First case of bird flu ‘spreading between humans’

Chinese scientists on Wednesday reported the first likely case of direct person-to-person transmission of the H7N9 bird flu virus that has killed over 40 people since March. The development was “worrying” and should be closely watched, the team wrote in the British online journal bmj.com, but stressed that the virus, believed to jump from birds […]

Mitt Romney would restore ‘Anglo-Saxon’ relations between Britain and America

ShareThis Mitt Romney would restore ‘Anglo-Saxon’ relations between Britain and America 24 Jul 2012 Mitt Romney would restore “Anglo-Saxon” understanding to the special relationship between the US and Britain, and return Sir Winston Churchill’s bust to the White House, according to advisers. As the Republican presidential challenger accused Barack Obama of appeasing America’s enemies in […]

Injuries, arrests in clashes between protesters and police

ShareThis Injuries, arrests in clashes between protesters and police 20 May 2012 A standoff between police and anti-war demonstrators near the NATO summit at McCormick Place left several protesters bloodied and led to dozens of arrests, as delegates gathered for the first of two days of meetings. The confrontation, which flared up late this afternoon […]

Shootout between federal agents kills 1, wounds 1

ShareThis Shootout between federal agents kills 1, wounds 1 17 Feb 2012 A confrontation between federal law enforcement agents erupted in gunfire Thursday evening in Long Beach, leaving one dead and another seriously injured, authorities said. The incident was sparked by an unspecified dispute between Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in the Glenn M. Anderson […]

‘Anonymous’ hackers intercept conversation between FBI and Scotland Yard on how to deal with hackers

ShareThis ‘Anonymous’ hackers intercept conversation between FBI and Scotland Yard on how to deal with hackers 03 Feb 2012 A conference call between Scotland Yard and the FBI has been intercepted and published by a member of the computer hacking group Anonymous. The conversation concerned a young member of another hacking collective who was cooperating […]

Threats turn to action in fight between Miami police and FHP

(MIAMI HERALD)   In the past week someone has defaced an FHP spokesman’s patrol vehicle with feces, and a Miami cop stopped a state trooper well outside city limits for an unexplained reason, amping up the heated battle between officers in the agencies. Tuesday night, a Miami police officer pulled over a state trooper near the […]

Feds Order School Dist. To Close Gap Between Minorities

On a mission to narrow the academic achievement gap between minorities and whites, the Obama Administration has ordered the nation’s second-largest public school district to cut back on disciplining black students and develop a special curriculum for those who don’t speak English. The orders come on the heels of a 19-month federal “civil rights investigation” […]