A Chechen man who was fatally shot by an FBI agent last week during an interview about one of the Boston bombing suspects was unarmed, law enforcement officials said Wednesday.
An air of mystery has surrounded the FBI shooting of Ibragim Todashev, 27, since it occurred in Todashev’s apartment early on the morning of May 22. The FBI said in a news release that day that Todashev, a former Boston resident who [...]
ANAHEIM, Calif. (KTLA) — A Disneyland employee was arrested in connection with a small dry ice explosion in the theme park’s Toontown area, Anaheim police said on Wednesday.
The employee was identified as Christian Barnes, 22, of Long Beach an outdoor vending cast member.
He was arrested late Tuesday and booked on suspicion of possessing a destructive device, according to a news release the Anaheim Police Department. His bail was set at [...]
Metro-North Trains Involved In ‘Major Derailment’ In Conn., Dozens Of Injuries
Gov. Malloy Says At Least 60 Injured, But None Are Life-Threatening
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (CBSNewYork) — Two Metro-North trains collided just east of the Fairfield Metro Station, authorities announced Friday evening.
“This is a very serious incident,” Gov. Dannel Malloy said during a briefing on Friday night.
According to Metro-North, an eastbound train, the 4:41 p.m. out of New Haven, derailed and collided with a westbound [...]
Adhering to a western style diet lowers a person’s chances of achieving older age in good health and with higher functionality, according to a news release.
The latest study, published in The American Journal of Medicine, states that a western style diet, which includes fried and sweet food, processed and red meat, high fat dairy products and refined grains leads to a greater risk of premature death.
“The impact of diet on specific [...]
April 14, 2013
The US military says guards have clashed with prisoners at Guantanamo as officers were moving detainees from communal to single cells in attempt to end a hunger strike that started in February.
The detainees used self-made weapons to resist the transfer, thus forcing guards to fire, the US military said in a statement.
“Some detainees resisted with improvised weapons, and in response, four less-than-lethal rounds were fired,” Navy Captain Robert [...]
from The Daily Bell:
News Release – People’s Bank of China swap line … Governor Zhou Xiaochuan met Governor Mervyn King today during Governor King’s visit to Beijing. They agreed to facilitate discussions on the establishment of a reciprocal 3-year, renminbi (RMB)/sterling currency swap arrangement. The arrangement would be used to finance trade and direct investment between the two countries and to support domestic financial stability should market conditions warrant. They have agreed that the Bank of [...]
Newtown Connecticut School Shooting_ Police Walked A Man In Camo Pants And Dark Jacket Out Of Woods – YouTube
In this psyop official news release, they describe the shooter as wearing camoflouge pants, at :55.
Sandy Hook massacre: New Details, but few answers Semi-assault RÄ°FLE! – YouTube
Obviously, they were told to describe Adam Lanza as wearing camoflouge pants. The man the witnesses saw taken into custody, was not Adam Lanza.
ORDER signed by Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on 12/14/12… U.S. District Court, Eastern California District, Sacramento…
…If the parties wish to proceed with their request for a temporary restraining order, they are hereby ordered to file the documents listed in this order by 12/21/12…
(Interesting deadline: Dec. 21, 2012)
News Release from the Law Offices of Dr. Orly Taitz:
Plaintiff in Grinols et al v Electoral College et al were given 1 week to submit all [...]
Missouri state Rep. Jeff Roorda, D-Barnhart, wants to stop Black Friday’s blitz on Thanksgiving, so he has proposed legislation that would bar most retail stores from opening on the holiday.
“Thanksgiving should be about families, not profit and greed. It’s Thanksgiving Day, not Black Friday Eve,” Roorda said in a news release.
(Excerpt) Read more at stltoday.com …
A company that creates medical-marijuana dispensing machines says its stock is getting way too high.
Medbox (OTN:MDBX) shares surged 3,000% this week — from roughly $4 Monday to $215 Thursday — before falling to $100 after executives sought to dampen investor enthusiasm.
In a news release today, the company said that the stock’s rocket launch, which sent its market cap skyrocketing from $45 million at the start of the week [...]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal officials have approved a joint plan from BP and Transocean to identify the source of a sheen in the Gulf Of Mexico associated with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill….
The Obama administration is weighing the release of blind Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman — the spiritual adviser to the 1993 World Trade Center bombers — in a stunning goodwill gesture toward Egypt that has touched off a political firestorm, officials said yesterday.
Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/international/eyes_blind_sheik_release_0MFMrnamOFxtIJKJLpTQNL#ixzz271E564R5
[Updated 2:13 p.m. ET Tuesday] In what appears to be the first reported case of looting associated with Isaac, the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office says it has issued a summons for a Slidell, Louisiana, area man and is looking for two others, The Times-Picayune reports.
The men are sought in connection with the looting of several boats that were docked in Slidell on Monday night, the paper reported.
“If someone loots [...]
President Obama’s administration doesn’t see the need for defense contractors to warn employees about possible layoffs from across-the-board budget cuts, but in 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama railed against employers for failing to notify workers who were in danger of losing their jobs.
