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Los Angeles Police Will Get Body Cameras – Huffington Post

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Huffington PostLOS ANGELES — Every Los Angeles police officer will soon be equipped with a body camera, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday. Garcetti said at a press conference that the department will buy 7,000 on-body cameras for Los Angeles Police …LAPD’s plan for 7000 body cameras comes with challengesLos Angeles TimesLA mayor plans 7000 police body cameras in 2015Chron.comMore Police Officers to Get Body CamerasNew York TimesEngadget -Bloombergall 136 news…

Jeb Bush ‘actively’ exploring 2016 run – Politico

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

PoliticoGetty. 2016. Jeb Bush ‘actively’ exploring 2016 run. By James Hohmann and Maggie Haberman. 12/16/14 10:15 AM EST. Updated 12/16/14 11:24 PM EST. Jeb Bush announced Tuesday that he has decided to “actively explore the possibility” of a run for …Jeb Bush’s decision to explore presidential bid scrambles the 2016 GOP fieldWashington PostHow A Jeb Bush Candidacy Would Hurt Chris Christie And Shake Up The 2016 …Daily BeastStile: Christie left…

Pennsylvania Man Sought in Slaying of Family Is Found Dead – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

New York TimesEAGLEVILLE, Pa. — A man sought in the killing of six family members was found dead with self-inflicted stab wounds on Tuesday, ending a two-day manhunt, officials said. Law enforcement teams searching Pennsburg, about 45 miles north of Philadelphia, …As manhunt for ex-Marine widens, questions raised about Iraq service (+video)Christian Science MonitorBradley Stone found deadThe Times HeraldUS WatchWall Street JournalReuters -NewsNet5.comall 2,489 news articles    

Public menorah lighting kicks off Athens’ celebration of Hanukkah – Online Athens

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Online AthensA blessing sung in Hebrew resounded through downtown Athens Tuesday evening as more than 100 people gathered to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah during a public menorah lighting at Athens City Hall. After reading a brief history of the origins of …State House Menorah Lit To Mark Start Of HanukkahCBS LocalWilkes-Barre girl brightens Hanukkah celebration for VPWilkes Barre Times-LeaderHanukkah begins at the Jewish Community Center at sundownKVOA Tucson…

A Bush Takes a Step Toward a Presidential Run – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

New York TimesWASHINGTON — Former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida said on Tuesday that he would “actively explore” a presidential run, immediately sending reverberations through the potential Republican field, tying up donors whom other candidates are courting and …Jeb Bush’s decision to explore presidential bid scrambles the 2016 GOP fieldWashington PostJeb Bush explores 2016 US presidential runReuters‘Onward’: What Jeb Bush’s campaign message says about 2016 (+video)Christian Science MonitorWashington Times -Daily…

Russian ruble suffers steepest drop in 16 years – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – The ruble plunged more than 11 percent against the dollar on Tuesday in its steepest intraday fall since the Russian financial crisis in 1998 as confidence in the central bank evaporated after an ineffectual rate hike. The ruble opened …Plunging Ruble Unsettles Russians, Poses Test for PutinWall Street JournalIs Obama destroying the Russian economy?PoliticoBank of Russia under fire as currency tumblesIrish TimesBloomberg -The Independent -San Francisco Chronicleall…

Kerry says Russia sanctions could end if Putin takes right steps – euronews

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

euronewsLONDON (Reuters) – Russia has made constructive moves in recent days towards reducing tensions in Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday, and he raised the possibility that Washington could lift sanctions if Moscow keeps taking …Scant US Hope for Russian ReversalWall Street JournalObama to Approve New Russian SanctionsVoice of AmericaLavrov Sees Reason for Optimism on Ukraine as Truce Stems DeathsBusinessweekForbesall 1,137 news articles    

Bush announcement makes path to White House tougher for Romney, Rubio – Reuters

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jeb Bush’s move toward a 2016 presidential bid makes the path to the White House tougher for potential Republican rivals, including 2012 nominee Mitt Romney. Multiple Romney donors said the former Massachusetts governor is …How A Jeb Bush Candidacy Would Hurt Chris Christie And Shake Up The 2016 …Daily BeastJeb Bush poses new hurdle to Marco Rubio’s road to the White HouseLos Angeles TimesWhat would a Jeb…

Scant US Hope for Russian Reversal – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Wall Street JournalWASHINGTON—Western policy makers are waiting to see whether a weakened Kremlin will call off its intervention in Ukraine to win a reprieve from economic sanctions that have combined with low oil prices to push the Russian ruble off a cliff. But there is …Kerry says Russia sanctions could end if Putin takes right stepsReuters AfricaObama backs bill imposing new sanctions on RussiaKVVU Las Vegas all 2,975 news articles    

After Iraq, a life comes unraveled – Philly.com

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Philly.comHe went to war with a Marines regiment known as the Cannon Cockers, an artillery unit that rained explosive shells on the enemy in Iraq. He didn’t stay long – less than three months in 2008. But Bradley Stone claimed he had been fully disabled by Post …Ex-Marine wanted in 6 killings committed suicideDeseret NewsBody found in Pennsylvania ‘killer’ manhuntBBC NewsSuspect in Pennsylvania killings died of ‘self-inflicted cutting wounds’: district…

