. Simpson was granted parole on Wednesday on some charges related his part in robbing two sports memorabilia dealers at a hotel in Las Vegas back in 2007 - but due to other charges against him, he will need to remain in prison ... Read more

Bulger trial: Will the defendant take the stand? - Christian Science Monitor

Thursday 1 August 2013

Christian Science MonitorBulger trial: Will the defendant take the stand?Christian Science MonitorA retired FBI agent told jurors in James "Whitey" Bulger's racketeering trial that the mother of one of the defendant's alleged victims suspected his longtime partner in crime, not Bul... Read more

In Sentencing, US Tries to Prove Harm by Manning - New York Times

Thursday 1 August 2013

Telegraph.co.ukIn Sentencing, US Tries to Prove Harm by ManningNew York TimesFORT MEADE, Md. — As the sentencing phase began Wednesday in the court-martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the government tried to demonstrate how his disclosure of hundreds of thousands of military and diplomatic documents to... Read more

As gay marriage comes to Minn., midnight weddings abound; Rhode Island ... - Washington Post

Thursday 1 August 2013

NPRAs gay marriage comes to Minn., midnight weddings abound; Rhode Island ...Washington PostMINNEAPOLIS — Dozens of Minnesota gay couples made last-minute preparations Wednesday for midnight marriages, determined to exchange vows at the earliest possible moment under a new state law legalizing same-... Read more

There's Hope For Manning Yet - Daily Beast

Thursday 1 August 2013

Daily BeastThere's Hope For Manning YetDaily BeastBradley Manning awaits sentencing after military judge finds him guilty on 20 counts. Could there be hope for Manning on appeal? Alexa O'Brien reports. Like · Tweet. The dramatic trial of Bradley Manning culminated Tuesday with a bruta... Read more

NSA Chief Alexander Goes Among the Hackers to Defend Snooping - Wall Street Journal

Thursday 1 August 2013

Wall Street JournalNSA Chief Alexander Goes Among the Hackers to Defend SnoopingWall Street JournalGen. Keith Alexander, the head of the National Security Agency, addresses the Black Hat hacker conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday. LAS VEGAS—National Security Agency Director Gen. Keith Alexander def... Read more

Texas executes former financial analyst for pair of road-rage killings - New York Daily News

Thursday 1 August 2013

New York Daily NewsTexas executes former financial analyst for pair of road-rage killingsNew York Daily NewsA former financial analyst convicted of killing two in a north Texas road-rage rampage 15 years ago was executed on Wednesday — and his time on death row did little subdue his venomous hate. A... Read more

Obama discusses Zimmerman verdict response with House Democrats - Politico

Thursday 1 August 2013

PoliticoObama discusses Zimmerman verdict response with House DemocratsPoliticoPresident Barack Obama told House Democrats Wednesday that his administration was looking at measures to help at-risk children, particularly minority youth — a move that comes in light of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin... Read more

Pa. police chief suspended after video furor - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Thursday 1 August 2013

WFMZ AllentownPa. police chief suspended after video furorSeattle Post IntelligencerGILBERTON, Pa. (AP) — The police chief of a small eastern Pennsylvania town has been suspended for 30 days without pay following a furor over online videos featuring profanity-laced tirades punctuated by his firing o... Read more

Middlesex deputy sheriff, prisoner shot in struggle for gun at Massachusetts Eye ... - Boston.com

Thursday 1 August 2013

NBCNews.comMiddlesex deputy sheriff, prisoner shot in struggle for gun at Massachusetts Eye ...Boston.comBy Colin A. Young, Javier Panzar, Maria Cramer and Martin Finucane, Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff. Mobile users unable to see the video, click here. A prisoner being guarded by two Middlese... Read more

Road-rage killer of 2 executed in Texas - USA TODAY

Thursday 1 August 2013

New York Daily NewsRoad-rage killer of 2 executed in TexasUSA TODAYA Texas inmate was executed Wednesday for a double homicide he committed 15 years ago. Douglas Feldman. This is a photo taken by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice of Douglas Feldman, who was executed Wednesday in Texas. (Photo... Read more

NSA chief defends surveillance programs at hacking conference - Reuters

Thursday 1 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleNSA chief defends surveillance programs at hacking conferenceReutersBy Joseph Menn. LAS VEGAS | Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:21pm EDT. LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander jousted with a few hecklers as he defended the U.S. spy agency's surveillanc... Read more

Prosecutor: Kidnapped Ohio women kept diaries - CBS News

Thursday 1 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleProsecutor: Kidnapped Ohio women kept diariesCBS NewsUpdated 9:04 PM ET. CLEVELAND Three women held captive in a run-down home for a decade kept diaries documenting the physical and sexual abuse they suffered on a daily basis, prosecutors said Wednesday. The women's kidnap... Read more

12 soldiers hurt in Colorado lightning strike - CNN

Thursday 1 August 2013

San Francisco Chronicle12 soldiers hurt in Colorado lightning strikeCNN(CNN) -- A lightning strike from a fast-moving storm in Colorado injured 12 soldiers on Wednesday. One is in critical condition, and the other 11 are in stable condition, Fort Carson said in a statement. The soldiers had been tra... Read more

Weighing Choice for Fed, Obama Offers His Party a Defense of Summers - New York Times

Thursday 1 August 2013

New York TimesWeighing Choice for Fed, Obama Offers His Party a Defense of SummersNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Facing dissent from Congressional Democrats, President Obama on Wednesday offered a strong defense of his potential choice of Lawrence H. Summers to head the Federal Reserve, though he said n... Read more

ATF nominee narrowly wins Senate confirmation - USA TODAY

Thursday 1 August 2013

Daily BeastATF nominee narrowly wins Senate confirmationUSA TODAYSenate confirms ATF director for first time in seven years in close vote. B. Todd Jones, Obama's nomination for the new head of the ATF, was narrowly approved the the Senate Wednesday. (Photo: Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo) ...US ... Read more

Secret documents on NSA surveillance released: Is there anything new? (+video) - Christian Science M...

Thursday 1 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleSecret documents on NSA surveillance released: Is there anything new? (+video)Christian Science MonitorThe Obama administration on Wednesday released previously secret reports and a court order that together broadly describe the legal basis for requiring US phone companies to ... Read more

Armed Zimmerman stopped for speeding in Texas - USA TODAY

Thursday 1 August 2013

San Francisco ChronicleArmed Zimmerman stopped for speeding in TexasUSA TODAYOfficer lets him off with a warning. Zimmerman said he was going 'nowhere in particular.' SHARE 2305 CONNECT 77 TWEET 129 COMMENTEMAILMORE. George Zimmerman was stopped for speeding over the weekend in North Texas, ... Read more

Loner Sought a Refuge, and Ended Up in War - New York Times

Thursday 1 August 2013

New York TimesLoner Sought a Refuge, and Ended Up in WarNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Feeling outcast and alone in Iraq, Bradley Manning, then a 22-year-old Army private, turned to the Internet for solace in early 2010, wanting to share with the world what he saw as the unconscionable horrors of war, a... Read more

Bulger Takes on FBI - Daily Beast

Thursday 1 August 2013

Daily BeastBulger Takes on FBIDaily BeastOn Monday Whitey Bulger's defense launched with its first witness, former FBI agent Robert Fitzpatrick, who spoke about how the entire justice system was complicit in protecting Bulger. T.J. English reports on why the prosecutor is desperate to hide the t... Read more