Archive for 2013
(Reuters) - A 21-year-old university student who was taken hostage in her apartment and then shot to death during a police standoff with an armed robber on New York's Long Island was killed by a bullet fired from an officer's gun, investigators said on Sunday.
CANNES (Reuters) - Indian movie actors and a new wave of directors are on a mission at the Cannes film festival - to show that their industry, which turns 100 this year, is more than just Bollywood.
ATLANTA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama complained on Sunday that partisan battles in Washington are holding back stronger U.S. economic growth as he tried to recover from one of the most difficult weeks of his presidency.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday accused Republicans of conducting political "fishing expeditions," while Republican lawmakers showed no let up in attacking President Barack Obama's administration for a culture of what they called cover-up and "intimidation."
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid plans this coming week to test the Republican filibuster threat against Richard Cordray. Read more...
Elizabeth Harrington at CNSNews.com is tracking how inventive the abortion industry can get to fund more violent abortion procedures. The National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF) held its annual “National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon” in April, raising more than $500,000 to “help... -
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said it would seek pay rises of up to 60 percent from gold and coal producers, raising the prospect of fresh strikes as firms battle higher costs and falling prices in an already heated labor climate.
“We're seeing big government in practice. Now, we're seeing the arrogance," said Ryan. Read more...