Scott Walkers gloomy pitch for the presidency
Scott Walker is worried. Hes worried about America. Hes worried about his kids and his grandchildren, and everyone elses. Hes worried about Islamic radicalism. Hes worried about too many people being on food stamps.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:17:03 -0400
Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case
JERUSALEM (AP) Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 06:49:54 -0400
Prosecution in Boston bombing trial seen wrapping case on Monday
BOSTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case against the accused Boston Marathon bomber on Monday with more testimony about the grievous injuries the blasts inflicted on the three people killed in the April 15, 2013, attack. The final witness last week was a medical examiner who described the extensive burns and wounds suffered by 29-year-old restaurant manager Krystle Campbell when one of the twin homemade pressure-cooker bombs exploded next to her as she watched runners near the finish line. ...
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 07:06:34 -0400
Eight dead, 10 injured in Florida van crash
(Reuters) - Eight people were killed and 10 were hurt in Florida on Monday when their church van drove through a stop sign and crashed into a road-side ditch that was partially filled with water, authorities said. A preliminary investigation indicated that the van carrying 18 people was traveling east on State Road 78 when it passed through a stop sign.
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:09:41 -0400
Two missing men likely found amid NYC gas explosion rubble: fire official
By Sebastien Malo and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two bodies found on Sunday at the site of a gas explosion that destroyed three New York City apartment buildings last week, injuring 22 people, were believed to be those of two unaccounted for men, the city's top fire official said. The bodies were found about 20 feet apart of one of the buildings reduced to rubble by the blast and fire in Manhattan's East Village neighborhood on Thursday, Fire Department Commissioner Daniel Nigro told reporters. While Nigro said a medical examiner had not officially determined that the remains belonged to the two people who remain unaccounted for, local broadcaster NY1 News said one of the missing men, 23-year-old Nicholas Figueroa, had been identified by his family as one of the bodies found on Sunday. Also missing was Moises Lucon.
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 20:19:05 -0400
DNA from 78 Germanwings crash victims found
Forensic teams have isolated 78 distinct DNA strands from body parts at the Germanwings crash site in the French Alps, while investigators continued their grim task in the arduous mountain terrain. As well as trying to identify and return bodies to their families, search teams were also hunting for a second "black box" that has yet to be found six days into the search. "We haven't found a single body intact," said Patrick Touron, deputy director of the police's criminal research institute. So far, forensic teams have isolated 78 DNA strands from recovered body parts, said prosecutor Brice Robin, one of the lead investigators.
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 12:26:38 -0400
Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit technology it could use to make atomic arms, Western officials involved in the nuclear talks said Sunday.
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:10:56 -0400
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