Month – May 2014

What we know about detainees transferred to free Bergdahl - USA TODAY

Telegraph.co.uk What we know about detainees transferred to free BergdahlUSA TODAYFive Guantanamo Bay detainees were transferred to Qatar on Saturday in exchange for the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who had spent nearly give years in captivity. A Defense Department official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity in line …US-Taliban Prisoner Exchange […]

Six climbers missing on Washington's Mount Rainier - Reuters

Daily Mail Six climbers missing on Washington’s Mount RainierReutersSEATTLE (Reuters) – A search is under way for six climbers missing on Washington’s Mount Rainier since Wednesday, the National Parks Service said on Saturday. The climbing party, including two guides from Seattle’s Alpine Ascents International, set off on …Six People Vanish While Climbing Mount RainierNBCNews.com6 climbers […]

Sen. Ted Cruz wins presidential straw poll at New Orleans conference - The Times-Picayune

Washington Post Sen. Ted Cruz wins presidential straw poll at New Orleans conferenceThe Times-PicayuneSen. Ted Cruz addresses the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, La., Saturday, May 31, 2014. Midterm election campaigns are in full swing, but several thousand Republicans gathering in Louisiana look toward a bigger prize. (AP Photo/Bill …Ted Cruz: GOP will take […]

Istanbul protesters fail in bid to take Taksim Square - Sydney Morning Herald

Getty Images Istanbul protesters fail in bid to take Taksim SquareSydney Morning HeraldChanged crowd-control tactics by Turkish police left Istanbul dazed on Saturday evening. But there were no deaths, only few injuries and fewer than 40 arrests as thousands of protesters surged against police lines in a failed bid to take central Taksim Square.Protesters To […]

Six People Vanish While Climbing Mount Rainier - NBCNews.com

New York Daily News Six People Vanish While Climbing Mount RainierNBCNews.comRescuers are searching for six people, including two guides, who have gone missing while climbing Mount Rainier in Washington state. The last time anyone talked to the climbers was 6 p.m. Wednesday, as the group ascended Liberty Ridge 12, 800 feet up.6 climbers reported missing […]

Ted Cruz: GOP will take back the Senate - MSNBC

SFGate Ted Cruz: GOP will take back the SenateMSNBCTexas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz told fellow members of his party Saturday that he firmly believes the GOP will win control of the Senate in the midterm elections this fall. “We are winning these fights over and over and over again,” Cruz said during his speech …Cruz […]

Cruz wins presidential straw poll at GOP summit - San Jose Mercury News

Lexington Herald Leader Cruz wins presidential straw poll at GOP summitSan Jose Mercury NewsNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has won the latest 2016 presidential straw poll at a conservative summit in Louisiana. Cruz took 30 percent of the vote at the Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans. He edged out conservative …Ted […]

Bowe Bergdahl, US soldier held in Afghanistan, freed in swap - CNN

CNN Bowe Bergdahl, US soldier held in Afghanistan, freed in swapCNN(CNN) — Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the American soldier held captive for nearly five years by militants during the Afghanistan war, has been released in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees, authorities said Saturday. “Today the American people are pleased …Freed prisoners were battle-hardened Taliban commandersWashington PostReleased […]