Friday, July 25, 2014

National News

Police: A Connecticut man pushed girlfriend onto train tracks
A woman was hurt after being pushed from a train platform onto the tracks by her boyfriend in Waterbury on Thursday.

Comedic Spelling Mistake on UC Berkeley Diploma Goes Viral
Alex Harris' UC Berkeley diploma is a little different than most because, as he puts it, "There's a small typo in it".

Drunk driver run over by own truck during road rage incident
A Florida man who had been drinking and driving was run over by his own pickup truck following a road rage incident.

Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poor
Rep. Paul Ryan will lay out his plan Thursday to fight poverty, a pilot program that would combine 11 federal programs into one pool of money for participating states.

Four-year-old boy banned from small doughnut shop
Kids say the darndest things, but one inquisitive 4-year-old boy asked a question that got him banned from a Monroe doughnut shop.

Chrysler recalls 792,000 older Jeeps
Chrysler recalled about 792,000 older SUVs Monday for ignition switch problems.

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Appeals courts differ on Obamacare; Supreme Court case likely
It was a tale of two rulings -- the best of times and the worst of times for Obamacare in the federal appeals courts.

Talk of peace doesn't slow flow of blood, rockets in Gaza and Israel
While politicians and statesmen talked peace Tuesday in Cairo, Jerusalem and New York, Israeli soldiers battled Hamas fighters on the streets of Gaza. Overhead, more rockets streaked toward Israel.

Hot air balloon crashes into power lines
Some of the balloon occupants did suffer burns.