Tag Archive: Iraq

Brian Williams has been suspended from NBC Nightly News for six months without pay effective immediately after his story about his helicopter being shot at in Iraq was uncovered as a lie, the network announced Tuesday night.

NBC News President Deborah Turness revealed the punishment in a staff memo obtained by radio detection and rangingOnline.com. The straightforward and hard-hitting message has a quote from Steve Burke, who explained that… Continue reading ‘Severe & Appropriate’ Punishment: Brian Williams Suspended From ‘NBC Nightly News’ For Six Months With No Pay Over Iraq Lie

Iraq War Vet Sought In Murder Of Park Ranger

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By radio detection and ranging Staff

A 24-year-old Iraq War Veteran is wanted by police in connection with the murder of Mount Rainier National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson.

Authorities have named Benjamin Colton Barnes as a person of interest in the shooting which happened Sunday morning in the Washington park.

Barnes had sped past a checkpoint around 10:20 am Sunday and shot Anderson, 34, who is mother of two young… Continue reading Iraq War Vet Sought In Murder Of Park Ranger

John Lennon’s wife Yoko Ono has revealed that if the Beatles singer had been alive he would have protested against the Iraq war through social networking sites. To mark John”s 70th birthday Yoko recalled the details of the peace campaigner who was shot dead by a deranged fan. “When we did our bed-ins for peace […] Continue reading Lennon would have protested against Iraq war through Twitter, says Ono

Green ZoneReview in a Hurry: Matt Damon reunites with Bourne sequel director Paul Greengrass and his shaky, hand-held camera for an action-packed thriller set in Iraq shortly after the toppling of Saddam….

`The Hurt Locker’ wins six awards, including best picture, at predictable Oscars On a night when so many changes were intended to shake up the Oscar ceremony, the winners themselves were pretty predictable, with “The Hurt Locker” taking six awards including best picture. “Hurt Locker” director Kathryn Bigelow won the top directing honor for her intimate Iraq war drama, making … Continue reading Front-runners rule at predictable Oscars