News archive from 10 September 2012, page 104

Prominent Cuban dissident launches hunger strike

HAVANA - A prominent Cuban dissident has declared a hunger strike and says 12 other opposition members are joining her. Martha Beatriz Roque is a state-trained economist and longtime Havana dissident, and she says that she and the others stopped...

 
Al-Qaida leader in Yemen confirmed killed: AP sources  

Al-Qaida leader in Yemen confirmed killed: AP sources  

WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. officials are confirming that the No. 2 al-Qaida leader in Yemen has been killed, dealing a major blow to the terror group. The officials said Saeed al-Shihri was killed, but could not confirm any U.S. involvement in the...

 
Zaha Hadid reveals updated design for South Beach garage

Zaha Hadid reveals updated design for South Beach garage

In the latest bid to reinvent the concept of the parking garage on Miami Beach, London-based Zaha Hadid Architects has designed a structure that, like the lauded 1111 Lincoln Road, is as much a place to admire or gather as it is to park. Architects...

 

A look at some deaths in presidential motorcades

A look at some accidents that have resulted in deaths of officers traveling in the president's motorcade: 1902 - Secret Service agent struck and killed by trolley car in Lenox, Mass., while serving in President Theodore Roosevelt's detail 1928 -...

 

Prominent Cuban dissident launches hunger strike

HAVANA -- A prominent Cuban dissident has declared a hunger strike and says 12 other opposition members are joining her. Martha Beatriz Roque is a state-trained economist and longtime Havana dissident, and she says that she and the others stopped...

 

TSA's airport screening procedures ranked as not very effective in new poll of frequent flyers

Ninety percent of frequent flyers think that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is doing either a poor or fair job in performing security screenings at the nation's airports, according to a new survey of frequent flyers conducted by...

 

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