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  • America faces most dangerous two years in 150 years

    11/05/2014 6:52:23 AM PST · by Biggirl · 69 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 5,2014 | Charles Hurt
    If President Obama suffered a “shellacking” in the 2010 elections, then what he endured Tuesday night was nothing short of a vicious gangland beatdown the likes of which have rarely been seen before in the history of electoral politics.
  • 2014 Medicaid changes help some, hurt others

    10/17/2013 5:54:31 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 1 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 10-16-2013 | Marni Jameson
    For the poorest Floridians who rely on Medicaid for their health care, some big changes are coming in the new year that could affect whether they still qualify. Others who currently don't get Medicaid may find that the new rules allow them to sign up. The changes are all part of the Affordable Care Act and affect residents too poor to get a tax break on premiums through the health-care exchange. So whether you apply this year or next could make a big difference. "If you qualify now but won't under the new guidelines, sign up before Jan. 1," said...
  • Israeli girl, 9, hurt in suspected terror attack at settlement

    10/05/2013 5:12:11 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 14 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 10/5/2013 | ILAN BEN ZION
    A 9-year-old Israeli girl was injured Saturday night in a suspected terrorist attack at the West Bank settlement of Psagot, outside Ramallah. The girl, who was playing in the yard outside her home, said she was shot by a gunman at very close range; confusingly, doctors said later that they had not established whether her wounds were caused by a shooting or a stabbing. The girl, who did not lose consciousness, was reported in light-to-moderate condition by doctors at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek medical center. It was “not clear” whether she had been shot or stabbed, said Dr. Danny Fink. Security...
  • What You Can and Can't Do During the Government Shutdown(So silly and a non issue)

    10/02/2013 2:16:02 PM PDT · by Vendome · 16 replies
    NBC Washington ^ | Oct 2, 2013 | Op-ed
    Feel free to go directly to the article and learn what is open and what is closed but, this whole "Man Made Disaster" is much ado about nothing.During a shutdown, you can:Get help from 911: All emergency services will continue as usual, including law enforcement and emergency and disaster assistance.Get caught by a red light camera in D.C.: Red light cameras will still be running, and tickets will still be sent out, which brings us to the next item on the list...Get mail: Employees of the United States Postal Service are exempt from furloughs.Get your Social Security benefits: Payments...
  • Chicago Alderman Warns 'People Are Going to Get Hurt' in Labor Dispute

    06/01/2012 6:56:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Big Government ^ | 6/1/12 | Rebel Pundit
    Chicago Alderman Anthony Beale gave new meaning to constituent advocacy yesterday when he told Metra’s executive director “people are going to get hurt” in the dispute over how many minorities they decide to hire for a railroad bridge project, the “Englewood Flyer.” The Chicago Sun-Times reports Beale did not specify who would “get hurt” or who would do the hurting. No matter the victims or perpetrators, this is a rather alarming prediction for a locally elected official to make. Beal warned, “I’m trying to help you help yourself. When I say that, problems could arise.
  • Deals in Oakland attack that killed dad, hurt son

    03/28/2012 5:29:49 AM PDT · by Conservative Vet · 11 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 28, 2012 | Henrt Lee
    Two men have pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in connection with the fatal beating of a 59-year-old San Francisco man on a downtown Oakland street, attorneys in the case said Tuesday. Lavonte Drummer, 20, and Dominic Davis, 19, both of Oakland, had been charged with murder in the 2010 death of Tian Sheng Yu, which came after what authorities called a random, unprovoked attack on his son, Jin Cheng Yu, then 27. Drummer and Davis pleaded no contest last month to voluntary manslaughter and are expected to serve 11 years in prison if Judge Carrie Panetta of Alameda County...
  • HURT: Newt vs. Mitt: A study in contrasts

