One of the big problems plaguing law-enforcement officers dealing with narcotics addicts is how to determine quickly and conclusively whether a suspect is or is not on drugs. Most seasoned addicts are expert at concealing needle marks
The only score card at Yankee Stadium and the Polo Grounds last week was the Bible. Speakers' platforms disguised the diamonds; flower banks decked the pitching mounds; burlap mountains, artificial waterfalls hid second and third bases
Next month is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride month, an international season of parades, cultural festivals and street parties celebrating gay rights. But amid all the good cheer, tensions are rising over a controversial issue that is splintering LGBT communities
I remember the icy snow crunching beneath our every step, the subzero wind biting at our bare faces, the quiet utter stillness.
Scottish prosecutors are conducting a further review of the evidence related to the Lockerbie bombing, prosecutors have told families of victims from the United Kingdom.
President Obama will place tariffs on imports of some Chinese tires for three years in an effort to curb a surge in exports that has rocked the U.S.
President Barack Obama told British Prime Minister Gordon Brown he was disappointed that the Lockerbie bomber had been released from jail, the White House said Thursday in a statement. “The president expressed his disappointment over the Scottish Executive’s decision to release convicted Pan Am 103 bomber (Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed) al Megrahi back to Libya,” the White House said.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown refused to press Libya to pay compensation to the victims of IRA bombings, rejecting the pleas of a top human rights lawyer, previously secret letters released Sunday by Brown’s office show. “Libya has made it clear to us that they consider this matter closed,” Brown wrote in October 2008 to Jason McCue, who represents victims of bombings by the Irish Republican Army.
An oil deal and trade concerns with Libya were at one point considered as factors in the Lockerbie bomber’s release, Justice Secretary Jack Straw said in an interview published Saturday. Ultimately, convicted bomber Abdelbeset Ali Mohmed al Megrahi was released on compassionate grounds because he is dying of cancer, a decision that Scottish, British and Libyan officials have said was not linked to oil or trade
Iraqi authorities have sent additional national police brigades to the border with Syria amid heightened tensions between the two nations, Ministry of Information officials said Saturday.