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Putin's Russia (19/07/13)

Here's an excellent article from the BBC's web site which tells a sorry tale of what it's like to be a critic of President Vladimir Putin - in modern day Russia. Political opponents and dissidents may no longer be sent of the salt mines...Show More Summary

Sony Digital Boss Bob Osher Pink Slipped As More Changes Hit Studio

Change comes in waves at Sony Pictures, but the waves are fast. Just two days after Tom Rothman was announced as Amy Pascal's replacement, the president of the studio's digital division has been shown the door. Bob Osher's exit after nearly seven years in the job over in Culver City wasn't altogether unexpected. Show More Summary

Conan O’Brien, America’s Comic Diplomat to Cuba

One of Conan O’Brien’s favorite moments from his trip to Cuba over President's Day weekend occurred when he was trying to learn how to sing with a "real serious Cuban band." "I’m not quite getting it, and then I burst through using eighth-grade Spanish to improvise this song," said Conan.... More »

MARCH MADNESS IN NIGERIA. “President Goodluck Jonathan does now admit that he underestimated Boko H…

MARCH MADNESS IN NIGERIA. “President Goodluck Jonathan does now admit that he underestimated Boko Haram and implied that there will be nothing but successful actions against the Islamic terrorists between now and election day (March 28). Boko Haram has announced their intention to disrupt the elections, at least in the three northeastern states where they […]

A Conversation with LDS Elder Jeffrey Holland

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and a past president of BYU as well as PhD from Yale and an articulate defender of religious freedom around the globe. ...Show More Summary

Rebuked Over Missing Students Case, Mexican Attorney General Steps Down

11 hours agoNews : Vice News

Jesus Murillo Karam is the first high-profile exit from the cabinet of President Enrique Peña Nieto. It came the day after the five-month march since the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa Normal School students, as thousands more marched in their memory.

Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead

11 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, officials said. Nemtsov was killed just a day before a protest planned against Putin's rule.

WMMA's Big Day in Los Angeles

Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC “Women will never fight in the UFC.” Those were the words uttered by UFC president Dana White back in early 2011, around the time of the organization’s acquisition of the now defunct Strikeforce. At the time, Strikeforce boasted a small, but talented women’s roster. Show More Summary

Can the weekend ‘special sale’ model work for real estate?

What happens if you market a home sale like you would a weekend car sale? Here's what I found out when I tried it over Presidents Day weekend...

Protests continue in Venezuela as teen shot by police is buried

Sporadic protests flared in different parts of Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after a policeman shot dead a teenager during a demonstration against President Nicolas Maduro’s government in the volatile city of San Cristobal. The worst unrest was again in San Cristobal, where distraught relatives of 14-year-old Kluibert Roa held a wake and funeral following […]

Payback of the Day: Seth Rollins Makes a Surprise Appearance on ‘The Daily Show’

15 hours agoHumor / odd : The Daily What

And now, your Moment of Zen… interrupted. There’s been a bit of a friendly feud going on between WWE wrestler Seth Rollins and Jon Stewart. Rollins took the first swing when he claimed he could run for president of the United StatesShow More Summary

No Deal Can Make up For Keystone XL

Three days ago, President Obama pulled out his veto pen to derail the latest attempt by Big Oil's members of Congress to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Since then, there's been a lot of chatter among pundits about what the...Show More Summary

Rick Perry Remembers All Three Of His Points, Totally Ready To Be President Now

20 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Another day at the derpapalooza that is the Conservative Political Action Conference, and Rick Perry did A Accomplishment, y’all! He walked out on that stage Friday morning, declared “On three points, we must be clear,” and proceeded to read ALL THREE POINTS from the TelePrompter without saying “oops!” even once. Show More Summary

What We Could Have Done With the $5.8 Billion the Government Lost to Tax ID Theft

Imagine you were President, or Speaker of the House, and one day you woke up and discovered that you had an extra $5.8 billion dollars to spend. What would you do with the cash? A new aircraft carrier (or half of one, anyway)? Perhaps...Show More Summary

Editorial: Denying immigrants their day in court

The President and Congress have made life miserable for thousands of immigrants.

On March 5, Quinn's to auction LBJ's condolence letter sent to Coretta Scott King after Dr. King's assassination

yesterdayArts : Artdaily

On Thursday, March 5, Quinn?s Auction Galleries will offer to the highest bidder one of the most significant documents in US history ? the letter President Lyndon Baines Johnson wrote to Coretta Scott King on April 5, 1968, the day after the assassination of her husband, the Rev. Show More Summary

Microsoft launches Tech Talent for Good as employees raise record-breaking $117 million

By Kathleen Hogan, Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Brad Smith, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs Every day, Microsoft employees have the opportunity to help people do more and achieve more through technology. Show More Summary

Judge Tosses Out Case Against Argentina's President, in Claims Called a 'Copy-Paste'

yesterdayNews : Vice News

On the same day a judge categorically dismissed the claims that Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner orchestrated a cover-up for Iran, the president reshuffled key posts in her cabinet.

What's It Like To Do An Obama Impression For Obama?

Iman Crosson A.K.A. Alphacat is known for his impeccable impression of President Obama and went Huge on the Tube (#HOTT) with his Momentous Day rap. The video was filmed after Osama Bin Laden was killed and has received more than ten million views since. Show More Summary

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