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Anti-ISIS US defense bill okayed–AP

House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a $585 billion defense policy bill that provides funds to expand the U.S. mission in Iraq to counter Islamic State militants and gives the military the authority to train moderate Syrian forces.

Posted: December 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Monica Lewinsky says she was cyberbullying’s Patient Zero

Monica Lewinsky gives a speech at the Forbes Under 30 Summit at the Pa. Convention Center in Philadelphia on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. AP

Monica Lewinsky said she was one of the first victims of cyberbullying, becoming “Patient Zero” after falling in love with Bill Clinton, as the former White House intern gave her first speech in 13 years on Monday (US time).

Posted: October 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama calls Republican Party an ‘impediment’

President Barack Obama . AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama sounded a nostalgic personal note Sunday night and offered a rare self-assessment while criticizing congressional Republicans as an “impediment” to governing during the start of a West Coast fundraising tour for the Democratic Party.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Obama: Iran deal ‘an important first step’

President Barack Obama . AP FILE PHOTO

President Barack Obama hailed an historic interim deal with Iran Saturday as “an important first step” towards a comprehensive accord to end the dangerous showdown over Teheran’s nuclear program short of war.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US marks 50th anniversary of JFK assassination

Members of the Dallas Police Department Honorary Color Guard pause for a photo after a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. President Kennedy's motorcade was passing through Dealey Plaza when shots rang out on Nov. 22, 1963. AP

With flags fluttering at half-staff, the United States paused Friday to mourn President John F. Kennedy and a generation’s shattered dreams, cut down 50 years ago by an assassin’s bullet.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »