Month – April 2014

The Wire: Execution horror; Gulf Coast flooding; NBA next steps; killer's audio ... - San Jose Mercury News

SFGate The Wire: Execution horror; Gulf Coast flooding; NBA next steps; killer’s audio …San Jose Mercury News‘Something’s wrong,’ says inmate in botched Oklahoma execution. Vehicles lie at the bottom of a ravine after the Scenic Highway collapsed near Pensacola, Fla., on Wednesday. (Katie E. King/Pensacola News Journal/AP Photo). “Oh, man … I’m not …Botched Oklahoma […]

Ryan tries to clear air with Black Caucus, but poverty divide remains - CNN

Voice of America Ryan tries to clear air with Black Caucus, but poverty divide remainsCNN(CNN) — It was a much-anticipated summit between Rep. Paul Ryan and the Congressional Black Caucus. More than a month after the Wisconsin Republican ignited an angry backlash over comments that many viewed as racially insensitive, the House …Paul Ryan tries […]

Botched Lockett Execution Spurs Review by Oklahoma - Wall Street Journal

ABC News Botched Lockett Execution Spurs Review by OklahomaWall Street JournalOklahoma’s governor called for a review of state executions Wednesday after a botched lethal injection of an inmate spurred critics of capital punishment to call for a nationwide moratorium on putting people to death. Clayton Derrell Lockett, who was …Botched executions demean the nation and […]

Florida Flooding Causes Street Collapse - Wall Street Journal

SFGate Florida Flooding Causes Street CollapseWall Street JournalStorms hit Florida on April 30, causing severe flooding and damage in several areas. Watch raw footage from Pensacola, Fla., where a section of a street collapsed during the storm, bringing down utility poles. (Photo: Facebook/Renae McLellan). Up Next …Severe flooding around PensacolaWJXT JacksonvilleFurious Florida rains and flooding […]

Senate Republicans Block Bill to Raise Minimum Wage - Wall Street Journal

SFGate Senate Republicans Block Bill to Raise Minimum WageWall Street JournalPresident Obama made his pitch to raise the minimum wage but the Senate defeated the effort. WSJ’s Reid Epstein joins the News Hub with analysis. Photo: Getty Images. WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked Democrats’ effort to …Senate fails to advance minimum-wage hikeUSA TODAYGOP blocks Democrats’ […]

Flights resume at LAX after FAA grounding - USA TODAY

CBS News Flights resume at LAX after FAA groundingUSA TODAYLOS ANGELES — Airlines resumed flights from Los Angeles International and other area airports Wednesday afternoon after technical problems at a Southern California control center prompted a temporary grounding of departing flights. The Federal Aviation …Some flights departing as FAA ‘gradually restores’ computer systemLos Angeles TimesLAX […]

Tankers Carrying Oil Derail, Catch Fire in Va. - ABC News

Washington Post Tankers Carrying Oil Derail, Catch Fire in Va.ABC NewsSeveral CSX train cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire Wednesday along the James River in Lynchburg, Va., with three black tankers ending up in the water and leaking some of their contents, becoming the most recent crash involving oil trains that …UPDATE 5-CSX […]

Some flights departing as FAA 'gradually restores' computer system - Los Angeles Times

CBS News Some flights departing as FAA ‘gradually restores’ computer systemLos Angeles TimesThe Federal Aviation Administration is “gradually restoring” its computer system, which had experienced technical problems that caused the agency to ground departures at several airports across the country, including in Southern California, officials said …Computer woes halt departures at LAX; other airports affectedCNNSome […]