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  • Navy to Charge Officer Who Fired on Islamist During Chattanooga Terror Attack

    08/01/2015 10:45:22 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 93 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/01/15 | Jim Hoft
    Navy Lt. Commander will reportedly be charged for shooting at Chattanooga terrorist white chattanooga Lt Commander Timothy White and Islamist killer Muhammad Abdulazeez A report at The Navy Times in July confirmed that one of the Marines shot during the Chattanooga terrorist attack exchanged fire with the terrorist. Navy Lt. Cmdr Timothy White also shot back at the terrorist. But rather than being celebrated as a hero, Lt. Commander White may be charged for discharging a firearm on federal property. Allen West reported this week that Lt. Commander Timothy White Ladies and gents, resulting from the text message I received...
  • HSBC to charge for holding deposits

    05/20/2015 9:27:06 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 12 replies
    Financial Times ^ | 05/20/15 | James Shotter and Laura Noonan
    HSBC has become one of the biggest global banks to say it will begin charging clients on deposits in a basket of European currencies The decision underlies the extraordinary measures banks are taking to prevent their profit margins being crushed in the record low-interest rate environment. HSBC has written to other banks to warn it will start charging them for deposits in euros, Swiss francs, Danish krone and Swedish krona — all currencies of countries that have negative interest rates — at its UK, German and Hong Kong operations from this summer. It is the first UK bank to announce...
  • Stanford team develops super-fast charging aluminium battery. (7000+ cycles without capacity decay.)

    04/11/2015 6:43:06 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 30 replies
    The Royal Society of Chemistry ^ | April 7, 2015 | Tim Wogan
    Aluminium ions are stored between layers of graphite when the battery is charged A new rival to the lithium-ion battery has been created that charges in under a minute and still performs almost perfectly after being recharged thousands of times. The new battery is based on aluminium instead of lithium, which should make it both cheaper and safer than their lithium-ion competitors. The U.S. team behind the aluminium-ion battery say that the technology could find its way into the home, help store renewable energy for the power grid and even power vehicles. The aluminium-ion battery is conceptually similar to the...
  • KCP&L Becomes Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Leader with Groundbreaking Announcement

    01/26/2015 4:46:52 PM PST · by mykroar · 29 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 1/26/15 | Press Release
    KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan 26, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Today, at a kickoff event at its headquarters, Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L), a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy Incorporated GXP, +0.37% announced its plans to install and operate more than 1,000 electric vehicle charging stations, making it the largest electric vehicle charging station installation by an electric utility in the United States. KCP&L’s Clean Charge Network is the next step in the company’s leadership in environmental sustainability. Over the next several months, KCP&L will install more than 1,000 charging stations throughout the Greater Kansas City region. This network...
  • Federal complaint details Acampo man’s arrest on terrorism charge

    03/18/2014 1:36:59 AM PDT · by blueplum · 2 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | March 17, 2014 11:18pm updated 12:14am | Denny Walsh and Sam Stanton
    The FBI secretly kept tabs on Nicholas Michael Teausant for six months, having a confidential informant meet with him repeatedly in Stockton at breakfast joints, a park and a flea market as the 20-year-old student allegedly spun his vision of jihad against the United States. Federal court papers say Teausant talked for months of his desire to train fighters in Syria, to bomb the Los Angeles subway system over the New Year’s Day holiday and to spark a civil war that would topple the U.S. government. :snip: In Internet postings quoted in the complaint, as well as conversations Teausant had...
  • Zimmerman won't be charged in alleged domestic incident with girlfriend

    12/11/2013 1:58:26 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 80 replies
    Fox News/AP ^ | 12/11/2013 | Fox News/AP
    Florida prosecutors say they will not file domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman after he was arrested in an incident with his girlfriend last month. Zimmerman, who was acquitted earlier this year in the highly-publicized murder trial of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, had faced charges of aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief following the Nov. 18 incident at the central Florida house he shared with Samantha Scheibe. Schiebe told authorities Zimmerman had threatened her with a gun, but in a sworn affidavit last week recanted her claims, and asked for the charges to be dropped.
  • Police: DUI charge for woman celebrating end of earlier DUI suspension

