Despite mounting fury from the Syrian rebels, who are seeking assistance for their efforts to overthrow the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, the White House has refused all requests for heavy weapons and intelligence support.
Syrian lobby groups in Washington, who only a few weeks ago were expressing hope that the Obama administration might give a green light to the supply of anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles, said they had now been forced [...]
New Haven, CT - In 1893, a massive financial panic sent demand for the Pullman Palace Car Company into a downward spiral. The luxury rail car company reacted by slashing workers’ wages and increasing their work load. After negotiations with ownership broke down the following year, the American Railway Union, in solidarity with Pullman factory workers, launched a boycott that eventually shut down railroads across the US. It was a full-scale [...]
Trey Eric Sesler was arrested after a daylong manhunt
Was obsessed with Japanese anime and made amateur movies online
A motive has not yet been established
Sesler posted a video earlier this year claiming he had just been diagnosed with pneumothorax
A 22-year-old who allegedly gunned down his parents and his brother at their home was captured by police yesterday after a day-long manhunt.
Trey Eric Sesler, an online animation enthusiast and critic from Texas, [...]
The CRS has always been renowned for employing particularly tough officers Photo: REUTERS
By Peter Allen in Paris 2:27PM BST 21 Apr 2011
France’s riot police have complained about being “treated like children” following a new ban on drinking alcohol while on duty.
The CRS (Republican Security Companies), which made its name quelling student demonstrators during nationwide disturbances in 1968, has always enjoyed a glass of beer [...]