33 Roundup

House panel okays $33 billion in food stamp cuts.

Chemical Complex Is On Fire With Nuclear Fuel in Yamaguchi, Japan-- "3379 units of radioactive waste (200L in each unit) and Uranium for nuclear fuel are preserved in the site."

New York police and the FBI dug into a Manhattan basement Thursday to pursue new leads in a child disappearance case that shocked the city 33 years ago. Swarms of officers gathered outside the building where agents hoped they might finally get to the bottom of the mystery of what happened to Etan Patz, who was six when he vanished on his way to school in 1979.

An American citizen who alleges that he was detained and tortured overseas at the behest of the U.S. government — and is now marooned as a result of the U.S. no-fly list — has filed for political asylum in Sweden, he announced with his lawyers on Wednesday. Yonas Fikre, 33, says he spent more than three months in a Dubai detention center in 2011.

Secret service scandal: "The alleged activities took place before Obama arrived Friday in this Colombian port city for meetings with 33 other regional leaders."

Obama has a proposed $8.33 billion nuke power loan guarantee package for two reactors being built at Georgia's Vogtle site.