    05/04/2013 5:00:32 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    A 58-year-old Brookfield woman charged by Riverside police Friday for driving under the influence said she had been out celebrating the imminent return of her driver’s license from an earlier drunk driving conviction. According to a news release from the Riverside Police Department, Erin James, 58, was charged after she was stopped for speeding at 2:10 a.m. Friday in the 3400 block of South Harlem Avenue. The release said that when she later underwent a breath test at the department, her blood alcohol level was 0.155 percent; the legal limit is 0.08. **SNIP** James is scheduled to appear in Central...
  • Ninety Three Articles of Impeachment against Obama

    04/26/2013 10:09:37 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 24 replies
    There is a growing groundswell within American Republican and Tea Party ranks that impeachment proceedings should be initiated against President Obama on a whole list of violations of the Constitution and the War Powers ActCongressmen Allen West of Florida (R-Florida) and Darrell Issa (R- California) have consistently and loudly criticized the president for overstepping the political mark and bypassing Congress’s approval on a whole range of dubious policies and issues:and the recent Obama attack on the Supreme Court of Justice and the Russian ” Open Mic ” gaffe on National Security, leads to one question: Is Barack Obama making his...
  • GM exec: 100, 200 miles on a charge may be coming

    08/09/2012 10:20:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 94 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 8/9/12 | Tom Krisher
    Detroit - A small battery company backed by General Motors is working on breakthrough technology that could power an electric car 100 or even 200 miles on a single charge in the next two-to-four years, GM's CEO said Thursday. Speaking at an employee meeting, CEO Dan Akerson said the company, Newark, Calif.-based Envia Systems, has made a huge breakthrough in the amount of energy a lithium-ion battery can hold. GM is sure that the battery will be able to take a car 100 miles within a couple of years, he said. It could be double that with some luck, he
  • FBI Seeks To Charge George Zimmerman With Hate Crime

    SANFORD, Fla. — WFTV has learned charges against George Zimmerman could be getting more serious. State prosecutors said Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman, profiled and stalked 17-year-old Trayvon Martin before killing him, so the FBI is now looking into charging him with a hate crime. Zimmerman admitted to killing Martin in February during a confrontation. However, he claims the shooting was in self-defense. He's facing a second-degree murder charge, which carries a maximum possible sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. In the meantime, FBI investigators are actively questioning witnesses in the retreat at the Twin Lakes neighborhood,...
  • Ashton, Not Obama, in Charge of Iran Talks

    04/17/2012 9:39:11 AM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 4/17/12 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    Laura Rozen’s account of the behind-the-scenes action during the Iranian nuclear talks in Istanbul undermines the notion that President Obama is in control of the P5+1 diplomatic process that he fiercely defended during the weekend. As Rozen’s reporting makes clear, it is the European Union’s Catherine Ashton who was clearly in charge of the affair, and as long as that fierce critic of Israel is calling the shots, it’s unlikely the Iranians will surrender their nuclear ambitions. Indeed, by championing Iran’s right to nuclear development, which could be ultimately used for military purposes, Ashton may be steering the negotiations toward...
  • Charge Your Smartphone With The Power Of Your Breath

    03/12/2012 2:24:39 PM PDT · by do the dhue · 17 replies · 1+ views
    The AIRE mask is a onceptual device that allows you to charge your iPhone with the power of breath! "The AIRE mask is a concept that hails from the mind of Joao Paulo Lammoglia, where it will rely on the power of your breath, converting it to electricity thanks to tiny wind turbines. All you need to do is ensure the AIRE mask remains connected to an iOS-powered device, breathe as usual, and you are good to go."
  • Hezbollah Terrorist Handed Over to Iraqis by U.S. May Face Only Minor Criminal Charge

    12/19/2011 3:46:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies
    CNS News ^ | 12/19/11 | Patrick Goodenough
    ( – One day after the United States handed over to the Iraqi authorities a Lebanese Hezbollah terrorist accused of killing at least five American soldiers, Iraqi officials were quoted as saying the prisoner will face criminal charges – for illegal entry. Iraqi officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Associated Press Saturday that Ali Musa Daqduq would be prosecuted for entering the country with an illegal passport, an offense carrying a prison term of just over five years.
  • Riverside County may charge inmates for incarceration costs ($142.42 a day)

