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Iran Says it Shot Down US Spy Drone

Iranian media report that Iran’s armed forces have shot down an unmanned U.S. spy plane after it allegedly violated Iranian air space. The reports quote military officials who say the spy drone was not badly damaged and is in the Iranian military’s possession. Iranian media say Iran’s military shot down the U.S. drone in the […]

Tennessee pileup involves 176 cars

(CNN) — One person was killed and 16 others injured Thursday in three separate chain-reaction crashes involving 176 cars north of Nashville, authorities said. Heavy fog and black ice were thought to have contributed to the crashes on State Highway 386 in Sumner County, said county emergency medical services Capt. Vincent Riley. The incidents began […]

Kate Bolick: ‘The heterosexual world is a very conservative place’

As she approaches 40, Kate Bolick has come to a profound insight: that she – and many American women like her – might never marry. But revealing that fact in the Atlantic magazine caused an outbreak of soul-searching and frenzied comment. Here, she talks to Lisa O’Kelly Your piece went viral as soon as it […]

Iran ‘arrests 12 CIA agents’

Iran has arrested 12 people it claims were working undercover for the CIA inside the Islamic republic, further raising tensions in its already strained relationship with the US. On Wednesday, the Irna state news agency quoted a senior Iranian official as saying that the spies it claimed to have arrested had been gathering intelligence from […]

Any action against Iran will speed up Israel’s collapse: ambassador

November 12, 2011 by walden9 ShareThis Any action against Iran will speed up Israel’s collapse: ambassador. 12 Nov 2011. TEHRAN – Tehran’s Ambassador to Rome Seyyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini has said that any action against Iran by Tel Aviv not only will be met with a strong and immediate reaction, but will also speed up […]

Worker taken to hospital after nuclear lab incident

November 12, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Worker taken to hospital after nuclear lab incident –Sodium fire was second at lab in past week 12 Nov 2011 A worker at a U.S. nuclear laboratory was taken to an Idaho hospital on Friday following a chemical reaction that was not radiological and posed no risk to the […]

Dems: Bush-era Loan Deserves Same Scrutiny as Solyndra

October 27, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Dems: Bush-era Loan Deserves Same Scrutiny as Solyndra 27 Oct 2011 Congressional Democrats have asked House investigators to expand their probe of the Obama Administration’s ill-fated loan to Solyndra to cover another speculative federal lending effort — this one approved under President [sic] Bush. In a letter to Energy […]

Panetta Praises China for Response to Taiwan Arms Sale

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has praised China for its muted reaction to the latest U.S. arms sale to Taiwan. Last month the Obama administration announced it is providing Taiwan with a multi-billion dollar arms package that includes upgrades to the island’s F-16 fighter jets. Panetta spoke with reporters on the Indonesian island of Bali […]

Amanda Knox cleared of Meredith Kercher murder

Amanda Knox gives her reaction in court after the jury in Perugia overturns her conviction for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher

Amanda Knox reaction: ‘We’ll welcome you with open arms and hearts’

As the jury verdict in the courtroom in Perugia was broadcast around the world, there were cries of “She’s free!” and “We did it!” in a packed hotel room in downtown Seattle where a group of Amanda Knox‘s friends and supporters had gathered hours earlier to await the news. People cheered and hugged as if […]