Archive: ‘Politics’ Category

Senate Moves Forward On $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill As Deadline is Pushed Back

December 13th, 2014
Senate Moves Forward On $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill As Deadline is Pushed Back

Senate Moves Forward On $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill As Deadline is Pushed Back, The Senate moved closer Friday to passing a $1.1 trillion bill to fund almost all of the government through most of 2015. But detractors on the left and the right were likely to delay final approval of the sweeping measure. The opponents, […]

2 US Troops, Court Official Killed In Afghanistan

December 13th, 2014
2 US Troops, Court Official Killed In Afghanistan

2 US Troops, Court Official Killed In Afghanistan, Separate insurgent attacks killed two U.S. troops and a top Afghan court official, authorities said Saturday, part of a surging wave of militant assaults ahead of the withdrawal of most foreign troops at the end of the month. Security in the capital, Kabul, has been stepped up […]

Over 100,000 People Seek Refuge In Turkey

September 21st, 2014
Over 100,000 People Seek Refuge In Turkey

Over 100,000 People Seek Refuge In Turkey, The number of refugees seeking shelter in Turkey from the Islamic State group’s advance across northern Syria has hit 100,000 in less than a week, an official said Sunday. The head of Turkey’s disaster management agency, Fuat Oktay, said the figure relates to Syrians escaping the area near […]

George W. Huguely V Conviction

May 26th, 2012
George W. Huguely V Conviction

George W. Huguely V Conviction, A former University of Virginia lacrosse player found guilty of second-degree murder in his ex-girlfriend’s slaying is appealing his conviction. Attorneys for George W. Huguely V filed a motion Friday in Charlottesville Circuit Court asking that his conviction be set aside in the May 2010 beating death of Yeardley Love, […]

Newsweek Obama First Gay President

May 15th, 2012
Newsweek Obama First Gay President

Newsweek Obama First Gay President, Take that, Time magazine! The latest issue of Newsweek magazine lionizes President Obama with the headline: “The First Gay President.” The president is shown with a rainbow halo around his head — a multicolored symbol meant to underscore his beatification by the gay-rights movement. The cover arrives on newsstands and […]

Obama Gay Marriage

May 10th, 2012
Obama Gay Marriage

Obama Gay Marriage, President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage on Wednesday was by any measure a watershed. A sitting United States president took sides in what many people consider the last civil rights movement, providing the most powerful evidence to date of how rapidly views are moving on an issue that was politically toxic just […]