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Michael Scheuer Couldn't Take Down Osama Bin Laden
'We formulated operations and submitted them for approval but they would not approve any of them,' Scheuer. 'If we had been able to deal a serious economic blow it could have been a show-stopper.'
15:13 Jun 7, 2011 PST
Al Qaeda's 'Military Brain' Taken Down
Some see this as an embarrassment for Pakistanis who have twice in just over one month had a major al Qaeda figure killed on their territory without their participation.
12:21 Jun 6, 2011 PST
President Ali Abdullah Saleh Injured In An Attack
The Ahmar family has been financing the opposition forces and helping sustain protesters, who have demanded Saleh's resignation since January despite a crack-down that has left at least 350 people dead.
07:25 Jun 6, 2011 PST
Sarah Palin's Old E-mails Takes A Tour
News organizations like The Associated Press and NBC News, filed Freedom of Information requests for 25,000 messages exchanged by Palin, husband Todd and her staff.
10:38 Jun 1, 2011 PST
Sarah Palin's Gettysburg Stop
A reporter asked about her plans, 'I don't know, I honestly don't know. It's still a matter of considering much, there truly is a lot to consider before you throw your name out there in the name of service because it's so all consuming.'
09:08 May 31, 2011 PST
The Gallup Survey
The Gallup Survey was released Thursday, first national poll conducted after announcements by Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump that they wouldn't run for the White House.
06:34 May 31, 2011 PST
Hackers Post Log-In Information From PBS
Online hackers, The Lulz Boat, stole into the PBS web site and posted a story that the rapper Tupac Shakur who has been dead for almost 15 years is alive and living in New Zealand.
09:21 May 30, 2011 PST
Ratko Mladic Too Sick For Trial
He's looking to hear from the Serbian court Tuesday about the new request, Saljic stated.
06:13 May 30, 2011 PST
Osama Bin Laden's Alleged Mistress Twitter Argument
The verbal debate began when Kola stated her opinion about Wale not having black women of a dark complexion in his videos to another twitter user, and fans chimed in.
14:47 May 25, 2011 PST
The Justice Department Ready To Indict John Edwards
The investigation is centered on two wealthy donors, Rachel Mellon and Fred Baron, who the government alleges spent hundreds of thousands of dollars trying to keep the affair secret.
11:53 May 25, 2011 PST
Twitter Purchases Tweetdeck
A management stir-up, with co-founder Ev Williams out and Jack Dorsey back as head of product, the company is focusing on building/owning Twitter's most compelling features and interfaces.
09:59 May 24, 2011 PST
Joplin Missouri's Death Toll At 116
If the weather allows, rescue crews hoped to have combed over 'every foot of this town' by 2 p.m. local time, Governor Nixon.
07:32 May 24, 2011 PST
President Obama Celebrates His Irish Roots
His visit will include an hour-long visit to Moneygall, in County Offaly, where his great-great-great grandfather was born in 1830, and a speech in Dublin at an outdoor concert to tens of thousands of people.
08:00 May 23, 2011 PST
Calls For Dominique Strauss-Kahn To Resign
Global financial leaders are persuaded that the International Monetary Fund Managing Director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is unable to run the fund because of the sexual scandal he's facing.
15:51 May 18, 2011 PST
Newt Gingrich On The Defense
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich was on the defense yesterday, trying to stop negative news stories extending from his comments on Medicare and health care.
06:24 May 18, 2011 PST
Dominique Strauss-Kahn Denied Bail
When the day ended, the 62-year-old was in the East River compound, a New York Department of Corrections spokesman who declined to be named.
09:23 May 17, 2011 PST
Arnold Schwarzenegger Admits Fathering a Child With Staff Member
The 25-year marriage began to unravel earlier this year, when Shriver moved out of the couple's Brentwood mansion once Schwarzenegger confirmed the paternity, the Times.