    11/05/2011 5:17:25 AM PDT · by Libloather · 40 replies
    LA Times ^ | 11/03/11
    <p>Riverside County supervisors voted this week to move forward with an ordinance that would force jail inmates to reimburse the county for the costs of incarcerating them.</p> <p>The supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to consider the measure introduced by Supervisor Jeff Stone. It will come back for a vote next week.</p>
  • Murder charge tossed in case of bones in backpack

    08/17/2011 4:21:37 AM PDT · by NCjim · 12 replies
    WRAL ^ | August 16, 2011
    Durham, N.C. — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a murder charge against a Mebane man arrested last year with the remains of a Durham woman in his backpack. Superior Court Judge Orlando Hudson ruled that the state withheld evidence by allowing the family of Lakiea Lacole Boxley to cremate her remains. Durham County District Attorney Tracey Cline immediately said she would appeal the ruling. Michael Charles Dorman, 33, of 1411 Sundown Drive, was arrested in July 2010 after one of his friends told investigators that Dorman admitted to killing a prostitute and asked him to help dispose of her remains....
  • Throwing Pancakes, Punches Lands Bonita Woman in Jail, Deputies Say

    06/14/2011 6:43:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Naples News ^ | June 14, 2011
    Punches aren’t the only thing a Bonita Springs woman is accused of throwing Monday night. Deputies say she also threw pancakes at men in a McDonald's parking lot. Mariel G. Goodrich, 21, of the 8800 block of Colonnades Court, was arrested Monday by Collier deputies at the 700 block of Vanderbilt Beach Road. According to a Collier County Sheriff’s Office report: While a few unidentified men were purchasing food from a McDonald's drive-through, they began a conversation with Goodrich and her friend who were sitting in a gray Honda Ridgeline truck. Goodrich then threw her pancakes out the car window...
  • Your Phone Bill extra tax at work...

    06/13/2011 3:57:00 PM PDT · by TheBattman · 17 replies
    My own experience | June 13,2011 | Myself
    Every one of us who actually PAY for our phone service (land line or mobile) pay a fee each and every month for each phone line - it is called the "universal service charge". For many years, this "fund" sat unused, but collected by law. Fairly recently the government finally decided to put it to use - so they implemented a program for "low income" individuals to receive a prepaid cell phone with an allotment of minutes each day. Many of us have probably seen or heard the ads on TV, radio, and even on the 'net. I wasn't really...
  • SmartMeters: PG&E wants to charge users to opt out

    03/25/2011 4:24:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies ^ | 3/25/11 | David R. Baker
    Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers afraid of the radiation from the company's wireless SmartMeter may soon have a choice: Accept the device as is. Or ask PG&E to turn off the meter's transmitter - and pay higher monthly bills as a result. As much as $20 more per month. (Snip) In a bid to defuse the controversy, the company suggested in November that it might offer customers a way to opt out of the $2.2 billion program. The president of the California Public Utilities Commission ordered PG&E this month to submit its plan by Thursday.
  • Man faces misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty after his dog kills young raccoon

    02/10/2011 8:55:50 PM PST · by Nachum · 54 replies
    mlive ^ | 2/10/11 | Danielle Salisbury | Jackson Citizen Patriot
    Seth Foster, 23, said he found his family garage in disarray last summer and sent his dog in the building to investigate. Grizz, a blue heeler, returned with the culprit, a young raccoon. As two teenage boys watched, one of them filming its actions with a cell phone, Grizz killed the coon, Foster said. Now, Foster is facing a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty resulting in death, which is punishable by a maximum of 90 days in jail and a $500 fine. A jury trial is scheduled for Feb. 25 in Jackson County District Court.
  • So Al Gore's Enquirer Reported Assault isn't Credible?

