Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Judge's order preserves NSA surveillance records

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco stopped the destruction of millions of telephone records collected by the National Security Agency more than five years ago.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Hits: 123

Read more...

50 years later, New York murder still fascinates

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Kitty Genovese's screams for help couldn't save her on the night she was murdered outside her apartment in 1964. Fifty years later, those screams still echo, a symbol of urban breakdown and city dwellers' seeming callousness toward their neighbors.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Hits: 152

Read more...

Hunt for missing jet widens to distant waters

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Authorities are expanding their search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane to the Malacca Strait, far from its last confirmed location, the airline said Tuesday, injecting new mystery into an investigation that so far has failed to come up with any answers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Hits: 200

Read more...

Senators rally behind military sexual assault bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators rallied behind significant changes in military law to curb rape and sexual assault within the ranks, approving steps to protect the victims and barring the "good soldier defense" to ensure evidence alone determines a defendant's fate.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Hits: 97

Read more...

Former Christie aides to judge: Quash subpoenas

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration will go in court to try to persuade a judge not to force them to turn over text messages and other private communications to New Jersey legislators investigating the matter.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Hits: 115

Read more...

Senator: CIA improperly searched computer network

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said Tuesday the CIA improperly searched a stand-alone computer network established for Congress in its investigation of allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program and the agency's own inspector general has referred the matter to the Justice Department.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Hits: 98

Read more...

Japan marks 3rd anniversary of tsunami disasters

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Hits: 83

Read more...

Ukraine's Crimea seeks to become independent state

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Crimean parliament voted Tuesday that the Black Sea peninsula will declare itself an independent state if its residents agree to split off from Ukraine and join Russia in a referendum.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Hits: 99

Read more...