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Iraq Insurgents Overrun Tikrit After Seizing Mosul

Posted On June 11, 2014

(Tikrit, Iraq) -- Iraqi insurgents now control Tikrit after already having seized the northern city of Mosul. Security sources say Sunni rebels linked to al-Qaeda overran Saddam Hussein's hometown today in a lightning fast raid involving about 60 military vehicles. The latest advance by militants is a major setback for the government of Iraqi Prime…

Taxis In Europe Protest Against Uber

Posted On June 11, 2014

(San Francisco, CA) -- Traffic across Europe is recovering after taxi drivers held rallies Wednesday to protest Uber.   Taxi drivers in cities like London, Paris and Berlin blocked roads and snarled traffic to demonstrate against the service that lets customers book rides through smartphones. The strikes might have had the opposite effect that drivers…

Man Drives To Brazil For World Cup

Posted On June 11, 2014

(San Francisco, CA) -- A San Francisco soccer fan is driving to Brazil to attend the World Cup. "Sports Illustrated" says Ben Kamphuis began his trip 13-thousand mile trip in January in his 1995 Chevy Truck. The 52-year-old took time off from his job working with disabled adults in a San Francisco city gardening program…

Hagel Defends Bergdahl-Taliban Exchange

Posted On June 11, 2014

(Arlington, VA) -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he signed off on the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange because it was absolutely the right call. In a House hearing today, Hagel argued that it was necessary to rescue Army Sergeant Bergdahl in a trade for five Taliban commanders. Hagel said there were growing concerns that Bergdahl's…

Europe Investigating Apple And Starbucks

Posted On June 11, 2014

(Brussels) -- Starbucks and Apple are under investigation in Europe. European Union regulators announced today that they are looking at the tax affairs of both companies. There are concerns that some multinational companies are getting bigger tax breaks than allowed under European law. So far the investigation is focusing on Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

  • Pet Patrol

    2 Lost Cows

    Posted on July 30, 2014
    Location: Mt. Sinai, Indiana

    2 Lost Cows in the Mt. Sinai area. Male is…