Budget Deal Heads for Passage by Limiting Scope
A U.S. budget accord is on track to win passage in Congress largely because its most important accomplishment is pushing off automatic spending cuts that neither party likes. The two-year budget deal sidesteps lawmaker protests by not touching entitlement ...
House GOP support builds for budget deal that would avert shutdown
Speaker: Conservative groups 'using' Republicans, Americans
Budget deal exposes GOP divisions; conservatives slam tax hikes, vague cuts
NASA: Cooling pump on space station shuts down
NASA said Wednesday it was looking into a problem with a malfunctioning cooling pump on the International Space Station, but there was no immediate danger to the six crewmen on board. (Dec. 11). Loading… Post to Facebook. NASA: Cooling pump on ...
Urgent repairs needed on International Space Station
International Space Station reports cooling system failure
NASA: Cooling Pump Fails on International Space Station
Amitabh Bachchan ambiguous on Supreme Court's verdict on gay rights
Amitabhbachchan Big B said: “Some very strong views being expressed.. I wonder where this shall lead to..” Related. Aamir Khan disappointed with Supreme Court verdict on homosexuality · Aamir Khan feels Shah Rukh Khan will do a great job in next ...
Chennai LGBT community disappointed with SC
India's Supreme Court Restores an 1861 Law Banning Gay Sex
India's Supreme Court upholds colonial-era anti-gay sex law
Gunman reported at American University was off-duty cop
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — A lockdown of American University's campus began after a person on a university bus saw someone with a holster and called it in, a Metropolitan Police spokesperson said. Police later determined the man was an off-duty police ...
American University campus lockdown lifted after 'gunman' revealed to be off ...
All clear at American University: 'gunman' was an off-duty cop
Washington's American University lifts lockdown, no arrest
Texas teen gets probation for deadly DWI collision with 'affluenza' defense
TEXAS — Victims' families are angry and speaking out after a judge sentenced a teenager in Texas to 10 years' probation for driving drunk and causing a crash that left two people severely injured and four others dead. “Let's face it … There needs to be some ...
Do Protests And Coups In Thailand Matter?
To the outside world, the current protests in Thailand are large demonstrations of people protesting actions of a recently dissolved majority government. This past weekend, the minority party in the government joined the protestors as they walked out of ...
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Zimmerman won't be charged with threatening girlfriend
Detroit Free Press
Florida prosecutors said Wednesday that they would not file domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman after his girlfriend told police he had pointed a gun at her three weeks ago after she threw him out of her house. The move comes two days ...
Prosecutors drop domestic violence charges against George Zimmerman
George Zimmerman Won't Be Prosecuted For Domestic Assault After All
US confirms suspension on non-lethal assistance to northern Syria
The Star Online
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has suspended all further deliveries of non-lethal assistance into northern Syria, the White House confirmed on Wednesday. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the Obama administration was concerned ...
Interpreter for deaf at Mandela memorial service was a fake, advocates for deaf say
JOHANNESBURG — He made waves with his arms, touched his forehead and reached out with an embracing motion. And as the official interpreter for the deaf watching the Nelson Mandela memorial event Tuesday, he stood right behind the world's most ...
Interpreter at Mandela memorial a fake, group says
Sign language interpreter who stood next to Obama at Mandela memorial called ...
Fake interpreter at Mandela memorial embarrasses South African authorities
At Senate hearing, NSA director defends spying program
Senior government officials on Wednesday continued to defend the National Security Agency's collection of billions of Americans' phone records as vital to national security, despite skepticism from some senior lawmakers who pressed for an assessment of ...
NSA: No better way to protect US than surveillance
Leahy Pushes For Stronger NSA Oversight