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domingo, 19 de agosto de 2012

La Policía Nacional detiene a un traficante de drogas en Santa Cruz ...


La Policía Nacional detiene a un traficante de drogas en Santa Cruz ...

Agentes del Cuerpo Nacional de Policía pertenecientes al Grupo de Investigación de la Comisaría de Distrito Sur de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, en colaboración con la Unidad de Intervención Policial, han procedido el pasado 13 de agosto a la detención de un ...

Venezuelans Gather to Show Solidarity with Palestinians

Venezuelans Gather to Show Solidarity with Palestinians: At the gathering speakers criticized American and Israeli foreign policy and praised Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez government's increasing relations with Palestine. In 2009 Chavez recognized the State of Palestine and cut diplomatic ties with Israel.




Ryan puts personal spin on US Medicare debate

Ryan puts personal spin on US Medicare debate: THE VILLAGES, Florida, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan on Saturday put a personal spin on the debate over Medicare, bringing his 78-year-old mother ...

Adam Lowenstein: More swindlers are targeting seniors, so be alert


Adam Lowenstein: More swindlers are targeting seniors, so be alert

A survey released this month highlighted what too many on the Space Coast and across the country already know: Investment fraud and financial exploitation of the elderly are major and persistent problems. More than 750 people, including securities ...

A bad bet on Indian casinos

A bad bet on Indian casinos: Indian gambling has brought long-needed financial gains to Native American tribes as well as a measure of painful internal strife. In California, reservations where dilapidated mobile homes once dominated the landscape are now dotted with attractive ...




Consumers grow tired of fast food politics

Consumers grow tired of fast food politics:
For some, though, it was not their support of Chick-Fil-A's anti-gay marriage stance that caused them to rail against the mayor, they simply wanted to drive up, get their tasty chicken treat and go home. ... The NYC firemen are burning up a sexy new ...


Examiner.com

John Lennon's killer to get seventh parole hearing this week

John Lennon's killer to get seventh parole hearing this week:
Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed former Beatle John Lennon 32 years ago, will have his seventh parole hearing this week, New York state's Department of Corrections said on Saturday. 


GayToday

Punkers' jail terms spark protests

Punkers' jail terms spark protests:
The three women, who have been in jail for more than five months because of a guerrilla performance denouncing President Vladimir Putin in Moscow's main cathedral, were convicted on charges of hooliganism driven by religious hatred and were each ...


Philadelphia Daily News

Mexican Peace Activist Leads US Caravan To End Drug War

Mexican Peace Activist Leads US Caravan To End Drug War: Calling for an end to the drug war, a coalition of peace activists arrived in the United States on Sunday to start a month-long trip across more than 20 U.S. cities. More than 200 people gathered at a park on the U.S.-Mexico border in San Diego ...




Don't expect parties to get bold in platforms

Don't expect parties to get bold in platforms: New York financial regulator Benjamin Lawsky, an Ivy League ex-prosecutor and top lieutenant to Gov. ... That's what Democrats hope to do by embracing gay marriage in their platform, a position that President Barack Obama only recently has adopted.

Bieber, Gaga, Obama join Beyonce for campaign

Bieber, Gaga, Obama join Beyonce for campaign: Some Russian activists have sued Madonna for millions of dollars, claiming they were offended by her support for gay rights during a recent concert in St. Petersburg.More >>. Some Russian activists have sued Madonna for ... Obama and the pop stars have ...

Nyad back in water for Cuba-Florida swim attempt

Nyad back in water for Cuba-Florida swim attempt: The 62-year-old endurance athlete jumped into waters off Cuba on Saturday afternoon, a day earlier than she and her Xtreme Dream team had originally planned, according to her Twitter page. If all goes well, she will swim some 103 miles and 60 hours ...



Chopper Cal and the campers who couldn't get away

Chopper Cal and the campers who couldn't get away: Prison is a place of paint. Not layers. Inches. Every joint I've ever been in has the same circadian rhythm — once a year, the place gets a new coat of grey. Sometimes grey is blue, sometimes it's yellow. But always grey. Prisoners knew about this ...

Puerto Ricans vote on referendum to amend constitution


Puerto Ricans vote on referendum to amend constitution

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Voters are lining up at polling stations across Puerto Rico to decide whether to amend the island's constitution via a two-part referendum. The referendum would shrink the size of the island's legislature by almost 30 percent ...

Death penalty sentences waning in East Bay

Death penalty sentences waning in East Bay: OAKLAND -- Asked to recommend the death penalty for triple murderer David Mills, an Alameda County jury this month spent just one day in deliberations to do so. In recent years, few .... Thrills and spills promised when America's Cup World Series comes to.

Autism as a death sentence

Autism as a death sentence: None of his behaviors seems to warrant the death penalty, which is exactly what the hospital is imposing by its refusal to treat. There is, of course ... Jonathan Dobrer, a professor at the American Jewish University in Bel-Air, blogs at insidesocal ...

California more permissible than others on letting attorneys tap elders' estates

California more permissible than others on letting attorneys tap elders' estates: The Golden State is among the most permissive in allowing attorneys to tap into the estates of elderly and disabled adults who already feel they are being overcharged for court-appointed help, according to some legal experts and a review of higher ...

Native Americans try voicing needs to Obama, Romney

Native Americans try voicing needs to Obama, Romney: Weahkee, director of the Native American Voter Alliance in Albuquerque, said Native Americans in New Mexico may not have as much pull this year because the state won't swing much, but tribes in the Midwest will have a little more weight. Still, it is a ...




Inmates Caught After Trying To Escape Brazilian Prison ... - YouTube

Inmates Caught After Trying To Escape Brazilian Prison ... - YouTube:
Two inmates at a Brazilian prison tried to escape by disguising themselves as bags of garbage ...

Concert will aid violinist's drive to build conservatory in Haiti

Concert will aid violinist's drive to build conservatory in Haiti: Violinist Victoria Joseph and pianist Natasha Stojanovska will be the featured artists Saturday night when Friends of Music Education for Haiti presents a benefit concert at the University of Miami's Gusman Concert Hall. Executive director of the ...

Haitian boy headed home after life-saving surgery in CNY


Haitian boy headed home after life-saving surgery in CNY

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) - Saturday was a bittersweet day for some Syracuse doctors who said goodbye to a Haitian boy, who came to Central New York in need of a life-saving surgery. Three months ago, 8-year-old Pelensky Joassin suffered serious ...

In Florida, Paul Ryan warns of Medicare rationing under Obama plan


In Florida, Paul Ryan warns of Medicare rationing under Obama plan

Escalating the campaign fight over Medicare, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan warned an audience of Florida seniors Saturday that changes to the program made by President Obama's healthcare plan will lead to rationing of care for the ...

Confronting our poverty crisis

Confronting our poverty crisis: Why do we allow poverty to persist in Durham? In the midst of much prosperity and privilege, we have Monica's grinding poverty. We have 14000 Durham children living in poverty. That's shameful! We know it's a complex matte r— involving education, ...

Heavy rain provokes 1700 evacuations in Buenos Aires province

Heavy rain provokes 1700 evacuations in Buenos Aires province: Some 1700 people were evacuated from their homes in Buenos Aires province this week, as a result of the heavy rain, the province emergency council said. Luciano Timerman, head of the organization confirmed that approximately 1325 people were ...