Aug 13 2012

Restaurants' Secrets

Restaurants' dirtly little secrets. CBS News

Before you even walk in a restaurant's door, there are things that could be the first signs of whether you should keep on going, or go somewhere else.

On "CBS This Morning: Saturday," professional hotel fixer Anthony Melchiorri, host of the Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible," said there are all sorts of giveaways, big and not-so-big.

"The first thing you look at - you look at the windows," he advised. "You look to see if there's flesh flowers outside, stickers on the doors. If it's a rated restaurant. is the sticker from ten years ago or is it from this year? If it's from ten years ago ... turn around and ... go home.

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Aug 13 2012

Please Pray for Texas A&M

Police constable, civilian killed as gunman opens fire near Texas A&M. U.S. NEWS

Updated at 3:40 p.m. ET: A police constable and a civilian were killed when a gunman opened fire Monday near the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station.

Brian Bachmann, 41, the elected constable for Precinct 1 in Brazos County, was fatally injured, Assistant College Station Police Chief Scott McCollum told reporters. An unidentified civilian was pronounced dead and three other people were injured, not all of them by gunfire, he said.

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Aug 11 2012

Killed In Action

Three US special ops troops, Afghan officals say. NBC News 

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A man wearing an Afghan army uniform shot and killed three American Marines, the U.S. military command said Friday. Afghan officials said the victims were American special operations forces troops.

Reuters reported that an Afghan police commander opened fire on the service members after inviting them to a meeting to discuss security. A U.S. military official confirmed the three deaths and said another service member had been injured during the incident.

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