    12/07/2011 7:39:12 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 6 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 12/6/2011 | Charles Hurt
    Mitt Romney is an Olympic preparer. He prepares for everything. Every possible eventuality is treated by him as if it were a strand of hair on his meticulously-coiffed head, placed just so with the utmost forethought and consideration. (snip) The one possibility, however, that was too ridiculous, too absurd, too unrealistic to even consider was that with just weeks to go before the first ballots are cast for the Republican nomination, Mr. Romney would be entangled in his toughest struggle to date - against former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. But here we are, and now it is time to figure...
  • Occupy arrestee Kayvan Sabehgi badly hurt (armed forces veteran)

    11/04/2011 7:36:00 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 23 replies ^ | 11/4/11 | Erin Allday
    OAKLAND -- An armed forces veteran was in the intensive care unit of Highland Hospital after suffering serious injuries that he said were caused by a confrontation with police during this week's Occupy Oakland protests. Kayvan Sabehgi was among the 103 people arrested early Thursday after a day of peaceful protests turned violent. He was arrested for remaining at the scene of a riot and resisting arrest, police said. Sabehgi told members of Iraq Veterans Against the War that he was beaten by police with nightsticks on his hands, shoulders, ribs and back. He suffered internal injuries, including a lacerated...
  • Woman charged in hammer attack

    11/03/2011 11:21:44 AM PDT · by whd23 · 30 replies
    MANCHESTER - A woman hit her boyfriend in the head with a claw hammer while he was asleep on the couch, police said. Natasha Hamer, 32, of 452 Pine St., is under arrest, charged with first-degree assault in the attack on Ryan Defabio, 23, of 370 Amherst St. Defabio was treated at the Elliot Hospital for the injury.
  • Obama Tax Cut Plan would Increase Taxes for the Poor

    12/08/2010 5:31:01 PM PST · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 17 replies ^ | 12/8/2010 | Stephanie Condon
    Most Americans would benefit from President Obama's tentative deal with Republicans for extending the Bush tax cuts, and economists largely agree it would help stimulate the economy. Yet the plan would actually slightly increase taxes for the poorest Americans, economists say -- at a time when some leaders in Washington are trying to bring attention to the nation's widening income disparity. The level of income disparity in the U.S. "is really an unacknowledged crisis in our country," Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) told Hotsheet.
  • Freep a Poll! (Robert Hurt VA-5 race. He will be on Hannity tonite, also))

    10/29/2010 3:42:22 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 3 replies · 1+ views ^ | 10-29-10 | Schilling Show
    For whom will you vote on November 2? I will not vote Jeff Clark (I) Write-in candidate Robert Hurt (R) Tom Perriello (D)
  • Robert Hurt (R-5-VA) on Hannity Show, tonight at 9 pm

    10/29/2010 2:59:15 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 7 replies
    Friday, October 29, 2010 Team, Today marks the day that Congressman Perriello has officially ditched his strategy of claiming to be an Independent voice for the people of Central and Southside Virginia, and embraced the face that he is Barack Obama and Nancy Pelosi’s Congressman, not ours. For the past two years, Congressman Perriello has sided with Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama on all of their signature legislation and now Barack Obama is coming to Charlottesville to try and save his favorite Congressman, Tom Perriello. Please tune in tonight at 9pm to Sean Hannity’s show on Fox News Channel as...
  • McKelvey considers legal action against Perriello for false advertising

    10/26/2010 6:11:59 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 3 replies
    emailed statement from Jim McKelvey
    October 25th, 2010 Press Release STATEMENT OF JIM McKelvey: I am quite frankly appalled at Tom Perriello's recent desperate attempts to split the Republican Party, and his vain attempt to get conservatives in the 5th District not to vote for Robert Hurt. Unlike what Tom Perriello would like us to believe in both his goofy mailers and ridiculous television ads, Jeff Clark is not the alternative, and Congressman Perriello is no conservative. Robert Hurt and I may have had some differences in the past, but we are both focused on the same goal for our country's future. In the latest...
  • AG Ken Cuccinelli joins Robert Hurt visiting businesses in Rocky Mount

