FIDE announces the full details of the Grand-Prix 2014-2015, from which the first two (2) winners will qualify to the Candidates Tournament of the World Chess Championship Cycle 2014-2016. The schedule of the four events is the following:...Show More Summary
So far we’ve done open thread town halls here on SAB with Rep. Kevin Cramer and Libertarian Party House candidate Jack Seaman, and they’ve gone pretty well. I’ve scheduled a third town hall, this time with Senator John Hoeven. It’ll take place next week on Tuesday at 7:00pm. The format will be the same as...
Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner released his ideas for a plan to fix the state's out-of-whack budget July 17. In it, Rauner advocated for letting the income tax increase expire as scheduled in 2015 and taxing some new things, such as advertising. Show More Summary
Barack Obama’s unflappability was a selling point on the 2008 campaign trail, with aides proudly donning T-shirts reading, “No Drama Obama.” But as much of an asset as it was for the candidate, Mr. Obama’s steady-as-she-goes approach to life can cause problems as president.
The 2014 NHL season may be over, but the excitement around hockey is still buzzing as this year’s awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 24, in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada. Hosted by television personality George...Show More Summary
Action star Vin Diesel is clearly a gentle soul, as demonstrated by his candid Facebook page, which constantly updates Vinbook fans with info, pictures, and karaoke videos (!) despite the actor's hectic schedule. At the moment, he's extra-busy because he's been shooting the final scenes of Fast & Furious 7 — a... More »
With Daniel Therrien, the government's nominee for Privacy Commissioner of Canada, scheduled to appear before the House of Commons Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics committee tomorrow, reports this morning provide new insights into the government's selection process. Show More Summary
Senate candidate Jack Kingston has scheduled an announcement for 1 PM today in Buckhead. Readers of the Peach Pundit Daily already have a good idea what it’s about: Third Place To Endorse Second Place To Propel Second Place To First. Third place finisher in last week’s GOP Senate Primary Karen Handel told the Political Insider that she […]
“We represent the Europe of the many, the Europe of the ‘equal rights’ Nations”Q: Mr Tsorbatzoglou, the ECU elections are scheduled for this August. You are a candidate for General Secretary in the ticket of Zurab Azmaiparashvili. Why...Show More Summary
As the Colombian presidential election scheduled Sunday inches nearer, the candidates continue to flesh out their opinions on fighting the FARC, a terror group that nearly turned the nation into a failed state in the 1990s. Óscar Iván Zuluaga, the most conservative candidate in the election, has supported the idea of a FARC political party. Show More Summary
This evening and Tuesday night will be the last real opportunity for the European candidates to address voters and make their case for election to the European parliament. The debates are scheduled to take place on Monday 10:35pm, UTV with all ten candidates, followed by another on Tuesday evening on BBC One also at 10:35pm. […]
Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman have been balancing their hectic schedules over the last few months as Urban has been in Los Angeles shooting "American Idol" and Kidman has been in Australia (and elsewhere) filming upcoming projects. So on the May 14 episode of "Idol," Urban made sure to let the audience know that he desperately misses his famous wife. Show More Summary
HOUSTON, Texas—Incumbent Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst and State Senator Dan Patrick are scheduled to square off before a shared home audience tonight in a debate hosted by the Houston Chronicle and Texas Public Media. The event begins at 7 p.m. Show More Summary
The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to rule soon on whether a state can make it illegal for a political candidate to lie about his or her opponent in an election campaign. Expect the Court to side with the old saw that "all's fair in love and war". Show More Summary
Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Bobby Shriver on Thursday abruptly dropped out of appearing at a promotional event at a Rolls-Royce dealership in Beverly Hills, saying he had just learned about it and that it had been scheduled by mistake.
Nothing like a candidate running for former Rep. Trey Radel's (R-FL) seat skipping out on a vote at the statehouse because she was scheduled to go to a barbecue fundraiser with Sarah Palin. Weird thing is, her "yes" vote was still recorded.
The 2014 Candidates Tournament is in the books, and as you probably know, Anand took 1st place! In so doing, he set up a rematch with Magnus Carlsen (currently scheduled for end of this year), the first World Championship rematch since … Continue reading ?
The transitional government of Ukraine has scheduled national elections for May 25, and so far there are 14 candidates running for the office of president. The latest to throw his hat into the ring is Darth Vader. Mr. Vader was nominated by the Internet Party of Ukraine, notes Voice of Russia via Interfax. Show More Summary
Naxal attack in Dantewada as Modi visits Chhattisgarh Hours before Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s arrived on his scheduled poll visit to the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, Naxal rebels targeted the industrial facility of Essar Steel in Kirandul of restive Dantewada district on Friday afternoon. The Naxalites set 17 trucks [...]
If Lana Del Rey‘s candid remarks to a fan are to be believed, her new LP Ultraviolence will see a May 1 release. Regardless of the Dan Auerbach-produced LP‘s actual street date, though, we can expect to hear new music soon, since she’s heading on a North American tour starting in April and booked a... More »