07:28 May 17, 2011 PST
Murder Charges Filed in Execution Style Slaying of MTV Producer
One of the homicide victims was 30-year-old MTV music coordinator Gabriel Ben-Meir, killed by a shotgun blast to the head in the early morning hours Sunday after parking his car outside his apartment, police.
13:28 May 16, 2011 PST
France's Next Possible President Jailed on Rape Allegations
The allegations were that Socialist and managing director of the International Monetary Fund, attempted to rape a maid. It happened in a $3,000 a night suite, New York hotel.
07:25 May 16, 2011 PST
Stop American Aid To Pakistan- Congressman Dana Rohrabacher
Pakistan has received over $18 billion in United States aid since 2001 per Rohrabacher.
08:28 May 11, 2011 PST
Do-Not-Track Online Act
The Do-Not-Track Act allows individuals to opt out of online tracking, and the Act specifies that companies make it simple for people to block tracking.
11:21 May 10, 2011 PST
Lawsuit Over 'Elly May Barbie'
The suit states that a photo of Douglas in character as Elly May is used in the packaging, and Mattel makes claims in its promotional material that the doll 'captures the essence of the classic '60s TV character and show.'
08:49 May 9, 2011 PST
Take Down Osama bin Laden in a Video Game
KumaWar Episode 107- Osama 2011, the latest in a series of free online games based on anti-terror themes. The game gives players the chance to lead the team that took down bin Laden.
06:05 May 9, 2011 PST
Sony Hired Investigators To Catch Hackers Behind Security Breach
Sony hired investigators to catch the hackers behind a security breach that exposed the personal data of more than 100 million video game users.
15:55 May 4, 2011 PST
Osama Bin Laden's Fake Death Photo Goes Viral
A photo of Osama Bin Laden's bloodied face went viral on the Internet and was reproduced on the front page of newspapers around the world, but it's a fake.
12:23 May 4, 2011 PST
Controversy Over Osama Bin Laden's Corpse
The White House has DNA evidence and photographs proving that Osama Bin Laden is dead, and is deciding whether to release them, along with video of Bin Laden's burial at sea.
12:08 May 3, 2011 PST
US Warns Citizens in The US and Abroad to Be Alert After The Death of Bin Laden
U.S. citizens in areas where recent events could trigger anti-American violence are urged to limit their travel outside of their homes, hotels, and avoid big gatherings or demonstrations.
11:46 May 3, 2011 PST
Teacher's Naked Walk Due to Third Eye
Porter received for showing his third eye, last Friday afternoon at the B.C. Haynie Elementary School, a booking into the Clayton County Jail on a misdemeanor charge and released after posting $2000 bond.
10:23 May 2, 2011 PST
Bin Laden Taken Down In Less Than Forty Minutes
Osama Bin Laden, terrorist and architect of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, was killed in a fire-fight with elite American forces Monday, then quickly buried at sea.
07:06 May 2, 2011 PST
Sony's Illegal Intrusion
Tuesday, gamers became irate as news of the data theft spread, questioned why it took Sony six days to reveal that personal information had been stolen.
12:22 Apr 27, 2011 PST
Titanic's Fair Haired Unknown Child
The fair haired unknown child was identified two times before, but researchers believe now he was Goodwin.
09:22 Apr 27, 2011 PST
Infant Found in Running Vehicle
Investigators explained that no adults were in the area and the child was taken into police custody. Also, the baby was taken to Memorial Hospital for evaluation before being turned over to family members.
11:12 Apr 26, 2011 PST
Wikileaks Secret Documents on Guantanamo Detainees
The secret documents spot-light how detainees behaved while at Guantanamo, and what level of danger to the United States. They are intelligence assessments of almost 779 individuals who have been held at Guantanamo since 2002, per the Post.
09:38 Apr 25, 2011 PST
State Department Travel Warning for Mexico
The State Department is asking Americans not to travel to the entire State of Tamaulipas because of drug cartel roadblocks or blockades.
