Archive for April, 2012

Arrests, beatings fail to deter Chinese human rights crusader Guangchen – CNN International

April 30, 2012

Telegraph.co.uk Arrests, beatings fail to deter Chinese human rights crusader GuangchenCNN InternationalBy Michael Pearson, CNN (CNN) — Long before Chen Guangcheng became internationally known as a human rights crusader, villagers near his home knew him as the man to go to for troubles with local authorities. Despite having little formal legal education …Dissident Chen wants […]

George Zimmerman’s defense team launches social media campaign – Washington Post

April 30, 2012

CBS News George Zimmerman's defense team launches social media campaignWashington PostGeorge Zimmerman's defense team has launched a social media campaign to combat false rumors and raise money for their client. On a newly branded “GZLegalCase” Twitter account, a Facebook page and a new Web site, the legal team tracks the latest …Zimmerman launches social media […]

Obama and Romney Spar Over Death of Bin Laden – New York Times

April 30, 2012

New York Times Obama and Romney Spar Over Death of Bin LadenNew York TimesPORTSMOUTH, NH — Mitt Romney said on Monday that “even Jimmy Carter” would have issued the order to kill Osama bin Laden in Pakistan a year ago, dismissing President Obama's suggestion that Mr. Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee, would not have …Bin […]

Recalls This Week

April 30, 2012

Cute, but potentially dangerous "sippy" cups and defective components that could render a fire sprinkler system useless are among a list of consumer products recalled this week. Go to Source

Recalls this week: Children's sippy cups, jackets

April 30, 2012

Cute, but potentially dangerous "sippy" cups and defective components that could render a fire sprinkler system useless are among a list of consumer products recalled this week. Other recalled … Go to Source

Case of Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng to Test Sino-American Ties – TIME

April 29, 2012

Globe and Mail Case of Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng to Test Sino-American TiesTIMEBy John Lee Monday, Apr. 30, 2012 When Wang Lijun appeared at the US consulate in Chengdu on Feb. 6, American officials politely listened to his appeals before handing the former Chongqing police chief to central authorities waiting outside the …Obama aide mum […]

L.A. Riots: City Leaders Mourn, Celebrate The Anniversary – Neon Tommy

April 29, 2012

Neon Tommy L.A. Riots: City Leaders Mourn, Celebrate The AnniversaryNeon TommyThis story is part of a special Neon Tommy series revisiting the upheaval 20 years ago surrounding the Rodney King trial. See more of our anniversary coverage here. Councilman Tom LaBonge was among the city officials in attendance Sunday.20th Anniversary Of The Los Angeles Riots […]

Endgame tricky in tracking down Joseph Kony in African jungle – The Seattle Times

April 29, 2012

Wall Street Journal Endgame tricky in tracking down Joseph Kony in African jungleThe Seattle TimesThe US military believes Joseph Kony, the fugitive rebel who led massacres in Africa, is using Stone Age tactics to elude pursuers, but "a persistent engagement" is in progress to find him. By The New York Times and The Washington Post […]

Obama pokes fun at Romney, dog-eating at correspondents dinner – Los Angeles Times

April 28, 2012

CTV.ca Obama pokes fun at Romney, dog-eating at correspondents dinnerLos Angeles TimesBy Morgan Little WASHINGTON– President Obama didn't pull any punches during this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, poking fun at his past experience in canine cuisine, the Republican party and most persistently, his presidential rival Mitt …The White House Correspondents' Association dinnerWashington PostObama and […]

Obama jokes on Romney, Secret Service, Kardashians at dinner – USA TODAY

April 28, 2012

USA TODAY Obama jokes on Romney, Secret Service, Kardashians at dinnerUSA TODAYBy Saul Loeb, AFP/Getty Images By Saul Loeb, AFP/Getty Images Even the entrance to his speech was part of his schtick. The president walked off stage just before he took the podium with an alleged "hot mic," making fun of getting caught last month […]

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