Archive for August, 2013

Stricter Limits on Truck Drivers’ Hours Will Save Lives, Regulators Say

August 31, 2013

Following a lengthy battle between federal regulators and truck drivers, new rules are set to reduce the number of hours that truck drivers can spend behind the wheel. In an effort aimed at saving lives from tractor-trailer accidents, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will cap drivers’ workweeks at 70 hours – a reduction of […]

Mellino Robenalt Grand Opening

August 31, 2013

Mellino Robenalt LLC will celebrate the grand opening of its office at 19704 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River with open house festivities from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, 2013. Founders Chris Mellino and Tom Robenalt invite you to join them as they cut the ribbon and raffle prizes from local businesses, […]

Seven Injured in Tampa Bus Crash

August 31, 2013

The average commuter probably takes it for granted that a trip on a city bus is not dangerous. Buses are safe, highly visible, and heavy vehicles. Traffic laws have special protections for buses. And drivers are (hopefully) well-trained. But for seven HART bus riders in Tampa, a recent trip took a very bad turn. On […]

Mandela Discharged From Hospital – Voice of America

August 31, 2013

Economic Times Mandela Discharged From HospitalVoice of AmericaFormer South African president Nelson Mandela has returned to his home in Johannesburg after a lengthy stay in a hospital. Mr. Mandela, who is 95, was admitted into a hospital in Pretoria on June 8 for a recurring lung infection. The former president has …South Africa: Mandela remains in […]

Obama’s Syria strike decision aims to get Congress on the record – CBS News

August 31, 2013

The Guardian Obama's Syria strike decision aims to get Congress on the recordCBS News(CBS News) WASHINGTON – President Obama spoke to the American people from the Rose Garden Saturday afternoon, pressing his case for military action against the Syrian regime and calling the chemical attack that claimed more than 1,400 lives in Syria …Obama to Seek […]

4 kids dead after fire in NY home near Pa. border – Houston Chronicle

August 31, 2013

4 kids dead after fire in NY home near Pa. borderHouston ChronicleELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — A fire tore through a home, spewing flames from the windows and killing four children, neighbors said. The four victims had been pulled from the burning upstate New York home by firefighters and medics but died later. The blaze swept … […]

The Hale Law Firm Personal Injury Attorney Comments on Car Accident

August 30, 2013

Waxahachie, TX (Law Firm Newswire) August 30, 2013 – An auto accident in Dallas, Texas, on Interstate 35 claimed the lives of two men who were thrown from the vehicle. Both men and a third passenger were wearing seat belts at the time. “While seatbelt use has proven to prevent a significant number of serious […]

Shifting winds, warm weather hamper firefighting in Yosemite – Los Angeles Times

August 30, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle Shifting winds, warm weather hamper firefighting in YosemiteLos Angeles TimesTUOLUMNE CITY, Calif.–Shifting winds and the hottest and driest conditions in a week continued to hamper the efforts of firefighters battling the massive Rim fire on Friday in and around Yosemite National Park, officials said. There were still active parts of the …Rim Fire: […]

Absent on Syria – New York Times

August 30, 2013

Absent on SyriaNew York TimesAs President Obama moves toward unilateral military action in response to a chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed more than 1,400 people, he is doing so without legal justification and without the backing of two key institutions, Congress and the United … and more »

Google, Microsoft Press Lawsuits for Right to Release More Surveillance Data – Wired

August 30, 2013

Wired Google, Microsoft Press Lawsuits for Right to Release More Surveillance DataWiredPerennial competitors in the search realm, Google and Microsoft have set down their swords to press the U.S. government in court for the right to publish statistics on secret surveillance demands against their customers, the companies said today. In June, the …Justice Department talks with […]

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