06:32 Apr 25, 2011 PST
Documents Uncover Invisible Ink Formula
One of them exposes the ingredients used in German secret ink. The documents indicate early 20th century spy methods.
13:37 Apr 20, 2011 PST
Danger: Sugar More Toxic Than Thought
The high fructose corn syrup, sucrose, fructose, in theory, does the same amount of damage to body cells.
07:46 Apr 20, 2011 PST
The Obamas' Tax Return
Mr. Obama paid too much by $12,334, according to the 2010 tax returns. He could have received a refund, but chose instead to apply the amount to 2011 estimated taxes.
11:07 Apr 19, 2011 PST
Marilyn Davenport: 'I Am An Imperfect Christian Lady'
Davenport, who is a Tea Party activist and an elected member of the central committee of the Republican Party of Orange County, explained she felt the e-mail was a joke.
08:27 Apr 19, 2011 PST
'Congress Will Raise The Debt Ceiling' - Tim Geithner
Legislators prefer the conservative Tea Party movement, and explained that their support for raising the debt ceiling would require accompanying changes in how the government operates in order to hold down future spending.
11:37 Apr 18, 2011 PST
Voluntary Departure Order Lifted
Defense Department agrees with the State Department's determination that Japan doesn't pose significant risk to United States citizens.
05:49 Apr 18, 2011 PST
Teen Couldn't Shut Mouth After Yawning
'I was so shocked, my expression probably said it all,' Thompson shared. 'I nudged my friend to show her what had happened, but I was so embarrassed. When we realized we couldn't close it, she had to tell the teacher.'
12:33 Apr 13, 2011 PST
Alcoholic Concoction Served to Toddler
Police were called to the Madison Heights restaurant on Friday evening when the parents of Dominic Wilson Jr. noticed their son acting strange during a family dinner.
05:31 Apr 13, 2011 PST
Winklevoss Twins Lose Facebook Appeal
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, twins, lost an appeal against an earlier settlement with Facebook which gave them $20 million in cash and $45 million in Facebook shares.
09:21 Apr 12, 2011 PST
Last Hour Budget Discussions
Last hour budget discussions avoided a partial government shut-down and President Barack Obama will lay out his plan for long-term deficit reduction demanded by conservatives this week.
04:56 Apr 12, 2011 PST
Investigators Looking for Potential Serial Killer
K-9 units and dive teams were added to the search operation in hopes of locating the missing woman, last seen alive in the neighboring Gilgo Beach area.
08:58 Apr 11, 2011 PST
Carl Littlefield Ducks Senate Panel
The governor asserts that he's only trying to bridge wide holes such as the estimated $174 million deficit at the Agency for Persons with Disabilities.
06:55 Apr 11, 2011 PST
Malcolm X Killers Were Never Served Justice
On Feb. 21, 1965, Malcolm X was speaking to several hundred people at the Audubon Ballroom in upper Manhattan when three men stood up in the front rows and opened fire.
09:04 Apr 6, 2011 PST
The Pandora Probe
The probe surfaces as regulators/policymakers consider stepping-down on security and data privacy.
13:00 Apr 5, 2011 PST
The State Department's Lebanon Travel Warning
Tensions have ballooned in advance of an indictment by a United Nations tribunal investigating the killing of former Lebanese premier Rafiq Hariri. It could implicate members of the Shiite Hezbollah movement and lead to an outbreak of violence, acco
07:57 Apr 5, 2011 PST
The State Department Warning For Syria
The United States on Thursday advised its citizens to shun non-essential travel to Syria, and urged those already in Syria to consider leaving the country as soon as possible due to the violent un-rest in the Arab nation.
07:22 Apr 4, 2011 PST
President Obama Starts His Re-Election Campaign
Obama sent an e-mail to supporters to alert them that he plans to file papers Monday with the Federal Election Commission.
06:21 Apr 4, 2011 PST
Cell Phones Watch Your Every Move
Deutsche Telekom recorded and saved his longitude and latitude coordinates more than 35,000 times. It traced him from a train to Erlangen from the start until his last night, at home in Berlin.
