Sunday, August 24, 2014
"New video shows an upscale high-rise apartment building in Gaza City destroyed in a cloud of fire and smoke during anIsraeli airstrike.
Israel bombed the 12-story apartment building, called the Zafer Tower in the Tel al-Hawa neighborhood, today as Hamascontinued to fire rockets towards the Israeli border.
The Palestine Interior Ministry released footage of the bombing, showing the apartment collapsing after being hit twice by Israeli bombs. The building goes down in seconds as onlookers scream and rush the injured to hospitals.
The entire building held 44 residential apartments."
Friday, August 15, 2014
"Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, was indicted Friday on charges relating to his efforts to try and force a local district attorney to resign.
A Travis County grand jury handed up the charges.
The two counts against Perry, a Republican, stem from his threat to veto funding for a public integrity unit run by the DA, who had been arrested on a drunk driving charge."
"Police chief Thomas Jackson said Wilson stopped the unarmed teenager after reports of a robbery in the area"
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Friday, August 01, 2014
Comedians take on congressional inaction While the House temporarily delayed its five-week August recess after failing to pass an urgent immigration bill last night, the move certainly didn’t delay late-night comedians from mocking them for their inaction.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
"In an escalation of the confrontation between the United States attorney in Manhattan, Preet Bharara, and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo over the governor’s cancellation of his own anticorruption commission, Mr. Bharara has threatened to investigate the Cuomo administration for possible obstruction of justice or witness tampering.
The warning, in a sharply worded letter from Mr. Bharara’s office, came after several members of the panel issued public statements defending the governor’s handling of the panel, known as the Moreland Commission, which Mr. Cuomo created last year with promises of cleaning up corruption in state politics but shut down abruptly in March."
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
"TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.
Taiwanese Transport Minister Yeh Kuang-shih was quoted by the government's Central News Agency as saying 11 other people were injured when the plane crashed and caught fire while making a second landing attempt.
Yeh was quoted as saying the flight, operated by Taiwan's TransAsia Airways, carried 58 passengers and crew members.
The news agency had earlier quoted a local fire brigade chief as saying that 51 people had been killed."
Sunday, July 20, 2014
"Drunken -- I mean literally, drunken -- separatist soldiers are piling bodies into trucks unceremoniously and disturbing the evidence," Kerry said on "Fox News Sunday."