• Former CIA Officer Convicted of Illegally Disclosing National Defense Information

    Former CIA Officer Convicted of Illegally Disclosing National Defense Information

    (WASHINGTON) — A former CIA officer was convicted of illegally disclosing national defense information on Monday. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling broke the law by providing information on an unidentified country’s weapons capabilities to a reporter. FBI Director James Comey said that Sterling “violated his sworn duty to protect our nation’s secrets and he betrayed our country.” Attorney General Eric Holder called the conviction “a just and appropriate outcome,” adding that Sterling’s actions “compromised operations undertaken in defense of America’s national security” and “placed lives at risk.” According to evidence presented at trial,… Read more

  • Sixth Body Found at Annapolis, Maryland, Mansion Fire

    Sixth Body Found at Annapolis, Maryland, Mansion Fire

    (ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — A sixth body was recovered Monday from the scene of a mansion fire in Annapolis, Maryland, and all occupants of the home are now believed to be accounted for, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department said. The first two bodies were found Jan. 21 and others were found on the following days. Tech executive Don Pyle, his wife, Sandy Pyle, and four of their grandchildren were believed to have been inside the 16,000-square-foot mansion on Jan. 19 when the fire broke out, according to relatives and neighbors. Operations at the scene will continue for two more days,… Read more

  • Bodies, Vehicle Found in Georgia Case of Missing Craigslist Car Couple

    Bodies, Vehicle Found in Georgia Case of Missing Craigslist Car Couple

    (ATLANTA) — Investigators have found the unidentified bodies of a male and a female, as well as an SUV owned by a Georgia couple who vanished last week while going to meet someone to buy a vintage car they found on Craigslist. “It’s not the outcome we had hoped for, but obviously it’s one we have to deal with,” Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson told reporters. Bud Runion, 69, and his wife, June, 66, disappeared Thursday, authorities said. The pair had posted an ad seeking to buy a vintage 1966 Ford Mustang convertible. Relatives said the Mustang was the couple’s… Read more

  • Flights Canceled, Travel Bans Enacted Ahead of Major Winter Storm

    Flights Canceled, Travel Bans Enacted Ahead of Major Winter Storm

    (NEW YORK) — As a massive blizzard prepares to engulf the Northeast, some 2,983 flights have been canceled as the storm is expected to bring two feet or more of snow from New Jersey to Maine. An additional 3,670 flights have been cancelled for Tuesday and that number is expected to rise, according to FlightAware.com. The greatest impacts from the storm, which began as a clipper system that brought snow and slick roads to the Midwest on Sunday, are expected Monday evening through Tuesday. President Obama was briefed on the storm, and White House officials have been in touch with… Read more

  • Feds: Russian Spy Posing as Banker Nabbed in NYC

    Feds: Russian Spy Posing as Banker Nabbed in NYC

    (NEW YORK) — An alleged Russian spy posing as a banker in Manhattan has been arrested, federal officials said Monday. The banker, identified in a criminal complaint as Evgeny Buryakov, is accused of working with agents of Russia’s foreign intelligence service, the SVR, as a “non-official cover” agent. “Specifically, Buryakov is posing as an employee in the Manhattan office of a Russian bank,” the complaint, unsealed Monday, says. Buraykov was arrested as part of an alleged spy ring that involved two other individuals, the Department of Justice said. The other two, identified as Igor Sporyshev and Victor Podobnyy, had worked… Read more

  • Lance Armstrong on Doping: 'I Would Probably Do It Again'

    Lance Armstrong on Doping: 'I Would Probably Do It Again'

    (LONDON) — Lance Armstrong said his life has been “brutal” since he admitted to doping during his pro cycling career, but he said he would still use banned performance-enhancing drugs and methods if transported back to his heyday. “If I was racing in 2015, no I wouldn’t do it again because I don’t think you have to do it again. If you take me back to 1995, when it was completely and totally pervasive, I would probably do it again. People don’t like to hear that,” Armstrong told BBC Sports in his first TV interview since he confessed to doping…. Read more

  • Thousands of Flights Canceled Ahead of Major Winter Storm

    Thousands of Flights Canceled Ahead of Major Winter Storm

    (NEW YORK) — Airlines canceled nearly 2,000 flights for Monday by 5 a.m. as a major winter storm takes aim at the Northeast. The storm is expected to bring as much as two feet or more of snow from New Jersey to Maine. An additional 1,672 flights have been cancelled for Tuesday and that number is expected to rise, according to FlightAware.com. The greatest impacts from the storm, which began as a clipper system that brought snow and slick roads to the Midwest on Sunday, are expected Monday evening through Tuesday. According to White House Spokesman Josh Earnest, President Obama… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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  • Jan 27Lee County Democratic Party meeting
  • Jan 28Job Search Support and Job Fair Information
  • Jan 28Lee County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Class
  • Jan 29Preschoolers Story Time
  • Jan 30Hoops for Hope at Lee Christian School