    10/15/2010 7:51:16 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke
    Hurt, AG visit Rocky Mount businesses Friday, October 15, 2010 By CHARLES BOOTHE - Staff Writer Political campaign visits are usually accompanied by some publicity, maybe a rally, a speech and at least a certain amount of hoopla. But Tuesday afternoon, Franklin Street in Rocky Mount became the scene of a low-key, unpublicized stop by Fifth District congressional seat challenger state Sen. Robert Hurt. Hurt, accompanied by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, walked down the street, visiting each business along the way and talking to owners and customers. "I learn a lot about what's on people's minds," Hurt said after...
  • GOP Rep Cao. "Hurt" after Obama Endorses Dem , warns of Opponents Ethics History

    10/04/2010 3:28:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/4/10 | Staff
    Republican Rep. Joseph Cao -- in an act of either selfless concern or political expediency -- says he "must" warn President Obama that the Democratic candidate he's endorsed in the race has a history of ethical problems. The Louisiana congressman is smarting after Obama used his first general election ad to endorse Cao's opponent, Democrat Cedric Richmond. According to Cao's campaign, he had hoped Obama would endorse him considering all he did for Democrats -- like being the only Republican to cast a floor vote for the health care overhaul.
  • Obama Says Moratorium Doesn’t Really Hurt Anybody; Louisiana Seethes With Indignation

    09/16/2010 7:52:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    The Hay Ride ^ | macaoidh
    President Barack Obama’s moratorium on deepwater offshore oil drilling has been quietly fading from the front pages, as the effects and news coverage of the Gulf oil spill have tapered off. One could almost argue that the spill and the moratorium aren’t even national news stories anymore; they’re of purely local interest now. So perhaps it’s on one level understandable that the administration, personified in a report entitled “Inter-Agency Economic Report Estimating the Economic Effects of the Deepwater Drilling Moratorium on the Gulf Coast Economy,” is touting the fact that since the moratorium went into place in late May, “only”...
  • The Underfunded 20

    07/27/2010 9:08:34 AM PDT · by old school
    National Review Online ^ | 26 July 10 | Jim Geraghty
    "My discussions with Republican strategists and conservative House-watchers yielded a list of 20 races in which this quarter’s donations are most likely to prove decisive. In many cases, these challengers have actually demonstrated some significant fundraising ability; they just have the bad luck to go up against incumbents — often long-established, powerful Democrats on key committees — who are sitting on small fortunes. Their districts are often conservative-leaning, they have demonstrated real charisma and energy, and in many cases the early polling is favorable."
  • Former Congressman Goode will endorse Republican nominee (good news out of VA-05)

    06/10/2010 6:27:24 PM PDT · by randita · 11 replies · 338+ views ^ | 6/9/10 | BRIAN MCNEILL
    Former Congressman Goode will endorse Republican nominee By BRIAN MCNEILL Published: June 9, 2010 Former GOP congressman Virgil H. Goode Jr. says he will endorse Republican nominee Robert Hurt in the race against U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello, D-Ivy. Goode, a lawyer from Rocky Mount who represented the 5th District in Congress for six terms, lost his seat to Perriello in 2008 by a margin of only 727 votes. “Yes, I plan to support the nominee,” Goode said today. “I think he has a very good chance of beating Tom Perriello.” Hurt, a state lawmaker from Chatham, beat out six other...
  • Perriello, Leftist Loon of VA 5th District [neverending 'vanity']

    03/07/2010 12:15:56 PM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 61 replies · 257+ views
    Perriello is a leftist loon. Links, headlines, and snippets coming up. Miss Goode yet? Would you like to try a once-a-WEEK ping? Just once a week to be pinged back here for the latest. Ask to be removed any time.
  • Some Iraq, Afghanistan war veterans criticize movie 'Hurt Locker' as inaccurate

    03/01/2010 5:54:50 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 35 replies · 1,305+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 2/28/2010 | Christian Davenport
    Time magazine called "The Hurt Locker" "a near-perfect war film," but Ryan Gallucci, an Iraq war veteran, had to turn the movie off three times, he says, "or else I would have thrown my remote through the television." Critics adore the film and it has been nominated for nine Oscars -- a feat matched only by "Avatar," the top-grossing movie of all time -- but Paul Rieckhoff, founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, says that's "nine more Oscar nominations than it deserves. I don't know why critics love this silly, inaccurate film so much," he wrote on his...
  • VA 5th 2010: Virgil Goode: "Groups have talked to me about running" (another NY-23 in the works?)

