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Libyan leaders: Obama is ‘delusional’

TRIPOLI (AFP) – NATO warplanes hit eight vessels of Moamer Kadhafi’s navy, the alliance said as US President Barack Obama answered constitutional questions regarding the length of the Libyan conflict. Also Friday, the United States said it delivered 120,000 Halal meals to Libyan rebels as part of US plans to…

ACLU: U.S. court may be concealing secret demands for WikiLeaks-related records

It became known last December that a Virginia grand jury investigating the whistleblower site WikiLeaks had issued subpoenas for the Twitter records of three supporters of the group, including a member of the Icelandic parliament. Now the ACLU believes it has evidence that four such demands were issued in secret…

California prison riot leaves two stabbed, many injured

LOS ANGELES — At least two inmates were stabbed Friday in a “large scale riot” at a maximum security prison in California, where gunfire was used to quell the unrest, authorities said. Around 150 inmates were involved in the disturbance that started mid-morning in the main exercise yard of the…

GOP presidential hopeful gets whacked in head by door

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, who is considering whether to run for president, received 16 stitches to his forehead on Friday after he was accidentally hit by a door at a gym, officials said. The accident occurred at the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis, according…

IMF head posts $1 million bail but still stuck in jail

Update: Reuters is now reporting that Strauss-Kahn has been released into the custody of a New York security firm and may be held at a “safe house” in downtown Manhattan NEW YORK (AFP) – Dominique Strauss-Kahn posted $6 million bail and bond Friday, but may have to extend his humiliating…

U.S. admits Japanese-American internment ‘mistake’

WASHINGTON — The US Justice Department recognized Friday that “mistakes” were made in its legal defense of the forced relocation and internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. Following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii by the Imperial Japanese Navy, the United States forcibly displaced over 110,000 people…

Texas police deputy jailed for delivering ‘heroin tacos’ to prison

A Texas police officer pleaded guilty Thursday charges that will garner him a 6-year prison sentence for attempting to give a prisoner a cache of heroin concealed in a delivery of tacos. The investigation into Robert Falcon, 48, of the Bexar County Sheriff’s Department ended with a sting operation that…

Gary Johnson laughs off Willie Nelson’s 2012 un-endorsement: ‘It is what it is’

WASHINGTON – Former New Mexico Republican governor Gary Johnson wasn’t fazed after musician Willie Nelson un-endorsed him for president in 2012. “I didn’t expect anything going in there. I do think the world of Willie Nelson. I’m a really huge fan but I wasn’t expecting anything,” Johnson told Raw Story…

Fox opinion host in shouting match over Ronald McDonald

The Fox News conservative opinion host Neil Cavuto engaged in a bizarre shouting match with a law professor he called part of the “food police,” over a push to convince lawmakers to ban the fast food mascot Ronald McDonald. GWU School of Law professor John Banzhaf suggested the clown hamburger…

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