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American Dies From Ebola Outbreak

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Lagos) -- A Minnesota man is the first American to die from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Patrick Sawyer collapsed while getting off a plane in Lagos, Nigeria last week. He was infected in Liberia, where he worked in the Liberian Ministry of Finance. He was attending a conference in Lagos before returning to…

State Dept: Access To Ukraine Crash Site Still “A Challenge”

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki claims Russia continues to escalate tensions in Ukraine.   Psaki noted today that access to the Malaysian Airlines crash site remains "a challenge." Psaki also insisted that Russia needs to return to compliance of a treaty struck during the Cold War. The U.S. believes Russia recently tested…

Obama Unveils New Sanctions Against Russia

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is unveiling another round of U.S. economic sanctions against Russia. In a statement at the White House, the President accused Russia of failing to cooperate in the investigation of the Malaysian crash in eastern Ukraine.   Obama accused Moscow of continuing to arm pro-Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine while building…

State Dept: Kerry Pressing Both Sides For Gaza Ceasefire

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki says the U.S. is "deeply troubled" by the reports of damage and loss of life in Gaza.   Psaki repeated today that Secretary of State John Kerry is pressing both sides to agree to a humanitarian ceasefire. Psaki noted that Kerry continues to speak with Israeli Prime…

U.S. Applauds EU Plans To Impose New Sanctions On Russia

Posted On July 29, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. is applauding plans by the European Union to impose new sanctions on Russian banks and energy companies. White House spokesman Josh Earnest called it welcome news. The sanctions are intended to increase pressure on Moscow over its involvement in Ukraine. EU ambassadors say the sanctions will cover the financial sector,…

  • Pet Patrol

    Thank you, dog is back with its owner!

    Posted on July 28, 2014
    Location: Dillsboro, IN

    Farmer's retreat, 300 S area. Tan and White colored came…