Archive for August, 2012

Mass evacs ordered over possible Mississippi dam failure

Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

Kyle Taylor and his father Robert Taylor seek shelter as Hurricane Isaac passes through Gulfport, MississippiHeavy rainfall from Tropical Storm Isaac is threatening a dam in Tangipahoa Parish in Southern Mississippi, leading local officials to order a mass evacuation.


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    Federal court rejects Texas voter ID law

    Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

    How NFC Tech Stole the Show at a New York EventA federal court on Thursday rejected a Texas law that would require voters to present photo IDs to election officials before being allowed to cast ballots in November.


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      Hatch to Romney: Advice from one Mormon Republican to another

      Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

      Orrin Hatch on Tea Party Divide and Re-Unifying the GOPSen. Orrin Hatch had to fight for his political life this year, when he was nearly beaten in the Republican primary in his home state of Utah. Spinners and Winners caught up with Hatch on the convention floor in Tampa.


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        Top militant commander likely killed in Afghan drone strike

        Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

        Pakistan, ucciso numero due della Rete Haqqani in attacco drone UsaU.S. officials said today that an American drone strike likely took out a top commander of a powerful militant group the U.S. says is responsible for deadly, high-profile terrorist attacks in Afghanistan.


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          ‘He’s a straight shooter’: Voters react to Ryan’s speech

          Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

          Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan accepts the nomination as he addresses delegates during the third session of the Republican National Convention in TampaYahoo! News asked voters to share their reactions to Paul Ryan's address: "Paul Ryan's acceptance speech at the RNC was hyped and full of hope, but he answered the call, with the bases loaded, and hit it out of the park."


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            ‘Freedom is fabulous’: Two GOP gay groups make waves in Tampa

            Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

            TAMPA–An older gentleman in a sparkling cowboy suit and matching hat made out of sequins gazed at a pair of buff male go-go dancers wearing tight jeans and skimpy tank tops that read “Freedom Is Fabulous.” That was the scene at a local gay bar called “The Honeypot” on Tuesday night. More than 800 Republican […]

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              Are elderly drivers making roads unsafe?

              Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

              Preston Carter, a 100-year old driver, backed his large blue Cadillac into a crowd of people standing on a sidewalk Wednesday afternoon near an elementary school in Los Angeles.

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                Photos: Highlights from Burning Man Festival 2012

                Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

                Photos: Highlights from Burning Man Festival 2012Ruth Kidd explores the art piece "Ego" before sunrise during the Burning Man 2012 "Fertility 2.0" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 29, 2012. More than 60,000 people from all over the world have gathered at the sold out festival, which is celebrating its 26th year, to spend a week in the remote desert cut off from much of the outside world to experience art, music and the unique community that develops. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart (UNITED STATES – Tags: SOCIETY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. NO THIRD PARTY SALES. NOT FOR USE BY REUTERS THIRD PARTY DISTRIBUTORS

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                  Why your cellphone is dirtier than a toilet seat

                  Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

                  Cellphones carry 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats, so it shouldn’t be surprising that a man in Uganda reportedly contracted Ebola after stealing one.

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                    West Nile virus cases hit 1,590; death toll at 66

                    Aug 31 2012 Published by under General Interest

                    FILE - In a Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 file photo, dead mosquitos are lined up waiting to be sorted at the Dallas County mosquito lab in Dallas. Federal health officials said Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012 that West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and may rival the record years of 2002 and 2003. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)Reports of West Nile virus infection in the country now total 1,590, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday — an increase of more than 40 percent in one week alone.


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