Sunday, January 16, 2011

Raw Video: 3 Die in Hungary Disco Stampede

Raw Video: 3 Die in Hungary Disco Stampede

Three young women have died in a stampede at a Hungarian nightclub according to police. (Jan. 16)

Raw Video: Motorcycle Lovers Gather in Cuba

Raw Video: Motorcycle Lovers Gather in Cuba

Cuba's Karl Marx Theater, best known for staging Fidel Castro speeches, played host to motorcycle enthusiasts Saturday. Thousands gathered for an event featuring vintage Harley-Davidsons, previously seen as symbols of American imperialism. (Jan. 16)

Arizona Shooting Victim Arrested After Threat

Arizona Shooting Victim Arrested After Threat

One of the Arizona shooting victims was arrested Saturday and then taken for a psychiatric evaluation after authorities said he took a picture of a tea party leader at a televised town hall meeting and yelled: "you're dead." (Jan. 15)

Loughner Video Sheds Light on State of Mind

Loughner Video Sheds Light on State of Mind

A video shot by the suspected Arizona gunman shows him touring his former community college campus at night and rambling about free speech and the Constitution. (Jan. 15)

Gunmen Torch 14 NATO Oil Tankers in Pakistan

Gunmen Torch 14 NATO Oil Tankers in Pakistan

Gunmen attacked 14 tankers carrying fuel for U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan as they sat parked at a roadside restaurant in southwest Pakistan on Saturday, officials said. (Jan. 15)

Brazil Death Toll Over 600 in Massive Mudslides

Brazil Death Toll Over 600 in Massive Mudslides

Torrential rains and mudslides that struck mountain towns north of Rio de Janeiro have killed more than 600 people according to authorities in Brazil. There are fears the death toll could grow in the days ahead. (Jan. 15)

AP Top Stories

AP Top Stories

Here's the latest news for January 15th: Obama says he'll work with both sides following Tucson shooting; Brazil flood deaths top 600; Gunfire as Tunisia gets interim president; Irreverent memorabilia for Prince William's wedding.

Emergency Responders Talk About Ariz. Shooting

Emergency Responders Talk About Ariz. Shooting

Emergency officials who went to the scene of the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others are talking about their response one week after the rampage in Arizona. (Jan. 15)

Company Creates Irreverent Royal Wedding Plates

Company Creates Irreverent Royal Wedding Plates

The creative team at KK Outlet in London were so uninspired by the official merchandise that they came up with some alternative designs to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on April 29. (Jan. 15)

Tunisia Grapples With Looting, New Leader Sworn

Tunisia Grapples With Looting, New Leader Sworn.

Tunisia swore in a new interim president on Saturday, the second change of power in this North African nation in less than 24 hours, and grappled with looting, deadly fires and widespread unrest after protests forced its longtime leader to flee. (Jan. 15)

GOP Response: No Place for Violence in Society

GOP Response: No Place for Violence in Society

In the GOP address, Rep. Jeff Flake of Arizona invoked last week's shooting in Tucson. He took note that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot during an outreach event, what he called "a fundamental duty of a lawmaker." (Jan. 15)


Obama Address: Tackle Nation's Challenges

Obama Address: Tackle Nation's Challenges

Citing "great challenges for us to solve," President Barack Obama is pledging to work with Democrats and Republicans following the Arizona shooting that killed six, wounded a member of Congress and brought legislative debate to a standstill. (Jan. 15)

day in History: January 15th

day in History: January 15th

Martin Luther King, Jr. Born; Queen Elizabeth I crowned; Work completed on the Pentagon. (Jan .15)

Send in the clowns

Send in the clowns

What's the difference between Washington, DC and a circus? The circus is a better show while Washington, DC -- according to many -- is a disaster unfolding in full view. In a contemporary completely climate that's hard to argue as being anything other than "gridlock", there seems to be an interesting phenomenon going on in the United States... the rise of "clowns". Watch Cedric Moon's documentary on January 19 and 20 on RT.

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