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FBI: 2 Pennsylvania men harassed Palin family, legal team

Michael Hinkelman Philly.com 19.08.2011
FBI: 2 Pennsylvania men harassed Palin family, legal team

A father and son were arrested by the FBI in Allentown this morning on charges of making harassing phone calls to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's family, lawyers and the lawyers' employees.

US Air Force discharging sergeant who doubts Obama's citizenship

The Air Force said Wednesday it is discharging a hero of the so-called birther movement who refused to report to duty in Germany for a few days earlier this month because he doubts President Barack Obama's citizenship.


Obama frets over 'lone wolf' attack as Sept 11 looms

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday played down prospects for a spectacular Al-Qaeda attack 10 years after the September 11th strikes, saying he worried more now about solitary extremists.

Latinos protest deportations at Obama campaign HQ

Latino activists held a protest outside President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign headquarters on Tuesday to ask him to end a criminal deportation program they say is snaring large number of illegal immigrants who have not committed crimes.


Transit agency head defends cell service shut-off

The idea to cut wireless communications to quell a brewing protest - a tactic that has put San Francisco's subway system in the middle of a global free speech debate - first came to the agency's chief spokesman in the middle of the night.

Moody’s Lowers Economic Growth Outlook

Tess Stynes The Wall Street Journal 16.08.2011

Moody’s Analytics said its near-term outlook for the U.S. economy has fallen significantly in the past month wake of the debate over the U.S. debt ceiling and the downgrade of the nation’s credit ratings by Standard & Poor’s .


Another sex scandal for US Democrats

JOHN BRESNAHAN & JONATHAN ALLEN Politico.com 25.07.2011
Another sex scandal for US Democrats

Rep. David Wu has been accused of an “unwanted sexual encounter” with the teenage daughter of a longtime friend, the latest scandal to engulf the troubled Oregon Democrat.

US Department of Homeland Security Video Characterizes White Americans as Most Likely Terrorists

A new promotional video released by the Department of Homeland Security characterizes white middle class Americans as the most likely terrorists, as Big Sis continues its relentless drive to cement the myth that mad bombers are hiding around every...


New US Terror Report Warns of Insider Threat to Utilities

Sabotage by an insider at a major utility facility, including a chemical or oil refinery, could provide al Qaeda with its best opportunity for the kind of massive Sept. 11 anniversary attack Osama bin Laden was planning, according to U.S. officials.

Casey Anthony is free but can't escape speculation about future

Anthony Colarossi and Jeff Weiner Orlando Sentinel 18.07.2011
Casey Anthony is free but can't escape speculation about future

With the exception of a few frenetic moments when she was released from the Orange County Jail early Sunday, the public has not laid eyes on Casey Anthony as a free woman.


Dead Horse Lands At JFK Airport

My FOX NY 16.07.2011
Dead Horse Lands At JFK Airport

A horse arrived dead at Kennedy Airport Friday morning aboard a cargo plane owned by El Al, according to the airline.

Pentagon declares the Internet a war domain

John T. Bennett The Hill 15.07.2011
Pentagon declares the Internet a war domain

The Pentagon released a long-promised cybersecurity plan Thursday that declares the Internet a domain of war but does not spell out how the U.S. military would use the Web for offensive strikes.


Black men survive longer in prison than out: study

Genevra Pittman Reuters 15.07.2011
Black men survive longer in prison than out: study

Black men are half as likely to die at any given time if they're in prison than if they aren't, suggests a new study of North Carolina inmates.

FBI opens inquiry after report that News Corp. tried to hack phones of 9/11 victims

Jerry Markon and David S. Hilzenrath The Washington Post 15.07.2011
FBI opens inquiry after report that News Corp. tried to hack phones of 9/11 victims

The FBI has opened a preliminary inquiry into allegations that News Corp. employees sought to hack into the phones of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and tried to bribe law enforcement officers for information, U.S. officials said Thursday.


Moody’s Places U.S. on Review for Downgrade As Debt Talks Stall

Moody’s Investors Service put the U.S. under review for a credit rating downgrade as talks to raise the government’s $14.3 trillion debt limit stall, adding to concern that political gridlock will lead to a default.

California companies flee state

Tami Luhby CNN 13.07.2011
California companies flee state

Buffeted by high taxes, strict regulations and uncertain state budgets, a growing number of California companies are seeking friendlier business environments outside of the Golden State.


Michelle Obama's 1,556-Calorie Lunch Raises Eyebrows

First Lady Michelle Obama may have temporarily forgotten the lessons of her own anti-obesity campaign when she indulged in a sinfully caloric lunch Monday at a popular new hamburger restaurant.

Obscure clause may help US avert default

Marc Jourdier Yahoo! News 11.07.2011
Obscure clause may help US avert default

The White House could resort to an little-known line in the US constitution to prevent a ruinous default if Democrats and Republicans do not agree to raise the debt ceiling by August 2, experts say.


Texas executes Mexican after court stay rejected

Texas executed a Mexican citizen Thursday for the rape-slaying of a teenager after he and the White House pleaded in vain for a Supreme Court stay, saying he was denied help from his home country that could have helped him avoid the death penalty.

Father spoke of having Obama adopted

Sally Jacobs The Boston Globe 08.07.2011
Father spoke of having Obama adopted

In the spring of 1961, President Obama’s father revealed a plan for his unborn son that might have changed the course of American political history. The elder Barack H. Obama, a sophomore at the University of Hawaii, had come under scrutiny by fed...



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