Tuesday, July 30, 2013


Photo: Supporters of Bradley Manning marching in Washington, DC, - Instagram's lennylclm

Southern California's Mountain Fire declared 100 percent contained - @CBSLA

Former chief of staff to Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra has been arrested - @NBCConnecticut

Golf ball-sized hail fell near the border of Nebraska, South Dakota, reports law enforcement - @breakingweather

Bus driver charged in New Jersey crash that killed baby girl, sheriff says - @NBCNewYork

Playwright Tom Stoppard wins 2013 PEN Pinter prize for 'courageous' work - @guardian

Photo: A waterspout over Tampa Bay near the Gandy Bridge - @tommychuck

Photo: President Obama, Vice President Biden met with Israeli and Palestinian negotiators - @whitehouse

Suspect shot, killed in officer-involved shooting in Santa Ana, California - @ABC7

Muslim Brotherhood rally in Cairo arrives at army's intelligence building: Al Arabiya correspondent - @AlArabiya_Eng

Syrian army prepares for assault on Aleppo's Khan al-Assal: activists - @AlArabiya_Eng

FBI: Agent shoots, kills person in New Orleans while performing official duties - @wdsu http://t.co/31okUiZToQ

FBI: Agent shoots, kills person in New Orleans while performing official duties - @wdsu http://t.co/31okUiZToQ

Anthony Weiner has cancelled his appearance at a mayoral forum scheduled for 5pm - @NBCNews

Senate confirms Kent Hirozawa to be a member of @NLRB 54-44 - @DSenFloor

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says Bradley Manning verdict is 'a dangerous precedent and an example of national security extremism' - AAP

Penn State's Spanier, Curley and Schultz to stand trial on all charges in Sandusky case - @PittsburghPG

Hurricane Tips From Cuba

Cuba looks to medical tourism as income source

Cuba criticizes US for pursuing embargo violations including recent $5.2M settlement with AmEx

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Friday, July 26, 2013


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Greek household income dropped by €2bln or 11% in a year - @ekathimerini

Power outage affecting thousands of customers in Summerlin, Nevada - @8newsnow

Photo: A fire at Tacoma Foundry; no injuries reported from today - @KING5Seattle

San Diego County Democratic Party committee OKs resolution asking Mayor Bob Filner to resign - @DanyaNBCSD

Photo: Tornado-warned storm moves though Bark River, Michigan - @kchyslop via @stormchaer4850

Obama hosts Iftar Dinner with marking end of daylong fast for Muslims observing Ramadan - @MarkKnoller

Obama formally submits to senate nomination of Caroline Kennedy for US Ambassador to Japan - @markknoller

Man convicted of 2005 murder becomes first Alabama inmate executed since 2011 - @AP

Photo: Cars stranded after flooding fills streets in Norwich, Connecticut - @stormchaser4850

Harsh Self-Assessment as Cuba Looks Within

North Korean Ships Made Frequent Visits To Cuba, Monitors Say

Daniel Shoer Roth: Taking gifts to Cuba? You’ll pay

Freedom of Speech Continues to be Outlawed in Cuba for Cubans... Not for Others

Cuba to taste pro boxing in WSB Exhibition Match against Mexico

Cuba: It's our weapons on N.K. ship

Why Hipnosis Looks Like Cuba's First Heavy Metal Band To Defect

Cruises to Cuba announced by U.S. tour company

New fall flight to Cuba shows growing strength of Tampa's Cuban travel market

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Monday, July 22, 2013


animated gif19 people killed in a collision between a bus and a lorry in central Thailand, reports say - @BBCNews

Analysis shows North Korea may have stopped bigger rocket development at northeast site - @AP

Powerful wind gusts from storms west of Chicago near Rockford, Ill; winds measured as high as 65 mph in Loves Park - @breakingweather

Police: 4-year-old Washington state boy's gunshot wound was self-inflicted - @KIRO7Seattle

Workers report steam inside Fukushima reactor site - @AFP, AAP 

Magnitude 5.2 earthquake centered near Fukushima coast; depth 10 kilometers, no tsunami risk - @The_Japan_News

Five killed after wall collapses after heavy rains in Hyderabad, India - @ndtv

SAC to employees: CEO Steven Cohen didn't read Dell email at heart of the SEC's case http://t.co/JwGZTyN0bp - @WSJbreakingnews

Southwest flight 345 passenger: 'It felt like a car accident;' they had no idea the nose was on fire. No warning from pilot before impact - @idasiegal4ny

