Archive: August, 2014

Israel seizes ‘state land’ in West Bank, a move condemned by US and …

Israel seizes ‘state land’ in West Bank, a move condemned by US and …News from New York Daily News: MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images An Israeli soldier walks near the Quneitra border crossing in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights on Sunday. Israel downed a drone over the Golan, the army said. Israel’s military announced on Sunday it [...]

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Putin Calls for Talks on ‘Statehood’ in Eastern Ukraine

Putin Calls for Talks on ‘Statehood’ in Eastern UkraineNews from Voice of America: Russian President Vladimir Putin called for “substantive, meaningful talks” regarding statehood between pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine and the Kyiv government. Russian news agencies report that Putin, speaking on a state-controlled Russian TV station, said statehood is needed “to protect the lawful [...]

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Couple run diverse mix of businesses

Couple run diverse mix of businessesNews from Lancaster Eagle Gazette: Jeff Barron, jbarron@lancastereaglegazette.com 9:06 a.m. EDT August 30, 2014 Buy Photo Penny Hutchinson owns Taylor Rental Party Plus on Memorial Drive. The business deals in heavy equipment and party and wedding supplies.(Photo: Jess Grimm/Eagle-Gazette)Buy Photo 3 CONNECT continues on Lancaster Eagle Gazette … Read the [...]

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Veteran cake decorator opens Emporia party supply store

Veteran cake decorator opens Emporia party supply storeNews from Emporia Gazette: It’s been 30 years in the making, but Julie Kirby’s dream of opening her own cake decorating shop has finally come true.  Colorful cupcake liners, rows of sprinkles, shelves of chocolates and silver cake pans fill the walls at Julie’s One-Stop Party Shop, which [...]

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The UK terror threat levels and how they have changed

The UK terror threat levels and how they have changedNews from Telegraph.co.uk: Substantial – an attack is a strong possibility Severe – an attack is highly likely Critical – an attack is expected imminently Brought in by security chiefs in August 2006, the warning system was part of Britain’s new counter-terrorism strategy. It came a [...]

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Omaha police bullet kills ‘Cops’ film crew member

Omaha police bullet kills ‘Cops’ film crew memberNews from The Seattle Times: Originally published August 27, 2014 at 12:53 PM | Page modified August 28, 2014 at 1:17 AM OMAHA, Neb. — When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality [...]

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School Supply Santa ready to deliver classroom supplies

School Supply Santa ready to deliver classroom suppliesNews from Fox17: BYRON CENTER, Mich. – While several students are back in school, most kids won’t be returning to the classroom until next week. When they arrive, those facing financial constraints will prevent them from having the necessary supplies. You may remember Denise Kooiker – the School [...]

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NY / Region|350 Years Ago, New Amsterdam Became New York. Don’t Expect a … – New York Times

NY / Region|350 Years Ago, New Amsterdam Became New York. Don’t Expect a … – New York TimesNews from NY / Region|350 Years Ago, New Amsterdam Became New York. Don’t Expect a … – New York Times: HTTP/1.1 302 Found Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:20:08 GMT Server: Apache Set-Cookie: NYT-S=deleted; expires=Thu, 01-Jan-1970 00:00:01 GMT; [...]

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Israeli Airstrike Levels 7-Story Building in Gaza

Israeli Airstrike Levels 7-Story Building in GazaNews from ABC News: Israeli airstrikes leveled a seven-floor office building and severely damaged a two-story shopping center in the Gaza Strip early Sunday, signaling a new escalation in seven weeks of fighting with Hamas. The strikes in the southern town of Rafah came just hours after Israel bombed [...]

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Bao Bao’s one-year birthday panda-monium

Bao Bao’s one-year birthday panda-moniumNews from Washington Post: Bao Bao, the National Zoo’s beloved young panda, celebrates her first birthday with a Zhuazhou ceremony, a Chinese tradition for a 1-year-old child. (Ben Dorger/The Washington Post) By Karen Chen August 23 at 12:05 PM One-year-olds can be known to approach their birthday cake with more enthusiasm [...]

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