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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - March 21, 2015, Hutchinson, KansasA2 saturday March 21, 2015 the Hutchinson news news in a hurry Overall company operations and editorial Page John d. Montgomery editor and publisher news department Jason Probst news editor advertising sales and business marketing services Dave Gilchrist regional advertising direct Oranita Stuckey marketing solutions manager company marketing Jade Piros de Carvalho director logic Maze newspaper delivery and digital subscriber service Sara Bass circulation operations manager audience director accounting and human resources Rex Christner business & or director newspaper production and commercial printing Gregg Beals production Directo Jarod Wannamaker repress manager information technology Nick Hemphill it manager newspaper printing Mike Heim press manager newspaper packaging Jeremy Coen packaging manager Contact us for 1 800 766 3311 620 694 5700 published daily and sunday 300 West 2ndhutchinson, is 67504 0190 outside Hutchinson fax 620 662 4186 uses 254820 periodical class postage paid at Hutchinson is 67504 0190. Postmaster Send address changes to the Hutchinson news p. O. Box 190, Hutchinson is 67504 0190. Daily planner p age t to correction policy the news takes care with its reporting and editing but sometimes errors occur. Corrections will be published Here promptly. If you spot an error please notify Jason Probst news editor at 620 694 5700, ext. 313, or email Probst Hutch news. Com. Events 8 a. M. 3 d shoot Salt Hawk Archery Range 3700 w. Fourth. 2 p. M. Film penguins of Madagascar Fox theatre 18 e. First. Pool tournament a medleys 317 n. Main. Other exhibit graphics Hutchinson Art Center fifth and Washington. Things to do today things to do tomorrow lotteries fridays numbers daily pick 3 8 8 6 2by2 red 6 23 White 19 22 Mega millions 7 50 54 61 75 me Gaball 7 Meg play 4 world Fri says slew of investigators probing hanging a13 source Schock who has resigned under investigation Washington the Justice department is investigating the congressional expenses and business deals of Illinois rep. Aaron Schock and Fri agents have begun issuing subpoenas to witnesses a person familiar with the Case told the associated press on Friday. Investigators were focusing on a chocks House office expense account expenditures by his re election Campaign and his personal investments with Long time political donors the person said. Schock 33, a Young Media savvy Republican abruptly announced his resignation tuesday after weeks of mounting Media reports about question Able expenditures and personal finances. The government was convening a Federal grand jury in Springfield Illinois according to the person who was not authorized to publicly discuss the Case. The person also said that Fri agents were visiting people close to the Republican congressman who were being compelled by subpoena to testify. The grand jury was hearing testimony in Early april according to the subpoenas. A spokesman and lawyers for Schock did not respond to repeated phone Calls and emails Friday from a. Emails show who slow to declare ebola emergency a4 Clinton asked to allow review of email server Washington the chairman of a House commit tee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi formally requested Friday that Hillary Rodham Clinton turn Over her email server for an Independent review. Rep. Trey Gowdy r s. C., sent a letter requesting that Clinton a Likely democratic presidential candidate turn Over to the state department inspector general or other third party the server she used for official business while serving As Secretary of state. The aim would be to have a third party determine what records should be made Public. Though Secretary Clinton alone is responsible for causing this Issue she alone does not get to determine its outcome Gowdy said in a statement. His request to turn Over the server is in the interest of transparency for the american people Gowdy said. Gowdy set an april 3 deadline for Clinton and her lawyers to respond. If she declines to make the server available i will inform the speaker of the House of representatives so that he can use the full Powers of the House to take the necessary Steps to protect the Best interests of the american people Gowdy wrote in a letter to cd intones attorney David Kendall. Northeastern us gets another blast of Winter Boston just when flowering bulbs were poking out their Heads and Snow shovels were getting a Well de served rest Winter weather has returned. And on the first Day of Spring no less. Forecasters say a storm dumped up to 6 inches of Snow on the mid Atlantic and Northeast on Friday. New England will be on the lower end of the Snow totals but even Boston which has seen a record 108.6 inches of Snow could get an Inch or More. In typical regional fashion new englander said they re tired of cold and Snow but Deal. Ism sick of it said Donna Bohan 52, a lifelong South Boston resident. I want to not have