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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    After Fort Hood shootings, terror of the human time bombs scarred by war

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 10:56pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Terror of the human time bombs scarred by war For years after the 9/11 attacks, Americans fretted about fundamentalist Islamic cells infiltrating ... question: have the Iraq and Afghanistan wars created American-grown human time bombs with grievous mental and physical wounds that the military and veterans' health care systems can't ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1465096/after-fort-hood-shootings-terror-human-time-bombs-scarred-war
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Career crook Walter Unbehaun feels right at home in prison

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:59pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Chicago Career crook right at home in prison An ex-con who has spent most of his adult life behind bars got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. He gets to go back to the place he called home- prison. Telling Walter Unbehaun, 74, he frightened a teller by showing her a revolver tucked in his pants during last year's heist, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1487194/career-crook-walter-unbehaun-feels-right-home-prison
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US missile attacks killed civilians in Yemen: rights group

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 12:32pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Human Rights Watch report details US drone attacks in Yemen that it says violated international law US missile strikes, including armed drone attacks, have killed dozens of civilians in Yemen as the United States tries to crack down on al-Qaeda in the country, a prominent human rights organisation said on Tuesday. Human Rights Watch detailed in a 96-page ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1337145/us-missile-attacks-killed-civilians-yemen-rights-group
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US appeal court orders release of memo justifying drone killings

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:06pm by Reuters

    ... against the public's right to know, the court of appeals reversed a lower court ruling preserving the secrecy of the legal rationale for the killings, such as that of US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki in a 2011 drone strike in Yemen. A three-judge panel ruled unanimously in favour The New York Times, saying the government waived its right to secrecy by making repeated public statements ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494633/us-appeal-court-orders-release-memo-justifying-drone-killings
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns in the wake of Obamacare woes

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:59am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning, paying the price for the chaotic initial roll-out of his signature health care law, officials said on Thursday. Obama will on Friday ... to former president Lyndon Johnson, who passed the Civil Rights Act 50 years ago, and argued that the presidency should be used to promote change and equality. “What president Johnson understood ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1475719/us-health-secretary-kathleen-sebelius-resigns-wake-obamacare-woes
  6. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Cash-strapped US cities starting to spend again

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 03:24am by Bloomberg

    ... low, the city is putting more into its libraries and parks and has begun adding to its workforce. "We're clearly headed in the right direction," said Houston controller Ronald ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1494490/cash-strapped-us-cities-starting-spend-again
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New York City police disband Muslim tracking unit

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 10:01pm by AP

    ... a series of news stories detailing the extent of the NYPD's surveillance of Muslims, two civil rights lawsuits were filed challenging the activities as unconstitutional because they focused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484500/new-york-city-policedisband-muslim-tracking-unit
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US geologists find ‘probable’ link between small earthquakes and fracking in Ohio

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 05:28pm by Associated Press in Columbus, Ohio

    ... of fracking’s safety. The types of quakes connected to the industry are generally small and not easily felt, but the idea of human activity causing the earth to shake often doesn’t sit well. The state ... per cent sure that drilling activities are connected to a seismic event, caution dictates that we take these new steps to protect human health, safety and the environment,” said James ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1478602/us-geologists-find-probable-link-between-small-earthquakes-and-fracking
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Smart gun's sale by California store draws fury of gun rights advocates

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 06:22am by WASHPOST

    ... on store selling smart handgun The California gun store that put the United States' first smart gun on sale is facing a backlash from customers and gun rights advocates who fear the new technology will encroach on their rights to keep and bear arms. Online attacks against the Oak Tree Gun Club have prompted the store to back away from any association with the Armatix iP1 smart gun. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1443994/smart-guns-sale-california-store-draws-fury-gun-rights-advocates
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    A very unhappy second birthday for Grumpy Cat, the web sensation

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:39am by AP

    ... and her own "Grumppuccino" bottled coffee drinks. So who will voice the cat we love to caption? Grumpy's not saying, nor are her humans- the brother-sister team of Tabatha and Bryan ... "The business is doing very well," Bryan laughs. "Grumpy doesn't like to discuss specifics." The humans, to be sure, are more than a little grateful. "We both were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1465911/very-unhappy-second-birthday-grumpy-cat-web-sensation

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