Archive for June, 2013

Trucker Charged in Illinois State Trooper Death, But Wrongful Death Lawsuit Blames Employer

June 30, 2013

The truck driver who struck and killed an Illinois State Police officer has been charged with reckless homicide, but the trooper’s family blames the trucker’s employer in a wrongful death lawsuit. Johnny Felton Jr. was driving a truck for Dot Transportation along Interstate 55 outside of Litchfield, Illinois in November when he struck and killed […]

Contractor Employee Killed in Industrial Accident at Nissan Plant

June 30, 2013

A worker at a plant owned by automaker Nissan in Smyrna, Tennessee was killed when a large piece of electrical equipment fell on him as it was being moved. The man, whom authorities did not name, was an employee of Complete Automation, a Nissan supplier. The accident happened on a recent Thursday morning at the […]

Motorcycle Fatalities Are On the Rise Across the Nation

June 30, 2013

While riding a motorcycle is fun, being involved in an accident can result in serious injuries or death. State by state, the number of bikers meeting their death on the road is on the rise. In fact, one state, Indiana, recently completed a comprehensive survey of the number of motorcycle accidents in 2012. In 2011, […]

Report: 19 firefighters killed battling Ariz. blaze – USA TODAY

June 30, 2013

Artesia Daily Press Report: 19 firefighters killed battling Ariz. blazeUSA TODAYFirefighters are battling a blaze that has already forced the evacuation of dozens of homes. Story Highlights. State forestry officials say 19 firefighters killed battling Yarnell blaze; Relief agency is preparing shelters for evacuees; Another 450 homes are nearby …Nineteen firefighters killed battling Arizona blaze: US […]

Heat reaches triple digits, strains power grids – USA TODAY

June 30, 2013

ABC News Heat reaches triple digits, strains power gridsUSA TODAYHigh temperatures are also starting to affect the Northwest. Heat Wave Arizona. Chris Jolley, right, of Scottsdale, Ariz., runs his dog Logan through sprinklers at a local park on Saturday to try to beat the intense heat. (Photo: Rick Scuteri AP) …Death Valley temps at least tie […]

Julian Assange: Edward Snowden is ‘marooned in Russia’ – Washington Post

June 30, 2013

Politico Julian Assange: Edward Snowden is 'marooned in Russia'Washington PostEdward Snowden seems to be stranded. Three weeks after Snowden revealed himself as the source of leaked top-secret documents on U.S. intelligence gathering, the former intelligence contractor is stuck in legal limbo in Russia. Although he has not been …Assange: Edward Snowden is 'marooned in Russia'Salt Lake […]

UPDATED RELEASE #3 UPC Code Clarification Townsend Farms, Inc. Expands Voluntary Limited Lot Recall of Frozen Organic Antioxidant Blend, 3 lb. Bag

June 29, 2013

Townsend Farms, Inc. of Fairview, Oregon, out of an abundance of caution and in cooperation with the FDA is expanding its voluntary recall efforts and is now recalling Townsend Farms Organic Antioxidant Blend, 3 lb. bag with UPC 0 78414 40444 8. The recall codes are located on the back of the package with the […]

Harmony Chai Voluntary Recall of Concentrated Black Spiced Chai and Decaffeinated Rooibos Chai

June 29, 2013

Harmony Chai of Eastsound, WA is voluntarily recalling its Concentrated Black Spiced Chai and Decaffeinated Rooibos Chai because it may not be properly processed. Although Harmony Chai has received no complaints of illness related to the consumption of the recalled product, there is a potential hazard that can occur when tea beverages are inadequately processed. […]

Gay marriage opponents ask Supreme Court to reimpose California ban – Reuters

June 29, 2013

ABC News Gay marriage opponents ask Supreme Court to reimpose California banReutersBy Steve Gorman and Alex Dobuzinskis. LOS ANGELES | Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:25pm EDT. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Opponents of gay marriage filed a long-shot petition on Saturday with the Supreme Court asking the justices to immediately halt same-sex …DOMA lawyer herself gay , […]

Obama sees no threat in China rivalry for Africa business – Reuters

June 29, 2013

Toronto Star Obama sees no threat in China rivalry for Africa businessReutersBy Jeff Mason and Mark Felsenthal. PRETORIA | Sat Jun 29, 2013 11:16pm EDT. PRETORIA (Reuters) – The United States does not feel threatened by the growth of trade and investment in Africa by China and other emerging powers, U.S. President Barack …No China-US rivalry […]

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