Israeli Prime Minister To Speak at AIPAC

(CNN) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington Sunday night, ahead of Monday’s big speech. Netanyahu will urge congress to delay an upcoming deadline in the nuclear talks with Iran. The White House is more than miffed about the speech, both at Netanyahu for giving it and at House Speaker John Boehner for … Continue reading »

Suspected Boston Bomber Trial to Begin

(CNN) — The suspected Boston Marathon bomber will be tried in Boston this week. A Federal appeals court rejected a fourth request to move the trial of Dzokhar Tsarnaev to another city. The trial is expected to start Wednesday and could last well into June. Tsarnaev is accused of planning and carrying out a bombing … Continue reading »

Facebook Fight Ends In Teen Death

(CNN) — An Alabama community is in shock after a spat between teenagers online ends in a deadly shooting in a park. Police say a 14-year-old girl is dead and two other people are wounded. Detectives say it all started three weeks ago after the girls had a disagreement on Facebook. They then agreed to … Continue reading »

Fire Shuts Down Disneyland’s Small World

(CNN) – Flames erupted near a popular attraction at Disneyland in California on Saturday night. The fire caused park officials to shut down the “It’s A Small World” ride while firefighters handled the fire. The ride reopened later in the evening. A Disneyland spokeswoman says the fire started in a backstage area near the “It’s … Continue reading »

Ericsson Sues Apple Over Patents

(CNN) — Networking giant Ericsson is trying to stop Apple from importing iPhones and iPads to the U.S. The move is part of a patent dispute between the two companies. Ericsson says Apple stopped paying fees to use Ericsson patents on Apple phones. Apple insists Ericsson is charging too much for the patent fees. Ericsson … Continue reading »

Leonard Nimoy Dead at 83

(CNN) — Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock on Star Trek, died at his Los Angeles home Friday. Nimoy’s wife confirmed his death to the New York Times. The 83 year old was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, he attributed to his years of smoking. Nimoy was hospitalized earlier this week. Nimoy’s career in … Continue reading »

“Jihadi John” and Young ISIS Recruits

(CNN) — The identity of the man in the beheading videos distributed by ISIS has been revealed. He is a 26-year old, college educated man from West London that has become widely known as “Jihadi John.” His real name is Mohammad Emwazi. His identity has been revealed this week, just as a series of young … Continue reading »

DHS Funding Expires At Midnight

(CNN) — Time is running out to make a decision on funding the Department of Homeland Security. Funding will expire midnight on Friday. Congressional Republicans want to tie the Department’s budget to overturning President Obama’s immigration actions. With the clock ticking, the House and Senate seem to be at an impasse with the White House … Continue reading »

Missouri Politician Commits Suicide

WASHINGTON D.C. (CNN) — A leading Republican candidate for Missouri’s governor’s office died in an apparent suicide on Thursday morning. ​Thomas Schweich, the 54-year-old state auditor who’d just won a second term while running unopposed in 2014, was pronounced deceased from a single gunshot wound, possibly self-infliction, according to a Clayton Police Department press release. According … Continue reading »

3 Years Since Trayvon Martin Killing

CNN — Today marks three years since the shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. The unarmed 17-year-old was shot by George Zimmerman in February 2012 during a confrontation inside a gated community in Sanford, Florida. Zimmerman was acquitted of 2nd degree murder in July 2013. On Tuesday the Justice Department announced it would not … Continue reading »

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