    01/23/2010 11:13:07 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 31 replies · 792+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 2010-01-17 | Amy Gardner
    Former Virginia congressman Virgil Goode said in an interview today that "a couple of groups" have asked him to run for his old seat in central and southside Virginia's 5th Congressional District -- and while he didn't say he would, he didn't say he wouldn't, either. Goode, a lawyer from Rocky Mount, said he's paying close attention to the seven candidates seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Democrat Tom Perriello, who unseated Goode two years ago by fewer than 1,000 votes. Goode said his hope is that Republicans will nominate a candidate "who shares most of my beliefs and my...
  • A Vulnerable Obama: ‘There Are Times When The Words About Me Hurt’

    01/18/2010 1:32:13 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 55 replies · 1,356+ views
    Mediaite ^ | 1-18-10 | Joe Coscarelli
    Despite appearances to the contrary, “there are times when I am not so calm,” President Barack Obama said this morning at an African American congregation in Northwest Washington where Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke on February 7, 1968. Today’s largely personal speech during a session of Sunday worship, not coincidentally just before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, may signal a shift for Obama back to the impassioned and personal rhetoric we’ve come to expect from the president, as he admitted pain and impatience. My wife knows,” he continued. “There are times when progress seems too slow. There are times...
  • CA: Report says regulations hurt state's economy

    09/25/2009 9:58:45 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 1,092+ views ^ | 9/25/09 | Wyatt Buchanan
    Sacramento - -- Regulations on small businesses in California have cost the state's economy $492 billion and 3.8 million jobs, according to a report quietly released by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's office this week. Republicans in the Legislature have pounced on the findings and on Thursday called the report the "smoking gun" that proves lawmakers are killing the state's economy through burdensome government mandates. But Democrats and at least one capital think tank are highly skeptical of the accuracy of the findings. The 84-page report does not specify which regulations were studied and relies on data collected largely by Forbes. Citing...
  • Movie Review: The Hurt Locker

    08/10/2009 9:07:47 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 7 replies · 1,309+ views
    VetVoice ^ | Jul 21, 2009 | Brandon Friedman
    Movie Review: The Hurt Locker by: Brandon Friedman Tue Jul 21, 2009 at 08:45:00 AM EDT And now for something not-so-serious. I don't typically write book or movie reviews, but after this weekend, I really felt compelled to. This movie just stuck in my craw. But take heed: This is a review for military people. So if you've never been in the military or never been to Iraq, just stop reading this. Because if you keep reading, I'll probably ruin what could be a pretty good action flick for you. The Hurt Locker is a high-tension, well-made, action movie that...
  • Prayers for a kid..

    05/30/2009 7:52:53 PM PDT · by Bikkuri · 23 replies · 749+ views
    LiveLeak ^ | 5/31/2009 | OldCorpBLT1/3
    Mooadieb, a fellow Liveleaker and my oldest UMSC brother (and Best Friend) was over at the house a few minutes ago and we were swimming, grilling, and having a blast. He and his 10-year-old left to get ready for our evening with Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream" in the park, but on the way home, Mooadieb's little boy accidentally opened the door to the truck and fell out onto the road at 45 MPH. He's hurt really bad. So if you pray (and in this instance I don't care which God you pray to) then please take a minute to get...
  • Cops: 3rd-graders aimed to hurt teacher