    06/25/2010 7:48:12 PM PDT · by pansgold · 100 replies · 1+ views
    Portland Police Bureau - Case #07-9568 ^ | VI / XXV / MMX | pansgold
    Sounds very credible considering he soon to be single again.
  • Alien wearing 'I'm hiding from the cops' T-shirt arrested on molestation charge

    05/20/2010 12:42:33 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 35 replies · 1,334+ views
    Alabama Press-Register ^ | May 20, 2010 | Cherie Ward
    An illegal immigrant was wearing an "I'm hiding from the cops" shirt when he was arrested on child molestation charges, authorities said today William Velasquez Castillo, 27, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Lucedale late Wednesday evening, Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd said. Investigators have been searching for Castillo since April 3 when a 10-year-old girl told investigators he molested her in a vehicle in Ocean Springs, Byrd said. Castillo's last known residence was on Derry Street in Ocean Springs, the sheriff added. A warrant was issued for Castillo on April 23 and detectives believe he fled the area shortly...
  • New York Times Ready to Charge Online Readers (BARF)

    01/17/2010 7:20:41 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 61 replies · 1,240+ views
    New York Times ^ | 1/17/10 at 09:59 AM | Sulzberger Jr.
    New York Times Chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr. appears close to announcing that the paper will begin charging for access to its website, according to people familiar with internal deliberations. After a year of sometimes fraught debate inside the paper, the choice for some time has been between a Wall Street Journal-type pay wall and the metered system adopted by the Financial Times, in which readers can sample a certain number of free articles before being asked to subscribe. The Times seems to have settled on the metered system.
  • Face of Defense: Soldier Who Led Last Bayonet Charge Dies

    11/20/2009 3:08:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 13 replies · 964+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2009 – Retired Army Col. Lewis L. Millett, who earned the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading what reportedly was the last major American bayonet charge, died Nov 14. Retired Army Col. Lewis L. Millet wears his Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Star and other medals earned in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He served as honorary colonel of the 27th Infantry Regiment Association, and was active in veterans events almost to his death Nov. 14, 2009. U.S. Army photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Millett, 88, died in Loma...
  • Britain must charge for health care and raise retiring age to escape debt crisis, says IMF

    10/02/2009 11:10:20 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies · 516+ views
    daily mail ^ | 10/02/09 | Alex Brummer
    Gordon Brown was warned last night to raise the retirement age above 65 and introduce NHS charges to tackle the soaring state deficit. In a devastating intervention, the International Monetary Fund called for radical changes to the pension system and spending cuts that go far beyond the plans outlined by the Prime Minister this week. The global watchdog said root and branch changes to public sector spending would be necessary to 'help keep a lid on the debt' and restore financial stability.
  • Murdoch leads charge to get readers to pay online

    05/08/2009 8:15:12 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 870+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 5/8/09 | Chris Lefkow
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – As US newspapers shrivel up and die, an unlikely figure is emerging as their potential savior: News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch. The much-villified Australian-born media tycoon is preparing to battle against the practice many hold largely responsible for newspapers' current plight -- the "original sin" of giving away their content for free online. The 78-year-old Murdoch announced this week that the days of free are over. He said he planned to begin charging readers of the websites of News Corp. newspapers "within the next 12 months," testing the scheme "first on some of our stronger ones. "We...
  • Republicans charge campaign violations by ACORN

    03/19/2009 9:20:45 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies · 1,647+ views
    The Hill ^ | 3/19 | Reid Wilson
    As a key Judiciary subcommittee looks to the 2008 elections to assess the state of voting rights, Republicans will once again try to shine a light on ACORN, the controversial community organization that has drawn criticism and accusations in recent years. Republicans have accused the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now of being little more than a Democratic front-group, and in testimony Thursday a top GOP lawyer will again charge the group with violating campaign finance and Internal Revenue Service law. In testimony to the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Republican National Lawyers Association...
  • The American Legion Strongly Opposed to President's Plan to Charge Wounded Heroes for Treatment

