Archive for May, 2015

For Swapped Taliban Prisoners From Guantanamo Bay, Few Doors to Exit Qatar – New York Times

May 31, 2015

Telegraph.co.uk For Swapped Taliban Prisoners From Guantanamo Bay, Few Doors to Exit QatarNew York TimesKABUL, Afghanistan — Two of them are accused of mass murders. Another defended the killings of foreigners. One has been described by the United States military as an opium drug lord and an associate of Osama bin Laden. Another was a […]

Senate fails to strike deal to keep NSA surveillance programs from expiring – Fox News

May 31, 2015

Fox News Senate fails to strike deal to keep NSA surveillance programs from expiringFox NewsThe Senate failed Sunday to strike a deal to extend the NSA's phone surveillance program before the midnight deadline. Members of the GOP-controlled chamber returned Sunday to Capitol Hill in a last-ditch effort to extend the National Security Agency's …Senate to let […]

Family losses frame Vice President Biden’s career – Washington Post

May 31, 2015

Washington Post Family losses frame Vice President Biden's careerWashington PostJoe Biden had one final bit of advice, a warning, really, for these very successful students. No matter how accomplished their lives turned out to be, they would not be able to control their fates. “Reality has a way of intruding,” the vice president told thousands …5/31: […]

Joe Biden’s son Beau dies of brain cancer – Reuters

May 30, 2015

Reuters Joe Biden's son Beau dies of brain cancerReutersWASHINGTON Former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, died on Saturday after battling brain cancer, the vice president said. He was 46. "The entire Biden family is saddened beyond words," Vice President Biden …Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's Son, Dies at […]

With tough words for Wall St, O’Malley launches White House bid – Reuters

May 30, 2015

Reuters With tough words for Wall St, O'Malley launches White House bidReutersBALTIMORE, Maryland Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley blasted social injustice and Wall Street excesses as he launched a White House bid on Saturday, casting himself as a younger, more liberal alternative to Democratic Party frontrunner Hillary …O'Malley's challenge to Clinton: Ideological or generational? Or both?Washington […]

China official says air defense zone in South China Sea hinges on security – Reuters

May 30, 2015

Reuters China official says air defense zone in South China Sea hinges on securityReutersSINGAPORE China's decision on whether to establish an air defense zone in the South China Sea depends on whether there is a threat to its air or maritime security in the region, a senior military official said on Saturday. Extensive land reclamation […]

Paleteria La Jalpita Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk And Sulfite In Ice Cream Bars And Popsicles

May 30, 2015

Paleteria La Jalpita of Pasco, Washington is recalling ice cream bars and popsicles because it may contain undeclared milk and sulfite. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or sulfite run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Go to Source

Workers’ comp reform only helps insurance companies

May 30, 2015

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has said that he wants further “reform” of the state’s workers’ compensation system, with the stated goal of reducing the cost of doing business in the state. This argument — that restricting the rights of workers will help businesses by reducing the premiums they pay for workers’ compensation insurance — has […]

How Dennis Hastert made a fortune in land deals – Washington Post

May 29, 2015

Daily Beast How Dennis Hastert made a fortune in land dealsWashington PostFormer House speaker J. Dennis Hastert, who was indicted Thursday on charges of concealing bank withdrawals related to a secret $1.7 million payoff, made a small fortune through real estate investments before leaving Congress. In one controversial …Hastert Case Is Said to Be Linked to […]

Mastermind of Silk Road Web site gets life in prison – Washington Post

May 29, 2015

TIME Mastermind of Silk Road Web site gets life in prisonWashington PostNEW YORK — A San Francisco man who created the underground drug-selling Web site Silk Road was sentenced Friday to life in prison by a judge who cited at least six deaths from drugs bought on his site and five people he tried to […]

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