HARARE (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama hailed last week's Supreme Court decision to allow same-sex marriage as a "thunderbolt" but few share his view of gay rights in socially and religiously conservative Africa, which he visits this month.
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Toshihiro Suzuki, currently an executive vice president of his family's company, has been named its president and chief operating officer. His father remains chairman and CEO. Continue reading Osamu Suzuki names son Toshihiro president...Show More Summary
As if beating Germany to catapult into the World Cup final wasn’t good enough, the U.S. team got a congratulatory tweet (...)
MEDAMULANA, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, regarded as a hero by some and a war criminal by others for the brutal defeat of Tamil Tiger rebels six years ago, announced on Wednesday that he would stand in an election for prime minister next month.
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They blew it all up!! The first teaser trailer has debuted for London Has Fallen, the sequel to Olympus Has Fallen starring Gerard Butler as Mike Banning and Aaron Eckhardt as the President. Both of them are back again, along with Morgan Freeman, in London Has Fallen which does indeed bring the action to London. Show More Summary
Former Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) will decide in the next few days whether he is running for president, the Washington Post reports.
Business Insider: Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a 2016 Republican presidential candidate, is publicly feuding with top President George W. Bush adviser Karl Rove. Among other things, Cruz published emails that he said prove Rove is lying about events that took place six years ago when Cruz was looking at running for Texas state attorney general. Show More Summary
In a Q&A with ZDNet, the vice president of Cybersecurity Services at Fidelis explains why top-level management has to be the security-focused example for others to follow.
Because what America is thirsting for is more racial tensions enabled by this clown. President Obama is taking a more aggressive approach to the issue of race, repeatedly offering sharp commentary as he confronts America’s oldest, deepest divide. Black lawmakers, … Continued
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VIENNA (Reuters) - The chief of the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency departs for Tehran on Wednesday for meetings with Iran's president and other senior officials, the IAEA said, as negotiations between Iran and six major headed into a week of overtime.
The controversy over US - European spy deals continues. So, we have French President Francois Hollande furious that communications data was intercepted by the US National Security Agency (NSA), despite "commitments" made by the US not to spy on France.
President Obama’s top aides, including David Axelrod, “communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state, new records show,” according to CNN. “White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel had also asked for Clinton’s [...]
President Barack Obama has proposed this week a new set of overtime rules boosting the pay of millions of workers—a rare victory for organized labor from an administration that it has criticized for largely only paying lip service to top union priorities.
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Jeb Bush officially declared that he was seeking the presidency two weeks ago, yet political observers have assumed he made the decision long ago and may have remained a shadow candidate for strategic purposes. Official candidates are not permitted under campaign finance law to coordinate with super-PACs, which can raise unlimited amounts of money. Show More Summary