Levin http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/38326/all en UPDATE 2-Democratic U.S. Senator Levin won't seek re-election in 2014 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-1-us-senator-levin-wont-seek-re-election-2014 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Becomes sixth senator to announce retirement plans</p> <p>* Democrats expected to retain his seat</p> <p>* Was among most liberal senators</p> <p>By Thomas Ferraro</p> <p>WASHINGTON, March 7 (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Carl Levin of Michigan, a leading voice on national security who opposed the Iraq War and has fought corporate abuse during more than three decades in the chamber, said on Thursday he would not seek re-election next year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130307/update-1-us-senator-levin-wont-seek-re-election-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carl Levin Carl Levin Levin Political parties in the United States Politics Sander M. Levin Saxby Chambliss War Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 23:45:17 +0000 5776637 at http://www.globalpost.com Senate stalwart Carl Levin will not seek re-election http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/senate-stalwart-carl-levin-will-not-seek-re-election-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US Senator Carl Levin, a six-term Democrat and staunch advocate for military personnel and readiness, announced Thursday he will not seek re-election in 2014.</p> <p>The chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee said he would rather spend his final two years as a lawmaker focusing on key issues like tax reform and campaign finance while unencumbered by "the distraction of campaigning for re-election."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/senate-stalwart-carl-levin-will-not-seek-re-election-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Carl Levin Carl Levin Levin Politics Sander M. Levin AFP Fri, 08 Mar 2013 03:32:01 +0000 5776813 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Sharknado' writer spills sequel scenes, one bone to pick with the movie http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/sharknado-writer-spills-sequel-scenes-one-bone-pick-the-movie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Tony Maglio</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The first thing you should know about the man who penned "Sharknado" - the most famous shark-storm movie of all time - is that his name is Thunder.</p> <p>Yes, that's his real name.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130802/sharknado-writer-spills-sequel-scenes-one-bone-pick-the-movie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Levin Thunder Levin Thomson Reuters Fri, 02 Aug 2013 04:45:36 +0000 5900609 at http://www.globalpost.com Saskatoon man who tried to hide child now facing possible jail time http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140128/saskatoon-man-who-tried-hide-child-now-facing-possible-jail- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SASKATOON - A man has admitted to hiding the daughter he fathered with his Brazilian mistress as punishment when he found out the woman had been seeing other men.</p> <p>Alexander Fiodor Levin’s Canadian wife and four children were in Saskatoon provincial court on Monday when he pleaded guilty to child harbouring.</p> <p>Crown prosecutor Frank Impey explained how Levin, 47, met Oziene Barbosa online and started an affair with her in Brazil about three years ago. She got pregnant and gave birth while Levin was back in Canada.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140128/saskatoon-man-who-tried-hide-child-now-facing-possible-jail-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alexander Fiodor Levin Levin The Canadian Press Tue, 28 Jan 2014 21:47:38 +0000 6055589 at http://www.globalpost.com Saskatoon man sentenced to 15 months for hiding daughter from his mistress http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140129/saskatoon-man-sentenced-15-months-hiding-daughter-his-mistre <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SASKATOON - A man who admitted to taking and hiding the daughter he fathered with his Brazilian mistress has been sentenced to 15 months in jail.</p> <p>Alexander Fiodor Levin of Saskatoon pleaded guilty earlier this week to child harbouring.</p> <p>He told court he took the girl from her mother as punishment when he found out the woman had been seeing other men.</p> <p>Levin and his mistress were visiting Ukraine when he took the one-year-old child to the Philippines. He left her there with a seamstress he had just met and returned to his wife and four children in Canada.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140129/saskatoon-man-sentenced-15-months-hiding-daughter-his-mistre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alexander Fiodor Levin Levin The Canadian Press Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:53:10 +0000 6056734 at http://www.globalpost.com