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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Secret Service chief cleans house after latest flap over drunken agents

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:35pm by WASHPOST

    ... of a broader clean-up effort in the wake of embarrassing drinking incidents on two recent presidential trips. The agency has also ordered stricter rules on alcohol for the division, known as special operations, forbidding them from drinking within 12 hours of duty and 24 hours before the president's arrival at any trip location. Five employees of special operations were implicated ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Bieber arrested for drink-driving while drag-racing

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 01:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Miami Beach Pop star also resisted arrest in Miami Beach incident and held an expired driving license Bieber arrested for drink-driving while drag-racing Pop star ... driver's license and admitted to smoking marijuana, taking prescription medication and drinking. According to police, Bieber was driving a Lamborghini and Khalil was driving a Ferrari. Both cars ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Gay groups in US seek the right to take part in St Patrick's Day marches

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 08:46pm by NYT

    ... remains controversial: the annual St Patrick's Day parade. The parade is a celebration of Irish culture and social power, yet in recent years it also has been the arena for protest over ... it is a feast day during Lent, a Catholic can drink on St Patrick's Day without a trace of guilt.) It is that tie to Christianity that played a role in blocking the acceptance of gay groups. ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Investigators find safety flaws at nuclear waste dump in New Mexico

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:54am by AP

    ... air". The report also identified problems with the safety culture at the federal government's only permanent repository for waste from the nation's nuclear bomb-building facilities, ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Documents reveal sex abuse records at US military bases in Japan

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:59pm by Associated Press

    ... In two cases, both adjudicated by the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, the accusers said they were sexually abused after nights of heavy drinking, and both had some evidence to support their cases. One ... Assault Prevention and Response Office, said the department “has been very transparent that we do have a problem.” He said a raft of changes in military law is creating a culture where victims ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Documents reveal US military’s random approach to dealing with sex abuse cases

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 11:06pm by AP

    ... questioned on sex crimes After a night of heavy drinking at the Globe and Anchor, a watering hole for enlisted US marines in Okinawa, Japan, a female service member awoke in her barracks room ... Department's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, says the changes in military law and policy made by Congress and the Pentagon are creating a culture where victims trust ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    'Dumb Starbucks' shop opens in Los Angeles, confusing customers

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 01:11pm by Audrey Yoo

    ... Audrey Yoo audrey.yoo@scmp.com A fake Starbucks coffee shop in southern California has caused a stir on US social media, after offering free drinks and pastries to puzzled customers. “Dumb ... in Los Angeles. pic.twitter.com/WnVefrYM9b — Dumb Starbucks (@dumbstarbucks) February 7, 2014 Enjoy our full menu of coffees and cold drinks pic.twitter.com/wPacrEEH9k — Dumb Starbucks ...

  9. News - Asia - UNITED STATES

    Japanese tourist leads US police on fast and furious high-speed car chase

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 10:26am by AP

    ... speak English. The boy was crying, and the parents appeared nervous and confused, Horne said. Realising they were dealing with language and cultural barriers, and not a drunken driver ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    300,000 without water in Charleston, West Virginia, after chemical spill

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 06:05am by AP, Reuters, WASHINGTON POST

    ... in affected areas to "continue to refrain from using the water for drinking, cooking, cleaning, bathing and washing". Obama directed the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist ... have water you can drink or bathe in, you're pretty much frozen solid." Jones said hotels, restaurants and affiliated businesses were closed in the city of 51,000 people, which swells ...




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