Category: Party Planning

Bread Is Staple As Syria Rebels Press Strategy

Bread Is Staple As Syria Rebels Press StrategyNews from New York Times: ALEPPO, Syria — Just before sunrise, a select group of Syrian rebel fighters step away from the front lines here for a task their commanders now consider a vital and urgent part of the war effort: baking bread. The floppy moons that they [...]

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Annan Resigns as Syria Peace Envoy

Annan Resigns as Syria Peace EnvoyNews from New York Times: Kofi Annan, the special envoy of the United Nations and Arab League who has sought unsuccessfully for months to resolve the Syria conflict, submitted his resignation on Thursday, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said. Fabrice Coffrini/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Kofi Annan after a meeting at [...]

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Gore Vidal, celebrated author, playwright, dies at 86

Gore Vidal, celebrated author, playwright, dies at 86News from Detroit Free Press: Gore Vidal, the novelist, essayist and playwright, will be remembered as much for his outspokenness and scorn for popular culture and politics as for his 60-year writing career. He died Tuesday at age 86. His nephew, Burr Steers, said Vidal died at his [...]

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Syrian rebels seize rural territory while Assad forces focus on major cities

Syrian rebels seize rural territory while Assad forces focus on major citiesNews from Washington Post: AL-BAB, Syria — War came late to this little farming town set amid rolling hills in the Syrian countryside east of Aleppo, where the absence of upheaval was long construed as an implicit signal of support for the government led [...]

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Rough days for both Obama, Romney

Rough days for both Obama, RomneyNews from CBS News: (CBS News) WASHINGTON — President Obama and his presumptive GOP rival, Mitt Romney, would both probably like to forget the last couple of days. The president’s campaign got not-so-good news when it was announced the economy grew at an annual rate of 1.5 percent from April [...]

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Boris Johnson chides Mitt Romney over London Olympics

Boris Johnson chides Mitt Romney over London OlympicsNews from BBC News: 26 July 2012 Last updated at 20:09 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. London Mayor Boris Johnson invoked Romney’s earlier comments as he revved-up crowds in Hyde Park on Thursday Continue reading the main story Who will be Romney’s VP? [...]

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Protest over California police shooting turns violent, 24 arrested

Protest over California police shooting turns violent, 24 arrestedNews from Chicago Tribune: (Reuters) – Police in the Southern California city of Anaheim arrested 24 people overnight when store windows were smashed, fires set and people injured during a protest by more than 600 people over the police shooting of an apparently unarmed man. It was [...]

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Earhart search ends with sonar, video to sift through

Earhart search ends with sonar, video to sift throughNews from Philadelphia Inquirer: The next few weeks might finally reveal what happened to the Amelia Earhart’s attempted round-the-world flight 75 years ago. A $ 2.2 million expedition to a remote Pacific island is on its way back to Hawaii after gathering “volumes of sonar data and [...]

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Colorado Shooting Prosecution to Begin With Holmes Appearance

Colorado Shooting Prosecution to Begin With Holmes AppearanceNews from San Francisco Chronicle: July 23 (Bloomberg) — James Holmes, the suspect in the shooting at a Colorado movie theater that left 12 people dead and 58 injured, is to appear in court for the first time as the prosecution begins in one of biggest U.S. mass-murders [...]

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Police:Evidence shows months of ‘calculation’ ahead of Colorado shooting

Police:Evidence shows months of ‘calculation’ ahead of Colorado shootingNews from Reuters: Link this Share this … Read the full article . Related News: Syria rebels’ gains in Damascus surprise even themNews from Los Angeles Times: In the video, two camouflage-clad rebel fighters crouch behind a dumpster firing their rifles as cars drive by at casual, [...]

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