to Wear my boots and i want to be Able to take a Nice walk. But we can Han dle a bit More. Were new englander. Were Tough. South Central Pennsylvania received up to 6 inches of Snow Friday said meteorologist Kevin Fitzgerald of the National weather service. Philadelphia ass Northern suburbs received up to 5 inches although the City itself had gotten just 2 3 inches by Early evening he said. Defiant tunisians fete National Holiday despite attack Tunis Tunisia radicalized trained in Libya and already in police files the two Young men who shot dead 21 people at a renowned tunisian museum embody what Many see As the main threat to this North african coun try Bent on building democracy. Celebrating the 59th anniversary of its Independence Friday Tunisia was coming to grips with the hundreds of disaffected youths who have sought training in weapons and Battle skills in its chaotic Eastern neighbor and elsewhere and Are returning to threaten the country. Tunisia has taken important Steps in the political and democratic Arena which have been praised by the entire world. We must continue on this path said president Beji Caid Essex is in a televised Holiday address. The wednesday attack on the National Bardo museum which left 20 foreigners a tunisian special forces officer and the two gunmen dead was a great disaster he said but pointed out that Security measures were already being set up to prevent similar attacks in the future. The gunmen Hatem Kha Chaoui and Yassine Alabidi had slipped across the Border in december to reach one of Many militia Camps in Libya Rafik Chelli a top Interior ministry official said in a to interview. Since the ouster of Moa mar Qadhafi three years ago Libya has fallen into chaos and is now awash in Well armed militias fighting for control. Events 6 a. M. Pancake breakfast Inman senior Center 103 e. Gordon Inman. 7 a. M. Emancipation Day Pancake feed salvation army 700 n. Walnut. 10 30 a. M. Story time Bluebird books 2 s. Main. 1 30 p. M. Pound cake class apron strings 1 s. Main. 7 30 p. M. Haven Alexandra metropolitan Coffee 17th and Lorraine. Want More find the Complete Calendar online at Hutch news. Com Calen Dar or scan the code. Have an event Yourd like to add submit it at Hutch news. Com Calendar. Please submit events at least a week in Advance. Yemeni mosque bombings kill 137 b y a med a l a j associated press Aden Yemen suicide bombers attacked a pair of mosques Friday in the yemeni capital unleashing monstrous blasts that ripped through worshippers and killed 137 people in the deadliest assault yet target ing shiite rebels who have taken Over Large parts of the rapidly fragmenting nation. At least 13 children were among the dead. A purported affiliate of the islamic state group claimed responsibility for the bombings which also wounded 357 people raising the alarming possibility the extremist group has expanded its presence to Yemen after already setting up a Branch in Libya. Earlier this week the group claimed responsibility for a bloody attack on Western tourists in Tunisia that authorities said was carried out by Mili Tants trained in Libya. If the claim is True and the u. S. Expressed scepticism fridays attacks would be the first by the islamic state group in Yemen adding a frightening new layer to the country is turmoil. Shiite rebels known As Louthis have taken Over the capital Sanaa and nine of the country is 21 provinces Over the past six months raising fears of a civil War tinged with sectarianism. The government of the internationally backed pres ident Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has fled to the South Ern port City of Aden. Yemen is already Home to the most powerful Branch of the Al Aida network which has been battling the Louthis for months. On Friday Al Aida militants seized control of a Southern provincial capital Al Houta in the groups most dramatic grab of territory in years. However it denied carrying out the mosque bombings citing instructions from the terror networks Leader Ayman Al Zawaheri not to strike mosques or markets. Fridays blasts left scenes of bloody devastation in the Badr and Al Hashoush mosques located across town from each other in Sanaa. Both mosques Are controlled by the shiite Louthis but they Are also frequented by sunni Wor shippers. Images from the scene showed a number of children among the dead. In footage from the Al a swoosh mosque screaming volunteers were seen using bloodied blankets to carry away victims As a Small child Lay among the dead on the mosque floor. Blood was running like a River said one survivor Mohammed Al Ansi who said he was thrown six feet by one of the blasts at the Hashoush mosque where the floor was strewn with body parts. The mosques were targeted by two suicide bombers each during midday prayers when Large crowds turn out to attend weekly sermons. The state news Agency Saba put the toll at 137 dead and 357 wounded. Among the dead were 13 children according to the Interior ministry. A prominent shiite cleric Al Urtada Al Mansouri and two senior