WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of the U.S.-led coalition struck targets in Iraq and Syria overnight as part of the fight against Islamic State militants, according to a press release from the combined joint task force.
At the annual Black Girls Rock! ceremony Saturday in New Jersey, Michelle Obama celebrated “the beauty, power and tenacity of black women while spreading her own message of education,” The Associated Press reports.
Former Afghan police unit commander Naqibullah, who received a death sentence following the murder of Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy Gannon, will not be executed after all. Afghanistan’s...Show More Summary
“Sales of the Ram pickup truck were up 7 percent in February; its 58th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains.” – FCA US LLC press release, March 3, 2015. What do 58 consecutive months of year-over-year U.S. sales improvement look like? The accompanying chart is one way of looking at it. Show More Summary
THE HILL: RNC on Clinton: ‘Even Nixon didn’t destroy the tapes.’ Nixon didn’t have the press on his side.
Emilia Clarke carries two bags with her as she arrives at LAX Airport on Thursday afternoon (March 26) in Los Angeles. The 28-year-old Game of Thrones actress was catching a flight out of town after doing some press with her co-stars. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Emilia Clarke In case you missed it, [...]
The highly regarded Mexican radio show host said her firing was a case of repression of press liberties and that if privileged journalists can be attacked, “imagine the level of vulnerability for other journalists in Mexico.”
Patrons an Internet cafe in N.J. were forced to press pause after a SWAT team raided the establishment following a bogus hostage call.
Sixth-Race Celebration for Dungey at Monster Energy Supercross in St. Louis Musquin Extends 250SX Class Points Lead with Fifth Win —PRESS RELEASE— ST. LOUIS (March 28, 2015) – For the sixth time this season, Red Bull KTM’s Ryan Dungey was victorious en route to winning the Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, race at […]
The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Mikhail Elizarov's The Librarian, winner of the 2008 Russian Booker Prize and just out in English from Pushkin Press.
Jeremy Clarkson will probably not face criminal charges after splitting producer Oisin Tymon’s lip during a March 4 altercation. According to CNN, Tymon does not want to press charges against Jeremy Clarkson. Clarkson, the now-former Top Gear presenter, could be charged anyway, depending on the outcome of independent police investigations. Show More Summary
Obama sent the lapdog White House press corps to a maintenance shed today as he golfed all afternoon in Florida. Via Twitchy: Here's the maintenance shed where we're holding as Obama golfs today down in Florida pic.twitter.com/eSwtiMll5w — Justin Sink … Continue reading ?
The court ruled that a police officer convicted of murdering an Associated Press photographer, Anja Niedringhaus, should serve 20 years in prison, according to documents sent to the country’s attorney general.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy Gannon almost one year ago should serve...Show More Summary
Last week I accompanied World Food Program (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin to South Sudan to see how the world’s largest humanitarian food agency is addressing one of its most complex and pressing challenges.
The UN Security Council unanimously agreed to a press statement condemning the attack by Al-Shabaab on a hotel in Mogadishu.
Piers Akerman: THE left-wing media, exemplified by the Fairfax press and its allies at the vastly over-staffed, taxpayer-funded ABC,…
Judging by the intense grilling Tom Brady received in his press conference on Thursday, Deflate Gate, Ballghazi, whatever you want to call it—the PSIran Contra Affair?—is being treated by fans and sports media like it’s a felony. Show More Summary
Jess' Colorful Urban Townhouse There is something so luxurious about crisp, perfectly pressed bedding, add a border and a monogram and it feels like you are staying in a five star hotel. On the other side is the rumpled, relaxed linen look with casual layers and abundant texture, practically begging you to spend your Saturdays sleeping in. What's your style? READ MORE »
The off-duty firefighter seen coaxing a woman from an East Village building damaged by a gas explosion spoke to the press yesterday. Mike Shepherd, 47,told reporters, "I was scared but I did it anyway," adding, "You just hope it ain't that time." [ more › ]