More magazine 07 29 2013 Articles

  • Obama interrupting weekend trip to return to DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is interrupting a weekend trip to return to the White House. The White House says Obama has changed his plans for Friday and will return to Washington late in the evening after fundraisers in Rhode Island and New York. He had planned to spend the night...

  • EU ministers call for new sanctions against Russia

    MILAN (AP) — Several European Union foreign ministers on Friday accused Russia of invading eastern Ukraine and said Moscow should be punished with more sanctions. The meeting of the 28-nation bloc's top diplomats in Milan came one day after NATO said Moscow has slipped at least 1,000 Russian...

  • Britain raises terror threat level to severe

    LONDON (AP) — Britain raised the country's terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely. Home Secretary Theresa Mays said the decision to raise the threat level was related to developments in Iraq and Syria, but that there...

  • US delivers military aid to Lebanese army

    BEIRUT (AP) — The United States has delivered its first emergency shipment of weapons to Lebanon, officials said Friday, to help bolster military forces as part of a broader regional response to combat the growing threat posed by Islamic extremists. The delivery is in response to a request by...

  • Mass demonstrations in Yemen against Shiite rebels

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis rallied in the capital and across the country against an armed Shiite rebel group which has been holding its own sit-in demanding a new government and the reinstatement of fuel subsidies. In the Friday demonstrations in support of President...

  • U.K. raises terrorist threat level

    The U.K. in response to a threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria raised its terrorist attack warning system to the second highest level Friday from substantial to severe, which carries the warning that a terrorist attack is "highly likely."

  • Class action against NBTY alleges protein-spiking

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Six men from Colorado, Florida, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Kentucky and South Carolina have filed a class action lawsuit against NBTY for deceptive advertising of its protein powder. The plaintiffs claim NBTY Inc, United States Nutrition Inc. and...

  • Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

    CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous...

  • Palestinian leader say Hamas caused prolonged war

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has accused Hamas of needlessly extending fighting in the Gaza Strip, causing a high death toll. Abbas told Palestine TV in remarks broadcast Friday that "it was possible for us to avoid all of that, 2,000 martyrs, 10,000 injured,...

  • Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to an annual 0.3 percent in August, a sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take drastic steps to save a stalling recovery. The figure was down from 0.4 percent in July,...

  • Chicago man delivers his baby girl on expressway

    LINCOLNWOOD, Ill. (AP) — Lincolnwood officials say an off-duty paramedic delivered his baby girl on a Chicago expressway. Daniel Lynch of the Evanston Fire Department and his wife, Elizabeth, were on their way to a local hospital early Friday morning when they pulled over to deliver the baby....

  • Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo

    In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoon. The Shibuya district is popular with young people and tourists and is known for entertainment and nightlife as well as high-tech ventures.

  • Iraqi town holds out against militant juggernaut

    BAGHDAD (AP) — As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight. The wheat and barley farmers took up...

  • US are stocks mixed in early trading

    U.S. stocks were mixed in early trading Friday as investors looked over a batch of new reports on the economy ahead of the Labor Day holiday. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 was little changed at 1,996 as of 9:56 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 15 points, or 0.1 percent, to...

  • Obama about to fire his smoking gun again

    Despite fears of some establishment Republicans, I choose to believe that if Obama makes good on his threat, there will be electoral hell for Democrats to pay in November -- not Republicans.



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