Saturday, November 2, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The unemployed motorcycle mechanic suspected of carrying out the deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport is being charged with murder and commission of violence at an international airport. If convicted of the federal charges, Paul Ciancia could get the death penalty. He was arrested after being shot Friday. Authorities believe someone dropped Ciancia off at the airport, and agents are reviewing surveillance tapes and other evidence to piece together the sequence of events.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The troubled health insurance website will be offline until tomorrow morning. The government says a technology team will be working on HealthCare.gov and people won't be able to apply or enroll through the site. But they can still apply for coverage through the health marketplace call center — 1-800-318-2596. It's available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dan Coats is criticizing President Barack Obama over the health care website and insurance cancellation notices. In the Republican radio and Internet address today, Coats says the health care law can't be fixed and Americans should start over. Obama in his address is urging Congress to pass a budget that includes spending on education, infrastructure and research.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani government says the U.S. has sabotaged peace talks with the Taliban by killing their leader in a drone strike on Friday. The attack that killed Hakimullah Mehsud (hah-kee-MUH'-lah meh-SOOD'), in the North Waziristan tribal area came Friday, a day before Islamabad was to send a delegation of clerics to the region with a formal invitation to start peace talks.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The father and stepmother of a 10-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash can at a metro Atlanta apartment complex are now charged with murder. The victim was Emani Moss. Eman Moss and Tiffany Moss are both charged with felony murder, cruelty to children in the first degree, and concealing a body. The two suspects are in custody.