    04/01/2008 3:05:27 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 127+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 4/1/08 | Russ Bynum - ap
    WAYCROSS, Ga. - A group of third-graders plotted to attack their teacher, bringing a broken steak knife, handcuffs, duct tape and other items for the job and assigning children tasks including covering the windows and cleaning up afterward, police said Tuesday. The plot by as many as nine boys and girls at Center Elementary School in south Georgia was a serious threat, Waycross Police Chief Tony Tanner said. "We did not hear anybody say they intended to kill her, but could they have accidentally killed her? Absolutely," Tanner said. "We feel like if they weren't interrupted, there would have been...
  • Late Payments Rise on U.S. Home Equity Credit Lines

    09/26/2007 9:39:38 AM PDT · by Hydroshock · 13 replies · 215+ views
    Late payments on U.S. home equity lines of credit rose to a 5-1/2 year high in the second quarter of 2007 but delinquencies on many other types of consumer loans fell, the American Bankers Association said Wednesday. In its quarterly report on consumer borrowing, the bankers group said delinquencies in repaying home equity lines of credit rose to 0.77 percent in the April-June period. That compared to a rate of 0.60 percent in the first quarter and represented the highest rate since the fourth quarter of 2001 when the rate was 0.81 percent. However, the rate of closed-end home equity...
  • John Hurt Admits Sadness At His Faked Irish Ancestry

    09/12/2007 2:34:22 PM PDT · by blam · 58 replies · 1,638+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-12-2007 | Tom Peterkin
    John Hurt admits sadness at his faked Irish ancestry By Tom Peterkin, Ireland Correspondent Last Updated: 2:56am BST 12/09/2007 For years the actor John Hurt took great pride in his Irish aristocratic ancestry, believing that his great-grandmother was the illegitimate child of the Marquis of Sligo. Actor John Hurt admitted that his lack of Irish blood was a great disappointment Much to his disappointment, genealogists have discovered that his Irishness was nothing more than a family myth, perhaps created to give the family tree a spurious link to the upper class. Instead it appears that his family hails from Croydon,...
  • Sagging ratings may not hurt Democrats (FRom P..ewww. Uh huh. Right. Sure. Tell me another one.)

    07/20/2007 11:04:00 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 643+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/20/07 | Julie Hirschfeld Davis - ap
    WASHINGTON - Dismal approval ratings for the Democratic-led Congress — even worse than President Bush's — don't seem to be a threat to the party in next year's elections. Congress' reputation is hurt by widespread anger over the war in Iraq, and lawmakers' inability to change the war's course. On that point, Republicans are still far more vulnerable than Democrats, say strategists in both parties. That's why Democrats are doing all they can to stoke dissatisfaction with the war through repeated votes and attention-grabbing scenes like the Senate's all-night debate this week. For now, they're not worrying that voters will...
  • Gates: Delayed Funding Will Hurt Army

    03/22/2007 6:15:36 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 270+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    WASHINGTON, March 22, 2007 – A delay in approving the Defense Department’s fiscal 2007 supplemental budget request will seriously damage the Army’s readiness, possibly resulting in delayed training for units headed to Iraq and reduced funding for building and equipment repairs, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today. If the supplemental funding is not passed by April 15, the Army will be forced to consider curtailing and suspending home-station training for Reserve and National Guard units, and slowing the training of units slated to deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan, Gates told reporters at the Pentagon. The Army also...
  • NAFTA has hurt living standards, think-tank says (Economic Policy Institute)

    09/27/2006 2:19:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 71 replies · 1,171+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 9/27/06 | Reuters
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The North American Free Trade Agreement has lowered the standard of living for workers in the United States, Mexico and Canada, according to a new report. Signed in 1994, the trade deal was touted as a win-win situation for all three signatories. But the Economic Policy Institute, a Washington think-tank, said that NAFTA has led to cuts in social spending and prompted wages to stagnate or even fall. "Twelve years later, it is clear that the costs to workers outweighed the benefits in all three nations," the report said. "Workers' share of the gains from rising...
  • 10 British Tourists Hurt By Bombs In Turkey

