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U.S. Condemns Violence in Ukraine, Considers Sanctions

December 11, 2013 3:36 pm

Riot police in the Ukrainian capitol Kiev moved in on protesters overnight. It was the most forceful attempt by authorities to reclaim the streets after weeks of mass unrest. In response, the U.S. State department is considering sanctions against Ukraine and the White House condemned the show of force. "The United States was appalled last […]

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Budget Hopes Spark Fed Fears

December 11, 2013 3:36 pm

Sometimes, when Wall Street stops worrying about one thing – it starts worrying about something else. The result was the worst day for stocks in just over a month, with the Dow suffering a triple-digit loss.

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McCain: Many of Kerry´s US-Iran Facts ´False´

December 11, 2013 3:11 pm

Possible House action this week against Iran could fall short of new penalties that might derail a short-term nuclear agreement and Senate steps seem further off, as the Obama administration appealed for patience. (Dec. 11)

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AP Top Stories Dec. 11p

December 11, 2013 3:10 pm

Here's the latest news for Wednesday, December, 11th: Sign-up trend for Obamacare turns positive; NTSB reports on Asiana Airlines crash; Biden eulogizes Mandela at DC memorial service; Time Magazine picks Pope Francis as "Man of the Year."

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Teen who killed four while driving drunk will serve no jail time

December 11, 2013 3:10 pm

Ethan Couch’s attorneys told the judge he was not to blame, his parents were. Couch killed four pedestrians when he plowed his car into them in June while driving drunk. Killed were 41- year old youth pastor Brian Jennings, 24-year old Breanna Mitchell, Hollie Boyles who was 52, and her 21-year old daughter Shelby Boyles. Couch hadn’t just knocked […]

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Judges extend deadline for state inmate reduction

December 11, 2013 3:07 pm

A panel of federal judges has extended California’s deadline to cut its prison population until April 18. The judges previously had moved the deadline to February while a court-appointed mediator works to find a long-term solution with Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration and attorneys representing inmates. The judges ordered that those talks continue until Jan. 10. […]

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Washington Redskins Bench RG3, Create Even More Controversy

December 11, 2013 3:01 pm

The Redskins bench QB Robert Griffin III after great sacrifices to get him, and rumors fly about a falling-out between Mike Shanahan and Dan Snyder.

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Bipartisan Negotiators Reach Modest Budget Pact

December 11, 2013 2:40 pm

Congressional negotiators reached a modest U.S. budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year. The AP's Andrew Taylor comment…

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Raw: Top Senate Staffer Part of Child Porn Probe

December 11, 2013 2:40 pm

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander has placed his chief of staff on leave after learning his home was being searched as part of a child pornography investigation. Ryan Loskarn was led from his house in handcuffs on Wednesday. (Dec. 11)

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´The Shelling .. Would Have Been Easier Than This Storm´ – Syrian Refugee in Lebanon

December 11, 2013 2:36 pm

This is home now. A young man tries to secure a tent in Lebanon. But there's little protection from a winter storm sweeping through the country. These are the lucky ones. Syrians who escaped the war. Now they are losing a battle against the elements.

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