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Archive for November 17th, 2012

  • Officials: Few of Gen. Allen emails questionable

    November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE- In this March 26, 2012, file photo, Marine Gen. John Allen, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan listens during a news conference at the Pentagon. When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta pointedly warned young troops last spring to mind their ways, he may...

  • NY prosecutor admits he acted in 1970s porn films

    November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This May 23, 2012 photo shows Cortland County District Attorney Mark Suben in Cortland County, N.Y. Suben on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 admitted that he acted in pornographic movies in the 1970s then lied when questioned about it during his second campaign. (AP...

  • Christie smells setup, won’t answer Twinkie query

    November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Nov. 13, 2012 file photo shows New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during a news conference in Trenton, N.J. Threatened with repeal just weeks ago, President Barack Obama’s health care law now appears on track in close to half the states,...

  • 2 missing, 4 badly burned in Gulf platform fire

    November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This aerial photograph shows damage from an explosion and fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012. Four people were transported to a hospital with critical burns and two were missing. (AP...

  • Hamas targets Jerusalem in major escalation

    November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    A Palestinian Hamas militant walks in the rubble of the destroyed house of Hamas militant Mohammad Abu Shmala, following an Israeli air strike in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.(AP Photo/Eyad Baba) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian...

  • Petraeus: CIA blamed terrorists for Libya attack

    November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus, right, followed by security agents, enters his home in Arlington, Va., Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, after testifying on Capitol Hill before closed-door sessions of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees regarding the...

  • Texas parade honoring war heroes ends in tragedy

    November 17, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Bystanders react as emergency personnel work the scene where a trailer carrying wounded veterans in a parade was struck by a train in Midland, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. “Show of Support” president and founder Terry Johnson says there are...