Four days after the polls closed, Florida has announced that President Barack Obama won the state’s 29 electoral votes. As the AP writes: “That gives the president a total of 332 electoral votes to Mitt Romney’s 206.
Dreading the thought of another Florida 2000 – “hanging chads” anyone? – battalions of Republican and Democratic lawyers have fanned out across the country, prepared to do battle over every last polling place, every vote if necessary.
Three men were charged in an indictment unsealed with illegally exporting electronics and video games to a South American shopping center that U.S. officials claim funnels money to Hizbullah. The men, along with a fourth still being sought in South America, are accused of violating a U.S. ban on transactions involving people or entities on […]
Paul Michael Merhige’s grudge against his family was that they did not do enough to take care of him, a point that the mentally troubled man argued with them constantly before police say he executed his twin sisters and two other relatives on Thanksgiving Day, Merhige’s father told police. In an arrest report released today […]
A Lebanese-American man suspected of gunning down four family members at a Thanksgiving dinner was arrested Saturday night in the Florida Keys after a weekslong manhunt, authorities said. Jupiter Police Sgt. Scott Pascarella said Paul Merhige, 35, was taken into custody without a struggle by U.S. Marshals and Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies at a motel […]