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  • Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief

    Crime & Punishment: Police Apprehend Interstate Tractor Thief
    Gregory Beck, a town-employed emergency dispatcher, has been asked by his own party to give up his seat on the Brookfield Board of Education because of a Facebook comment about the Sandy Hook massacre that no one liked. The Newtown Patch website profiled a Newtown native's "26 Days of Kindness," a simple initiative encouraging people to do one nice thing a day in the 26 days leading up to the first anniversary of the tragedy. Beck, a black-hearted man who is unable to respond to the issue of Sandy Hook with that kind of empathic, non-political sentiment, wrote, "I shall buy my friends who are gun enthusiasts a box of ammunition on days 1-26" on a link to the story posted on Patch site's Facebook page. Both town Republicans (who endorsed him) and Democrats have asked Beck to give up his seat. Beck apologized and called his comments "completely indefensible" but told the Danbury News-Times he won't resign.
  • Russia cuts key interest rate to help economy, but depriving ruble of support

    In a surprise decision, Russia's central bank on Friday cut its key interest rate, which it had raised sharply last month to support the collapsing ruble, in order to help the fading economy. The move triggered a drop in the ruble, which was down more...

    U.S. has no idea how many fugitives Cuba's harboring

    U.S. has no idea how many fugitives Cuba's harboring
    The United States does not know how many fugitives are in Cuba. Nobody tracks it. Nobody even routinely asks for the return of those wanted on serious federal charges, much less more common state offenses, the Sun Sentinel has found. Law enforcement...

    Whitehall police looking for man who used fake credit card to go shopping

    Whitehall police are looking for a man who used a counterfeit credit card to buy items at several stores in the township last week, police said. Whitehall police said the man entered several stores, including a Toys R' Us on Grape Street on Jan. 20 and...

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Cheshire has named a new chief executive, David L. Hallal, to replace current CEO and company founder Dr. Leonard Bell, effective April 1. Bell will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors, the company...