U.S. is not the leading economic power anymore
2014-12-10 19:33:20 UTC
The Chinese economy just overtook the United States economy to become the largest in the world. For the first time since Ulysses S. Grant was president, America is not the leading economic power on the planet. There’s no easy way to say this: USA ...
Leonardo DiCaprio heads home from Miami nightclub ‘with 20 women’
2014-12-09 01:43:33 UTC
MIAMI - The Wolf of Wall Street star was partying with a large group of friends at a club in Miami on Saturday night and reportedly left the venue with 20 women.
An onlooker told the New York Daily News that Leo partied until the early hours of t...
CIA torture report could pose risks to U.S. hostages
2014-12-09 02:09:16 UTC
Secretary of state John Kerry has asked Senator Dianne Feinstein to “consider” the timing of the expected release of a long-awaited report on the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques.
Kerry called Feinstein to discuss the broader implications o...
Washington Post reporter charged by Iran court
2014-12-07 08:18:52 UTC
A Washington Post reporter detained in Iran for months was formally charged on Saturday after a day-long proceeding in a Tehran courtroom, the newspaper reported.
Jason Rezaian, the newspaper’s bureau chief in Tehran since 2012, appeared in cou...
US grand jury system 'broken'
2014-12-04 21:45:34 UTC
Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton: We need to centralise and make clear that we want the justice department and the federal government to deal with the fact that the grand jury systems on a state level are broken and seem to lack the capaci...
Fact check on immigration: OBAMA RIGHT - CRUZ WRONG
2014-11-26 06:30:43 UTC
President Obama and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz made seemingly conflicting statements about public opinion on the president's plan to address immigration issues in the U.S.
Obama claimed that "most Americans support the types of reforms I've talked abo...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
Barack Obama's credit card 'declined'
2014-10-17 20:31:56 UTC
<strong>President Barack Obama's credit card was declined at a restaurant in New York City last month, he said.</strong>
"It turned out I guess I don't use it enough," Mr Obama said. "They thought there was some fraud going on."
Alec Baldwin: America Only Elected Obama Because the Country Is More Sexist Than Racist
2014-10-15 06:58:22 UTC
In an appearance with Russell Brand on RT’s “The Kaiser Report,” Alec Baldwin offered his diagnosis of American politics.
Brand took a few jabs at the Fox News Channel, but Baldwin interrupted and explained how FNC hosts, including Sean Hannity...
How the NRA Degrades and Objectifies Women
2014-10-12 06:52:21 UTC
Mother Jones - Recently the National Rifle Association has aimed to boost its appeal among women. Last year it launched its "new and improved" NRA Women's TV Network, and it has hired several accomplished female gun enthusiasts as official NRA New...
Global Ebola outbreak - A call to action
2014-10-16 04:10:52 UTC
By Leonie Terfort
Unlike many of our recent crises, which feel unmanageable and beyond our influence- ISIS, climate change, Libya, Ukraine, Syria, Afghanistan and others- we can actually combat Ebola if we act immediately.
Ebola doesn't ha...
US Ebola patient dies in hospital in Dallas
2014-10-08 17:03:30 UTC
DALLAS (AP) - The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation's defenses against the disease and set off a scramble to track down ...
Obama’s ‘red line’ on Syria damaged U.S. credibility
2014-10-07 17:05:59 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is criticizing President Barack Obama for leaning toward, then deciding against military action against Syria for its use of chemical weapons.
"By failing to respond, it sent the wrong mes...
ISIS financed with stolen Art
2014-10-07 17:31:48 UTC
By Orion Pegman
DIAAL NEWS - The Islamist militant group ISIS is proceeding with, not only incredible brutality against humanity but they are also systematically destroying Cultural Heritage in the controlled areas in Syria and Iraq.
Will we ever get a deal on climate change?
2014-09-30 18:03:48 UTC
By Leonie Terfort,
Climate summit on September 23 at the UN, NY - Nifty strollers, weathered protesters, upper-east-side walking shoes, politicians, seniors, celebrities and lots of tweeting young people. Emma Thomson (actress) summed their ...
UN pledge action to curb climate change
2014-09-24 15:57:07 UTC
By Leonie Terfort,
DIAAL NEWS - Last sunday people protested against global warming. 675,000 protesters in 161 countries, according to the organizers.
There were upper east side strollers, wild costumes, drums, celebrities, well weathered p...
Worldwide marches to demand action on Global warming
2014-09-24 15:56:58 UTC
DIAAL NEWS - As many as 310,000 demonstrators marched through the streets of New York City to demand U.N. action on global warming just days before the United Nations’ 2014 Climate Summit, which will be held in Midtown Manhattan. The demonstration...
Hillary Clinton Frying Political Steak in Iowa
2014-09-17 20:13:15 UTC
By Michael Luz and Daniella Inbar
Democratic presumed frontrunner makes sizzling appearance at event for Senator Tom Harkin.
Diaal News - Senator Harkin’s steak fry is a Democratic institution dating back long before the Clinton’s themselv...
Jennnifer Anniston's Breast Streak, Intentional or not?
2014-09-15 22:28:31 UTC
Jennifer Aniston’s embarrassing Breast Streak, intentional or not?
The actresses nipples were on display at her Filmpremiere of the movie "Cake".
If a savvy movie star like Jennifer Aniston, who has decades of experience in public appearances...
U.S. Government threatened Yahoo with Million Dollar Penalty
2014-09-16 22:49:46 UTC
U.S. government threatened Yahoo with million dollar penalty
Provides us with data for the Prism program - or pay $ 250,000 penalty per day: This is how U.S. authorities put pressure on Internet giant Yahoo. Not even a court could help.
School Killer Captured After Escape in Ohio
2014-09-16 23:16:57 UTC
High school gunman, TJ Lane escaped from prison with two further inmates on Thursday night. The U.S. police searched for the convicts via Facebook and captured Lane.
In February 2012, TJ Lane shot three classmates and injured two, at Chardon H...