Posts Tagged Government and politics

Tom Dugan: The man behind the man who hunted Nazis

This image released by Keith Sherman and Associates shows Tom Dugan as Simon Wiesenthal during a performance of his one-man play “Wiesenthal.” (AP Photo/Keith Sherman and Associates, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Dugan’s favorite review of his work wasn’t in a newspaper or on TV. It was uttered by a teen after a performance of his one-man play “Wiesenthal.”

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Wildlife agency drops hunter confidentiality plan

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials are dropping plans for legislation that would make confidential the names of hunters and trappers who kill wildlife, a Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman said Wednesday.

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Bail denied for convicted former NBA player George

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme has been denied bail by a federal judge in New Jersey.

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Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero

Elton John performs at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John called Pope Francis “my hero” for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church at his annual AIDS benefit.

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Philly mayor pushing Dick Allen for Hall of Fame

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter is joining a campaign to get former Phillies slugger Dick Allen elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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