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Entries for September, 2011

The father of a man who admitted

The father of a man who admitted plotting with Al Qaeda to bomb the New York City subway system in 2009 was convicted on Friday of lying to investigators and urging others to destroy bombmaking materials to cover up evidence. Skip to next paragraph Related stories NY terror plot built on beauty store chemicals, feds [...]

With eleven days before the August 2

With eleven days before the August 2 deadline, talks to negotiate a deal to raise the debt limit have broken down, leaving the United States on the cusp of a possible economic catastrophe. “We have run out of time,” Mr. Obama said. House Speaker John Boehner walked away from negotiations Friday, complaining that Mr. Obama [...]

The father of a man who admitted

The father of a man who admitted plotting with Al Qaeda to bomb the New York City subway system in 2009 was convicted on Friday of lying to investigators and urging others to destroy bombmaking materials to cover up evidence. Skip to next paragraph Related stories NY terror plot built on beauty store chemicals, feds [...]

With eleven days before the August 2

With eleven days before the August 2 deadline, talks to negotiate a deal to raise the debt limit have broken down, leaving the United States on the cusp of a possible economic catastrophe. “We have run out of time,” Mr. Obama said. House Speaker John Boehner walked away from negotiations Friday, complaining that Mr. Obama [...]

Wall Street is supposed to have lost

Wall Street is supposed to have lost love for President Obama since his election, but early donations suggest he actually is doing better with Wall Street this time around. Among big fundraisers, Obama has drawn close to a third of his money from people in the finance industry, up from 20% during his 2008 campaign, [...]

An Ohio jury Friday found Anthony Sowell

An Ohio jury Friday found Anthony Sowell guilty in connection with the kidnapping, abuse of corpses and aggravated murder of 11 women around Cleveland between 2007 and 2009. Sowell had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to all 85 counts against him, which also included rape and tampering with evidence. The verdict — which [...]

Two grooms and two brides now adorn

Two grooms and two brides now adorn mugs, rubber duckies and snow globes in the souvenir shop of the City Clerks office in Manhattan as New York state prepares to allow same-sex couples to marry. The city received 823 lottery entries from couples for 764 spots available for marriage at clerks offices July 24, said [...]

A promising West Point cadet died while

A promising West Point cadet died while participating in a field-training activity at the historic U.S. military academy – and the extreme heat may be the cause, officials said Friday. Jacob Bower, an 18-year-old from Fairmont, W.Va., was found unresponsive Thursday evening while participating in a land navigation exercise. The cause of death is under [...]

Gays and lesbians will be able to

Gays and lesbians will be able to serve openly in the U.S. military in 60 days after President Barack Obama formally certified on Friday that the controversial 17-year policy known as “don`t ask, don`t tell” was ready for repeal. Obama, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, [...]

Gays and lesbians will be able to

Gays and lesbians will be able to serve openly in the U.S. military in 60 days after President Barack Obama formally certified on Friday that the controversial 17-year policy known as “don`t ask, don`t tell” was ready for repeal. Obama, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, [...]