The money men are finally weighing in on the ongoing corruption drama at Soccer’s world governing body. Just over a week after Swiss authorities announced the opening of a criminal investigation against embattled FIFA President Joseph...Show More Summary
Christine Kane recently joined the staff of The Olana Partnership as Vice President for Development. She is responsible for the planning and implementation of all fundraising, marketing and outreach efforts for TOP, the non-profit partner of New York State?s Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden is once again skipping ahead of President Obama in his support of an LGBT policy advance. The Obama administration is still in the midst of a policy review on whether transgender service members ought to be allowed to serve openly, or whether they must continue to face expulsion. Show More Summary
“Madam Secretary” is sworn in as President by the guy who narrated March of the Penguins, and basically everything else that has ever been narrated over the last 15 years (Morgan Freeman). Except when this swearing in takes place, there’s the notable absence of a certain phrase that has been a staple of the Oath of Office.
President Hassan Rouhani contradicted Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's remarks about the potential rapprochement between the US and the Islamic republic. Although, Mr. Khamenei continues to reject the idea that there would...Show More Summary
With George H. W. Bush healing up after a taking a nasty fall during this summer, the former U.S. president is starting to feel active again. The former first lady, Barbara Bush, says she is “thrilled” by his progress and she is looking forward to his full recovery. Show More Summary
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that his US counterpart Barack Obama was to blame for lack of progress in normalization of relations between the two countries.
Stop the presses. "The Last Emperor" isn't making bank for his highly anticipated MMA return. Everyone has Fedor fever! That's right. Since the former PRIDE FC heavyweight ruler and mixed martial arts (MMA) great Fedor Emelianenko announced...Show More Summary
The Week That Was: 2015-10-03 (October 3, 2015) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP) More IPCC Challenges: The US administration is attempting to establish an agreement to be reached at the 21st session of the Conference of the…
LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Gun Safety After Oregon. We listen to a frustrated President urging the country to pressure Congress to strengthen gun safety laws "to save lives and let these people grow up." Question to Rich: Any suggestions...Show More Summary
On Saturday, at a Washington breakfast hosted by the Human Rights Campaign, Vice President Joe Biden and prospective President Hillary Clinton both gave impassioned speeches in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans—and our stalwart veep managed to squeeze in a rock solid republican diss, too. Read more...
The President exasperatedly addressed the shooting massacre at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon with a passionate press conference. He made one statement that should be burned into every American's psyche. He said, "We collectively...Show More Summary
Everytown for Gun Safety writes that President Obama could help protect potential gun victims by making five small changes to the way existing laws are interpreted.
HMM: The new IBD/TIPP poll has Ben Carson in the lead — with 24% — and Trump at 17%. “How incredibly strange… and this follows on Carson’s much-noticed statement that he wouldn’t accept a Muslim as President. Can it be that what seemed like an unforced error actually helped his cause? Trump boosted his cause […]
At 6:28 pm on September 21, Allysha Almada looked at her cell phone and saw an email that appeared to come from the White House. "The President cordially invites you to attend the White House Summit on Worker Voice to be held at theShow More Summary
The 43rd president is among the most popular figures among Republican voters, but bringing him on the campaign trail could undermine his younger brother’s prospects in a general election.
The Obama administration seems to be misreading Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions in his new bombing campaign in Syria. President Barack Obama seems to think that Putin wants to reconquer Syria for Bashar al Assad and then install his protégé securely to weaken US influence in the Middle East. He also deduces that Putin is [...]Show More Summary
By Louis Cammarosano of Smaulgld Shanghai Gold Exchange withdrawals were 65.681 tonnes of gold during the week ended September 25, 2015. Total gold withdrawals on the Shanghai Gold Exchange year to date are 1,958 tonnes. Withdrawals on the Shanghai Gold Exchange are running 37.2% higher than last year and 17.88% higher than 2013’s record withdrawals. Show More Summary
Pope Francis presided over a vigil in St. Peter’s Square on Saturday (October 3) ahead of the synod, a three-week meeting of bishops from around the world on issues relating to the family. Debate is expected to be vibrant with hardliners digging in and refusing changes to church outreach towards...