Month – November 2013

White House urging N. Korea to release 2 Americans - USA TODAY

The Guardian White House urging N. Korea to release 2 AmericansUSA TODAYThe White House is urging North Korea to release Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old U.S. veteran of the Korean War who has been held in North Korea since October. Given Newman’s “advanced age and health conditions, we urge the DPRK to release Mr.US ‘deeply concerned’ […]

Inside the Race to Rescue a Health Site, and Obama - New York Times

MiamiHerald.com Inside the Race to Rescue a Health Site, and ObamaNew York TimesWASHINGTON — As a small coterie of grim-faced advisers shuffled into the Oval Office on the evening of Oct. 15, President Obama’s chief domestic accomplishment was falling apart 24 miles away, at a bustling high-tech data center in suburban Virginia.Crunch time for Obamacare. […]

Bedouins in Israel Protest Plan to Regulate Settlement - New York Times

Haaretz Bedouins in Israel Protest Plan to Regulate SettlementNew York TimesJERUSALEM — Thousands of Bedouin demonstrators and their supporters clashed with the police in various locations across Israel on Saturday as they protested a government plan to regulate Bedouin settlement in the Negev desert. World Twitter Logo.Police, protesters clash across Israel at rallies against Bedouin […]

Villagers rush to aid rural Alaska crash survivors - MyFox Philadelphia

San Francisco Chronicle Villagers rush to aid rural Alaska crash survivorsMyFox PhiladelphiaANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Residents of a rural Alaska village reached survivors of a commuter plane crash two hours after the aircraft went down in freezing rain, authorities said Saturday. The pilot and three passengers died in the crash of the …CORRECTS: Federal agency […]

No. 3 Ohio State holds off Michigan in final seconds - USA TODAY

Washington Post No. 3 Ohio State holds off Michigan in final secondsUSA TODAYANN ARBOR, Mich. — Ohio State nickelback Tyvis Powell intercepted a 2-point conversion pass attempt from Michigan’s Devin Gardner with 32 seconds to play Saturday to save the Buckeyes’ unbeaten season and keep them in contention for a BCS …No. 3 Ohio State […]

33 Dead in Mozambique Airlines crash - New York Daily News

AFP 33 Dead in Mozambique Airlines crashNew York Daily NewsA Mozambique Airlines plane en route to Angola crashed in a game park in northeast Namibia, killing all 33 people on board, Namibian police said on Saturday. Flight TM 470 left Maputo on Friday for the Angolan capital Luanda with 27 passengers and six …33 Dead […]

Like millions of holiday shoppers, President Obama does his bit for the economy - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor Like millions of holiday shoppers, President Obama does his bit for the economyChristian Science MonitorLike millions of Thanksgiving weekend shoppers, President Obama did his bit for the economy Saturday. Skip to next paragraph. Brad Knickerbocker. Staff writer and editor. Brad Knickerbocker is a staff writer and editor based in Ashland, Oregon.Obama shops […]

US 'deeply concerned' about citizens held in North Korea, including Newman - CNN

NPR US ‘deeply concerned’ about citizens held in North Korea, including NewmanCNN(CNN) — The U.S. government is “deeply concerned” about two American citizens detained in North Korea, including 85-year-old Merrill Newman, a National Security Council spokeswoman said. “Given Mr. Newman’s advanced age and health conditions, we …NKorea says detained American tourist apologizesThe StateNorth Korea says […]

Obamas go book shopping on Small Business Saturday - CBS News

San Francisco Chronicle Obamas go book shopping on Small Business SaturdayCBS NewsAs much of the rest of America dives headlong into a shopping spree over Thanksgiving weekend, President Obama and his family got in on the action with a Saturday afternoon trip to Politics and Prose, a bookstore in Northwest Washington. President …Obama shops at […]