    08/27/2006 7:12:33 PM PDT · by blam · 5 replies · 411+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-28-2006 | Stephanie Condron - James Burleigh
    10 British tourists hurt by bombs in Turkey By Stephanie Condron and James Burleigh (Filed: 28/08/2006) Ten Britons were injured last night in a series of bomb explosions in the Turkish Mediterranean holiday resort of Marmaris. Another bomb exploded in Istanbul. In all 22 people were hurt. All 10 Britons were taken to hospital and four were said to be in a serious condition. It is believed that at least one of the Marmaris bombs went off on one of the many dolmuses - minibuses that serve as a taxi service for holidaymakers. Residents said one exploded near a McDonald's...
  • Wage law could hurt Californians (Tips under scrutiny)

    08/03/2006 6:33:31 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 597+ views
    Riverside Press-Enterprise ^ | 8/3/06 | Claire Vitucci
    WASHINGTON - Hundreds of thousands of California waiters, hairstylists, bellhops and other workers who rely on tips to boost their incomes could see their wages slashed under federal legislation the U.S. Senate could take up by Friday. The House already passed HR 5790, a far-reaching bill that would raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in nine years, reinstate tax cuts for teachers and those who pay college tuition and reduce estate taxes for the richest of Americans. But Democrats are blasting a provision in the GOP-written bill that would require that tips be counted as part of...
  • Truck fleeing with migrants collides with pickup; 7 hurt (THAT'S ILLEGALS ---sheesh!!)

    05/02/2006 9:06:13 PM PDT · by SandRat · 32 replies · 762+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Becky Pallack
    Seven people were injured when the driver of a pickup truck fleeing from Border Patrol agents crashed into a second pickup in Marana. A Border Patrol agent spotted the Chevrolet truck on Arizona 86 near Sandario Road about 10:30 p.m. Sunday, said Agent Sean King, a Border Patrol Tucson Sector spokesman. The agent was suspicious because the truck had no license plate. He tried to pull it over, but the driver sped away, King said. A helicopter followed as the truck turned onto Interstate 19 and then Interstate 10, he said. It left the freeway at Tangerine Road and ran...
  • Court: Redrawn Map Hurt Texas Minorities

    03/01/2006 3:55:15 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 36 replies · 897+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/1/06 | Gina Holland - ap
    WASHINGTON - A key Supreme Court justice said Wednesday that Texas Republicans appeared to hurt minority voters when they redrew congressional boundaries that helped the GOP entrench its power in Congress. But despite Justice Anthony M. Kennedy's misgivings, it did not appear there was broad support on the high court to throw out the entire map promoted by former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas to help Republicans win six more seats. Justices also did not seem ready to bar states from drawing their boundaries more than once a decade. The court took up four appeals that raised complicated...
  • CA: Inland voters hurt Schwarzenegger

    11/22/2005 6:32:44 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 11 replies · 379+ views
    Riverside Press-Enterprise ^ | 11/22/05 | Jim Miller
    SACRAMENTO - A microcosm for what went wrong for Gov. Schwarzenegger in this month's special election can be found in part of East Highlands. The San Bernardino County area supported the recall of former Gov. Gray Davis. More than half of its registered voters are Republicans, like Schwarzenegger. Yet 53 percent of voters there opposed the centerpiece of Schwarzenegger's "year of reform" agenda: Prop. 76. They also opposed another Schwarzenegger-backed measure, Prop. 77, the redistricting initiative. Across the region, places where voters backed the 2003 recall and the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger swung against the governor Nov. 8 and opposed...
  • Iraqi Police, U.S. Soldiers Help Children Hurt in IED Attack

    11/21/2005 3:49:05 PM PST · by SandRat · 6 replies · 282+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2005 – Iraqi police and U.S. soldiers responded to help five Iraqi children injured in a Nov. 20 roadside bomb explosion in eastern Baghdad, military officials reported. Officials said the bomb most likely was targeting an Iraqi police patrol, but missed the target and detonated near a vehicle filled with children. Police and U.S. soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, secured the site and took the wounded children to a local hospital for treatment. In other news, Iraqi police and soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division's 3rd Brigade Combat Team killed one suspect and injured two more...
  • Pit bull dogs go on rampage in Illinois

