September 29, 2013 |
WASHINGTON - As Americans awoke to find Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) still conducting his all-night talkathon to stop President Obama's healthcare law on Wednesday, some also found a pleading email in their in-boxes. "We can win this fight, but we must do our part," read the message from the Senate Conservatives Fund with the subject line "Still Standing. " The group specializes in helping conservative Senate candidates - sometimes in campaigns against other Republicans. "If you want to help us continue to put pressure on wavering Republicans, please donate $5 or more," the message said.
July 30, 2012 |
A former CNN executive, with some help from an ex-president of CBS News and a well-known columnist, is hoping to bring some substance to the political spin that is election season. With the presidential election just 100 days away and political ads flooding television and radio, George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs is rolling out " Face the Facts USA ," a nonpartisan, multi-platform content hub that it says is "dedicated to elevating the tone of national debate with provocative facts.
October 9, 2010 |
Police believe that some unknown drug was slipped into drinks at a house party attended by college-aged students, sending 12 people to a Washington hospital, authorities said Saturday. All but one of those hospitalized were women; they may have been targeted at the party in Roslyn, about 65 miles east of Seattle, said Cle Elum Police Chief Scott Ferguson. Cle Elum is nine miles from Roslyn. Police are investigating whether any sexual assaults occurred. "We fear that whoever was doing this was targeting the females," Ferguson said.
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March 29, 2003 |
Six men, including three brothers in a well-known Lake Forest basketball family, were being held in Orange County Jail on Friday in connection with the slaying of a suspected Idaho drug dealer in November, authorities said. The men were being held without bail on fugitive warrants accusing them of involvement in the killing of a 20-year-old man whose stabbed body was found near a campsite outside Hayden Lake, Idaho.
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November 11, 1999 |
Gretchen M. Bataille drew on her knowledge of ethnic relations and her academic experience at two large state universities outside California in explaining Wednesday during a public forum why she wants to be president of Cal State Northridge. Bataille, 55, provost and academic vice president at Washington State University in Pullman, Wash., said she was attracted to Cal State Northridge because of its commitment to providing educational access and to diversity.
December 24, 1998
Most International Team * 1. Roey Eyal from Jerusalem * 2. Seco Camara from Lisbon, Portugal * 3. Yegor Mescheriakov from Minsk, Belarus * 4. Andry Sola from Ontario, Canada * 5. Antxon Iturbe from Vitoria, Spain * 6. Albert Roma from Balenya, Spain * 7. Francisco de Miranda from Breda, The Netherlands * 8. Pat Ngongba from Bangui, Central African Republic School also has two players from Baltimore and one from Boston Source: World Features Syndicate