Archive for February, 2014

Ukraine crisis: ‘Russians’ occupy Crimea airports – BBC News

February 28, 2014

BBC News Ukraine crisis: 'Russians' occupy Crimea airportsBBC NewsUkraine has accused Russia of carrying out an armed invasion by sending naval forces to occupy Sevastopol airport in the Crimea region. Russia's Black Sea Fleet denies its servicemen are blocking the airport. Another Crimean airport, Simferopol, has also …Ukrainian Ex-President Speaks Out From RussiaNew York TimesRussia Warned […]

Major storm brings needed rain to LA, but at a cost – Los Angeles Times

February 28, 2014

ABC News Major storm brings needed rain to LA, but at a costLos Angeles TimesA potent storm gave Southern California a more thorough soaking on Friday than it has seen in more than three years, bringing both cheers in a drought-stricken state and anxiety as it sent mud billowing through hillside neighborhoods and clogged roads.Rain […]

Obama Vows Aggressive Campaign for the Party’s Congressional Candidates – New York Times

February 28, 2014

AFP Obama Vows Aggressive Campaign for the Party's Congressional CandidatesNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama vowed on Friday to wage an aggressive political campaign this year on behalf of Democratic congressional candidates, telling members of the Democratic National Committee that he will work to make the election a choice …Early voting activity picks up on final […]

New Mandatory Label For Car Safety Recall Notices Announced

February 28, 2014

Most of us get a lot of junk mail, which often makes it difficult to spot the truly important items, but a new federal requirement for vehicle recalls aims to change that. The Department of Transportation?s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced a new mandatory recall label designed to help vehicle owners instantly […]

Outpatient Surgery Center Sued for Medical Negligence

February 28, 2014

Several years ago, Charles Belvins filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a local surgical group after his arthroscopic knee surgery went awry. Blevins, a banker, needed knee surgery and undewent the necessary procedures at Coastal Surgical Institute in San Luis Obispo. He was assured that the needed repairs would not take long and that he […]

West warns Russia amid rising tensions in Crimea – BBC News

February 27, 2014

BBC News West warns Russia amid rising tensions in CrimeaBBC NewsWestern nations have called on Russia to ease tensions in Ukraine's Crimea region after armed men seized the local parliament and raised the Russian flag. Russia also scrambled fighter jets along its borders as part of military exercises it announced a day …Russian troop movements near […]

Was vetoed Arizona bill misrepresented? What constitutional scholars say. (+ … – Christian Science Monitor

February 27, 2014

Christian Science Monitor Was vetoed Arizona bill misrepresented? What constitutional scholars say. (+ …Christian Science MonitorThe Arizona governor's decision Wednesday to veto a bill widely seen as pitting religious protections against gay rights puts an end to two controversial amendments proposed by lawmakers. Skip to next paragraph …After veto in Arizona, conservatives vow to fight for […]

British Spies Capture Nude Pictures – Voice of America

February 27, 2014

The Guardian British Spies Capture Nude PicturesVoice of AmericaA published report say Britain's communications spy agency intercepted and stored screenshots from hundreds of thousands of webcams, and says the multi-year operation yielded a huge trove of intimate photographs of unsuspecting users. The Guardian …British spy agency kept images of Yahoo webcam chatsWashington PostUK, US spies stored […]

Texas ban on gay marriage ruled unconstitutional – Houston Chronicle

February 26, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Texas ban on gay marriage ruled unconstitutionalHouston ChronicleA Texas federal judge handed gay rights advocates another major victory on Wednesday, this time in one of the nation's largest and most conservative states, when he declared its prohibition of same-sex marriage unconstitutional. The ruling by U.S. District …US judge declares Texas gay marriage ban […]

Arizona governor vetoes anti-gay bill – USA TODAY

February 26, 2014

Newsweek Arizona governor vetoes anti-gay billUSA TODAYPHOENIX — Facing intense pressure from political and business interests and a growing public outcry, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday that she had vetoed a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays and others based …Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoes 'anti-gay' billBBC NewsArizona Gov. Brewer […]

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