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May, 2017

January, 2017

  • 23 January

    US: President Trump continues war with media

    Donald Trump, the US president, is refusing to let the media have the final word on the crowd numbers at his inauguration. But many see the dispute as a distraction from more pressing issues facing Trump’s administration. Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from Washington, DC. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us …

  • 17 January

    D.C. Hotels Unveil Pricey Perks for Trump’s Upcoming Inaugeration | ABC News

    From custom jewelry to personal paparazzi, ABC’S Lana Zak investigates the luxuries that money will buy you in D.C. this inauguration week! SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://www.youtube.com/ABCNews/ Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://gma.yahoo.com/

January, 2012

  • 10 January

    Green Shoots of US Economy Bode Well for Global Recovery – Clem Chambers

    Recovery in the US indicates the end of a bearish five years for markets, argues Clem Chambers, CEO of ADVFN.com and author of ‘101 Ways to Pick Stock Market Winners’. Timing the market is notoriously difficult. While it’s possible to accurately ‘see the future’, 2012 will be all about timing. The Maya thought 2012 would bring the end of civilisation. …

  • 4 January

    Michele Bachmann Pulls Out of Republican Presidential Race

    Michele Bachmann has pulled out of the race to become the Republican nomination for President after a poor showing in the Iowa Caucus. The result was a disappointment for the former Congresswoman from Minnesota who had won the earlier Iowa Straw Poll. In a statement, Bachmann thanked her campaign team and God, saying “we ran it with integrity and …we …

  • 4 January

    Mitt Romney Wins Republican Caucus in Iowa

    Mitt Romney has secured a win at the psychologically important Republican Caucus in Iowa. Now the Republican front runner for United States President, Romney won by eight votes. The former Governor of Massachusetts and committed Mormon was almost pipped to the post by Rick Santorum, who also garnered 25% of the 122,000 votes. Mitt Romney received 30,015 votes, to Santorum’s …

December, 2011

  • 14 December

    Plan B Debacle Represents a Larger Threat to American Secularism

    Last week the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared that the morning after pill (known as Plan B) was safe enough to be made available on request at pharmacies to all girls of reproductive age – even those under 16. But Kathleen Sebelius, the secretary of health and human resources, rejected this recommendation – the first time anyone can …

  • 8 December

    Paula Boggs Leaves Starbucks to Join Obama Re-Election Campaign

    The general counsel and secretary to Starbucks Coffee Company, Paula Boggs, will leave on 2nd April 2012 to join the re-election campaign of President Barack Obama. Boggs is an army veteran, who was assigned to the Pentagon. She has worked as a staff attorney at the White House, trial lawyer at Preston Gates & Ellis in Seattle and joined Starbucks in …

November, 2011

  • 14 November

    Obama on Iran: “we are not taking any options off the table”

    In a press conference at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) summit in Hawaii on 14th November 2011, President Obama commented on the current situation with Iran. He admitted that the country does not have nuclear weapons and is allowing International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) staff into the country, but refused to rule out military interventions in the Persian nation. Despite …

  • 14 November

    US Supreme Court to Review Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

    The US Supreme Court will review aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act put forth by the Obama administration.The White House issued a defensive statement on the news, saying that it had asked for the review itself and that “we know the Affordable Care Act is constitutional and are confident the Supreme Court will agree”. The National Retail …