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Air Crash, Train Crash, Solar Flight

Monday, July 8, 2013

Air Crash: Two 16-year-old Chinese students died and 49 other people were seriously injured in the crash at San Francisco International yesterday morning. Most of the 307 passengers and crew escaped unharmed from the Asiana Airlines 777. The plane told …

Air Crash and Train Crash, Ruins Destroyed

Sunday, July 7, 2013

 Air Crash: Two 16-year-old Chinese students died and 49 other people were seriously injured in the crash at San Francisco International yesterday morning. Most of the 307 passengers and crew escaped unharmed from the Asiana Airlines 777. The plane told …

Snowden Offered Asylum, Egypt Violence

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Snowden: Nicaragua and Venezuela have offered asylum to NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Snowden “can come and live away from the imperial North American persecution.” Snowden is believed to be in the transit area of the …

Protesters Die in Egypt, Jobs Up in US

Friday, July 5, 2013

Egypt Violence: Reports from Egypt today say soldiers shot and killed three supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi. The NY Times reports crowds of demonstrators organized by the Muslim Brotherhood, Morsi’s Party, marched on an army barracks where the deposed …

Morsi Toppled, Mail Tracking

Thursday, July 4, 2013

World:  A roar of approval rose up out of Cairo’s Tahrir Square yesterday when Egypt’s top general went on television to announce the toppling of President Mohamed Morsi and the suspension of the country’s year old constitution. Morsi was detained …

Morsi Deadline Passes, End of Life

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

World: The deadline given Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi by the military to share power with opponents expired at 10 am EST. A spokesman for Morsi said,  “It is better for a president … to die standing like a tree”. Twenty-three …

Morsi on Deadline, “Christ” Cathedral

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

World: The clock ticks on a 48-hour ultimatum Egypt’s military chief gave President Mohammed Morsi to answer the demands of millions of protesters. The top general threatened that unless Morsi acted, the military would create its own “road map for …

19 Firefighters Die, Cirque Slip

Monday, July 1, 2013

National: A team of 19 wildland firefighters from Prescott, Ariz. was overrun and killed Sunday when the fire they were working suddenly changed direction. The firefighters, a specially trained attack team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots, had deployed their …

Arab Fall and the Italian Job

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Arab Fall: Thousands of protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and around the country are demanding the resignation of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. Opponents claim the country’s first Islamist president is too focused on an Islamist agenda while allowing the economy …

US Student Dies in Egypt

Saturday, June 29, 2013

World: A 21-year-old American who would have been a junior this fall at Kenyon College was stabbed to death during protests in Alexandria, Egypt. Andrew Pochter was there to teach English to 7 and 8 year olds and was watching …