International violence rocks Twitter and an Olympic soccer star is having relationship issues. Here is Thursday's edition of "The Pulse".
USPS Record Loss
The US Postal Service delivered a record loss for the 2012 fiscal year, over 15 billion dollars. The Postal Service blames the loss on congress for requiring them to set aside billions for retiree health benefits. The service is calling for a legislative overhaul, while making plans to cut 150,000 workers through 2015.
BP Takes Responsibility
More than two years have passed since the transocean deepwater horizon oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. BP pleaded guilty today to 14 charges, including 12 felonies, related to the deepwater horizon disaster and will pay four and a half billion dollars in penalties.
Gaza and Israel
The White House is condemning Thursday's barrage of rocket fire from Gaza into Israel, which killed three people. Thursday, Hamas fired long range rockets at a southern Tel Aviv suburb, it comes as the Israeli military continues to threaten a ground invasion. While it may seem like war is inevitable, Friday, the Egyptian foreign prime minister will visit Gaza to try and bring some calm to the violence that is already spiraling out of control.
CIA Affair Scandal
New information in the scandal that rocked the CIA, we now know the identity of the FBI agent who helped start the investigation that eventually led David Petraeus to resign. His name is Frederick Humphries. He was the agent originally contacted by Jill Kelley over those supposedly harassing e-mails, now linked to Paula Broadwell.
Hope Solo's Case
It was supposed to be their wedding day, instead, US soccer star Hope Solo and her fianc faced a judge Tuesday in a domestic violence case. Former NFL player Jerramy Stevens was arrested Monday morning after a fight broke out at a home in Kirkland, involving Solo's family, booze and a stun gun. The case is still under investigation.