Archive for March 24th, 2013

New pope revives question: What is a ‘Latino?’

March 24, 2013
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He is being hailed with pride and wonder as the “first Latino pope,” a native Spanish speaker born and raised in the South American nation of Argentina. But for some Latinos in the United States, there’s a catch: Pope Francis‘ parents were born in Italy.
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Rove: ‘I could’ imagine next GOP nominee supporting gay marriage

March 24, 2013
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Fox News contributor and former Bush deputy chief of staff Karl Rove said this morning on “This Week” that he can imagine the next Republican nominee for the White House supporting gay marriage.
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Winning $338M Powerball jackpot ticket sold in N.J.

March 24, 2013
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A single ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing for the $338.3 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said. It was the 13th drawing held in the days since a Virginia man won a $217 million jackpot Feb. 6.
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Kerry urges Iraq to stop arms flow to Syria on Baghdad visit

March 24, 2013
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By Arshad Mohammed BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Sunday and will urge Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to make sure Iranian flights over Iraq do not carry arms and fighters to Syria, a U.S. official said.
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Bloomberg group to push gun control

March 24, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a staunch advocate of tougher gun control laws, will bankroll a $12 million national advertising campaign aimed at key members in the U.S. Senate, the mayor said in an interview with The New York Times published on Saturday.
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Marines ID gunman, 2 victims in base shooting

March 24, 2013
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QUANTICO, Va. (AP) — A Marine who shot two of his colleagues to death and then killed himself was a tactics instructor at a school that tests Marines who want to become officers, military officials said Saturday.
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