Friday started as it usually does: an early wake up call, an interview with the next president of the United States and a hateful personal attack from Donald Trump. Such is life during these dog days of August in a nasty presidential campaign not even near its ugly end. These days, a rudely out-of-bounds Trump […]
The MTV VMAs signal the end of summer and the promise that we’ll be talking about stars’ antics for days to come. Last year, Kanye West announced he would run for president in 2020 and Nicki Minaj lit Twitter up with three little words:...Show More Summary
photos by Dana Distortion "NOBODY FOR PRESIDENT." The message was taped to the backside of Tom Morello's famed Mongrel Custom — the same sky-blue, "Arm The Homeless" axe he's wielded since his days stomping with Rage Against The Machine — and was revealed to Friday crowd only when Morello brought the instrument to his mouth, to shred with his teeth... Continue reading…
Italy's premier, president visit hard-hit villages in central Italy.
Vox, How President Donald Trump Could Ruin His Enemies’ Lives: Indulge for a minute in the worst-case scenario. A Trump Force One flight to Mar-a-Lago in early January 2017. Donald J. Trump — the pettiest, most vicious version of Trump — is preparing for the ecstasies of his inauguration. He...
A new president is preventing Tanzania's move to multi-party democracy, free elections and economic development. September 1 is an important day for democracy in Tanzania. The political opposition party Chadema (Party of Progress and...Show More Summary
It's Friday, August 26, and Day 194 since Justice Antonin Scalia died and Mitch McConnell decided no nominee would get any Senate attention: No meetings, no hearings, no votes. It's also Day 163 since Merrick Garland was nominated by...Show More Summary
To celebrate Women's Equality Day, President Obama has announced a group of 29 major US employers who have signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge and promised to help close the gender pay gap. On the list are 10 top tech giants including Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Intel and IBM. Source: The White House
President Barack Obama has just proclaimed today to be Women's Equality Day, as every US president has done every year on this day since 1972. Why August 26th in particular? Well, back in 1920, that was the day that women were granted the right to vote in the United States... sort of.
By Ognian Georgiev AIBA president Ching-Kwo Wu called an emergency meeting after Rio Olympics with his most trusted lieutenants. The gathering will take place in AIBA offices in Lausanne and will last two days (28-29 August). The high officials will … Continue reading ? The post AIBA bosses will meet to discuss Rio Olympics appeared first on Boxing News.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The impeachment trial of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in the Senate descended into a shouting match between her political supporters and opponents during its second day on Friday, forcing a halt in proceedings.
President Barack Obama, a self-proclaimed feminist, touted women’s role as “leaders at the forefront of progress” in his presidential proclamation recognizing Women’s Equality Day. Proclaimed annually on Aug. 26 by the president of the...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama tried on a pair of virtual reality goggles, and people on the internet had a field day. Chief White House photographer Pete Souza’s image of Obama looking slightly awkward while wearing the headset sparked an epic...Show More Summary
A certainty – maybe not With three months to go until election day, people all over the world are lining up to place their bets on who’s going to take on the role of the 45th president of the United States after Barak Obama’s two-term presidency. Up until now, the odds have been everywhere – […]
The Kansas City Fed has released the schedule of its two day Jackson Hole symposium which, officially kicked off with dinner on Thursday night, hosted by dissident regional Fed president, and dissenter, Esther George (she voted against Yellen's decision to keep rates unchanged in March, April and July). Show More Summary
Gold notched fresh losses Thursday, hitting another month low on the heels of yesterday’s loss. Gold for August delivery fell $4.30 per troy ounce, or 0.32%, to $1320.10. It’s its second day of declines, putting it down 2.14% month to date. It’s also down four out of the last five sessions.
Police chief says 1,900 people killed in the anti- drug war halfway through the president's first 100 days in office.
To the editor: We hear a lot of ridiculous statements these days about what one candidate for president is going to do to stop immigration from Mexico. What he seems to ignore is that the reason most people come here from Mexico is to get a better job than they could at home. (“A manufacturing...
How much longer will Eugene Lee lumber through the halls of “Saturday Night Live”? “I don’t know, probably forever. Till I drop dead.” Lee, 77, has presided over the “SNL” production design since the sketch series’ earliest days. Sometimes...Show More Summary
I have often wondered what it felt like for pro-life activists the day the men of the U.S. Supreme Court handed down the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. To see abortion-on-demand legalized throughout the country must have been a profoundly painful feeling. But even those with much foresight could not have envisioned […]