Obama’s Remarks to Press on Bombing at Boston Marathon

April 16, 2013 James S. Brady Press Briefing Room I've just been briefed by my national security team, including FBI Director Mueller, Attorney General Holder, Secretary Napolitano, and my Counterterrorism and Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco, on the attacks
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Student Stabbed 14 People At Texas College Campus

A student of Lone Star Community College near Houston stabbed 14 people on Tuesday morning, according to local media. Two victims were critically wounded, twelve victims were transported to hospitals. In a rampage Police the suspect was wrestled to the ground by students and taken into custody, police said. Harris County Sheriff's (more...)

Russian Three Years Old Orphan Died In Taxas Adoptive Family

Three years old Maxim Kuzmin, American name - Max Shatto, died on 21 January 2013. The US adoptive mother of Russian-born boy Laura Shatto told deputies that the two boys had been playing outside together before she left the house and found Max on the ground, according (more...)

Midland City, Alabama: Boy Saved, Kidnapper Dead

65-year-old Jimmy Dykes kidnapped a 5-year-old boy last Tuesday after abducting him from a school bus. When the driver, Charles Albert Poland, blocked the bus aisle with his arm, witnesses said Dykes fired four shots, killing him. During last 6 days he had been keeping Ethan in (more...)

The Nation’s Mayors Call For Stronger Gun Laws

In Open Letter to the President and Congress, Mayors of the Nation’s Largest Cities and  Leaders of The U. S. Conference of Mayors Urge Action Now Mayor Michael A. Nutter, President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, (more...)

Shooting In Connecticut Elementary School: 27 Killed

Terrible day is Friday 14 2012: more than twenty-seven people were killed in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, a small town 130 kilometers northeast of New York City, in Connecticut.  According to the media, " a gunman clad in black military gear opened fire inside his mother's kindergarten (more...)

Wisconsin: Shooting at Azana Hair Salon

According to NBC News, three people have been killed, and four others injured, after a lone gunman man starting shooting at the Azana Hair Salon and Spa a beauty spa in Brookfield in Wisconsin. A large number of police had arrived at the Azana spa after witnesses said (more...)

White House on Azerbaijan’s Decision to Pardon Ramil Safarov

Statement by NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor on Azerbaijan’s Decision to Pardon Ramil Safarov President Obama is deeply concerned by today’s announcement that the President of Azerbaijan has pardoned Ramil Safarov following his return from Hungary. Safarov confessed to the murder of Armenian Army officer Gurgen Margaryan in Budapest (more...)

FEAR Accused Broader Plot Against Government

According to CNN News, "four U.S. Army soldiers based in Fort Stewart, Georgia, are accused of killing two people. Beyond that, a Georgia prosecutor and federal authorities are offering differing responses to a possible plot by the group to overthrow the government and assassinate President Barack Obama." On (more...)

Fatally Shooting Near The Empire State Building

A former apparel designer shot dead a former co-worker outside the Empire State Building in New York City and engaged in a gun battle with two officers. He was killed in a hail of police gunfire, authorities said. Local and federal authorities who converged on (more...)

Advoctes Raising Human Trafficking Awareness Through Billboards

State Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) today teamed up with human trafficking advocates and concerned corporate partners to announce the launch of a new, statewide human trafficking awareness billboard campaign. More than 50 billboards around the state will promote the National Human Trafficking Hotline, (more...)

Gunman Shoots Dead Two & Injures Several In Texas

A police constable and a civilian were killed when a gunman opened fire Monday near the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station city, according to news agencies. Several others have been admitted to hospital after being wounded in the shooting. The gunman died after a gunbattle with (more...)

No Place for Stash When Crime Fighters Cooperate

This article is part of the eJournal USA issue "Partnerships Against Corruption."
By Christopher Connell Corruption has no borders, and corruption-related problems concern rich and poor countries alike. “You cannot deal with it just by pointing fingers at the developing world,” said Adrian Fozzard, director of the Stolen Asset Recovery
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Transnational Crime: Challenge for All

This article is part of the eJournal USA issue "Partnerships Against Corruption."
By Louise Shelley Organized crime cannot function without corruption of officials. Transnational crime syndicates need to “buy” customs officials, border officials and sometimes consular officials to facilitate drug or human trafficking, firearms smuggling or other
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Who Are You, ‘The Dark Knight’?

Mayor Michael A. Nutter released the following statement on the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado: “My most heartfelt condolences go out to the families and friends of the victims of this terrible act of violence.  My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Aurora, and all of (more...)

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