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Sargent Shriver in Maryland hospital, spokesperson says

Sargent Shriver, a former Democratic vice presidential candidate and brother-in-law of former President John F. Kennedy, has been admitted to a hospital in suburban Washington, a hospital spokeswoman said on Sunday. The spokeswoman for Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, confirmed Shriver was in the hospital but declined to provide any…

Hiker killed in rare attack by mountain goat: officials

SAN FRANCISCO — A hiker has died after reportedly being fatally attacked by a mountain goat while at a national park in the western US state of Washington, US park officials said on Sunday. Barb Maynes, spokeswoman for Olympic National Park, told AFP that the victim Robert Boardman, 63, was…

McCain holds up vote on Obama intel chief pick

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Republican US Senator John McCain is holding up a full Senate confirmation vote on President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the US intelligence community, James Clapper, his spokeswoman confirmed Monday. McCain’s use of a senatorial prerogative called a “hold,” which allows individual lawmakers to delay action on…

Sean Connery named in money-laundering probe

MADRID (AFP) – Property once owned by Oscar-winning film star Sean Connery in the south of Spain is at the center of a money-laundering investigation, a court spokeswoman said Friday. Twenty-eight people are under judicial investigation in the case, the spokeswoman for the Superior Court of Justice of Andalucia told…

Boy kills dad with sledgehammer after he refuses to let him play computer game

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy in southern Russia has been charged with killing his father with a sledgehammer after his parents tried to stop him from playing computer games. The unnamed boy in the coastal town of Tuapse, located by the Black Sea in Russia’s southern Krasnodar region, bludgeoned his father to…

‘You’re Josephine Goebbels,’ Colbert tells White House spokeswoman

White House spokeswoman Linda Douglass appeared on the Colbert Report to debunk rumors that she had compared health care reform opponents to Nazis. Earlier this week, conservative blogger Erick Erickson told Stephen Colbert that Linda Douglass has compared health care reform opponents to “brownshirts” so he decided to dub her…

Chavez says US drone violated airspace, orders shoot-down

President Hugo Chavez on Sunday accused the U.S. of violating Venezuela’s airspace with an unmanned spy plane, and ordered his military to be on alert and shoot down any such aircraft in the future. Speaking during his weekly television and radio program, Chavez said the aircraft overflew a Venezuelan military…

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