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  • Politico Exclusive: Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi Chapter

    05/30/2014 6:11:30 AM PDT · by kristinn · 36 replies
    Politico ^ | Friday, May 30, 2014 | Maggie Haberman
    Hillary Clinton offers a detailed account of the deadly attack on the American embassy in Benghazi — and a pointed rebuttal to Republican critics who’ve laced into her over the incident — in a much-anticipated chapter of her forthcoming book, “Hard Choices,” obtained by POLITICO. “Those who exploit this tragedy over and over as a political tool minimize the sacrifice of those who served our country,” Clinton writes in the gripping chapter, “Benghazi: Under Attack.” Casting doubt on the motivations of congressional Republicans who have continued to investigate the attacks, including with an upcoming House select committee, Clinton continues: “I...
  • State senator wants feds' help in finding gravesite for Boston bombing suspect

    05/05/2013 3:24:25 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 111 replies
    Fox ^ | May 5, 2013
    A Massachusetts state senator says the federal government should intervene in the quest to find a final resting place for the elder Boston Marathon bomber. State Sen. Harriet L. Chandler, D-Worcester, said Uncle Sam needs to alleviate a Wochester funeral home’s onerous burden of having accepted Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s corpse on Friday after it was released by the state medical examiner.
  • Cemeteries In 3 States Reject Tamerlan Tsarnaev Burial

    05/03/2013 12:34:41 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 98 replies
    WBZ TV ^ | 5/3/13 | WBZ TV
    BOSTON (CBS) – The body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is now at a funeral home in Worcester. Peter Stefan, owner of Graham Putnam and Mahoney Funeral Parlors, told WBZ-TV Friday he is handling funeral arrangements for the Tsarnaev family. Stefan said his staff has experience with Muslim services, which includes washing the body and preparing it for burial. A police cruiser parked outside the Graham Putnam and Mahoney Funeral Parlor Friday. “We take care of a lot of Muslim funerals here, throughout the state,” Stefan said, “and this was no different, except for the circumstances.” A burial...
  • Funeral home director: No one wants to bury bomb suspect

    05/04/2013 6:11:45 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 84 replies
    Funeral home director: No one wants to bury bomb suspect By The Associated Press on May 04, 2013 at 8:55 AM, updated May 04, 2013 at 9:02 AM BOSTON (AP) — A funeral home director was scrambling to find a cemetery that would bury a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, ignoring protesters gathered outside his business and saying everybody deserves a dignified burial service no matter the circumstances of his or her death. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, died from "gunshot wounds of torso and extremities" and blunt trauma to his head and torso, said Worcester funeral home owner Peter Stefan,...
  • 'My son is NOT very optimal... he is very dead': Mother of U.S. diplomat....

    10/19/2012 10:08:30 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 83 replies
    The mother of an American diplomat killed during a terrorist raid on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi has hit out at Barack Obama for describing the attack as 'not optimal', saying: 'My son is not very optimal - he is also very dead.'
  • Report: [Harry] Reid taken to hospital after car crash

    10/26/2012 2:24:55 PM PDT · by Justaham · 78 replies ^ | 10/26/12 | Daniel Strauss
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was taken to a hospital on Friday afternoon after a multiple-car crash in Nevada. The extent of his injuries is unknown although Nevada Highway Patrol public information officer Loy Hixson said Reid's injuries did not appear to be life threatening, according to CNN. The crash occurred on Interstate 15, according to Las Vegas's KTNV, which runs near the Las Vegas strip. It happened around 1 p.m. local time and involved multiple cars, including two Metro vehicles, two Capital Police vehicles and two civilian vehicles, according to local Fox affiliate KVVU-TV. Officers on the scene...

    10/02/2012 1:24:34 PM PDT · by AmonAmarth · 810 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 10/02/2012 | Drudge no-link teaser
  • White House Has No Comment on ...Libyan Mission Requested Security Prior to 9/11/12 Attack

    10/02/2012 2:46:41 PM PDT · by upchuck · 11 replies
    ABC ^ | Tuesday, October 2, 2012 | Jake Tapper
    White House press secretary Carney declined to comment on an assertion by the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that requests from diplomats in Libya for added security prior to the September 11, 2012 attack on the diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, were denied. “I’m not going to get into a situation under review by the State Department and the FBI,” Carney said. Earlier today, chairman of the committee Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, wrote to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, asserting that “multiple U.S. federal government officials have confirmed to the Committee...