Archive for June, 2014

Benghazi attack suspect in federal custody

June 28, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office in Washington says a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks is in federal law enforcement custody and there is heightened security at the city’s federal courthouse.
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Iraqi troops push to retake Tikrit from rebels, parties pursue talks

June 28, 2014
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By Raheem Salman and Ned Parker
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Russia accuses U.S. of fueling Ukrainian crisis

June 28, 2014
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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister on Saturday accused the United States of encouraging Ukraine to challenge Moscow and heavily weighing in on the European Union.
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Monsoon floods kill 11 in India, maroon thousands

June 28, 2014
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GAUHATI, India (AP) — Indian authorities rushed food and drinking water Saturday to thousands of people marooned by monsoon rains and mudslides that left at least 11 dead in the remote northeast.
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Soul legend Bobby Womack dead at 70

June 28, 2014
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Bobby Womack, the legendary soul singer whose career spanned seven decades, died Friday at age 70. A representative for Womack’s label XL Recordings confirmed the singer’s death to Rolling Stone, but said the cause of death was currently unknown.
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6 killed in fiery crash in Kentucky

June 28, 2014
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A station wagon lost control on a busy highway, crossed the median and plowed head-on into a minivan, sparking a fiery crash that killed six people — including three children — in central Kentucky.
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Wall Street Weekahead – Short week, jobs data may bring back swings

June 28, 2014
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By Angela Moon and Ryan Vlastelica
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New York AG Schneiderman finally flexes muscles against Wall Street

June 28, 2014
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By Tim McLaughlin and Karen Freifeld
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New round of Ukraine peace talks open

June 27, 2014
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DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Pro-Russian separatist leaders and mediators for the Kiev government met in the city of Donetsk on Friday in new consultations on ending the fighting in Ukraine’s Russian-speaking east, a spokeswoman for the rebels said.
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Mississippi Tea Party leader dead in apparent suicide

June 27, 2014
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(Reuters) – A prominent leader of the Mississippi Tea Party who was arrested in connection with photos posted online of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran’s bedridden wife, died on Friday of an apparent suicide, the man’s lawyer said.
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