Northern Virginia officials worry secret CIA facility could scuttle hopes for landing FBI HQ

ShareThis Northern Virginia officials worry secret CIA facility could scuttle hopes for landing FBI HQ 23 Mar 2013 Fairfax County officials want Uncle Sam to know they have the perfect site in Springfield to replace the FBI’s 39-year-old Washington headquarters… But some Northern Virginia officials have been told that the biggest obstacle to redevelopment may […]

Maine officials seeking pepper-spray video leak

  (PORTLAND PRESS HERALD)   The Maine Department of Corrections is investigating to determine how the press obtained video and documents about a captain’s treatment of an inmate last year. The video and related documents recount how Capt. Shawn Welch, an official at the Maine Correctional Center in Windham, used pepper spray on an inmate who […]

Officials call for ‘universal’ flu vaccination strategy

For the third consecutive year, state and federal health officials are advocating a “universal” vaccination strategy to combat the seasonal flu. That means that everyone, 6 months and older, should get a flu shot, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “People should get vaccinated as soon as the vaccine is available,” […]

Ecuadorean officials invite Swedish authorities to London to interview Julian Assange

ShareThis Ecuadorean officials invite Swedish authorities to London to interview Julian Assange 26 Jul 2012 The Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could yet avoid extradition for questioning over sexual assault allegations after Ecuadorean government officials invited the Swedish authorities to London, offering to host an interview there instead. Senior Ecuadorean government sources said today they have […]

Jim Greer denounces Florida Republican Party officials as liars, ‘right-wing crazies’ in deposition

ShareThis Jim Greer denounces Florida Republican Party officials as liars, ‘right-wing crazies’ in deposition –Greer: GOP leaders met to discuss ways they could suppress black votes 26 Jul 2012 In a wide-ranging deposition that spanned two days in late May, former Florida Republican Party chairman Jim Greer denounced some party officials as liars and “whack-a-do, […]

Lawmakers reworked financial portfolios after talks with Fed, Treasury officials

ShareThis Lawmakers reworked financial portfolios after talks with Fed, Treasury officials 24 Jun 2012 In January 2008… the subprime mortgage industry was collapsing, and the Dow Jones industrial average had lost more than 2,000 points in less than three months. House Minority Leader John A. Boehner became the Bush administration’s point person on Capitol Hill […]

Arrest made for video post, threat to Pitt officials

ShareThis Arrest made for video post, threat to Pitt officials 20 Jun 2012 Federal prosecutors charged an Ohio man with posting a YouTube video [!] and making a comment [?] that threatened University of Pittsburgh officials. FBI agents from Pittsburgh and Cincinnati this morning arrested Alexander Waterland, 24, of Loveland, Ohio, and he’s scheduled to […]

Fukushima residents call for criminal charges against nuclear officials

ShareThis Fukushima residents call for criminal charges against nuclear officials 11 Jun 2012 The executives of the Japanese utility that owns the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and a number of the country’s government officials should go to jail, according to a complaint filed by more than 1,000 local residents on Monday. A total of […]

NY judge rejects lawsuit by OWS protesters against top officials

ShareThis NY judge rejects lawsuit by OWS protesters against top officials 08 Jun 2012 A Manhattan federal judge has said that the hundreds of anti-Wall Street protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge in New York last year cannot proceed with their claims against top city officials. US District Judge Red Rakoff said in a written ruling […]

Pakistani Police Confiscates Arms from U.S. Officials

ShareThis Pakistani Police Confiscates Arms from U.S. Officials 05 Jun 2012 Police in northwest Pakistan on Monday confiscated arms recovered from two vehicles of U.S. embassy officials, police said. The U.S. embassy officials, traveling in two cars, were stopped on the outskirts of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, for illegally carrying weapons, a […]