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Dr. Konrath Recording Excerpts Where He Seems to Plot Ex-Wife's Murder
Konrath's former girlfriend secretly recorded him as appeared to describe how he would kill his ex-wife, which he says was "fantasy."
Direct Air Suspends Operations
Direct Air announced today on its web site it will suspend flight operations until May 15. The airline began cancelling flights on Monday. The carrier serves 17 cities in the Midwest, East and South. The timing of the announcement is sure to affect spring breakers; several...
DNC Responds to Bachnmann's Dismissal of Obama
Michele Bachmann: Not buying a helicopter is the one thing Obama's done right.
New Airlines Vie for Their Place in the Sky
The airline business is profitable again -- at least for most domestic lines -- and plenty of good flyable airplanes are available at bargain prices. This combination is likely to lure some of the wannabe companies that seem to be attracted to the airline business like moths to a lamp. One reader
Republicans in congress meantime headed for a showdown this week over spending both sides are hoping to avoiding government shut down many in Washington of course. Remember the fallout from the notorious showdown between President Clinton and Newt Gingrich back in 1995. But tonight world news fact
'World News' Fact-Check: What's a Government Shutdown Look Like?
A government shutdown means many things -- but one thing it does not mean is that the government would shut down . As Congress hurtles toward a breaking point in the clash over government spending, funding for the federal government is scheduled to expire on Friday. That's unless Republicans and
Arranging Travel Through eBay or Craigslist
As if you didn't have enough places to look for travel deals, you can also find pitches on eBay and Craigslist. A reader asked about whether they're worth checking: "Do travel ads on eBay and Craigslist offer anything I can't get anywhere else, and are there any problems with them?" The short
Clem's Chronicles: Health Care/Kids Direct Air Traffic/Chile Aftershocks Continue
Happy Wednesday folks---President Obama has thrown down the health care gauntlet. That story and the rest of the day's news follows...... HEALTH CARE REFORM-Enough talk-time to act. President Obama spoke from the East Room in the White House this afternoon...
Two Kid Controllers? Brother and Sister Direct JFK Air Traffic
The JFK air traffic controller who brought his son into the control tower and allowed him to direct air traffic also let his daughter do the same thing the following day. On Feb. 17 the controller, who the Daily News identifies as 49-year-old Glenn Duffy , took his young daughter into the control
Overseas Taiwanese Return Home to Vote
An estimated 250,000 Taiwanese expatriates returned to Taiwan, Saturday, to choose their next president. Nationalist (KMT) candidate Ma Ying-jeou, a Harvard-educated lawyer and former mayor of Taipei, handily defeated Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Frank Chang-ting Hsieh by