CLEVELAND, Ohio: A relieved Barack Obama basked Saturday in shock good news as unemployment dipped below eight percent to the lowest point of his presidency, stealing headlines from Mitt Romney’s thumping debate win.
Washington: Revisions to previous data gave a sharply better picture of the US jobs situation on Friday, pushing the unemployment rate down to 7.8 percent, the lowest level since Barack Obama took office.
New Jersey: Six months ago, a student came to Triton High School Principal Catherine DePaul with a disturbing story: She believed another student was involved in a sexual relationship with a teacher at the school, and she’d seen explicit text messages the two had exchanged.
Taxas: A Texas man accused of threatening to massacre schoolchildren and stream it over the Internet was charged with making a terroristic threat after police were notified about the postings.
HARRISONBURG, United States / Virginia: Fresh from a much-needed debate victory, Republican challenger Mitt Romney said his earlier remarks dismissing 47 percent of Americans as government dependents were “completely wrong.”
Los Angeles: US authorities recommended parole for a follower of infamous US mass murderer Charles Manson, more than four decades after he killed two people who were tortured and mutilated.
Washington: During the first presidential debate between the US incumbent President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, Twitter saw 10.3 million tweets, making a new political record in the website’s history.
Philadelphia: Police officials have decided on Thursday to suspend Lt. Jonathan Josey, the police officer seen on video punching a woman at a Philadelphia street party, for a month with the intent to dismiss.
Moscow: Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Thursday that the country’s intelligence agencies were not involved in alleged smuggling network uncovered by the US.
DENVER, Colorado: Republican Mitt Romney performed strongly in his first presidential debate, putting a more passive Barack Obama on the back foot as he reignited hope in his flagging campaign.