12:00 Mar 30, 2011 PST
Iodide Pills for Americans Living Near Nuclear Reactors
Markey explained that the battle to stop a suspected melt-down at a Japanese plant should spur the Obama administration to action.
10:14 Mar 30, 2011 PST
Phony Firefighter Ad Photoshopped
The Photoshopped picture appeared in an ad campaign for Worby Groner Edelman & Napoli Bern, law firm representing 9/11 victims, per The Post.
10:47 Mar 29, 2011 PST
President Obama Talks Up Values in Libya Speech
Obama explained that America's security was not threatened, but the country's 'interests and values' were at risk. Critics complained that the United States should not use military intervention or 'police the world.'
06:24 Mar 29, 2011 PST
Supreme Court Case Could Affect Most Businesses With Employees
If the class action passes, hundreds of thousands of women could join in the largest discrimination claim of its kind. Tens of billions of dollars or more in damages.
09:11 Mar 28, 2011 PST
A New Turn to Wisconsin's Collective Bargaining Rights
The Legislature's web site Saturday referenced the publication of the law and mentioned two points.
07:19 Mar 28, 2011 PST
United States Radiation Levels Monitored By a Website
The website asserts to be the first where 'the average citizen or anyone in the world can see what radiation levels are anywhere in the United States at any time.'
09:24 Mar 23, 2011 PST
Google's Digital Library Rejected
The project is that of Larry Page, the Google co-founder who is to become its chief executive next month. It has lots of support inside the company, whose corporate mission is to organize all of the world's information.
06:28 Mar 23, 2011 PST
US State Department's Message To Americans In Yemen
The constant political unrest in Sana'a and the rest of Yemen had the U.S. Embassy urge all U.S. citizens in Yemen to remain indoors during the evening, Monday, March 21, 2011.
12:02 Mar 22, 2011 PST
Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Sent Out The World's First Tweet 5 Years Ago
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out the world's first Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out the world's first Tweet, five years ago in 2006 on March 21st. It read: 'just setting up my twttr.' Today, it's used to archive lives, cultures an
08:57 Mar 22, 2011 PST
Gang Rape of 11-Year-Old
It occurred in a small Texas town about 50 miles outside of Houston. Reports indicate deeply divided residents with some blaming the girl and her parents.
09:46 Mar 21, 2011 PST
Understanding State Department Travel Alerts
Tour companies are starting up trips to Egypt again while the State Department's travel warning is still in effect. In an attempt to re-start tourism business, tour operators will collect their own intelligence about whether it is safe to
07:24 Mar 21, 2011 PST
'I Am Deeply Hurt By The Grievous Situation...'Japan's Emperor
Japan's emperor, Akihito, expressed how 'deeply concerned' he was about the worsening situation at a stricken nuclear power plant, and called on people to work together to overcome the country's worst crisis since the second world war.
12:29 Mar 16, 2011 PST
Crowley Suddenly Quits as State Department Spokesman
Crowley was asked by a small group at MIT last week about allegations that Manning is being tortured and his answer was, what is being done to Manning by Defense Department officials 'is ridiculous and counter-productive and stupid,'
07:49 Mar 14, 2011 PST
Eighty-Five Percent of Mosques are Run By Radicals- Representative King
The Council on American Islamic Relations aims to challenge misinformation from the hearing.
12:00 Mar 9, 2011 PST
Alcee Hastings Accused of Sexual Harassment
Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch president, during a news conference announced the lawsuit, stated the alleged harassment took place for more than two years, and ended in early 2010 when she left a staff job with a panel- the Helsinki Commission, based in
11:23 Mar 8, 2011 PST
Egypt's New Government Expected To Be Tougher
Essam Sharaf, the newly appointed prime minister, disclosed his new cabinet while tensions heightened between pro-democracy protesters and the army in downtown Cairo.
