Archive for December, 2012

Survivors, emergency responders describe bus crash near Pendleton that killed … – OregonLive.com

December 31, 2012

OregonLive.com Survivors, emergency responders describe bus crash near Pendleton that killed …OregonLive.comTwo Korean teenage boys from Vancouver, Canada, were among the passengers released Sunday night to a makeshift shelter at the Convention Center in Pendleton. One, age 17 with a broken collarbone, carried his arm in a sling; the other, 16, was largely …Oregon Bus […]

Congress edges closer to ‘fiscal cliff’ deal but can’t close it – Los Angeles Times

December 31, 2012

New York Daily News Congress edges closer to 'fiscal cliff' deal but can't close itLos Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill inched toward a compromise to avert part of the so-called fiscal cliff but remained unable to close a deal as each side struggled with internal tensions as well as the remaining […]

Clinton is hospitalized after docs discover clot – Boston Herald

December 31, 2012

Forbes Clinton is hospitalized after docs discover clotBoston HeraldSecretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized overnight in New York, after doctors learned she had a potentially dangerous blood clot in an undisclosed location. Clinton's doctors found the clot yesterday while performing a follow-up exam for the …Bed rest may be cause of Clinton's blood clotUSA […]

Vega recalls 30,000-plus motorcycle helmets

December 30, 2012

Vega Helmet Corp. is recalling more than 30,000 XTS motorcycle helmets after testing found that a few did not meet crash protection safety standards. Go to Source

Negotiators Seek US Budget Deal With Deadline Two Days Off – Businessweek

December 30, 2012

TIME Negotiators Seek US Budget Deal With Deadline Two Days OffBusinessweekWith two days left to stop a package of higher taxes and spending cuts neither party wants, Democrats and Republicans are searching for the contours of a deal as lawmakers gather in Washington and President Barack Obama presses his case on television …Last-minute fiscal cliff […]

NYC subway-push suspect Erika Menendez charged with murder as hate crime – Newsday

December 29, 2012

Newsday NYC subway-push suspect Erika Menendez charged with murder as hate crimeNewsdayA woman was charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime Saturday for pushing an Indian immigrant off a subway platform to his death, prosecutors said. The accused, Erika Menendez, 31, told detectives she attacked Sunando Sen, 46, because she …Woman charged with 'hate […]

Body of India rape victim arrives home in New Delhi – Reuters

December 29, 2012

Economic Times Body of India rape victim arrives home in New DelhiReutersBy Adnan Abidi and Devidutta Tripathy. NEW DELHI | Sun Dec 30, 2012 12:25am EST. NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The body of a woman whose gang rape provoked protests and rare national debate about violence against women in India arrived back in New …Indian-Americans […]

Enforcement is an Issue for Texting While Driving States Austin Injury Lawyer

December 29, 2012

Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) December 28 , 2012 – It is one thing to have a law banning texting while driving. It is another to be able to enforce it. “It’s good that there are laws banning the use of mobile devices when driving. Those kinds of laws are intended to save lives. The […]

Banana Boat Sunscreens Recalled Due to Risk of Burn Injuries

December 29, 2012

Washington, D.C. (Law Firm Newswire) December 28, 2012 – The parent company of Banana Boat, a line of sun-care products, is recalling a half-million bottles of aerosol sunscreen. There are reports that the product may catch fire if users come into contact with an open flame shortly after applying it. “This is a frightening example […]

Failure to reach fiscal cliff deal could bring milk prices to $8 per gallon – New York Daily News

December 29, 2012

New York Daily News Failure to reach fiscal cliff deal could bring milk prices to $8 per gallonNew York Daily NewsAmericans are in danger of having insult added to the injury of a fall from the fiscal cliff — milk prices could rise to as much as $8 a gallon if Congress does not deliver […]

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