Thursday 27 July 2017

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Faces of the recession: homeless children

Faces of the recession: homeless children

The National Center on Family Homelessness said 1.6 million children were living on the streets of the United States in 2010 or in shelters, motels and doubled-up with other families. Tha...

Congressman apologizes for criticizing Michelle Obama’s ‘large posterior’

Congressman apologizes for criticizing Michelle Obama’s ‘large posterior’

A Republican congressman from Wisconsin has offered a personal apology to First Lady Michelle Obama after he was overheard at an airport lounge criticizing her "large posterior." Rep. Jim...

"The citizens of the United States are not smart"? Polls show the opposite: Ron Paul Rising

"The citizens of the United States are not smart"? Polls show the opposite: Ron Paul Rising

The race for the Republican nomination may be coming down to Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney, but in the contest for the Iowa caucuses, their high-profile battle might still turn out to be ...

Occupy Boston participants discuss next moves

Occupy Boston participants discuss next moves

Occupy Boston participants say they're getting together to discuss their next moves now that they have been evicted from Dewey Square.

US launches 'virtual' embassy for Iran; Iran: US Virtual Embassy Blocked

US launches 'virtual' embassy for Iran; Iran: US Virtual Embassy Blocked

The Obama administration is launching a "virtual embassy" for Iran more than three decades after the bricks and mortar mission in Tehran was closed and diplomatic relations severed follow...

Occupy Wall Street protests shift focus from encampments to reclaiming foreclosed homes

Occupy Wall Street protests shift focus from encampments to reclaiming foreclosed homes

The Occupy Wall Street protests are moving into the neighborhood. Finding it increasingly difficult to camp in public spaces, Occupy protesters across the country are reclaiming foreclose...

Citigroup Plans to Cut 4,500 Jobs

Citigroup Plans to Cut 4,500 Jobs

Citigroup will cut about 4,500 jobs in coming quarters as he seeks to trim costs amid slumping revenue. Citigroup will take a charge of about $400 million in the fourth quarter tied to th...

Lively Chavez hosts Latin American peers, snubs U.S

Lively Chavez hosts Latin American peers, snubs U.S

Displaying new vigor after cancer treatment, Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez hosted fellow Latin American leaders to launch a new regional body on Friday that pointedly excludes the Uni...

US must stop jailing minors for life, says Amnesty

US must stop jailing minors for life, says Amnesty

More than 2,500 adults are in US jails for crimes committed as a child - under current rules they will never be freed. The US and Somalia are the only two countries not to have ratified a...

Obama Attack back: Mitt v. Mitt, The story of two men trapped in one body

Mitt v. Mitt

"Experts are predicting kind of a tough fight between Romney and his biggest ideological opponent: Mitt Romney from four years ago. Those guys don't agree on anything."

Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks Undisclosed $13B

Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks Undisclosed $13B

The Federal Reserve and the big banks fought for more than two years to keep details of the largest bailout in U.S. history a secret. Now, the rest of the world can see whatthey where hid...

Hezbollah Unravels CIA Spy Network in Lebanon and Iran; Dozens of U.S. spies captured

Sheik Hassan Nasrallah

Dozens of spies working for the CIA were captured recently in Lebanon and Iran. The CIA’s operations in Lebanon have been badly damaged after Hezbollah identified and captured a number of...

Tensions between the United States and China over meetings of Asia-Pacific leaders

Tensions between the United States and China over meetings of Asia-Pacific leaders

Obama said in Australia Thursday, that the U.S. military would expand its Asia-Pacific role despite budget cuts, declaring America was "here to stay" as a Pacific power. Days earlier, as ...