News : US

"Lynch mobs": As sentencing looms, Bowe Bergdahl speaks out

Monday  20:56,   23 october 2017
CBS News

Following five years of captivity by the Taliban, Bergdahl now faces life in prison for endangering comrades in AfghanistanArmy Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl spent five years as a prisoner of the Taliban. A military judge at Fort Bragg in North Carolina[...]

Former Cuomo aide claims harassment by superior

Monday  20:55,   23 october 2017
CBS News

Former inspector general for New York state agency says she complained of harassment before resigning in August"As a longtime sex-crimes and special-victims' prosecutor, and as an employee who paid a high price for whistleblowing about an executive[...]

"Lynch mobs": As sentencing looms, Bowe Bergdahl speaks out

Monday  20:54,   23 october 2017
CBS News

Following five years of captivity by the Taliban, Bergdahl now faces life in prison for endangering comrades in AfghanistanArmy Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl spent five years as a prisoner of the Taliban. A military judge at Fort Bragg in North Carolina[...]

Police bomb squad called after jogger finds armor-piercing tank round

Monday  20:54,   23 october 2017
FOX News

The Pennsylvania State Police bomb squad was called after an armor-piercing tank round was found by a jogger. The jogger flagged down police Sunday afternoon to report finding a strange object along the banks of the Susquehanna River in an area[...]

Listeria triggers major recall of veggies across US and Canada

Monday  20:21,   23 october 2017
CNN

A leading vegetable supplier in California, Mann Packing, voluntarily recalled products that might have been contaminated with a harmful bacteria called listeria, the company announced last week. The recall affects packaged produce at multiple[...]

Family: Hikers' murder-suicide was act of compassion

Monday  19:30,   23 october 2017
USA TODAY

Parents of two hikers whose remains were found last week after months of searching for them in Joshua Tree National Park are still piecing together the final moments of their children’s lives. PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Parents of two hikers[...]

The Internet Is Loving That George W. Bush Made Barack Obama Laugh During Bill Clinton's Speech

Monday  18:37,   23 october 2017
Time

The Internet is all about the moment George W. Bush cracked Barack Obama up during Bill Clinton’s speech at a hurricane relief concert attended by all five living former U.S. presidents. The Internet is all about the moment George W. Bush[...]

U.S. Army deserter Bergdahl's sentencing hearing delayed until Wednesday

Monday  17:46,   23 october 2017
Reuters

The sentencing hearing for U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who could go to prison for life for deserting his duties in Afghanistan in June 2009 and endangering the lives of fellow troops, was postponed on Monday for two days due to an emergency[...]

Underwear bomber sues over treatment in prison

Monday  16:31,   23 october 2017
USA TODAY

The man known as the underwear bomber for trying to blow up a Detroit-bound plane on Christmas day eight years ago with a bomb hidden in his underclothing has filed a lawsuit alleging his constitutional rights are being violated at a supermax[...]

After deadly wildfires, Santa Rosa residents try to move forward

Monday  15:56,   23 october 2017
Los Angeles Times

Sitting on a bed inside an evacuation center, Imelda Flores had nothing to do but think. Her Santa Rosa home had been spared by a massive wildfire, but her son's caretaker wasn't so lucky.(Pictured) Fire spreads through structures in Sonoma[...]

‘I Was Willing to Do Everything’: Mothers Defend Sons Accused of Sexual Assault

Monday  14:50,   23 october 2017
The New York Times

Some of the mothers met with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos before she changed the rules on how colleges should handle accusations.Four women met late last month at a restaurant in a Twin Cities suburb, where they spoke for hours, so intently their [...]

Crews haul away remnants of Puerto Rican homes in heaps of trash

Monday  13:15,   23 october 2017
CNN

<p>None of it was supposed to be garbage. Yet, for weeks, heaps of discarded possessions grew to towering heights across Puerto Rico.</p>In Levittown, a suburb west of San Juan, residents said trash started piling up on sidewalks the day after [...]

Politics on display as Letterman receives Mark Twain Prize

Monday  12:46,   23 october 2017
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Letterman was never known as a particularly political comedian, preferring a detached irony-drenched tone that favored the surreal and silly over topical humor.&nbsp;Several of the comedians honoring Letterman took shots[...]

Jambalaya suspected cause in Louisiana food poisoning outbreak

Monday  10:40,   23 october 2017
CNN

Scores of people are sick after an outbreak of salmonella poisoning in Louisiana that may have caused the death of one person, according to officials. Jambalaya sold at a fundraiser in Caldwell Parish in northern Louisiana on October 16 is the[...]

ACLU: Reverse block on undocumented teen's abortion

Monday  10:40,   23 october 2017
USA TODAY

<p>The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is asking a federal appeals court to reconsider an order that delayed an abortion for an undocumented teenager.</p>A three-judge appeals court panel on Friday gave the Trump administration until[...]