President Oprah? President Zuckerberg? The rich and famous seem to be asking: Why not me?
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 17:24:19 -0500
President Oprah? President Zuckerberg? The rich and famous seem to be asking: Why not me? Once upon a time in America, being a rich celebrity was considered its own reward. No one suspected that anything was lacking in the lives of tech billionaires, Hollywood moguls or famous talk-show hosts. Then came Donald Trump, and suddenly the wealthiest .01 percent was confronted with a new Read More...
Thousands flee Boko Haram attacks around Nigeria's Chibok: IOM
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:52:47 -0500
Thousands flee Boko Haram attacks around Nigeria's Chibok: IOM Some 7,000 people have fled from villages around the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok because of Boko Haram attacks, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday. The IOM said an estimated 4,449 people or 740 households have fled to Chibok itself since February 25, "seeking Read More...
Ex-CIA spy freed in Portugal, avoids extradition over kidnapping
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 13:51:10 -0500
Ex-CIA spy freed in Portugal, avoids extradition over kidnapping By Andrei Khalip and Jonathan Landay LISBON (Reuters) - A former CIA officer convicted of involvement in the 2003 kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric in Italy was released by authorities in Lisbon, Portugal on Wednesday after winning a last-minute reprieve from extradition. Sabrina de Sousa, a dual Read More...
North Korea says Kim Jong Nam VX poison claim absurd
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 07:38:37 -0500
North Korea says Kim Jong Nam VX poison claim absurd TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is strongly denying the findings of a Malaysian autopsy that suggest the deadly VX nerve agent was used to kill leader Kim Jong Un's half brother — or "Kim Chol, a citizen of (North Korea) bearing a diplomatic passport," as its media and officials on the scene insist the Read More...
‘We will never forget him’: Trump addresses widow of slain SEAL as doubts linger over mission
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 22:45:46 -0500
‘We will never forget him’: Trump addresses widow of slain SEAL as doubts linger over mission As debate continues to swirl over the mission’s results, President Trump’s acknowledgment of a fallen soldier’s wife was the most emotional moment of his first congressional address. Carryn Owens, whose husband, Navy SEAL William “Ryan” Owens, was killed in a Yemen raid last month, was Read More...
Resistance Report: Democratic guests at Trump speech a rebuke to his policies
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:21:23 -0500
Resistance Report: Democratic guests at Trump speech a rebuke to his policies The president and members of Congress are picking guests who highlight their policy views for tonight’s presidential address to a joint session of Congress, reports Yahoo News’ Chris Wilson: “The White House announced that six guests would be joining first lady Melania Trump at the address.  Read More...