Archive for May, 2014

Families travel to Seattle after 6 Mt. Rainier climbers presumed dead – Los Angeles Times

May 31, 2014

Vancouver Sun Families travel to Seattle after 6 Mt. Rainier climbers presumed deadLos Angeles TimesA photo provided by the National Parks Service shows the Liberty Ridge Area of Mt. Rainier on Saturday. A photo provided by the National Parks Service shows the Liberty Ridge Area of Mt. Rainier on Saturday. (National Parks Service / Associated […]

Pastor: Released soldier has mental toughness to recover – USA TODAY

May 31, 2014

ABC News Pastor: Released soldier has mental toughness to recoverUSA TODAYThe newly freed soldier who spent nearly five years in captivity in Afghanistan has the mental and physical toughness to survive the experience, his former pastor said. Bowe Bergdahl grew up in a conservative Christian family in Idaho, studied ballet, was …US soldier freed in Taliban […]

Ted Cruz wins 2016 conservative straw poll – Chicago Sun-Times

May 31, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times Ted Cruz wins 2016 conservative straw pollChicago Sun-TimesNEW ORLEANS — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the latest 2016 presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana. Cruz took 30 percent of the vote at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans. He edged out conservative speaker …Cruz wins presidential straw poll at […]

Lawmakers Turn Up Heat on VA After Shinseki Resignation – Wall Street Journal

May 30, 2014

Wall Street Journal Lawmakers Turn Up Heat on VA After Shinseki ResignationWall Street JournalWASHINGTON—House Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller (R., Fla.) took aim at the highest levels of VA management Friday, saying the people who surrounded departing department Secretary Eric Shinseki hadn't told the truth. Veterans Affairs …Shinseki resigns over growing VA scandalFox NewsShinseki remembered […]

Donald Sterling plans to sue the NBA for $1 billion, source says, as wife and … – New York Daily News

May 30, 2014

New York Daily News Donald Sterling plans to sue the NBA for $1 billion, source says, as wife and …New York Daily NewsA source close to Sterling says the embattled billionaire would file a lawsuit later Friday afternoon and seek damages in excess of $1 billion. GINGER ADAMS OTIS. Published: Friday, May 30, 2014, 5:19 […]

It’s a tie! Two boys win 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee – CBS News

May 30, 2014

CBS News It's a tie! Two boys win 2014 Scripps National Spelling BeeCBS NewsLast Updated May 29, 2014 11:15 PM EDT. OXON HILL, Md. – For the first time in 52 years, two spellers were declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday. Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, New York, and Ansun Sujoe […]

Landlord Sued Over Failure to Rectify Rental Property Electrical Issues

May 30, 2014

On March 24, 2012, nine people, including seven children, died in a horrible house fire in Charleston. Three wrongful death lawsuits have been filed since. The three lawsuits have been filed on behalf of Alexander Seals and his two young children, all of whom were killed in the blaze. The complaints allege that their landlord, […]

The Vulnerably Housed and Homeless Suffer Increased Risk of TBI

May 30, 2014

Typically, traumatic brain injury (TBI) coverage focuses on those involved in contact sports and on military veterans. However, TBI also seriously affects vulnerably housed individuals and the homeless. The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation recently featured a study arguing that the homeless who suffer TBI have a strong, negative impact on public expenses. Homeless and unsafely […]

Would Tougher Sanctions Help Halt Drunk Driving?

May 30, 2014

Austin, TX (Law Firm Newswire) May 30, 2014 – South Carolina has enacted new drunk driving legislation: “Emma’s Law.” It increases sanctions for driving while impaired. “Texas has the dubious distinction of being one of the top states with the highest number of drunk drivers. The latest numbers from 2011 show 46 percent of all […]

Families Call for Prosecution of Execs in GM Ignition Switch Deaths

May 30, 2014

General Motors (GM) has recalled millions of vehicles equipped with faulty ignition switches that may shut the engine off during driving, which in turn may prevent the airbags from inflating in the event of a collision. GM itself has linked 31 crashes and 13 deaths to the malfunction. Multiple ongoing investigations, including a federal criminal […]

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