    03/17/2009 6:32:54 AM PDT · by jackv · 9 replies · 534+ views ^ | 3-17-09 | American Legion
    The leader of the nation's largest veterans organization says he is "deeply disappointed and concerned" after a meeting with President Obama today to discuss a proposal to force private insurance companies to pay for the treatment of military veterans who have suffered service-connected disabilities and injuries. The Obama administration recently revealed a plan to require private insurance carriers to reimburse the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in such cases. "It became apparent during our discussion today that the President intends to move forward with this unreasonable plan," said Commander David K. Rehbein of The American Legion. "He says he is...
  • Charge: Ahmadinejad Rants to Hide His Jewish Roots

    01/28/2009 8:25:11 AM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies · 1,016+ views
    Arutz 7 | 1-28-09 | Hillel Fendel
    ( The son of a leading Iranian authority accuses the Iranian President of changing his Jewish name. Several Iranian media sources are quoting Mahdi Khazali – the son of a leading supporter of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad – as having written in a blog that the president has Jewish roots. So reports the Hebrew-language Omedia website and Radio Free Europe. Khazali, son of Ayatollah Abu Al-Kassam Khazali, says that Ahmadinejad changed his Jewish name on his ID card in order to hide his roots. Khazali the son says that the president hides his Jewish roots by attacking Israel and the...
  • Obama's Fraud Continues

    10/23/2008 10:57:08 PM PDT · by cookcounty · 26 replies · 1,076+ views
    Powerline Blog ^ | October 23, 2008 | John Hinderacker
    October 23, 2008 Posted by John at 9:22 PM We noted here and elsewhere the astonishing degree of fraud that has fueled Barack Obama's record fundraising. The ultimate instance of Obama-fraud was achieved by a reader of The Corner: So I went to the Obama website this afternoon and clicked on the "Donate" button. I used my real MasterCard number (but was not asked for the 3 digit security code). Used the following information and it was accepted... First name: Fake Last Name: Donor Address: 1 Dollar To Prove A Point City: Fraudulent State: AL Zip / Post: 33333 Email...
  • Man Dressed As Squirrel Disrupts Democrats [Don't let Obama and Acorn Steal Ohio]

    10/20/2008 12:38:51 PM PDT · by PajamaTruthMafia · 86 replies · 2,447+ views
    WBNS 10TV ^ | 10/20/08 | Staff
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man who was dressed in a squirrel costume was escorted from the Ohio Statehouse steps on Monday morning while Gov. Ted Strickland, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Mayor Michael Coleman were discussing negative campaigning by Republicans. The squirrel held up a sign that said, "Don't Let Obama + ACORN Steal Ohio." Strickland, Brown and Coleman stood on the Statehouse steps to call for an end to what they called "lying, deceitful ads" by Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain, 10TV's Patrick Bell reported. McCain's campaign accuses ACORN, a community activist group that operates nationwide, of perpetrating...
  • Iraqis Taking Charge of Their Own Security

    11/23/2007 7:18:06 AM PST · by SandRat · 15 replies · 195+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Spc. Elvyn Nieves
    BAGHDAD — Iraqi citizens are taking back their streets from extremists by taking security into their own hands. The Iraqi Security Volunteer program, an Iraqi project funded by the government of Iraq, allows volunteers from local communities to protect their own neighborhoods. The ISVs receive a three-day training program at Coalition Outpost War Eagle where they learn some basic vehicle checks and how to conduct themselves on the streets, as well as weapons training with an AK-47. “When you have local citizens patrolling their own streets, they have a sincere interest in keeping it safe,” said 1st Lt. John Suh,...
  • Mich. Cop Avoids Charge For Pot [marijuana] Brownies

    05/10/2007 2:24:54 PM PDT · by bedolido · 20 replies · 2,516+ views
    cbsnews ^ | 5-10-2007 | Staff Writer
    A police officer will avoid criminal charges despite admitting he took marijuana from criminal suspects and, with his wife, baked it into brownies. The police department's decision not to pursue a case against former Cpl. Edward Sanchez left a bad taste in the mouth of at least one city official, who vowed to investigate. "If you're a cop and you're arresting people and you're confiscating the marijuana and keeping it yourself, that's bad. That's real bad," said City Councilman Doug Thomas.
  • Office of Military Commissions Refers Charge Against ‘Australian Taliban’

