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· Video shows London attackers with radical cleric
(CBS News) LONDON — Detectives in London were to question two people arrested over the murder of British Army Drummer Lee Rigby, described Thursday by family and friends as a loving family man who always wanted to serve.
Both of the primary suspects were recovering from gunshot wounds received in a confrontation with police, and their conditions [...]
· Survey: 47% of Chinese are atheists
(WASHINGTON POST) Pope Francis’s pronouncement that God has “redeemed all of us … even the atheists”Wednesday surprised both believers and nonbelievers around the world, who are used to stricter edicts from the Catholic church. It also got us wondering where the world’s atheists live.
There’s surprisingly little data available on the subject. But a 2012 poll by WIN/Gallup [...]
· Trayvon Martin gun, drug texts released
(CNN) – Items taken from Trayvon Martin’s cell phone — including a text-message discussion of drug use and pictures of a gun and marijuana plants — are among new details released Thursday by attorneys for the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of killing him without provocation 14 months ago.
The evidence, George Zimmerman’s attorneys say, paints a different [...]
· Chuck Norris fires up a mean barbeque
Mr. Norris, my son became deathly ill (though, we’re happy to say, he recovered) from a food-borne illness he contracted at a birthday barbecue last year. With summer quickly approaching, would you please discuss some food safety tips for that favorite American pastime? – “Grateful for the Grilling” in Georgia
For many of us, picnic and [...]
· 2 arrested after Pakistani flight diverted
London (CNN) – Police arrested two men Friday on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a flight from Pakistan to the United Kingdom was diverted to Stansted Airport, outside of London.
A UK fighter jet was scrambled to escort the Pakistan International Airlines flight as it was diverted from northwestern England’s Manchester Airport to Stansted.
Essex Police, which [...]
· TV anchor fired over IRS-target claims
(ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH) KMOV (Channel 4) fired Larry Conners after a social-media controversy, prompting St. Louis’ longest-tenured anchorman to defend his claim that IRS “pressure” followed his 2012 interview of President Barack Obama.
Freed from a KMOV gag-order Wednesday, Conners said his statements on Facebook were simply questions about the possibility of an Internal Revenue Service vendetta in [...]
· Holder to investigate Holder
(FOX NEWS) President Obama, responding to mounting criticism of his Justice Department’s seizure of reporter records, said for the first time Thursday that the administration would be reviewing its guidelines in response to the controversy. Obama said he’s “troubled” by the developments and that journalists should not be “at legal risk” for doing their jobs.
· McCain: Tea-party colleagues pushing Dems too far
WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-simmering feud between establishment Republicans and Tea Partyers broke into full view Thursday, with Sen. John McCain accusing younger colleagues of overplaying their hands and tempting Democrats to change Senate rules that protect the minority party.
Tactics for dealing with the government’s budget and debt became the latest quarrel In a string of [...]
· Fort Hood shooter still being paid while awaiting trial
(Washington Times) Nidal Malik Hasan, the U.S. Army Major accused of killing 13 and injuring 30 others in a mass shooting at Fort Hood, Texas on November 5, 2009, has received around $278,000 in salary payments over the three-and-a-half years he has been awaiting trial.
According to an NBC 5 Investigates report from Dallas-Fort Worth NBC [...]
· What can you buy for under a 1/2 million in San Francisco?
(San Francisco Chronicle) Readers from time to time ask why On the Block covers so many expensive homes and celebrity real estate. The answer is pretty simple: they make for better house porn, the glitz and glamour, the gorgeous layouts– even the tasteless displays of wealth tend to make better photo-ops than homes on the [...]