“The least employers can do when they’re anticipating layoffs is to let workers know they’re going to be out of a job and a paycheck with enough time to plan for [...]
Obama Administration ‘Doesn’t Want All These Pink Slips Going Out 5 Days Before Election’
Obama’s Labor Department on Monday issued “guidance” to the states, telling them that a federal law requiring advance notice of mass layoffs does not apply to the layoffs that may occur in January as a result of automatic budget cuts known as “sequestration.”
Inhofe, appearing on Fox & Friends Tuesday morning, said President Obama, through his Labor Department, “is [...]
A Kauai District judge found an attorney guilty Thursday of licking his client’s ear at his Lihue office.
Lawrence McCreery, 64, was convicted of harassment by per-diem District Judge Frank Rothschild.
On July 26, 2011, McCreery was discussing a 21-year-old woman’s child custody case when he touched her arm, said a news release from the Kauai prosecutor’s office, and McCreery made a strange sound, hugged her tightly and licked the back of [...]
BOONE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) — A man is wanted in connection with the theft of more than 1,000 feet of stolen power utility wire taken from an area hit hard by recent storms, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
Robert Graham Powers, 22, of Seth, W.Va., is charged with damage or destruction of public utility company property and grand larceny.
Sheriff’s deputies recovered the utility wire on [...]
THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — JUNE 2012
Nonfarm payroll employment continued to edge up in June (+80,000), and the
unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor
Statistics reported today. Professional and business services added jobs,
and employment in other major industries changed little over the month.
Household Survey Data
The number of unemployed persons (12.7 million) was essentially unchanged
in June, and the unemployment rate held at 8.2 percent. (See table A-1.)
Among the [...]
The House Rules Committee will convene in an emergency meeting on Monday to consider a measure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, according to a news release.
Last week, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s office said the vote to repeal the health care law would be set for July 11.
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D., Ill.) is undergoing inpatient treatment for “physical and emotional ailments” that are more serious than previously thought, his office said in a news release Thursday.
The congressman’s office had said on June 25 that the 47-year-old son of civil rights leader the Rev. Jesse Jackson had begun a leave of absence on June 10, citing exhaustion and providing no timeline for his return.
“Congressman Jackson’s medical condition is more [...]
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced it is spending $70 million to improve the way its grant recipients spend billions in taxpayer cash.
Most of the $70 million will go to consulting companies that provide “technical assistance” to HUD-funded communities and non-profit organizations. …
The extra $70-million — provided through HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development — will help communities and non-profits “ensure that scarce federal dollars [...]
First, the good news for the Obama campaign … they improved on a relatively poor showing in April’s fundraising numbers. Earlier today, Team O and the DNC announced that they had jointly raised $60 million in May, up from the previous month’s $43.6 million:
President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party have raised a combined $60 million in May for his re-election effort.
The totals helped the president exceed his fundraising haul in [...]
Child Protective Services removed Julian and Sergio Celis and placed them with their mother
Six-year-old Isabel vanished from home on April 21
Probe into disappearance has cost more than $1million
Child Protective Services removed the two older brothers of missing six-year-old Tuscon girl Isabel Celis from the care of their father Sergio on Friday after a consultation with police.
Julian and Sergio, aged 10 and 14 respectively, are now in the exclusive custody of [...]
Marco Rubio insists he’s not angling to be Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s running mate, but his schedule this week might indicate otherwise.
After stumping with Romney on Monday, the Florida senator will now “deliver a major speech on the future of U.S. foreign policy at an event hosted by The Brookings Institution” on Wednesday, according to a news release from his office.
“Rubio’s remarks will focus on whether U.S. global leadership is [...]
Excerpt and Link from the BLS site… Nothing is ever as its presented by the media, see the last sentence in the excerpt…, then go to the link.
“The civilian labor force participation rate (63.8 percent) and the employment-population ratio (58.5%) were little changed in March. (See table A-1.)
The number of persons employed part time for economic reasons (sometimes referred to as
involuntary part-time workers) fell from 8.1 to 7.7 million over [...]
April 6, 2012
Jefferson Parish has received a $559,000 grant to replace contents at playgrounds that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina , according to a news release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency . A total of eight playgrounds will benefit from the grant.
Playground in Metairie, host to a baseball tournament game in 2011, is one of eight in the parish that will benefit from a $559,000 grant from FEMA to repair Hurricane Katrina [...]
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March 6, 2012
Looking like a four-legged “Star Wars” creature, the Pentagon’s “Cheetah” robot can gallop up to 18 mph, a land speed record for legged robots.
The robot is the product of the Defense Department’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
“The robot’s movements are patterned after those of fast-running animals in nature,” stated a news release on DARPA’s website . “The robot increases its stride and running speed by [...]
PHOTO SPECIAL TO THE T&DAnimal rights group SHARK said a remote-controlled aircraft like this one was shot down near Ehrhardt. It planned to use the drone to video live pigeon shoots at the privately owned Broxton Bridge Plantation.
A remote-controlled aircraft owned by an animal rights group was reportedly shot down near Broxton Bridge Plantation Sunday.
Steve Hindi, president of SHARK (SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness), said his group was preparing to [...]