    03/01/2007 4:47:16 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 193+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 1, 2007 – The Defense Department’s Office of Military Commissions referred a charge today against David Matthew Hicks, an Australian captured in Afghanistan in December 2001. Judge Susan J. Crawford, the convening authority, referred one charge with two specifications of providing military support for terrorism. DoD officials said this is not a capital case. The referral is the first under the Military Commissions Act of 2006. Hicks became known as “the Australian Taliban” following his capture. He is being held at the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba. Under new procedures, Hicks must be arraigned...
  • California attorney general to charge HP insiders in spy probe

    10/04/2006 10:54:31 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 449+ views
    SAN JOSE California's attorney general will seek criminal indictments Wednesday against former Hewlett-Packard Co. Chairwoman Patricia Dunn and four others involved in the corporate spying scandal, according to news reports. Citing people familiar with the case, The New York Times and BusinessWeek reported that Dunn, Kevin Hunsaker, HP's ousted chief ethics officer, and Ronald DeLia, a Boston-area private investigator, would each face criminal charges. Two other outside investigators Joseph DePante of Melbourne, Fla. and Bryan Wagner of Littleton, Colo. were also being charged, the Times said. They each will face four felony charges: use of false or fraudulent pretenses to...
  • Lightning strikes as 25th ID takes charge

    09/15/2006 4:55:24 PM PDT · by SandRat · 24 replies · 1,007+ views
    Multi-National Forces-Iraq ^ | Spc. Michael Pfaff
    Maj. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, 25th Infantry Division, greets the Iraqi Army division commanders for the first time as he takes charge of Multi-National Division - North at Contingency Operating Base Speicher. Department of Defense photo by Army Spc. Michael Pfaff, 133rd MPAD. TIKRIT --Following a year marked by noteworthy successes in growing the size and capabilities of the Iraqi security forces, rebuilding Iraq and providing security for a vast region of the country, the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division on Wednesday transferred control of Multi-National Division North to the Army’s 25th Infantry Division. “Our mission here is...
  • Youth football coach faces lesser charge, court sanction

    09/07/2006 7:42:57 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 518+ views
    STOCKTON An assistant youth football coach who rushed onto the field and tackled a boy on the opposing team was charged with misdemeanor child abuse on Thursday and had a bench warrant issued for his arrest after he showed up late for his arraignment. Cory Petero was initially arrested on a felony charge, but prosecutors decided to pursue a less serious misdemeanor charge because the youth wasn't seriously injured and Petero doesn't have a prior criminal record, Deputy District Attorney Xapuri Villapudua said. "The injuries to the child were very minor," said Villapudua, noting that the boy suffered sore ribs...
  • Police Charge Terror Suspects (UK)

    08/21/2006 5:37:04 PM PDT · by blam · 1 replies · 181+ views
    Police charge terror suspects (Filed: 21/08/2006) Eleven suspects arrested over the alleged airliner bomb plot have been charged as police revealed they have found bomb-making equipment and martyrdom videos. Police arrested 23 after the discovery of the alleged plot Ahmed Abdullah Ali, Tanvir Hussain, Umar Islam, Arafat Waheed Khan, Assad Ali Sarwar, Adam Khatib, Ibrahim Savant and Waheed Aman are all charged with conspiracy to murder and with an offence under section five of the Terrorism Act 2006. Another three suspects have been charged with other offences under the Terrorism Act 2000. Susan Hemming, head of the Crown Prosecution Service...
  • Pro-war Buddhist monks in scuffle

    08/17/2006 3:29:28 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 20 replies · 515+ views
    Reuters ^ | 17 August 2006 | Staff
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (Reuters) -- A scuffle broke out Thursday between saffron-robed monks and anti-war demonstrators at peace rally in Sri Lankan capital. About six or seven monks from a right-wing Buddhist faction had stormed the stage during a peace rally attended by about 1,000 people in the capital, Colombo, shouting pro-war slogans, an AP reporter at the scene said. A member of Sri Lanka's parliament was addressing the crowd when the monks climbed on stage.
  • Terror charge dropped in cell phone case (Ohio)

