Man sentenced to two concurrent 11-year terms
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A 115th District Court jury on Wednesday sentenced Austin Taylor Wade to two concurrent 11-year prison terms and a pair of $1,200 fines after he pleaded guilty to unrelated charges of indecency wit...
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The House Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., left, confers with Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., the ranking member on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at the start of the panel's third public hearing to investigate the 2012 attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, where a violent mob killed four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens. Cummings complained that the committee's investigation was moving at a "glacial" pace and that there were "major problems" with the committee's work, adding that he and other Democrats "have grave concerns about the partisan path this committee has taken over the past year." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Wednesday that officials are prepared to meet immediately with a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

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Facilities used to store low-level radioactive waste at the Los Alamos National Laboratory are pictured May 13, 2000 in Los Alamos, New MexicoA naturalized US citizen was jailed Wednesday for five years for attempting to help Venezuela build a nuclear weapon by passing on secret information, the US Justice Department said. Scientist Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni, 79, and his wife Marjorie Roxby Mascheroni, 71, had pleaded guilty after they were caught trying to pass on classified information to an FBI agent posing as a Venezuelan government official. The pair were formerly employed at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and had access to classified information. "The public trusts that the government will do all it can to safeguard 'Restricted Data' from being unlawfully transmitted to foreign nations not entitled to receive it," said assistant attorney general for national security John Carlin.

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Upshur County Shares Food Pantry issues report on 2014, seeks more donations for 2015
Jan 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Upshur County Shares Food Pantry finished 2014 with a strong December when it assisted 746 families consisting of more than 1,900 individuals. The December numbers brought the yearly total to m...
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