    11/07/2005 8:54:37 PM PST · by Ramtek57 · 74 replies · 1,678+ views
    Montana Times ^ | 11/07/2005 | AP
    <p>A 10-year-old boy was in critical condition Sunday after three toy poodles escaped from a home and went on a rampage, attacking six people before police shot and killed dogs, authorities said.....</p>
  • MD: City experience can hurt governor hopefuls (Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley )

    10/23/2005 1:40:02 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies · 568+ views
    ap on Yahoo ^ | 10/23/05 | KRISTEN WYATT - ap
    BALTIMORE - When Mayor Martin O'Malley announced he was running for governor, the Democrat kicked off his campaign in a park overlooking the city's famed renovated harbor, a school band playing pep songs behind him as he talked up his experience in running Maryland's biggest city. But as other big-city mayors can attest, a high-profile urban post can be a political liability as well as an asset. Just look to California, where a mayor of Los Angeles has never been elected governor. Or to New York, where Ed Koch failed to win the governor's office in 1982 despite being a...
  • Gas station clerk hurt in 'drive-off' (taking justice into his hands for second time)

    07/28/2005 8:12:55 AM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 17 replies · 809+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 7-28-05 | MARA H. GOTTFRIED
    By all accounts, Randall Yungerberg became a gasoline theft vigilante this week. But his attempts to exact justice at the St. Paul gas station where he works left him critically injured Wednesday after he tried to stop a customer reportedly leaving without paying. His head injuries came three days after he was arrested on suspicion of taking a hammer to the car of a customer he suspected of not paying. That customer was arrested after Yungerberg, 49, was punched. While experts advise against going after thieves, some people say they understand how the frustration of standing by could lead some...

    02/10/2005 6:27:02 PM PST · by Quix · 6 replies · 1,381+ views
    A Glimpse Ahead Timothy Snodgrass The Impossible Will Come Alive In 2005 01/28/05 In January of 2004, as we began to intercede for the New Year the Holy Spirit gave us the prophetic slogan, "The Seas will Roar in 2004". This year we were given a new slogan, "The Impossible will come Alive in 2005". As the veil of darkness begins to come down over nations and regions, along with great shakings will come great breakthroughs; signs, wonders, healings and a spectacular release of miracles in impossible circumstances. This year, although we are ultimately poised to gain much ground, there...
  • What happened to Carly? Commentary: Fiorina hurt by Compaq buy, personal style

    02/09/2005 12:09:21 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 67 replies · 2,010+ views ^ | 2/9/05 | John C. Dvorak
    BERKELEY, Calif. (MarketWatch) -- The fact is that Hewlett-Packard before Carly Fiorina (nee Cara Carleton S. Sneed) was probably less dynamic than it is today. She managed to bring some marketing savvy to the company and managed to shake up that stodgy corporate culture known as "the H-P way." That said, H-P slowly evolved from an engineering-centric company to one that makes many of its products offshore and has become a commodity provider too ensnared in the world of humdrum PC's when companies like IBM have bailed out of the business as Dell continues to effortlessly dominate. While there will...
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • Vietnam denies visa to U.S. Congresswoman, says visit would hurt countries' relations

    12/02/2004 9:40:22 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 1,006+ views
    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam has prohibited an outspoken U.S. Congresswoman from visiting the communist country, saying a trip "would not serve Vietnam-U.S. relations," officials said Friday. Rep. Loretta Sanchez from Santa Ana, California, was told in a letter sent via the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi that her visa application was rejected because she "altogether lacks objectivity and goodwill toward Vietnam," according to a statement from her office. "The Vietnamese National Assembly and Vietnamese public opinion share the view that a visit to Vietnam by Ms. Loretta Sanchez would not serve Vietnam-U.S. relations," according to a reprinted version of the...
  • CA: Bill rider may hurt state on LNG issue (PUC vs. FERC)

