Tag archive for ‘National Guard’
LA Times On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Violence rocks Baltimore as night falls; National Guard mobilizing

Thousands mourn Freddie Gray, the Baltimore man who died after suffering spinal injuries in police custody Maryland governor calls out National Guard to quell Baltimore unrest In a sign of unease, Baltimore More...

Reuters On Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Turkey, Iraq pledge more military cooperation in fight against Islamic State

– Turkey and Iraq, both worried by the advance of Islamic State, pledged on Thursday to work towards greater military cooperation in their fight against the ultra radical Sunni militants. Turkey is More...

Reuters On Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Ferguson police officer who killed black teen resigns from force

– The white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb has resigned, his lawyer said on Saturday, as activists set out on a 120-mile (193-km) march to protest the More...

Reuters On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Ferguson Quiet after Two Nights of Racial Unrest

The streets of Ferguson, Missouri were mostly quiet overnight after two days of racially charged unrest sparked by a grand jury decision not to prosecute a white policeman who shot dead an unarmed black teenager. On More...

Reuters On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Two FBI agents shot at house near Ferguson unrest

Two FBI agents were shot and wounded at a house in north St. Louis County early on Wednesday, though the incident was “not directly related” to racially charged unrest in and around nearby Ferguson, More...

Reuters On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Shots Heard as Ferguson Erupts in Rage over Grand Jury Decision Not to Charge Policeman

A Missouri grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer on any charges in the fatal August shooting of an unarmed black teenager unleashed a wave of violent protests Monday night similar More...

Reuters On Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Widespread Flooding Feared in Buffalo as Temperature Rises

As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the More...

S.M. Lightening On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

What Did George W. Bush Do between 2001 and 2009? Yeshiva University Has No Idea

A friend sent us a link to the YU website Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation page. Turns out the Special Guest and Keynote Speaker this year will be George W. Bush. Do you remember GW? Barbara Bush’s kid? More...

Reuters On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

U.S. national shot dead in Saudi capital Riyadh

– / By Angus McDowall / RIYADH – A gunman killed a U.S. national and wounded another in the Saudi capital of Riyadh on Tuesday, officials said, heightening Western concerns over security in More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Cops Arrest 90-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor in Ferguson Protest

OK, now you know things are out of control in Ferguson, Missouri: according to several sources, Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, was one of eight protesters picked up by police More...

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