Newtown police officer first on Sandy Hook scene faces firing

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TweetYumShareThis Newtown police officer first on Sandy Hook scene faces firing 07 Nov 2013 Newtown officials have notified a police officer who hasn’t returned to work since responding to the Dec. 14 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that he could be fired. Thomas Bean, a 12-year veteran, submitted a two-sentence letter from his doctor indicating […]

Bird Flu Researchers Push to Make Virus More Deadly

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TweetYumIn a letter published today in the nation’s two most prestigious scientific journals — Science and Nature — bird flu researchers say they need to perform research on the H7N9 virus that would make it more dangerous. The researchers say that’s necessary in order to prepare for its possible spread between humans [because they’re obviously […]

Dying Iraq War Veteran’s Open Letter To George Bush & Dick Cheney

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TweetYumTo: George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From: Tomas Young I write this letter on the 10th anniversary of the Iraq War on behalf of my fellow Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and Marines who died in Iraq. I write this letter on behalf of the hundreds […]

U.S. will hit debt ceiling on Monday, Treasury Secretary Geithner warns

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TweetYumTreasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said his department will take “extraordinary measures” to postpone a U.S. default for about two months while President Barack Obama and Congress work out a deficit-reduction deal. Geithner, in a letter to congressional leaders today, said the government will hit its statutory debt ceiling on Dec. 31. To avert a […]

Julian Assange told to turn himself in at London police station

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TweetYumShareThis Julian Assange told to turn himself in at London police station –WikiLeaks founder seeking political asylum inside Ecuador’s London embassy is served with surrender notice 28 Jun 2012 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been served with a police letter saying he has to present himself to a London police station on Friday, according to […]