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US on PR offensive against Wikileaks as 92,000 Afghan war docs spill out

The White House denounced a massive leak of secret military files Sunday that allegedly describe how Pakistan’s spy service aids the Afghan insurgency, but said the information was no surprise. In all, some 92,000 documents were released by the web whistleblower Wikileaks, containing previously untold details of the Afghan war…

BP’s plan: Raise $50 billion, sue business partners

BP is trying to raise 50 billion dollars to cover the cost of the Gulf of Mexico spill and is preparing to sue its partners in the oil field, British newspapers said on Sunday. The Sunday Telegraph said BP is readying to take legal action against US firm Anadarko, its…

Brain injuries remain undiagnosed in thousands of soldiers

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The military medical system is failing to diagnose brain injuries in troops who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, many of whom receive little or no treatment for lingering health problems, an investigation by ProPublica and NPR has found. So-called mild traumatic brain injury has been called one of the…

Christian Science Monitor: Cops overuse taser because of media hype

Update at bottom: Democratic Congressman jokes he’d Tase his own son if he ran across baseball field Many baseball fans might agree that jerks who interrupt the game get what’s coming to them. But the tasering of a seventeen year old Phillies fan who ran onto the field during Monday’s…

USAID: US rescuers pull 10 survivors out of Haiti’s rubble

Search and rescue teams from the United States on Sunday pulled a record 10 people alive from the rubble of quake-struck Port-au-Prince, according to the US Agency for International Development. “According to rescue officials, this is the largest number of rescues in a single day in decades of earthquake search…

Containers of honey spark California airport evacuation

A California airport was shut down and evacuated Tuesday after authorities claimed to have discovered “TNT” in luggage. Instead of a high-powered explosive, the substance turned out to be honey, owned by 31-year-old Francisco Ramirez, a gardener from Milwaukee. The man was taken into custody at Meadows Field Airport in…

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