Archive for May, 2012

John Edwards Acquitted by Jury on One Count, Mistrial on Others – San Francisco Chronicle

May 31, 2012

ABC News John Edwards Acquitted by Jury on One Count, Mistrial on OthersSan Francisco ChronicleJune 1 (Bloomberg) — Former presidential candidate John Edwards was found not guilty on one charge and a jury was unable to decide on five other counts alleging he used illegal campaign contributions to hide an extramarital affair.Mistrial declared in Edwards […]

‘Guetapens’ doesn’t catch National Spelling Bee champ off guard – Los Angeles Times

May 31, 2012

Los Angeles Times 'Guetapens' doesn't catch National Spelling Bee champ off guardLos Angeles TimesThe French-derived word, meaning an ambush, snare or trap, gives the title to 14-year-old Snigdha Nadipati, a San Diego eighth-grader. Snigdha Nandipati, 14, of San Diego, right, is congratulated by her father, Krishnarao, left, and brother Sujan after …Snigdha Nandipati wins fifth […]

Florida judge blocks parts of "onerous" voter registration law – CBS News

May 31, 2012

CBS News Florida judge blocks parts of "onerous" voter registration lawCBS News(CBS News) A Federal District judge in Florida placed a preliminary injunction on new Florida voter registration requirements on third-party organizations, calling parts of the law "onerous." Judge Robert Hinkle said the law imposes "a harsh and …Judge blocks parts of Florida voting lawFox […]

English Riding Supply Recalls Wire Mouth Bits for Horses Due to Risk of Injury

May 31, 2012

Happy Mouth steel braided wire bits can become frayed, rusted or worn, which can cause the bit to break. If this happens, the rider can lose control and fall from the horse. Go to Source

MAN RECALLS JOURNEY HOME THROUGH FLASH FLOODING

May 31, 2012

CATAWISSA RR – Bob Beck, of Shamokin, kept his calm and just wanted to keep moving. With his parents in the vehicle, all three watched as water and debris came rushing down a hill after Sunday's heavy rains began to fall while they were traveling on Ro Go to Source

Failure to Repair a Vehicle May Lead to a Serious Auto Accident

May 31, 2012

Waxahachie, TX (Law Firm Newswire) May 30, 2012 – As many Americans try to save money, they often cut corners on maintaining their vehicles. However, avoiding repairs and common replacements can lead to car accidents and possibly injure others. Car owners are familiar with standing in a lobby as their mechanic approaches with an assessment […]

Toys R Us Recalls Imaginarium Activity Center Due to Choking Hazard

May 31, 2012

Small wooden knobs attaching the xylophone keys can break off. This poses a choking hazard to young children.

Ex-Justice Stevens: Supreme Court likely has had second thoughts about … – Washington Post

May 30, 2012

KGMI Ex-Justice Stevens: Supreme Court likely has had second thoughts about …Washington PostLITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens said Wednesday night he expects that the court has already had second thoughts about parts of its controversial Citizens United ruling that eased restrictions on corporate spending …Former Justice Stevens criticizes […]

Area spellers vie for fame at National Spelling Bee – Kansas City Star

May 30, 2012

Kansas City Star Area spellers vie for fame at National Spelling BeeKansas City StarBy DAVID GOLDSTEIN Vanya Shivashankar (left), 10, of Olathe, and Lena Greenberg, 14, of Philadelphia, applauded fellow spellers after being announced as two of the 50 semifinalists in the National Spelling Bee. WASHINGTON — Much of the early hype …AP Photos: Faces […]

Boy played dead to survive Syrian massacre – Christian Science Monitor

May 30, 2012

Christian Science Monitor Boy played dead to survive Syrian massacreChristian Science MonitorAli el-Sayed fell to the floor and soaked himself in his brother's blood as gunmen linked to the Assad regime murdered his family. By Bassem Mroue and Elizabeth A. Kennedy, The Associated Press / May 30, 2012 Jordanians and Syrian refugees take part in […]

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