Hells Angels Leader Dead, Two Hurt in Nevada Casino Shooting
Is a Government Shutdown Looming? - Politics News - ABC News Radio -
(WASHINGTON) — Once again Congress is tied up in knots over how to fund the government — complete with dire warnings that a critical agency, in this case FEMA, is about to run out of money and that the entire government could shut down by week’s end. Congress can’t seem to do anything anymore without going into crisis mode, but top Democrats and Republicans in Congress tell ABC News there is no doubt that this will be resolved.
Another Choppy Week in the Works for Global Markets? -
U.S. stock futures are up Monday morning following reports that eurozone ministers are working on a new and much larger bailout plan for Greece and other nations that could face a potential default. Discussions involve a sizeable write down of Greek debt. Last week, U.S. stock averages lost between 5.5 and 6.5 percent, marking the biggest weekly losses since October 2008.
Lovestruck Brazilian Hitman Fakes Photo of Victim's Death -
(BAHIA, Brazil) — A tender hearted hitman used lots of ketchup to fake a photo of his target’s death in order to collect the kill money without any bloodshed, according to police.
Movie Review: ‘Moneyball’ -
The film isn’t the traditional underdog story we’re used to seeing — especially when you have somebody like Brad Pitt playing the underdog — but under the guidance of director Bennett Miller, Pitt delivers one of his better performances … earnest, filled with nuance, subtext, charm and one of cinema’s easiest emotions to overplay, regret. But Pitt never overplays it, it’s just always there. He’s slowly morphing into his generation’s Robert Redford, and that’s definitely not a bad thing. For his part, Jonah Hill is the perfect yang to Pitt’s yin. Together, they make it hard not to get wrapped up in Moneyball, one of the better cinema sports stories of the last ten years.
Getting Big Pharma to Treat Childhood Cancers -
(WASHINGTON) — At age five, some kids have won pee-wee sports championships or perhaps a class spelling bee, but for Luke Fochtman of Okemos, Mich., his fifth birthday marked his victory over a much larger foe — cancer. “Through 72 weeks of treatment, chemotherapy, 105 fevers, he never said ‘no’ to us,” says Luke’s mom Monica Fochtman, 36. “That to me was very inspiring and humbling. To be in the presence of that kind of grace gave me the courage to keep going,” she says. Though Luke’s type of pediatric sarcoma has a high recurrence rate, he is currently cancer-free.
HPV Vaccine Fact Check: Perry Misstated Relationship with Dying Woman
Alec Baldwin Goes On Twitter Tirade
Ahmadinejad's UN Speech Triggers Massive Walkout -
(NEW YORK) — Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad triggered a massive walkout of his speech to the United Nations General Assembly Thursday when he reiterated his suspicion that the Sept. 11 attacks were a conspiracy and criticized Israel. The American delegation led the path to the exits as soon as Ahmadinejad spoke about “the mysterious September 11 incident.” He reiterated his call for an investigation into the “hidden elements involved” in the attacks. He also questioned the Obama administration’s decision to kill Osama bin Laden rather than bring him to trial.
Steve Jobs' Words Rushed Into Print -
(EVANSTON, Ill) — Steve Jobs, who brought the world the iPhone, the iPad, the iPod and so much more, has left a rich history, both of technological innovations and of thoughts about what people want from them. Agate Publishing of Evanston, Ill., has assembled a 160-page volume of Jobs’ quotations, culled from interviews, public appearances and writings after he co-founded Apple Inc. The book, edited by George Beahm, is due out in November. Its full title: I, Steve: Steve Jobs In His Own Words.