Archive for May 25th, 2014

Obama slips into Afghanistan to visit U.S. troops

May 25, 2014
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BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — President Barack Obama secretly slipped into Afghanistan under the cover of darkness Sunday for a weekend visit with U.S. troops serving in the closing months of America’s longest war.
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Suspect in Calif. rampage blamed aloof women

May 25, 2014
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GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — In YouTube videos and a long written manifesto, Elliot Rodger aired his contempt for everyone from his roommates to the whole human race, reserving special hate for two groups: The women he says kept him a virgin for all of his 22 years, and the men they chose instead.
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Pope lands in Bethlehem, nod to Palestinian state

May 25, 2014
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BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Pope Francis landed Sunday in the West Bank town of Bethlehem in a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state as he began a busy second day of his Mideast pilgrimage.
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Sheriff: Calif. gunman killed 3 at home

May 25, 2014
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GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The son of a Hollywood director stabbed three men to death in his apartment, gunned down two women outside a sorority and killed a sixth person in a rampage that was foreshadowed by a chilling Internet video in which he vowed to his victims that he would “take great pleasure...
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Obama to discuss foreign policy crisis in West Point address

May 25, 2014
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President Obama will use his commencement speech at West Point this week to defend his handling of an ever-widening array of foreign policy crises and to outline top national security goals for his fast-shrinking time in office, officials say.
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