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  • European parliament set to call for break-up of Google
    2014-11-22 06:04:39 UTC
    The European parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google, in one of the most brazen assaults so far on the technology group's power. A draft motion seen by the Financial Times says that "unbundling of search engines from other commerc...

  • Obama New Steps to Fix the US Immigration System
    2014-11-21 02:25:35 UTC
    President Obama: "To those members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress has failed, I have one answer: Pass a bill." WASHINGTON — In an address ...

  • U.S. announced $3 Billion on World Climate Change Fund
    2014-11-14 21:57:30 UTC
    WASHINGTON — The White House announced the $3bn pledge on Friday, putting climate change firmly on the agenda of the G20 summit in Brisbane and injecting momentum into United Nations talks ahead of a key meeting in Lima this month. The $3bn is ...

  • Obama 'close to immigration action'
    2014-11-14 06:20:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON — In a letter to Obama released on Thursday, 116 House Democrats said it was clear Republican leaders would not pass legislation to enact comprehensive immigration reform. “By failing to do their job – and repeatedly interfering with y...

  • Obama's executive orders on immigration are constitutional
    2014-11-10 09:03:33 UTC
    President Obama vowed Sunday to move forward with an executive order to ease immigration laws before the end of the year, ignoring dire warnings from Republican leaders that the move will poison his relationship with the next Congress. "I’d pre...

  • US Airstrikes Target Gathering of Islamic State Leaders
    2014-11-09 06:19:24 UTC
    BAGHDAD — US Fighter jets carried out an airstrikes on Saturday and destroyed 10 armed Islamic State trucks around the Mosul in northern Iraq. An Iraqi security official and a military commander said that the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ...

  • Gorbachev accused the US of “triumphalism” after USSR collapse in 1991
    2014-11-08 19:38:53 UTC
    Mikhail Gorbachev, as leader of the USSR in the late 1980s, is credited with rapprochement with the West and creating a more liberal atmosphere which led to the collapse of communist regimes in Eastern Europe in 1989. Now he has warned that tensi...

  • EU3+3 and Iran Can Reach Nuclear Deal by November 24 Deadline
    2014-11-08 11:04:08 UTC
    Monday's meeting was Iran's foreign minister Zarif's first face-to-face negotiations with Baroness Ashton since Iran and the six powers failed to reach a final, comprehensive nuclear deal in Vienna in July. At the time, Iran and the six-power g...

  • Mexico gang members 'admits student deaths'
    2014-11-08 10:53:03 UTC
    Mexico City - Suspects in the disappearance of 43 students have described a macabre and complicated mass murder and incineration of the victims carried out over an entire day and ending with their ashen remains being dumped into a river. Attorn...

  • Obama will send up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq
    2014-11-07 22:05:36 UTC
    WASHINGTON — U.S. troop levels in Iraq will soon stand at about 3,000. President Barack Obama ordered an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq on Friday to bolster the performance of Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting Isis in ground combat. Those troops,...

  • Obama Wrote a Letter to Khamenei
    2014-11-07 16:28:42 UTC
    During his regularly scheduled press briefing, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked about the report that President Obama wrote a letter to Iran's supreme religious leader Khamenei this past October. He responded that he was "not in ...

  • Hillary Clinton won the 2014 midterms
    2014-11-05 20:21:04 UTC
    Many of the candidates that the Clintons backed in this cycle went down to defeat. While former Newsweek reporter Andrew Romano isn’t denying 2014 was a good year for Republicans, he could not wait to start shaking the pom-poms for how Hillary’s p...

  • U.S. 2014 Midterms: A slap in Obama's face
    2014-11-05 07:03:27 UTC
    Republicans swept to power in the US Senate after a rout for Democrats in midterm elections that were dominated by criticism of Barack Obama’s presidency and are likely to hobble his last two years in Washington. A stronger-than-expected Republ...

  • South African prosecutors appeal against Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentence
    2014-11-04 18:29:45 UTC
    Oscar Pistorius’s five-year prison term for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was “shockingly light, inappropriate and would not have been imposed by any reasonable court”, according to prosecutors who have filed for leave to appeal against...

  • Can Obama reboot if Democrats crash in midterms?
    2014-11-04 07:57:54 UTC
    The White House has scotched rumours it will conduct a purge of top advisers if Democrats do badly in Tuesday’s midterm elections, despite concerns that voters see local races increasingly as a referendum on Barack Obama’s second-term performance....

  • Brittany Maynard ended her own life at her home in Portland
    2014-11-03 06:17:39 UTC
    Brittany Maynard, who became the public face of the controversial right-to-die movement over the last few weeks, ended her own life Saturday at her home in Portland, Oregon. She was 29. "Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. T...

  • US senators back release of CIA abuse details
    2014-10-31 20:57:58 UTC
    <strong>CIA torture report: Dianne Feinstein called its findings "shocking" and the CIA's behavior "in stark contrast to our values as a nation"</strong> The Senate intelligence committee voted on Thursday to declassify parts of a study into th...

  • Not Friends At All: The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations
    2014-10-29 22:12:22 UTC
    By JEFFREY GOLDBERG - The other day I was talking to a senior Obama administration official about the foreign leader who seems to frustrate the White House and the State Department the most. “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit,” this o...

  • Survey Shows Americans are Pretty Ignorant About the News
    2014-10-29 22:12:13 UTC
    Americans aren't terribly knowledgeable about current events, and young people tend to know even less about what's happening in the news than their parents and grandparents. That's the finding of a new survey by the Pew Research Center for the ...

  • Peshmerga fighters to deploy to Kobane with heavy weapons
    2014-10-29 22:11:28 UTC
    Turkey (AFP) - Crowds of flag-waving Kurds greeted Iraqi peshmerga forces travelling through Turkey Wednesday to join rebel fighters reinforcing the Syrian town of Kobane against an attack by the Islamic State group. Flashing victory signs, the...

  • Pro-Western blocs 'win Ukraine poll'
    2014-10-27 02:50:16 UTC
    Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine's parliament after the first elections to the body since February's revolution, exit polls suggest. As votes are counted, President Petro Poroshenko's bloc looks set to win the most, with PM Arseny Yats...

  • 4 Women Who Could Be on the Next GOP Presidential Ticket
    2014-10-27 02:47:57 UTC
    Four women are early frontrunners to be part of a 2016 presidential ticket. As voters and the media continue to obsess over the next "first" in national electoral politics, these four Republican women make a strong case to be part of such a ticket...

  • Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected president of Brazil
    2014-10-27 01:42:16 UTC
    An official count showed her rival, centrist candidate Aecio Neves, taking just over 48% of the vote. In her victory speech, Ms Rousseff said she wanted to be "a much better president than I have been until now". She faced protests last year...

  • Gunman kills soldier at National War Memorial in Ottawa
    2014-10-23 15:46:22 UTC
    Canadian police have confirmed there was only a single gunman involved in a brazen gun attack on the national parliament on Wednesday that left a soldier dead. Ottawa police said that they are satisfied there was one attacker, and police chief ...

  • Video: IS seized some of the weapons airdropped for Kurds
    2014-10-21 21:44:52 UTC
    In a new video, IS shows American-made weapons it says were intended for the Kurds but actually were air dropped into territory they control. At least one bundle of U.S. weapons airdropped in Kobane appears to have fallen into the hands of IS, a ...