US returns ancient artefacts to Peru

Thursday, 23 October 2014 18:08
23 October 2014Last updated at 23:53 Share this pageDeliciousDiggFacebookredditStumbleUponTwitterEmailPrint The artefacts were looted from pre-Columbian graves and smuggled into the US Continue reading the main story Related StoriesYale to return Peruvian artefactsUS returns Machu Picchu artefactsSpain returns artefacts to Peru The US has returned about 20 ancient artefacts - some more than 1,800 years old - to Peru.
Tornado hits Washington state; residents told to avoid damaged section of city
Thursday, 23 October 2014 18:08
LONGVIEW, Wash. – Forecasters say a tornado has ripped down power lines and damaged property in Washington state. The National Weather Service says the tornado hit the southwest Washington city of Longview on Thursday afternoon. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Police asked residents to avoid a section of the city affected by the strong winds. Video taken by a citizen appears to shows roof tiles being blown off a building. Jennifer Rossetti saw debris flying past her window…
U.S. weighs passport, border changes in wake of Ottawa attack
Thursday, 23 October 2014 18:08
By Mark Hosenball and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada and make it easier to revoke the passports of suspected militants, steps that could gain traction following two attacks in Canada this week. The officials cautioned on Thursday that the discussions are in preliminary stages and that no immediate action appeared likely by either U.S. President Barack Obama's administration or Congress.
UNION TO BLAME? Company claims demands ended plan for 300 jobs
Thursday, 23 October 2014 17:38
The California city of Palmdale was ready to roll out the red carpet this summer when a Japanese company agreed to build a $60 million factory on a city-owned, vacant parcel on the southwest side of town -- but now the company is taking its project out of state and critics say union greed is to blame. As many as 300 people were slated to work at the 400,000-square-foot plant, painting and wiring light rail…
Canadian police see no apparent links in Quebec, Ottawa attacks
Thursday, 23 October 2014 17:10
A Ottawa police officer holds up a length of police tape for pedestrians leaving the downtown area following shooting incidents in Ottawa October 22, 2014. REUTERS/Blair GableA Ottawa police officer and service dog run up Metcalfe Street following shootings in downtown Ottawa October 22, 2014.
South Carolina house speaker pleads guilty in ethics case, to resign
Thursday, 23 October 2014 17:10
CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) – South Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Bobby Harrell pleaded guilty on Thursday to criminal ethics charges and agreed to immediately resign from the legislature. Harrell, a Republican who became speaker in 2005, pleaded guilty to six counts that included using campaign funds for personal expenses, misconduct in office and false reporting, in a case that has laid low a key figure in the state Republican Party. Harrell also agreed to cooperate…
Man charged with assault in Seattle groping case in which accuser took his photo, shared it
Thursday, 23 October 2014 17:07
SEATTLE – A man accused of groping a woman — who took his picture and publicized it on social media — has been charged with assault with sexual motivation. The city attorney's office said Thursday that 36-year-old Daryl R. Sharma of Kirkland was charged with a gross misdemeanor in the Oct. 12 incident in downtown Seattle. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The city is asking that bail be set at $50,000 at his arraignment Friday in a King…
CNO Warns of Advanced Russian Submarine Development
Thursday, 23 October 2014 17:07
(Military.com) U.S. national security officials are concerned about the pace and intensity of Russian submarine development, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert said Thursday. "There are competitors that are pursuing us. We know about China. That is very well spelled out, but not as many people know what the Russians are up to. I can't go into detail, obviously, but they spend a lot of money.
Health care worker being tested for Ebola in NYC - Lebanese man tests negative for Ebola - Rwanda won't screen US, Spanish travelers for Ebola - VIDEO: Will ISIS, Ebola impact midterms?
Thursday, 23 October 2014 16:37
Oct. 8, 2014: Health care workers display protective gear, which hospital staff would wear to protect them from an Ebola virus infection, inside an isolation room as part of a media tour in the emergency department of Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, New York. (REUTERS) A health care worker who recently returned to the United States from West Africa is being tested at a New York City hospital for possible Ebola, health officials said Thursday.
EU appoints Ebola czar
Thursday, 23 October 2014 16:16 Written by
Brussels (AFP) - EU leaders on Thursday named Christos Stylianides of Cyprus as the bloc's coordinator to fight Ebola which has claimed nearly 4,900 lives in west Africa. Stylianides, the new EU commissioner for humanitarian aid, was "named EU coordinator for fight against by ," European Union head Herman Van Rompuy said in a Twitter message.Christos Stylianides

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