A White House spokesman said Monday that Barack Obama "appreciated the spirit of the sentiments" from comedian Larry Wilmore, who expressed his admiration for the nation's first black president but drew criticism over his use of the "n-word" in his remarks at White House Correspondents Dinner.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey has prevented 85 would-be "incidents" since January, 49 of which involved live bombs, government spokesman Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday.
TTIP deal, negotiated by Brussels and Washington, "will preserve, not undermine, strong consumer, health, environmental standards," according to a spokesman for US Trade Representative Michael Froman.
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I’M NOT SURE WHAT THE CORPORATE HIERARCHY IS ON THIS, but Comcast spokesman Al Sharpton does not approve of Viacom spokesman Larry Wilmore’s use of the N-word during Sunday’s White House Correpsondents’ dinner, the L.A. Times reports: Larry Wilmore’s use of the N-word to President Obama at end of his White House Correpsondents’ dinner performance […]
China has denied the US aircraft carrier USS Stennis and accompanying naval vessels permission to make a port call in Hong Kong, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday. It was not immediately known what prompted the Chinese action, but it comes amid growing tension between the two countries over Beijing’s moves to assert its claims to
Seoul suspects that Pyongyang may carry out its fifth nuclear test later this week around the time of its party congress, South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyun said Monday.
Sappers of Russia’s Eastern Military District will inspect more than 30 polygons with total area of over 250,000 hectares, district’s spokesman Alexander Gordeev said Monday.
Syrian opposition’s High Negotiations Committee (HNC) spokesman Riyad Naasan Agha said that the HNC requires an implementation of the agreement on full ceasefire in all areas of Syria without exception.
VIACOM SPOKESMAN LARRY WILMORE SMEARS FOX NEWS AS RACIST, HAILS OBAMA AS ‘MY NGGA.’ In 2010, Jon Stewart warned Wilmore that his race card was maxed out; advice he sadly never heeded.
India’s first conventional submarine, Kalvari, will be commissioned into the Indian Navy after a successful test, according to Indian Navy spokesman.
NuScale, which is developing a 50 MW small modular reactor, provided new details this week on the timeline to having a first-of-kind commercial unit in operation. A company spokesman presented a detailed roadmap for the deployment and a roadmap during a keynote address to the International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit which took place this week in Atlanta.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is working on "specific initiatives" to reduce the violence in Syria and sees stopping the bloodshed in Aleppo as a top priority, a U.S. State Department spokesman said on Saturday.
DOHA (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi movement said on Saturday its foe Saudi Arabia had handed over 40 prisoners as part of an agreement to quell border fighting as U.N.-backed peace negotiations to end Yemen's civil war crept forward.
The Russian Northern Fleet’s Yasen-class (project 885) submarine, the Severodvinsk, has hit a training target with a Kalibr (Sizzler) missile in the Barents Sea, the fleet’s spokesman said.
The Saudi-backed High Negotiations Committee (HNC) of the Syrian opposition does not plan to discuss its future participation in the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva in the near future, HNC spokesman Riyad Naasan Agha told RIA Novosti.
The US-Russia-brokered "silent" period in the Latakia and Damascus provinces will not work out without UN oversight, a spokesman for a Damascus-based militant group told Sputnik on Friday.
Obama calls for a higher fence to keep out the uninvited while Trump notes the irony; a White House spokesman tries to pull a jedi mind trick; Hillary Clinton explains why she has a company in an off-shore/on-shore zone.
The German government has condemned the recent deadly attack on a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to government spokesman.
BERLIN (Reuters) - A report on allotting the costs of atomic waste storage by a commission overseeing Germany's nuclear exit lays the foundations for a sustainable solution, government spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Friday.