    12/02/2004 8:58:49 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 303+ views
    San Diego Union -Tribune ^ | 12/2/04 | Craig D. Rose
    A handful of short paragraphs tacked onto a massive federal spending bill could weaken California's fight to approve or veto the location of liquefied natural gas terminals planned for the state. The rider asserts that federal law passed decades ago gives federal regulators, not state officials, the exclusive legal right over LNG siting decisions. The four-paragraph rider, attached to a report on the lengthy congressional appropriations bill, specifically takes issue with the California Public Utilities Commission. The PUC is locked in litigation with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over the siting authority question. Both sides contend they have exclusive jurisdiction...
  • (Vice President) Cheney May Help or Hinder (President) Bush's Chances

    09/05/2004 10:16:43 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 33 replies · 599+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 9/5/04 | Laura Meckler - AP
    WASHINGTON - Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites), enormously popular with conservatives, will be key to turning out the Republican base this November. But campaign officials say they will use Cheney to persuade undecided voters as well. Democrats delight in the prospect, saying the vice president is so divisive that they hope swing voters hear his name again and again. Even some delegates to the GOP convention fear that Cheney's personal style and his reputation as a resolute conservative will turn these voters off. The Bush campaign replies that Cheney has the stature and experience to discuss national...
  • Johnny Cash May Steal Show at MTV Awards

    08/24/2003 8:14:40 PM PDT · by Incorrigible · 82 replies · 878+ views
    AP (via Miami Herald) ^ | 8/24/03 | David Bauder
    Posted on Sun, Aug. 24, 2003 Johnny Cash May Steal Show at MTV Awards DAVID BAUDER Associated Press NEW YORK - This week's MTV Video Music Awards, celebrating a medium that usually oozes youth and invincibility, would seem like the last place to celebrate a somber video with a frail, 71-year-old Johnny Cash. Yet the extraordinary clip for "Hurt" - one that its creator feared would never be seen on television - is up for six awards, making Cash third only to Missy Elliott and Justin Timberlake in nominations. The country legend, who suffers from the nervous system disease autonomic...
  • Doctors Say Medicare Plans May Hurt U.S. Cancer Care

    07/15/2003 7:57:53 PM PDT · by Libloather · 1 replies · 177+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/15/03 | Lisa Richwine
    Doctors Say Medicare Plans May Hurt U.S. Cancer Care Tue Jul 15, 6:54 PM ET By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of oncologists, cancer patients and supporters will head to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday to warn lawmakers their Medicare prescription drug plans may threaten seniors' access to cancer treatments. The House and Senate bills to provide prescription drug coverage to millions of seniors on Medicare would cut more than $500 million, or about 30 percent, annually from cancer care, according to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. "That kind of cut cannot be sustained without substantial turbulence and...
  • Seismic testing can severely damage fish hearing

    02/19/2003 12:26:52 PM PST · by vannrox · 22 replies · 403+ views
    News in Science ^ | Friday, 14 February  2003 | Bob Beale
    Fish audio sensory cells damaged by seismic airgun tests; lower image is a close-up of square area (Pic: University of Maryland)  The intense high-energy sound made by seismic airguns used in underwater oil exploration damages the audio organs of fish, the first ever study of their impact on fish in the wild has found. The degree of injury to fish hearing was even greater than expected, according to a joint American-Australian research team led by Professor Arthur Popper of the University of Maryland published in the current issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. "Studies have...
  • CAIR asks FBI not to probe mosques (whiny Moslem alert)

    01/30/2003 3:15:12 AM PST · by Alouette · 72 replies · 376+ views
    Jewish World Review ^ | Jan. 30, 2003 | UPI
    (UPI) -- A prominent U.S. civil rights and advocacy group urged the Department of Justice Tuesday to rescind a new policy directive to the FBI to count local mosques for inclusion in performance goals in counter terrorism investigations. The Council on American-Islamic Relations made that demand following the publication of an article in Newsweek magazine detailing the policy instituted by FBI Director Robert Mueller earlier this month. According to Newsweek, FBI field offices nationwide are to develop demographic profiles of their regions, including the number of local mosques. The profiles will then be used to set specific numerical goals for...