Chouthi leaders were also killed the rebel owned Al Nasirah to Channel said. It also reported that a fifth suicide bomb attack on an other mosque was foiled in the Northern City of Saada a Chouthi stronghold. In the Badr mosque the first bomber was caught by guards searching worship pers at the Gate where he managed to detonate his device. In the ensuing panic a second bomber entered the mosque and blew himself up amid the crowd according to the official news Agency Saba. I fell on the ground and when i regained conscious Ness i found myself lying in a Lake of blood one survivor Ahmed Al Gabri told the associated press. Two worshippers next to him were killed in the explosions and another died when one of the mosques Glass chandeliers fell on him Al Gabri said. Another survivor Sadek Al Haithi said the explosions were like an earthquake where i Felt the ground split and Swallow everyone. If fridays bombings were carried out by islamic state group supporters it could be intended As a dramatic Sig Nal to Al Aida the groups rival effectively a Challenge Over turf. That raises the possibility of Intra jihad fighting As the two compete for recruits by showing who can unleash the worst bloodshed. In its claim of responsibility an alleged islamic state affiliate calling itself Sanaa province warned of an upcoming flood of attacks targeting the Chouthi rebels. The soldiers of the islamic state. Will not rest until we have uprooted the Louthis it said. The claim could not be independently confirmed and did not give Concrete proof of is involvement. The statement was posted on the same web bulletin Board where the islamic state claimed responsibility for wednesdays deadly attack on a museum in Tunisia. In Washington White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the u. S. Had seen no indications of an operational link Between the islamic state group and fridays attacks. He said the u. S. Was investigating to see whether the is Branch in Yemen has the com Mand and control Structure in place to substantiate its claim of responsibility. Earnest said it was plausible that is was falsely claiming responsibility. It does appear that these kinds of claims Are often made for a perception that it benefits their propaganda efforts Earnest said. Late Friday Bernadette Meehan a spokeswoman for the White houses National Security Council said the u. S condemns the attacks and also condemns airstrikes thursday that targeted the yemeni president. The airstrikes by forces Loyal to yemenis former president missed his Palace and Hadi was unharmed. In recent months there have been several online statements by individual yemeni militants declaring allegiance to the islamic state group. The is Leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi for Mally accepted their oaths and declared a province of is in Yemen in november. He and his deputies in Iraq have vowed to strike against the Louthis in Yemen. That has raised questions whether direct operational links have also Arisen. For example in Libya where is also declared official provinces fighters and officials Are known to have been sent from the groups Core to build the local Branch. It also has fomented a rivalry with Al Aida with is leaders mocking the terror network for failing to Stop Chouthi advances in Yemen. Al Aida has denounced the is declaration of a caliphate in areas of Iraq and Syria under its control and accuses the group of driving a wedge among jihadist. In a further sign of the country is chaos Al Aida is Branch of the country took control of the Southern City of Al Houta on Friday yemeni Security officials said. Al Aida militants driving pickup trucks and flying Black flags swept through the City which is the capital of Leahj province. They took Over the main Security Barracks the governors office and the intelligence Headquarters which houses prisons with Al Aida detainees the officials said. Most of the Security forces in the City loyalists of for Mer president Ali Abdullah Saleh surrendered to the militants without resistance. The militants killed 21 Mem Bers of the Security forces who resisted at the Gover norms office the officials said speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the Media. Hani Mohammed associated press Chouthi fighters stand near a damaged car after a suicide attack Friday in Sanaa Yemen. Triple suicide bombers hit a pair of mosques crowded with worshippers in the yemeni capital causing heavy casualties according to witnesses. Yemen mosque bombings 032015 map locates Sanaa Yemen 1c x 4 inches with a my Yemen Eta 4 30 p. M. Editors note it is mandatory to include All sources that accompany this graphic when re Purposing or editing it for publication a source Esria Sanaa detail 100 km100 i Yemen Egypt quadruple suicide bombings in two mosques two at each site at least 137 dead. S chock Matt Rourke associated press a person walks in View of old main on the Penn state University Campus during a snowstorm Friday in state College a

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