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‘A sugar-coated Satan sandwich’: Washington Democrats react to the debt deal

In announcing that a bipartisan deal had been reached to both raise the debt limit and reduce the national deficit, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) acknowledged that, because the deal was unlikely to please every member of both parties, the deal would desperately need votes on both sides of the aisle. He quoted the late President Lyndon Johnson: “There are no problems we cannot solve together, and very few that we can solve by ourselves.”

Boeing Resumes EMARSS Work

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 1 (UPI) — The U.S. Army reports that Boeing has resumed work in building the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance Surveillance System. The stop-order on the project, which came amid a bidding war with protests last December against the Army and its selection process, was lifted in June. The three losing bidders — […]

Sentence Imposed In Texas RICO Case

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 1 (UPI) — A federal judge has sentenced an alleged member of a Texas-based prison gang on racketeering and drug charges. Miguel “Mike” Guerrero, 39, of Uvalde, Texas, was sentenced to 18 years for violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, known as RICO, the San Antonio Express-News reported Monday. Prosecutors […]

Casey Anthony Told To Report For Probation

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 1 (UPI) — A Florida judge Monday morning ordered Casey Anthony to report for probation for a check fraud conviction. “From my reading of this, she should be reporting to probation in Orlando probably within 72 hours,” said Orange Circuit Judge Stan Strickland, who sentenced Anthony for the crime last year. “I […]

Repression In Belarus Concerns London

LONDON, Aug. 1 (UPI) — In a human rights report, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office said political repression was a contentious issue in Belarus in 2011. The U.N. Human Rights Committee said it had information to suggest that two men accused of murder in Belarus were executed despite an ongoing review of their cases […]

Holocaust Survivor Goes Skydiving

JAMUL, Calif., Aug. 1 (UPI) — An 85-year-old California man who survived the Holocaust said he celebrated his birthday by skydiving as a final swipe against Adolf Hitler. Gary Lenzner of Mission Viejo, who jumped out of the plane at 10,000 feet Sunday morning and landed safely on Nichol’s Field in Jamul, said his birthday […]

Afghan Reporter’s Death Raises Questions

KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 1 (UPI) — The BBC is seeking an inquiry into the killing of one of its reporters in Afghanistan last week. Ahmed Omed Khpulwak, 25, of the broadcaster’s Pashto language service, was among the dead when a TV and radio station was attacked in the town of Tarin Kowt in Uruzgan province […]

Obama and Reid announce bipartisan debt limit and deficit reduction deal

On Sunday, President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) separately announced the agreement of Congressional leaders on a bipartisan deal to increase the debt limit and reduce the deficit.

Man Booted From Mass Over Outburst

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (UPI) — A parishioner who interrupted a mass to criticize the hiring of a Catholic school principal was charged with disorderly conduct, New York officials said. Police were called to Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Fordham Sunday after Juan Varela, 54, of Brooklyn, interrupted the mass to criticize the hiring […]

Iraq To Scale Back Cabinet

BAGHDAD, Aug. 1 (UPI) — A Kurdish lawmaker in Iraq said he received a letter from the country’s prime minister on the size of the Cabinet but lingering, and basic, concerns remain. A 46-member Cabinet for Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki was approved in December after a lengthy political fight following parliamentary elections in March […]

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