06:01 Mar 7, 2011 PST
Newt Gingrich's Political Team Clarifies Former House Speaker's Goals
Gingrich spokesman, Rick Tyler, circulated a statement to reporters Tuesday night contradicting Gaylord's statement.
07:37 Mar 2, 2011 PST
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Reveals His New State Budget
Union leaders agreed to pay more for benefits, but resisted limiting bargaining rights that the governor argues is needed for meaningful fiscal reforms.
05:45 Mar 1, 2011 PST
Senate Democrats Respond To House Republicans' Offer
One week before a possible government shut-down, Senate Democrats respond to an offer from House Republicans that would keep the government running for two more weeks while cutting $4 billion.
06:21 Feb 28, 2011 PST
'I Hate This Damn Job'- Sarah Palin as Alaska's Governor
The manuscript opens with an account of Palin sending Bailey a message: 'I hate this damn job,' shortly before she resigned as Alaska's governor in July 2009, less than three years into her four-year term.
05:09 Feb 24, 2011 PST
United Nations to Discuss Muammar Gaddafi's Regulations in Libya
The country's second city has been the scene of described massacres in recent days. The death toll in Libya passed 250 on Monday after six days of unrest. The International Federation of Human Rights estimated the death toll at 300 to 400.
06:37 Feb 22, 2011 PST
Congress Didn't Agree on a Budget
A plan the House passed Friday cuts $61 billion and calls for huge cuts to education funding for New York: $36 million in special education funds, $466 million in college Pell grants, $30 million in aid to schools in low-income neighborhoods
10:28 Feb 21, 2011 PST
'The German Fritzl' Goes on Trial for Charges of Incest
DNA tests revealed that the man was the father of at least 7 of Natalie's children. An eighth child, whom he may have fathered, is believed to have died according to a spokesman for the court in Koblenz.
07:50 Feb 15, 2011 PST
Obsession Turns to Murder
Gelman had already fatally stabbed his stepfather, Bulchenko's mother and a pedestrian in a 28 hour killing spree- wounded 5 others.
06:38 Feb 14, 2011 PST
Wikileaks Acquires Diplomatic Cables About Egypt
The Egyptian leader explained that the Iraqi people 'are tough and bloody, and they need a very tough leader. They will not be submissive to a democratic leader.'
08:47 Feb 9, 2011 PST
Factory Worker Discovers Ming Vase
The BBC reported that the vase, which stands 11.5 inches tall, is the largest ever found of a rare group of early Ming 'moonflasks' whose production dates somewhere between the years 1403 and 1424.
07:46 Feb 8, 2011 PST
A Priest's Confession of a Mistake
Euteneuer sliced into the five months of official silence with an admission of one instance of moral failing during his performance of an exorcism.
07:16 Feb 7, 2011 PST
Egyptian Defense Ministry: 'It Is Time To Go Back To Normal Life'
The crowd had families with young children in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday. Some camped out at Tahrir which means 'freedom' or 'liberation' in Arabic for one week.
08:04 Feb 2, 2011 PST
Cairo Crowds Prepare for a March
Egyptian authorities shut down the Internet and cell-phone service ahead of the protest to stop people from showing-up.
09:14 Feb 1, 2011 PST
China Censors Egypt News
The Chinese Communist Party keeps an eye on the Internet and blocks any content that could represent a threat. Negative talk of a one party rule is a 'no-no,' censored.
06:09 Jan 31, 2011 PST
A Hacker Is Illegally Accessing Web Sites
Some of the hacked web sites are the United States, states of Utah and Michigan, the government of Italy and the Department of Defense Pharmacoeconomic Center, which analyzes the military's use of drugs and helps the Department of Veterans Affairs
06:55 Jan 24, 2011 PST
'I Don't Know What Line I Crossed'- Ricky Gervais
British comic Ricky Gervais, 49, doesn't seem too bothered by the negative reaction he has faced since hosting this year's Golden Globes. He admitted, 'I don't know what line I crossed'.
