Archive: November, 2012

Boehner: ‘Fiscal cliff’ talks hit ‘stalemate’

Boehner: ‘Fiscal cliff’ talks hit ‘stalemate’News from Los Angeles Times: WASHINGTON – Acknowledging that talks have hit a “stalemate,” House Speaker John A. Boehner sought to portray his party as willing to work with President Obama, even as Republicans hardened the line against Obama’s proposed higher tax rates for the wealthy. “There’s a stalemate; let’s [...]

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Winning Powerball tickets sold in Arizona, Missouri

Winning Powerball tickets sold in Arizona, MissouriNews from Chicago Tribune: The Illinois Lottery says Powerball tickets are selling at a “blistering” pace as the jackpot reached $ 500 million. Over a 30-minute period around the middle of the day Tuesday, the Illinois Lottery sold more than $ 200,000 in Powerball tickets across the state. Lottery [...]

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Sleepover birthday party ends in middle of night as man chases little girls …

Sleepover birthday party ends in middle of night as man chases little girls …News from KY3: SUMMERSVILLE, Mo. — A birthday sleepover party for more than 20 little girls ended in terror early Sunday when the girls said the husband of the hostess started chasing them out of the house.  The girls said Mike Morano [...]

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Obama: Use Twitter to push Congress on debt deal

Obama: Use Twitter to push Congress on debt dealNews from Newsday: Originally published: November 28, 2012 12:17 PMUpdated: November 28, 2012 1:29 PMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo credit: AP | President Barack Obama acknowledges House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio while speaking to reporters in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. (Nov. 16, 2012) [...]

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Time to ditch Rice

Time to ditch RiceNews from Boston Herald: Well so much for that ever-so-brief detente between U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice and her Republican Senate critics. Rice met behind closed doors yesterday with Sens. John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Kelly Ayotte — as she had promised to do over the weekend in what [...]

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Morsi’s Assumption of Sweeping Powers in Egypt Concerns US

Morsi’s Assumption of Sweeping Powers in Egypt Concerns USNews from Voice of America: STATE DEPARTMENT — The United States is concerned about Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi taking on broader powers, saying it does not want to see too much authority resting in too few hands. The president’s decree has sparked protests by opposition activists, who [...]

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5 injured in brawl at teen’s birthday party in Paterson

5 injured in brawl at teen’s birthday party in PatersonNews from The Star-Ledger – NJ.com: By The Associated Press The Star-Ledger on November 25, 2012 at 2:52 PM, updated November 25, 2012 at 2:53 PM City police say five people were injured when a brawl broke out during a teenager’s birthday party. File photo PATERSON [...]

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UPDATE 1-Egypt presidency: Mursi decrees “temporary”, wants talks

UPDATE 1-Egypt presidency: Mursi decrees “temporary”, wants talksNews from Reuters: Sun Nov 25, 2012 11:08am EST CAIRO Nov 25 (Reuters) – The Egyptian presidency said on Sunday it was committed to engaging “all political forces” to reach common ground on the constitution and stressed the “temporary nature” of a decree expanding President Mohamed Mursi’s powers. [...]

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New Years Party Supplies Specialist Online for 2013

New Years Party Supplies Specialist Online for 2013News from Seattle Post Intelligencer: Party World’s Partywedding.com now has their extensive 2013 New Years Eve party supplies and decorations available, including party kits with hats, tiaras and horns. As one of the largest party supply stores on the Internet specializing in themes, special occasions and holiday supplies, [...]

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2 dead, scores injured as 100 vehicles collide on foggy I-10 in Texas

2 dead, scores injured as 100 vehicles collide on foggy I-10 in TexasNews from The Seattle Times: BEAUMONT, Texas — Two people died and more than 80 people were hurt Thursday when at least 100 vehicles collided in Southeast Texas in a pileup that left trucks twisted on top of each other and authorities rushing [...]

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