Reportedly 6,000 houses in North Korea submerged or destroyed by flooding; 23,000 people made homeless - @W7VOA

Highways flooded north of Los Angeles, near California City, reports law enforcement - @breakingweather

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Sunday, July 21, 2013

24/7 NEWS

6 Egyptians killed and 11 others wounded in militant attacks in Sinai - @Reuters

Photo: Rain has helped firefighters slow massive Mountain Fire blaze; cost to fight so far: $20 million - @Miguelnbc

Photo: Scene in East Cleveland where bodies found, search continuing - @awhcolumbus

Photo: Flooding in midtown Phoenix, Arizona, from huge storm - @photomeisterAZR

Video: Tour de France at Rue de Rivoli, Paris http://instagram.com/p/cCa1a4nAUM/ - @rickyazze

Photo: Phil Mickelson at the British Open - @The_Open

Ohio police resume search in East Cleveland neighborhood where 3 bodies were found - @AP

Egypt's military stops a pro-Morsi march from reaching US embassy in Cairo, Al Arabiya correspondent says - @AlArabiya_Eng

Exit polls: Japan PM Shinzo Abe set to win control of both houses of parliament http://t.co/GESIbX4VVf - @BBCBreaking

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says peace talks will be tough and any deal must be ratified in referendum http://t.co/fQKU9zKIfM - @AP

JFK library to make content of five Hemingway scrapbooks available online for the first time: http://t.co/vlpA0lgdWh - @AP

Answers needed on Cuba’s missile shipment to North Korea

Cuba, North Korea and the Chong Chon Gang

The Case of Cuba and the North Korean Ship

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Saturday, July 20, 2013


Power outages causes 40,000 gallons of sewage to spill into Washington state bay - @King5

Iraqi officials: At least 30 dead after car bombings in Baghdad commercial areas - @AP

4 people hospitalized after shooting in Brooklyn, New York - @eyewitnessnyc

President Obama on Helen Thomas: A true pioneer, opening doors and breaking down barriers for generations of women in journalism - @markknoller

Photo: Beyoncé, Jay Z and Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, at rally in New York, with Rev. Al Sharpton - @BeyonceLite

Photo: Trayvon Martin's father, Tracy, speaking at a rally in Miami - @EmilyMichot, via @MiamiHerald

Jay-Z just arrived at the Trayvon Martin rally in New York - @rdevro

Egypt bans fishing in north Sinai as security measure http://bit.ly/14qOIct - @MaanNewsAgency

Photo: Nairo Quintana of Colombia wins the 20th stage of the Tour de France - @letour

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig sued for $12 million by man imprisoned in Cuba

North Korean ship was carrying sugar donation, Cuba told Panama

Intercepted Ship Highlights North Korea-Cuba Relations

Sports briefs: Panama defeats Cuba in Gold Cup quarterfinal   

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Friday, July 19, 2013

UPDATE NEWS - EFT@AFTworld = 24/7

Photo: Las Vegas strip hit by flash flooding during storms - @JamesMiudo via @stormchaser4850

Columbia's leftist FARC rebels say they have captured US soldier, offer his release - @AFP

Tractor-trailer hits car, sends it over the side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge - @AP

425,000 reportedly without power after thunderstorms hit Quebec, Canada - @CBCAlerts

Photo: Six Flags releases statement on accident that killed one in Texas par - @OmarVillafranca

Power companies report 35,000 without activities after severe storms hit New York and Vermont - @stormchaser4850

Report: 1 person killed after accident involving ride at Six Flags park in Arlington, Texas - @mySA

Woman killed by falling branch during severe storms near Montreal, Canada - @CBCAlerts

Al-Qaeda leader charged in New York court for deadly gas plant attack in Algeria - @NBCNewYork

Reports of half-dollar size hail in Rapid City, South Dakota - @breakingweather

Report: 3 killed, 7 wounded in clashes between pro and anti-Mursi protesters in Mansoura, Egypt - @AlArabiya_Eng

Reports of a train derailment near New Orleans, Louisiana; possibly carrying hazardous materials - @WGNOtv

10,000 without power in Bergen County, New Jersey, following a transformer fire - @eyewitnessnyc

5 prison officers suspended during inquiry into attack of man accused of Woolwich murder - @BBCBreaking

Photo: A plane made a hard-landing at the NW Regional Airport in Roanoke - no injuries http://t.co/ed7egOsmae - @NBCDFW