11:57 Jan 19, 2011 PST
Whistle-Blower to Give Secrets of The Rich and Famous to Wikileaks
Rudolf Elmer, who defines himself as an activist-reformer-banker, is due to give the papers at a press conference in London Monday.
07:26 Jan 17, 2011 PST
Loss of 500 Jobs At Myspace
Myspace never really figured out which one it wanted to be,' Dave McClure, founding partner of 500 Start-ups. 'For the life of me I don't know why they weren't able to pull it off.'
07:08 Jan 12, 2011 PST
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange In U. K. Court
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, 39-year-old Australian, was in a U.K. court Tuesday as he continued his fight to avoid extradition to Sweden.
09:32 Jan 11, 2011 PST
Suspect In Congress-Woman's Shooting Faces The Judge Today
Jared Loughner of Tucson, Arizona, has been charged with five federal felonies- the attempted murders of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Arizona, two of her staffers, the murders of U.S. District Judge John Roll and Giffords aide Gabriel Zimmerman.
07:30 Jan 10, 2011 PST
The Body of Tanya Shannon Found
Authorities, in Illinois, stated Monday that they found the body of a woman who walked away from the December car crash that killed her husband.
08:09 Jan 5, 2011 PST
New Blood Test Gives Hope For Fighting Cancer
A new blood test gives hope for the way cancer is found and treated. The test can detect one cancer cell among a billion healthy cells.
10:23 Jan 4, 2011 PST
Owen Honors: 'There's a Really Good Chance You're Going to Be Offended'
'There's a really good chance you're going to be offended,' U.S. Navy Captain Owen Honors. He was the ship's executive officer, and states at the start of a video shown to the 6,000 men and women of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise.
12:44 Jan 3, 2011 PST
Osama Bin Laden is Dead?
Intelligence agencies think that in 2000, he had kidney dialysis devices shipped to him in Afghanistan. His 1987 biography states that Bin Laden was being treated with insulin for diabetes and suffered serious low blood pressure. It can be reasoned
09:11 Dec 29, 2010 PST
Maid Calls 911 On Monday After Finding 5 Dead Teenagers in Hotel Room
It's believed carbon monoxide from a running car killed five teenage friends whose bodies were found in a South Florida motel room.
11:15 Dec 28, 2010 PST
Dawn Holland: Lindsay Lohan 'Called Me A 'C**T B***H'
Lindsay Lohan declares that the Betty Ford staff member, Dawn Holland, who is mentioning the B word, battery, by the star 'had it out for her' and was so abusive that she made Lohan cry.
17:02 Dec 22, 2010 PST
The New York Times Link To WikiLeaks
David E. Sanger, a New York Times reporter looked through the latest WikiLeaks information and wrote stories based on the leaked material, said in an interview on NPR.
11:37 Dec 21, 2010 PST
Citigroup Worker Commits Suicide Leaving No Trace of Foul Play
She had been taking medication for depression according to police sources.
12:32 Dec 20, 2010 PST
Murder Plot Most Foul
Authorities asserted that Juan-Carlos Cruz offered two homeless men $500 to kill his wife, Shiara Davila-Morales, Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
07:20 Dec 15, 2010 PST
Routine Back-Ground Check Exposes Fake Doctor
Hamman, 58, of Michigan received millions of dollars in research grants, consulting fees and salaries at Western Michigan University as well as Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.
08:25 Dec 14, 2010 PST
Openleaks To Rival WikiLeaks
Former WikiLeaks deputy, Daniel Domscheit-Bergto, plans to start a rival web site, Openleaks. The web site has no content on it except a logo and the message 'Coming soon!'
11:12 Dec 13, 2010 PST
Public Funeral For Elizabeth Edwards
A representatives for the Edwards family confirmed that the service will be held at the Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, where the Edwards family worshiped. The funeral will be open to the public.
06:43 Dec 9, 2010 PST
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