‘Secret’ CIA documents withheld in FOIA suit raise more questions than they answer
Questions about foreign complicity in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building in downtown Oklahoma City for which Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols were convicted, were disclosed Friday in a ruling by US District court judge Clark Waddoups on a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the CIA for the CIA's refusal to completely declassify records it has acknowledged it… Continue
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MOSCOW — Moscow officials say two female suicide bombers have blown themselves up on the city subway system as it was jam-packed with rush-hour passengers.
Emergency officials say at least 34 people were killed and more than 25 wounded.
Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov told reporters that two female suicide bombers are believed to have set off their explosives as trains were approaching the Lubyanka and Park Kultury stations on Monday… Continue
The Richmond campaign office of Virginia Rep. Eric Cantor has been shot at. In a statement released by the Republican, he said that he's been receiving "threatening emails" and that "a bullet was shot through the window" of his office.
The shooting took place on Monday. As reported earlier here, 10 lawmakers are under federal protection for security issues relating to their "yes" vote on the…
Mar. 24: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other Democrats speak at a health care news conference on Capitol Hill.
WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans learned early Thursday that they will be able to kill language in a measure altering President Barack Obama's newly enacted health care overhaul, meaning the bill will have to return to the House for final congressional approval.
It was initially unclear how much of a problem this posed for Democrats hoping to rush… Continue
CNN) -- Federal health authorities recommended Monday that doctors suspend using Rotarix, one of two vaccines licensed in the United States against rotavirus, saying the vaccine is contaminated with material from a pig virus.
"There is no evidence at this time that this material poses a safety risk," Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg told reporters in a conference call.
Rotarix, made by GlaxoSmithKline, was approved by the FDA in 2008. The… Continue
March 19 (Bloomberg) -- The Federal Reserve Board must disclose documents identifying financial firms that might have collapsed without the largest U.S. government bailout ever, a federal appeals court said.
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled today that the Fed must release records of the unprecedented $2 trillion U.S. loan program launched primarily after the 2008 collapse of Lehman…