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Thursday, July 18, 2013


4 deputies, 1 civilian injured in chemical attack in Orange County, Florida - @WESH

Cambodia's opposition leader returns from exile to spearhead party's election campaign - @AP

New Jersey Supreme Court restricts police searches of phone data - @NYTimes

Asylum-seekers boat heads to Dampier, Western Australia - @SBSNews

Photo: 'Mountain' wildfire plume over ridge east of Idyllwild, California, thickening - @ronkil

Freight train derails in Bronx, Metro-North Hudson service suspended indefinitely http://t.co/ocuE4EpJMn - @NBCNewYork

Reports of streets, buildings flooded southeast of Little Rock, Arkansas -@breakingweather 

Detroit Mayor Bing on bankruptcy: 'We have to make the best of it.. this is a new start for us' - live video

Muslim Brotherhood rally head toward the house of interior minister, per Al Arabiya correspondent - @AlArabiya_Eng

FAA: Japan Air flight returning to Boston is a 787 Dreamliner; burning fuel before landing - @PetesWire

4 people struck by lightning at Grant Family Farms in Wellington, Colorado - @DenverChannel

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animated gifRussian opposition figure Navalny's lawyers plan to appeal guilty verdict, will have 10 days to prepare - @RT_com

US House passes H.R. 2667, bill to delay Affordable Care Act's employer coverage mandate for one year, by a vote of 264-161 - @politico

Photo: Thousands protest outside Greek parliament before vote on public sector cuts http://t.co/EGDpWH0rpq http://t.co/7Ds0QZC1Gr - @BBCBreaking

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

NEWS 24/7

animated gifMagnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Peru, USGS reports - @Reuters

Rallies for justice in wake of Zimmerman verdict happening at Los Angeles City Hall and Leimert Park - @CBSLA

Body of missing 6-year-old Louisiana girl found in garbage can - @cnnbrk http://bit.ly/13sZXuD

When storms disrupt flights, new GE software crunches data to help airlines minimize delays

Cuba says loaded seized North Korean cargo ship with 'obsolete' weapons - @Reuters

Yankees' Robinson Cano exits the All-Star Game soon after he was hit in the right knee by a Matt Harvey fastball in the first inning - @NBCSports

FBI blocks release of autopsy on Boston suspects' friend, shot during questioning http://usat.ly/14bhLk7 - @USATODAY

Japan's Nikkei loses 0.7% in opening minutes - @MarketWatch

Judge in North Carolina orders arrest of ex-wrestling star Ric Flair over spousal support - @theobserver

Photo: Muni service now stopped in San Francisco due to protest over Zimmerman verdict, other shooting cases - @JohnAlstonABC7

Gas meter fires, explosion causing evacuations in four-block radius of Oologah, Oklahoma - @KJRH2HD

Blackhawks forward Daniel Carcillo traded to Los Angeles Kings - @WGNRadio

White House confirms withdraws 2 Labor Board nominees as part of Senate deal; instead nominates Hirozawa, Schiffer to NLRB - @Reuters

One woman rescued from a structure fire burning in Walnut Creek, California - @abc7newsBayArea


Obama: I’m pleased that the Senate took action today to move forward on the nominees who have waited far too long for a vote.

Police: No signs of foul play in death of Cory Monteith; evidence consistent with drug overdose - @CTVNews live video 

Liz Cheney, daughter of former VP, will challenge Republican Sen. Michael Enzi of Wyoming for seat - @PoliticalTicker

Egyptian army camp in Sinai under attack with rockets and machine gun fire - @AlArabiya_Eng

Photo: Crews are battling a house fire near Eagle Mountain Lake in Texas - @NBCDFW

Pres Obama met this afternoon w/ past/present leaders of Delta Sigma Theta, nation's largest African-American sorority, marking centennial - @markknoller

Live video - Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the NAACP convention in Orlando - @NBCNews

President Obama to nominate Nancy Schiffer, Kent Hirozawa to the National Labor Relations Board - @politico

Photo: A home destroyed in the 8,000-acre Mountain Fire in California - @TonyNBCLA via - @NBCLA

Some victims of Asiana crash at SFO begin legal action against Boeing - @LANow

Microsoft says it does not provide any government with direct access to emails or instant messages - @Reuters

Panama: N. Korean ship from Cuba carried missile system

Panama stops North Korean ship carrying missile material from Cuba

Cuba's Brown Sugar of Mass Destruction

Want to invest in Cuba? Learn how to wait

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