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Archive for February 8th, 2013

  • Ohio Amish beard-cutting ringleader gets 15 years

    February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 10, 2011 file photo, Sam Mullet Sr. stands in the front yard of his home in Bergholz, Ohio. Mullet, 67, the ringleader in a series of unusual hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish religious followers in the U.S. was...

  • US orders shutdown of bus company in Calif. crash

    February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 4, 2013 photo, investigators work the scene where a tour bus collided with a pickup truck on Highway 38 north of Yucaipa, Calif., killing eight people. Federal regulators on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 ordered the tour bus operator,...

  • Stella! Ornery dog leads to $1M Idaho lottery win

    February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    John Polidori, a member of a group of 34 University of Utah maintenance workers who won $1 million in the Idaho Lottery, poses with a ceremonial check on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 outside the Idaho Lottery offices in Boise, Idaho with other members of the winning...

  • White House outlines deep cuts it may have to make

    February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Feb. 3, 2012 file photo shows the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters in Washington. Trying to ratchet up pressure on Congress, the White House on Friday detailed what it said would be the painful impact on the federal work...

  • Hacker gains access to Bush family emails, photos

    February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 26, 2008 file photo, President George W. Bush walks with his father, former President George H.W. Bush, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. A criminal investigation is under way after a hacker apparently accessed private photos and emails...

  • Coal sales investigated by feds; no violations yet

    February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 22, 2006 file photo shows a coal mine seen from the air in northeast Wyoming near Gillette, Wyo. A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 that federal review has so far found no evidence mining companies...

  • Obama salutes Panetta as he prepares to retire

    February 8, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama hugs outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a Farewell Tribute for Panetta, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Calling it...