Posts Tagged ‘ city ’

Indianapolis police: 3 arrested in birthday party shooting that killed 2, injured 6

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

INDIANAPOLIS –  Indianapolis police say they have arrested three people on charges related to a shooting that killed two people and injured six others at a birthday party. The names of the suspects and other details were not immediately available Tuesday. Police spokesman Lt. Jeff Duhamell said the suspects were in custody. A masked man
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Flood victims mob relief trucks in Pakistan (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

SHIKARPUR, Pakistan – Victims of Pakistan’s deadly floods mobbed relief trucks carrying food Tuesday and authorities in the northwest warned of famine unless the region’s
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Bell council OKs property tax cuts after state audit shows it overcharged to cover pensions

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

BELL, Calif. –  The City Council, embroiled in a pay and pension scandal, unanimously voted Tuesday to lower property taxes after a state audit showed it overcharged residents to cover pension costs for exorbitantly paid staffers. In a meeting that lasted nearly nine hours, the council also gave control over the next municipal election to
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Skyscanner Reveals the Ultimate Seasonal Destinations

Aug 17th, 2010 | By travelnews

Those who travel a lot (also known as “Power Travelers”) know that the best time to visit a popular destination is in the “off season” when there are fewer crowds. While searches for flights to London are the most popular amongst US travellers throughout the year, many of the most popular destinations vary hugely in
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CLIA’S Cruise Line Members Raise The Bar On Shore Excursions

Aug 17th, 2010 | By travelnews

Around the World, Cruisers are Pursuing Favorite Activities, Enriching Mind and Spirit, and Living out Ultimate Fantasies while on a Cruise Is a shore excursion reason enough to take a cruise? In order to continually provide new experiences for the large number of cruisers who keep coming back for more, and, equally important, to capture
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36 killed, hundreds injured in new China flooding (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – At least 36 people have died and 23 others are missing in fresh flooding from torrential rains in China’s Gansu province, the latest
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Mexico supreme court upholds gay adoptions (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s Supreme Court voted Monday to uphold a Mexico City law allowing adoptions by same-sex couples. The justices voted 9-2 against challenges
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Rights group: Kyrgyz army involved in mob violence (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – A prominent human rights group said Monday that Kyrgyzstan’s armed forces abetted and may even have actively taken part in violence by
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Religious minorities in Indonesia push back (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEKASI, Indonesia – Tired of government inaction, Christians and other religious minorities in Indonesia are pushing back against rising violence by Islamic hard-liners. For months,
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UN chief: Never seen anything like Pakistan floods (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By worldnews

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday he has never seen anything like the flood disaster in Pakistan after surveying the devastation and
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