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Nigerian underwear bomber gets life in prison

February 17, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

In a courtroom sketch, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the man who tried blowing up a Northwest Airlines flight on Christmas Day 2009 is sentenced to life in prison by U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmonds in federal court in Detroit, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Jerry Lemenu) DETROIT (AP) — Defiantly declaring “a day of victory,” a [&hellip...

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Obama raising campaign cash in California

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama speaks at Master Lock in Milwaukee, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. Obama is visiting the Master Lock manufacturing operation before heading on a three-day trip to the West Coast. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack...

Thailand: Iranians planned to attack Israelis

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A Thai police official examines the damage caused by a blast at the house where suspected bomber Saeid Moradi was staying in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. Two Iranian suspects arrested in Bangkok after three explosions hit the city were likely...

Boy testifies at grandfather's child abuse trial

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE — A 2006 file photo provided by the Indianapolis Metro Police Dept, shows Christopher Carlson, Carlson is accused of forcing his young grandsons for miles along a sun-baked Grand Canyon hiking trail and denied them water and food. (AP...

Payroll tax cut: Ironing out the final details

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio talks about an accord on the payroll tax cut negotiations during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling quits to a bruising...

Xi wraps up highly scripted visit to US capital

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

China’s Vice President Xi Jinping speaks to the US-China Business Council in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — For Americans looking at the U.S. visit of China’s likely future leader for a clue...

Romney targets auto bailout in battle for Michigan

February 16, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign rally in Mesa, Ariz., Monday, Feb. 13, 2012. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is wooing tea...

Santorum revels in sudden support _ but how deep?

February 15, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, fields questions from local and national media after speaking at a campaign rally, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. (AP Photo/Coeur d’Alene Press, Shawn...

Pekingese becomes America's top dog at Westminster

February 15, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Adam Bernardin reacts as Shadagee Caught Red Handed, an Irish setter, is declared the Best of Sporting Group at the 136th annual Westminster Kennel Club dog show in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) NEW YORK (AP) — A Pekingese that...

Negotiators reach tentative payroll tax cut pact

February 15, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y, center, talk to reporters about the payroll tax, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012, on Capital Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) WASHINGTON (AP) — House-Senate talks on renewing a...