    08/15/2006 11:05:20 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 55 replies · 1,577+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/15/06 | Andrew Welsh-Huggins - ap
    MARIETTA, Ohio - Prosecutors dropped the terrorism charges against two men arrested after buying large numbers of cell phones, saying Tuesday that they couldn't prove a terrorism link. The dismissal, in a one-page court document, came the day after Washington County Prosecutor James Schneider said he didn't have enough evidence to present the felony charges to a grand jury. Ali Houssaiky and Osama Sabhi Abulhassan, both of Dearborn, Mich., left prison after paying a reduced bond on their remaining misdemeanor counts of falsification. "We know it was just a matter of time. We were just hoping it wouldn't be forever,"...
  • Hardline Cleric Takes Charge Of Somali Militiamen

    06/25/2006 6:42:22 PM PDT · by blam · 8 replies · 349+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-26-2006 | Mike Pflanz
    Hardline cleric takes charge of Somali militiamen By Mike Pflanz, East Africa Correspondent (Filed: 26/06/2006) Islamic militia in control of much of southern Somalia yesterday appointed a hardline cleric on Washington's most wanted list as its supreme leader. Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys was named as the head of the Islamic Courts Union's "consultation committee", replacing the more moderate Sheikh Sharif Ahmed. Mr Ahmed, a former teacher who led the alliance in taking control of Mogadishu earlier this month, is being given a lesser role. Mr Aweys's elevation raises doubts about a deal negotiated last week with the interim government, based...
  • Call To Put Whites Back In Charge Of 'Unhealthy' Aborigines (Australia)

    06/21/2006 6:16:54 PM PDT · by blam · 5 replies · 568+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-22-2006 | Mark Chipperfield
    Call to put whites back in charge of 'unhealthy' Aborigines By Mark Chipperfield in Sydney (Filed: 22/06/2006) A senior minister yesterday recommended installing white administrators in some of Australia's more troubled Aboriginal communities, re-igniting argument about a problem that has divided the country for decades. Tony Abbott, the health minister, said the 500,000-strong indigenous population was falling so far behind the mainstream community that only a return to the "paternalistic" government policies of the 1950s would save them. "Paternalism based on competence rather than race is unavoidable if these places are to be well run," he said. Mr Abbott's speech...
  • Brothers Arrested In Terror Raid Released Without Charge (UK)

    06/09/2006 5:30:26 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 363+ views
    Brothers arrested in terror raid freed without charge (Filed: 09/06/2006) Two brothers arrested following a controversial anti-terror raid by police during which one of the them was shot, have been released without charge. Mohammed Abdul Kahar and Abul Koyair were being questioned at London's high security Paddington Green police station after the raid in Forest Gate, east London, last week. But tonight the 20-year-old and 23-year-old were released, and a police spokesman said that the search of their home had been completed. A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "We appreciate the police operation has caused inconvenience and disruption to the occupants...
  • Feds charge 3 men after fatal wreck near Sonoita

    04/23/2006 7:33:11 AM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 413+ views
    PHOENIX — The federal government charged three men Friday with smuggling people for financial gain after a deadly wreck near Sonoita. They are charged with bringing 21 illegal immigrants into the United States, according to the United States Attorney for the District of Arizona. Fernando Montes-Carrillo and David Ezquiel Tellez-Gutierrez, both Mexican citizens born in 1974, and Juan Carols Pineda-Navvaro, a U.S. citizen born in 1986, are charged with being co-conspirators involved with transporting illegal immigrants for private financial gain. Two were allegedly drivers of trucks carrying illegal immigrants, one of which crashed in Santa Cruz County on Thursday, killing...
  • Teacher’s assistant facing sex charge surrenders(student is 18 years old)

    04/15/2006 7:44:28 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 87 replies · 3,311+ views | 4 14 06 | Jordan Schrader,
    article cant be posted link only
  • Can Rumsfeld withstand backtalk of former commanders? - Rumsfeld flunking, ex-generals charge

