Archive for November 17th, 2013

Boeing plane crashes in Russia, 50 killed

November 17, 2013
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MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian passenger airliner crashed Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the city of Kazan, killing all 50 people aboard, officials said.
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Tornado touches down in Illinois

November 17, 2013
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A large tornado touched down outside Washington, Ill., east of Peoria on Sunday, the National Weather Service said, part of a dangerous line of fast-moving storms that ripped through the midwest.
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Yellen signals new emphasis on Fed policing role

November 17, 2013
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By Jonathan Spicer NEW YORK (Reuters) – Move over inflation and job growth.
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Philippine president to camp in Tacloban

November 17, 2013
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TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — President Benigno Aquino III said Sunday that he will stay in typhoon-battered Leyte province until he sees more progress in the aid effort following complaints from survivors that they have yet to receive proper help.
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Pentagon chief sounds alarm over budget cuts

November 17, 2013
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Simi Valley (United States) (AFP) – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sounded an alarm bell Saturday about budget cuts he said threaten America’s security and global military role, while “gambling” over the risk of an unexpected threat.
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Outrage over photo of hunter posing with prey

November 17, 2013
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A Minnesota-based television presenter and big-game hunter has drawn outrage after she posted a photo of herself posing with a lion she had just shot and killed in South Africa.
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Mother of fallen Ariz. firefighter seeking $36M

November 17, 2013
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The mother of firefighter who died while battling the Yarnell Hill blaze on June 30, intends to sue state and local authorities for negligence and attempting to “whitewash” an investigation into the deaths of the crew.
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