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N.J. Supreme Court Changes Witness Rules

TRENTON, N.J., Aug. 25 (UPI) — The New Jersey Supreme Court says the test for reliability of testimony established by the U.S. Supreme Court should be revised. The court, in a unanimous decision issued Wednesday, said the current test does not sufficiently deter inappropriate police conduct and overstates the jury’s inherent ability to evaluate evidence […]

Firefighters Battle Two Montana Wildfires

MISSOULA, Mont., Aug. 25 (UPI) — Firefighters battling two wildfires in Montana in hot, dry conditions say they’ve contained part of one while the other, a larger fire, has slowed. Calm weather Wednesday allowed crews working the 2,000-acre West Riverside fire that threatened more than 40 homes to corral the northeast flank of the blaze, […]

Washington Monument Closed By Quake Damage

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) — The Washington Monument will remain closed while repairs are made following Tuesday’s 5.8-magnitude earthquake, the U.S. National Park Service said. The monument was closed Tuesday following the quake and the National Park Service said an inspection Wednesday uncovered additional cracks in the pyramidion, or uppermost section of the structure. Officials […]

Quebec Mulls ‘status’ For Journalists

MONTREAL, Aug. 25 (UPI) — The French-Canadian province of Quebec is considering regulations on who can be designated a professional journalist. Provincial Culture Minister Christine St.-Pierre is promoting a measure that would establish a recognized “status of professional journalist” that would provide “better access to government sources,” the French La Presse newspaper reported. Her measure […]

U.S. Welcomes Arab Pressure On Syria

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) — Washington welcomes a decision by the Arab League to have an emergency meeting on the situation unfolding in Syria, the U.S. State Department said. Victoria Nuland, a spokeswoman for the State Department, said Washington was calling on its partners in the region to “tighten the noose” on Damascus in terms […]

Libya Transition Meeting Set In France

PARIS, Aug. 25 (UPI) — French President Nicolas Sarkozy said an international conference will be held in France to map out Libya’s transition after the downfall of Moammar Gadhafi. Sarkozy pledged support for opposition forces in Syria but stopped short of offering military action, EUobserver reported Thursday. The conference in Paris is set for Sept. […]

U.S. Worried About Chinese Military

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) — Washington is pursuing a cooperative relationship with Beijing but is concerned about the “pace and scope” of China’s military investments, an official said. U.S. Rep. Howard McKeon, R-Calif., chairman of the Armed Services Committee, in a statement, said he had concerns after reviewing the latest report to Congress on Chinese […]

Bombs Defused, Suspects Arrested In Russia

MOSCOW, Aug. 25 (UPI) — Authorities in Russia said they defused two bombs and detained five suspected terrorists Thursday in the country’s North Caucasus republic of Ingushetia. Russia’s National Anti-terrorism Committee said one of the detained militants is suspected of being involved in a 2010 bombing in Vladikavkaz, the capital of North Ossetia, which killed […]

Obama Discusses Irene, Libya, Economy

MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass., Aug. 25 (UPI) — U.S. President Barack Obama interrupted his Martha’s Vineyard vacation Thursday for briefings on Libya and Hurricane Irene — then it was off to the beach. White House deputy press secretary Josh Earnest said counterterrorism adviser John Brennan briefed Obama on developments in Libya where the search was on […]

Eight GOP Hopefuls In Presidential Debate

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) — Eight Republican presidential candidates say they’ve agreed to take part in the upcoming Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation debate in California. Michele Bachmann, Herman Cain, Newt Gingrich, Jon Huntsman, Ron Paul, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum will appear at the Reagan presidential library in Simi Valley Sept. […]


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