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Passengers Outraged When Child Poops On Airplane Seat

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Detroit, MI) — Some passengers are outraged after a Chinese child caused quite a stink last week during a Delta flight from Beijing to Detroit. Britain’s “Daily Mail” says family members lined the boy’s seat with newspaper and encouraged him to relieve himself, despite pleas from fellow passengers and crew members. The incident sparked a …more

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Kerry: U.S. Wants A Reduction Of Civilian Casualties

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Undated) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. will continue working carefully and thoughtfully to reduce civilian casualties in ongoing battles between Israel and Hamas. Not long before Kerry made those comments in a State Department briefing this morning, Israeli forces hammered dozens of targets in Gaza. The Israeli military says it hit …more

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Israeli Tanks Hit Gaza Power Plant

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Gaza) — Gaza’s only power plant is offline after an attack by Israeli tanks. The shelling destroyed several large diesel fuel storage tanks and cut power to much of the city. The power plant is among dozens of high-profile targets being pounded by Israel today in response to continued Hamas rocket fire. Earlier, a missile …more

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Kerry Renews Call For International Probe Of Malaysian Crash

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Washington, DC) — Secretary of State John Kerry is renewing a call for a thorough international investigation of the recent crash of a Malaysian airliner in Eastern Ukraine. In a State Department briefing with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin this morning, Kerry said investigators need full and unfettered access to the crash site. The region …more

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Girl Injured In Beach Plane Crash Dies

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Venice, FL) — The young girl who was struck by a plane making an emergency landing on a Florida is dead. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office says nine-year-old Oceana Irizzary died overnight. Her father, a U.S. Army sergeant, was killed at the scene of Sunday’s accident. The two were struck by the plane as the …more

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Boehner: No Plans To Impeach President

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Washington, DC) — Republican House Speaker John Boehner insists there are no plans to impeach President Obama.   In a Capitol briefing this morning, Boehner called it a “scam” to fire up Democratic voters and boost fundraising ahead of November’s midterm elections. Additional audio: House Speaker John Boehner says Democrats are using the possibility of …more

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Charges Filed In Art Modell Gravesite Desecration

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Pikesville, MD) — In Maryland, the Baltimore County State’s Attorney is authorizing charges against the Cleveland Browns fan who urinated on the gravesite of former Ravens owner Art Modell. Officials say the suspect has been identified through the YouTube video of the desecration posted online earlier this month. The charge of committing an indecent act …more

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U.S. Accuses Russia Of Illegal Missile Test

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Washington, DC) — The United States believes Russia tested an illegal cruise missile in clear violation of a treaty struck during the Cold War. Senior officials tell “The New York Times” Russia tested a ground-launched missile with a longer range than allowed under the treaty, which was signed in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan and …more

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Senate Expected To Confirm New VA Chief Today

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Washington, DC) — The Senate is expected to easily confirm Robert McDonald as the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs this afternoon. President Obama nominated the former Procter & Gamble CEO after the abrupt resignation of Eric Shinseki . McDonald is an Army veteran who is being asked to restore confidence in the troubled Veterans Affairs …more

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EU To Impose Sanctions On Russia

Posted on July 29th, 2014 by insideout

(Undated) — New sanctions on Russian banks and energy companies are being finalized today by the European Union. The sanctions are intended to increase pressure on Moscow over its involvement in Ukraine. EU ambassadors say the sanctions will cover the financial sector, energy exploration and arms sales. It marks the first time that entire sectors …more

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