Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/24/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/24/2012Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head and almost killed this time last year, made her final appearance in Congress tonight when she attended President Obama’s State of the Union address. She was greeted warmly by members of both parties.

In other news, President Obama said that he is leaving no options off the table, including the use of force, when dealing with the possibility of Iranian nuclear weapons.

Meanwhile, the captain of the stricken Costa Concordia cruise ship says that he was ordered by the management of the cruise line that employs him to sail through the narrow strait next to the island of Giglio, where his ship ran aground.

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7 thoughts on “Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/24/2012

  1. Young Norwegian diplomat found dead in Yemen

    The 38 year old diplomat was found dead in his hotelroom in Saana on Tuesday

    What he did in Yemen is yet unclear, as Foreign Ministry does not want to comment on this question to VG Wednesday night.

    At the same time staffing at the Riyadh Embassy has been reinforced

  2. Medina student thrown out of Tunisia
    and deported to Norway

    Mohammad Mohyeldeen and his lawyer John Christian Elden presume it is due to PST’s estimation that Mohammad is regarded a threat to international security.

    Mohammad was one of the front figures of last Friday’s demonstration outside the Parliament in Oslo. He is also the one who previously presented a “9/11 warning” to Norway.

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