Sony facing 2 suits by ex-workers over data breach – MiamiHerald.com

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

MiamiHerald.comSony Pictures Entertainment now faces two lawsuits from four former employees who claim the company did not do enough to prevent hackers from stealing nearly 50,000 social security numbers, salary details and other personal information from current and …The Sony Hackers Are Now Threatening TheatersThe AtlanticCinemas discuss whether to show Sony filmFinancial TimesSony faces 2nd class action suit over data breachBeloit Daily NewsNew York Daily News -GoDanRiver.com -The Augusta Chronicleall…

Taliban Militants Attack Pakistan School – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Wall Street JournalMilitants stormed a military-run school in Pakistan’s northwest, killing more than 140 people, most of them schoolchildren. fullscreen. Women mourn the death of Mohammed Ali Khan, a 15-year-old student killed during the attack by Taliban gunmen on the …141 _ Mostly Children _ Killed in Pakistan AttackABC NewsTaliban school attack: What do the militants want?CNNTaliban attack on Pakistan school leaves 141 deadCBC.caCBS News -Voice of Americaall 4,320 news…

Funerals Begin for 141 Slain in Taliban Attack on Pakistan School – Voice of America

Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Voice of AmericaThe first funerals are being held for the victims of a Taliban school massacre in Pakistan on Tuesday that left at least 141 people dead, most of them young students. Wearing military uniforms and strapped with explosives, seven assailants attacked the …Pakistan Taliban Attack on Peshawar School Leaves 145 DeadNew York TimesIn Pakistan school attack, Taliban terrorists kill 145, mostly childrenCNNMore than 100 children among the dead in…

Menorah lightings in Kendall and Coral Gables – MiamiHerald.com

Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

MiamiHerald.comThere will be two menorah lighting events this week in Kendall and Coral Gables in celebration of Hanukkah. In Kendall, the Dadeland Mall and Chabad of West Kendall and The Falls will celebrate the Festival of Lights at a public menorah lighting ceremony …Netanyahu celebrates Hanukkah by lighting menorah wrong wayNew York Daily NewsRick Perry compares Hanukkah rebels to the Boston Tea PartyCNNBiden Marks Start of Hanukkah at National MenorahCBS…

Russia Crisis Hits Pimco Fund, Wipes Out Options as Ruble Sinks – Businessweek

Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

BusinessweekAfter the single worst day in Russia’s nine-month-old financial crisis, the fallout is spreading across global markets. Pacific Investment Management Co. is facing mounting losses on its Russian bond holdings; almost every bullish ruble option registered in the …As the ruble tanks, Russians wag fingers at West not PutinAl Jazeera AmericaAn early rally fizzles, leaving US indexes lowerMiamiHerald.comRuble crisis erodes Putin’s economic systemThe Daily StarYnetnews -CNNMoney -Hollywood Reporterall 2,594 news…

Vivek Murthy: Meet USA’s new surgeon general – Economic Times

Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Economic TimesThe US Senate on Monday confirmed President Obama’s nominee for surgeon general, ending a long fight over gun control and politics that had left the country without a permanent top doctor for a year and a half. In an early evening vote, Dr Vivek H Murthy, …Begich bucks NRA, votes to approve Obama’s surgeon general nomineeAlaska DispatchSurgeon General’s Role Would Involve Obamacare EndorsementU.S. News & World ReportSenate confirms new…

Bush (almost) Announces; He’ll ‘Explore’ Candidacy – ABC News

Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

ABC NewsJeb Bush answered the biggest question looming over the Republican Party’s next campaign for the White House on Tuesday, all but declaring his candidacy for president more than a year before the first primaries. Bush, the son and brother of Republican …Leaking his 2016 plans: How Jeb Bush is working the media refsFox NewsRepublicans donors swarm to Bush candidacyUSA TODAYGoogle Jeb Bush, find a Rand Paul adPoliticoWashington Post -MSNBC…

Mitch McConnell Says Keystone XL Pipeline Will Top Senate Agenda Next Year – Huffington Post

Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Huffington PostWASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January. The issue could set up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. Congressional …Keystone first item on GOP Senate agendaThe Hill all 15 news articles    

NC mom calls live C-SPAN show to scold arguing sons – New York Daily News

Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

New York Daily NewsPolitics could use more mothers. A pair of dissenting political pundit brothers were silenced when their mother called in to shame them on live television Tuesday over their argumentative behavior. When Steve Scully, host of Washington Journal on C-SPAN, …Hero mom calls into CSPAN to berate her arguing pundit sonsWashington PostC-SPAN Surprise: Political Operative Brothers Get Scolding from MotherBloombergMom Scolds Pundit Sons on C-SPANDaily BeastU.S. News &…

Russia’s Steep Rate Increase Fails to Stem Ruble’s Decline – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

New York TimesMOSCOW — Despite the Russian central bank’s extraordinary move to defend the currency, the ruble’s value continued to slide on Tuesday, presenting President Vladimir V. Putin with an acute set of political and economic challenges. Scenes that Russians …Russia’s economic crisis could easily end in yet another sovereign defaultTelegraph.co.ukRuble’s Decline Deepens Concerns for European CompaniesWall Street JournalDoes the ruble’s rocky past foretell its future?Christian Science MonitorBloomberg -San Francisco…

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