Posts Tagged ‘politics’
Denver Airport Manager of Aviation Kim Day told KMGH-TV in Denver that the incident involved "a couple thousands of bags over a couple of days." The breach was first reported by the station.The rest is here: Hundred of Bags Reportedly Went Unscanned at Airport
Prosecutors say a New Hampshire man obsessed with getting a Harley-Davidson motorcycle beat his landlord to death, assumed his identify and stole his pickup truck so he could trade it for the bike.Excerpted from:Cops: N.H. Man Beat Landlord to Death for Motorcycle
With the fate of his health care proposal uncertain, the president will try to persuade a weary public to back him• GOP Leader: Elections 'Referendum' on Health Bill• 'Trust' Gap Between Dems Hurting Health Push• Sebelius: Bid for GOP Support Hampered Health CareRead the original post: Obama Sells Public His Plan
A small but growing number of school districts across the country are moving to a four-day week, in a shift they hope will help close gaping budget holes and stave off teacher layoffs, but that critics fear could hurt students' education.Originally posted here: Schools' New Math: the Four-Day Week
Algeria has formally complained to France about a French far-right party's use of an Algerian flag in a campaign poster that reads "No to Islamism," the foreign minister said Monday.Continued here: Algeria Protests Far-Right French Poster
Cyprus police say a body found at a Nicosia cemetery could be the stolen corpse of former president Tassos Papadopoulos.View original post here: Corpse Found in Cyprus Could Be Country's Ex-Leader
Two U.S. missionaries are spending another weekend in a Haitian jail.See more here: Haitian Court Frees U.S. Missionary
African-Americans and Hispanics are 10 times more likely to report having sex about every night than Asians, who seem to get the best sleep, according to a new poll by the National Sleep Foundation.Original post: Too Tired for Sex? You're Not Alone
The harsh reality is that not all sex is good sex. So how do you achieve good sex? By finding out your couple sexual styleRead the original post: Fox on Sex: What's Your Sexual Style?
A strong earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6, hit eastern Turkey on Monday, killing at least 41 people and knocking down houses in at least three small villages, the government said.Read the rest here: Strong Quake Shakes Turkey, at Least 41 Killed
Intelligence officials are trying to establish the identity of an American militant suspect arrested in Pakistan, but doubts grew Monday that he is Al Qaeda's U.S.-born spokesman.Read more here: Pakistan Seeks Identity of American Suspect
CNN's Zain Verjee spoke with Christopher Hill, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, about the new hurdles for the Iraqi government. Read the rest here: Shaping Iraq's government
Forget press releases. White House press secretary Gibbs and his deputy, Bill Burton, are now sharing news in Twitter messages.View original here: White House Using Twitter to Spread Message
Jeff Bridges, Oscar winner for best actor, talks about his role in "Crazy Heart" and how he's still "digging the dude." More here: Jeff Bridges still 'the dude'
Here is the original post: ACLU Takes Obama to Task Over 9/11 Trial- 9/11 Trial Reversal May Clear Way for Gitmo Closure
With the fate of his health care proposal uncertain, the president will try to persuade a weary public to back him• GOP Leader: Elections 'Referendum' on Health Bill• 'Trust' Gap Could Be Hurting Health Bill• Sebelius: Bid for GOP Support Hampered Health CareExcerpted from:Obama Takes Show on Road
Obama praises Iraqi security forces for protecting nation on day that was ripe for attacks, even as insurgents kill 36 Polls Close in Iraq, 36 Killed | SLIDESHOW• LIVESHOTS: Noonan on D.C. Reaction to Iraqi Elections• YOU DECIDE: Does Election Signal War Is Won?View post:Iraq Vote Hailed as 'Important Milestone'
The stars of Hollywood take to the red carpet at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards. See the original post: Oscar red carpet
Christoph Waltz, who won best supporting actor, credits director Quentin Tarantino for bringing his dreams back to life. Originally posted here: Waltz credits Tarantino
Pete Docter, director of "Up," talks backstage at the Oscars about the movie's big win as best animated film. See more here: 'Up' director gives advice
A strong earthquake, with a preliminary magnitude of 6, hit eastern Turkey on Monday, knocking down houses in three small villages and killing at least 38 people, an official said.Go here to see the original: Strong Quake Shakes Turkey, at Least 38 Killed
Director Kathryn Bigelow, whose film "The Hurt Locker" won six Oscars, says "never give up on your dream." Go here to see the original: Bigelow 'never dared to hope'
Movies like "Alice in Wonderland" and "Avatar," which are available to view in 3-D, may be shattering box office records but could they be shattering your eyesight as well?Go here to read the rest: 3-D Movies Not Dangerous to Average Person, Doc Says
North Korea's army said Monday it is ready to "blow up" South Korea and the U.S., hours after the allies kicked off annual military drills that Pyongyang has slammed as a rehearsal for attack.Read more from the original source: N. Korea Says It Is Ready to 'Blow Up' U.S., S. Korea
Sandra Bullock, who won the Oscar for best actress, talks backstage about her big win. Source:Bullock 'in awe of this'