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US identifies anti-Muslim filmmaker

September 14, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

CORRECTS NATIONALITY OF FILMMAKER – An Egyptian soldier stands guard in front of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, as part of widespread anger across the Muslim world about a film ridiculing Islam’s Prophet Muhammad. A man identifying himself as Sam Bacile, a 56-year-old California real estate developer, said he wrote,...

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Chris Stevens: US envoy to the Arab world

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

In this photo taken Monday, April 11, 2011, then U.S. envoy Chris Stevens, center, accompanied by British envoy Christopher Prentice, left, speaks to Council member for Misrata Dr. Suleiman Fortia, right, at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation...

Romney, Obama trade barbs over Middle East attacks

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama’s administration on...

California man confirms role in anti-Islam film

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Egyptian protesters, largely ultra conservative Islamists, have climbed the walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, went into the courtyard and brought...

Tall, skinny iPhone in US stores Sept. 21

September 13, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks on stage during the introduction of the new iPhone 5 in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the first time, the iPhone is growing even as it slims down. After sticking for five...

Officials: Mich. man who killed cop had arsenal

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

West Bloomfield police officers work on the scene at 4558 Forest Edge in West Bloomfield, Mich. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 where Patrick O’Rourke was killed. He was remembered Monday by stunned family members and colleagues as a loving father, husband...

Chicago teacher strike poses test for unions

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Public school teachers picket outside Amundsen High School in Chicago on the first day of a strike by the Chicago Teachers Union, Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. The school is one of more than 140 schools in the Chicago Public Schools’ “Children...

Salton Sea fingered as culprit of big Calif. stink

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

File – In a Dec. 27, 2010 file photo, a fallen tree supports numerous heron nests in the mud of Southern California’s Salton Sea. As public officials sought a solid answer for what made Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 so pungent in Southern California, one...

Zuckerberg: Time to ‘double down’ on Facebook

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

People jam the aisles to hear Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speak during a “fireside chat” at a conference organized by technology blog TechCrunch in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Zuckerberg gave his first interview since the...

Smaller memorials on 11th anniversary of 9/11

September 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Police Officers of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey carry an American flag that flew over at the World Trade Center towers during a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11,...