    04/13/2006 4:24:49 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 109 replies · 2,158+ views
    ap on San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 4/13/06 | Tom Raum - ap
    WASHINGTON – Crusty and unapologetic, Donald H. Rumsfeld is the public face of an unpopular war and a target of unrelenting criticism. A growing number of commanders who served under him say he has botched the Iraq operation, ignored the advice of his generals and should be replaced. The White House insists the defense secretary retains President Bush's confidence. Few close to the administration expect him to be shown the door. “The president believes Secretary Rumsfeld is doing a very fine job during a challenging period in our nation's history,” Bush spokesman Scott McClellan said Thursday as the administration circled...
  • Child porn charge against DOD IPv6 director dropped

    04/08/2006 2:26:30 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 46 replies · 1,556+ views ^ | 4 7 06 | Patience Wait
    Two weeks after a Defense Information Systems Agency official was arrested on a charge of child pornography, the U.S. Attorney’s office handling the case dropped the charge. But a spokeswoman in the U.S. Attorney’s Office said the investigation is continuing. “This is an ongoing investigation, so we don’t have any comments,” the spokeswoman said. Charles Lynch, director of DISA’s IP version 6 transition program, was arrested March 8 and indicted in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia the next day on one count of possessing child pornography. According to a statement by the DOD Inspector General’s...
  • CA: LA prosecutor plans to charge 200 doctors with phony billing

    03/01/2006 2:34:44 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 371+ views
    A prosecutor said he plans to file tax evasion charges against some 200 doctors in Los Angeles County who allegedly bilked insurers and the state out of $200 million with phony billings. The physicians are on a list of suspects identified by the medical fraud unit of the district attorney's office, which was created in 2003. "It's staggering. It's disgraceful," Deputy District Attorney Al MacKenzie said. "You have one doctor alone who got $23 million in five years from the workers' comp system." The unit seeks tax evasion charges against physicians rather than undertaking prosecutions for medical fraud. "The advantage...
  • Yahoo, AOL to Charge Some E-Mail Senders (Spam for Cash?)

    02/06/2006 6:46:10 AM PST · by xzins · 16 replies · 574+ views
    Las VegasSun ^ | 5 Feb 06 | Dan Goodin
    Yahoo, AOL to Charge Some E-Mail Senders By DAN GOODIN ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two of the world's biggest e-mail account providers, Yahoo Inc. and America Online, plan to introduce a service that would charge senders a fee to route their e-mail directly to a user's mailbox without first passing through junk mail filters, representatives of both companies said Sunday. The fees, which would range from 1/4 cent to 1 cent per e-mail, are the latest attempts by the companies to weed out unsolicited ads, commonly called spam, and identity-theft scams. In exchange for paying, e-mail senders will...
  • Dems Charge GOP Has Corrupted Congress

    01/07/2006 5:13:58 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 94 replies · 1,425+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/7/06 | AP
    WASHINGTON - Democrats accused Republican congressional leaders of corrupting the government, claiming on Saturday that their party has higher ethical standards. "Under Republican guidance, America has truly been put up for sale to the highest bidder," Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., said in her party's weekly radio address. Congress was consumed this week by the corruption scandal around lobbyist Jack Abramoff, who pleaded guilty and is cooperating in a wide-ranging probe that could involve up to 20 members of Congress and their aides. Politicians from both parties have rushed to unload donations from Abramoff or his clients, while others have decided...
  • Raging Bulls charge into Iraq for the second time

    12/26/2005 9:57:10 AM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 513+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Dec 26, 2005 | Maj. Eric R. Dent
    AL ASAD AIRFIELD, Iraq (Dec. 26, 2005) -- Marines and sailors poured from the back of assault helicopters to a familiar place last week as Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 261 (Reinforced) returned to western Iraq prepared to assist in Operation Iraqi Freedom. For many of the “Raging Bull” aircrew and maintainers, the airfield at Al Asad is quite familiar. Nearly half of the squadron’s Marines operated at the sprawling Iraqi air base for nearly seven months last year. The composite squadron is currently deployed as the aviation combat element of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable). While in...