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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New York subway acrobats put police in a spin

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by AP

    ... of the nation's busiest transit system as moving stages for impromptu- and illegal- pass-the-hat performances. More than 240 have been arrested for offences related to acrobatics so far this year, ... the showmanship is a safety issue. "If the dancers make a mistake, someone could get hurt," said Chief Joseph Fox, head of the NYPD's Transit Bureau. ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Battle on to replace Republican Eric Cantor as majority leader in US House of Representatives

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:38am by Reuters

    ... the rest of his term. Representative Lynn Westmoreland of Georgia, who attended a meeting of Republicans from southern states on Thursday, said he would back McCarthy because of his leadership ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Washington bus advertising links Adolf Hitler to Islam

    Posted May 21st 2014, 09:09pm by AFP

    ... capital's mass-transit authority says it is legally powerless to ban it. The ads on 20 Metro buses feature a photo of the Nazi German dictator in conversation with "his staunch ally" Haj ... all aid to Islamic countries," the ad states, over a fine-print disclaimer from the Metro transit authority. The ads, which are to run until mid-June, were placed by the American Freedom ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama warns against ‘aggression’ in South China Sea during key address

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:59pm by AP

    ... "That's not leadership; that's retreat. That's not strength; that's weakness," Obama said. Senators of the rival Republican Party have refused to ratify the treaty, saying ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama to take on foreign policy critics in address this week

    Posted May 26th 2014, 06:03am by AP

    ... to pull back on a military strike in Syria and his inability to stop Russia from annexing territory from Ukraine. In a world where no one will lead except America, he has abdicated... leadership ... to Republican and Democratic administrations. "And in a world where no one will lead except America, he has abdicated and surrendered much of the leadership." The White House official said ...

  6. 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

    ... period on March 31 marked an appropriate time for Sebelius, who has been in the job for five years, to move aside. Sebelius “thought that it was time to transition the leadership to somebody ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Racy web video John Boehner opponent's undoing

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 11:58pm by WASHPOST

    ... a racy web video that went viral last week. J.D. Winteregg, who's received outside support from the Tea Party Leadership Fund in his bid for Boehner's House seat, had been an adjunct ... said. "Mr Winteregg in his recent political campaign video did not represent the views or values of Cedarville University." The Tea Party Leadership Fund has spent US$320,000 attacking ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    The US$185m New York tunnel to nowhere

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 10:31pm by AP

    ... They also flooded during Sandy in 2012. Any kind of breakdown or glitch in the tunnels can lead to huge delays for the 250,000 people who use Penn Station every day on NJ Transit and Amtrak ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    30 hurt as train derails and shoots up escalator at Chicago airport

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 01:38am by NYT

    ... investigating", Santiago said. The eight-car train was wedged near the top of an escalator used by commuters at the Blue Line terminal. Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) spokesman Brian Steele said workers ... General Hospital in Park Ridge. All of the injured were passengers on the train, officials said. Robert Kelly, president of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 308, which represents more than 3,500 ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Martin Luther King’s children fight over his Bible, Nobel Peace Prize medal

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 08:08pm by AP

    ... The lawyer offered no comment. David Garrow, whose book Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize, said he wasn't ...




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