A sex scandal involving Secret Service agents on US President Barack Obama’s trip to Colombia widened Saturday when American soldiers on the visit were also linked to the use of prostitutes. Eleven members of the service, known for their robust handling of security for senior members of the US government, were suspended and sent home..
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
South Korea can now produce missiles that can reach all of North Korea as part of a new deal with Washington that's a response to the North's own growing weapons stockpile. There were restrictions put on their missile production by Washington to try and deter [more]
A man and three members of his family were jailed for a total of 58 years yesterday after being convicted of murdering his pregnant wife claiming she was possessed by evil spirits. One of the four smothered 21-year-old Nalia Mumtaz while the others held [more]
A veteran Republican senator set off a Twitter firestorm over the weekend by calling President Obama "stupid" for his recent comments on the Supreme Court health care case. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa wrote: "Constituents askd why i am not outraged at PresO attack on supreme court independence. Bcause Am ppl r not stupid as..
President Barack Obama moved Friday to tighten the economic vise on Iran over its suspect nuclear program, taking a big step toward tough new sanctions aimed at crippling the Islamic republic’s ability to export oil. Obama announced in an official memorandum that he had determined that there is enough oil on world markets to go..
President Barack Obama won’t be joining the throngs of Americans lining up to buy a Mega Millions ticket, the White House said Thursday as the multi-state lottery’s jackpot hit a record estimated $540 million jackpot ($389.8 million if you take the cash option). But "I’m going to run out and buy one," press secretary Jay..
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses during a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev before the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul March 26, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing More than two-thirds of Americans disapprove of the way President Barack Obama is handling high gasoline prices, although most do not blame him for them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos..
Once, long ago, Evie looked after "Barry" Obama, the kid who would grow up to become the world’s most powerful man. Now, his transgender former nanny has given up her tight, flowery dresses, her brocade vest and her bras, and is living in fear on Indonesia’s streets. Evie, who was born a man but believes..
Like or share to unlock video. Tweet A surprise donation Thursday from comedian Bill Maher made a Super PAC supporting President Obama $1 million richer. The promise of the big check came during a live performance of Maher’s stand-up show, CrazyStupidPolitics. Maher tweeted later that the donation to Priorities USA Action had been a surprise..
U.S. President Barack Obama is pictured during a Democratic Party fundraiser in Bellevue, February 17, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed Winning The Future. Greater Together. We Don’t Quit. They may not be official but those are all phrases that could in one form or another be candidates to become President Barack Obama’s re-election slogan. Advisers say a..
President Obama may find it a little harder to deliver those crowd-pleasing, fist-pumping speeches full of clever rhetoric for the time being. A truck containing his trusty see-through Teleprompter was stolen by thieves while parked outside a hotel in Richmond, Virginia, ahead of Wednesday’s presidential visit to Chesterfield. President Obama is currently touring Virginia and..
Hailed as a visionary and a technological genius, Steve Jobs’ death prompted several Fortune 500 company CEOs, celebrities, politicians, fellow tech-savvy experts and Apple lovers to offer their condolences and praises of Jobs’ life accomplishments. Apple, Inc. also launched a shout-out tribute page on their website, Apple.com, inviting all to share their "thoughts, memories and..
Aisha Gaddafi, daughter of the Libyan leader, taunted the U.S. leadership The daughter of Colonel Gaddafi has taunted President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, saying the President has ‘achieved nothing’ while chastising Mrs Clinton for not leaving her husband after he had an affair. In response to Allied attacks on her native Libya, Aisha Gaddafi..
Barack Obama is seen with his father, Barack Obama Snr, in a family photo in the 1960s The parents of President Barack Obama made plans to have their unborn son adopted by the Salvation Army, according to part of an immigration document made public for the first time. A few months before Mr Obama was..