Archive: ‘World’ Category

Russia’s Top Diplomat Snubs Ukrainian Peer

March 5th, 2014
Russia’s Top Diplomat Snubs Ukrainian Peer

Russia’s Top Diplomat Snubs Ukrainian Peer, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday resisted Western pressure to meet his Ukrainian counterpart but said talks with the United States and others would continue in coming days. At the end of a day of intense diplomatic negotiations in Paris, Lavrov left the French foreign ministry without having […]

Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty at Start Of Trial

March 3rd, 2014
Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty at Start Of Trial

Pistorius Pleads Not Guilty at Start Of Trial, A massive winter storm system packing cold air, snow and freezing rain was pummeling the central United States on Sunday and headed for the East Coast, sending temperatures plummeting and causing major delays for weekend travelers. Rainfall and snow associated with the system will stretch over 1,500 […]

Jay-Z’s App A Game Changer

July 2nd, 2013
Jay-Z’s App A Game Changer

Jay-Z’s App A Game Changer, It’s a whole new game for music and technology, starting on July 4. Jay-Z’s “Magna Carta Holy Grail” comes out that day, but only to the one million Samsung/Sprint users who downloaded his official app. Ever since the demise of the traditional music industry, artists have been looking for ways […]

Edward Snowden’s Escape Routes Dwindle

July 2nd, 2013
Edward Snowden’s Escape Routes Dwindle

Edward Snowden’s Escape Routes Dwindle, NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s options dwindled Tuesday as several countries he’d sought refuge in revealed he was not eligible for asylum. Anti-secrecy organization WikiLeaks said late Monday the former CIA contractor had sought asylum in at least 21 countries, including China, Russia, Venezuela and Iceland. The requests, which “outline the […]

Vatican Scandal

July 2nd, 2013
Vatican Scandal

Vatican Scandal, The director of the embattled Vatican bank and his deputy resigned Monday, the latest heads to roll in a broadening finance scandal that has already landed one Vatican monsignor in prison and added urgency to Pope Francis’ reform efforts. The Vatican said in a statement that Paolo Cipriani and his deputy, Massimo Tulli, […]

Everett Golson: Notre Dame QB Leaves

May 27th, 2013
Everett Golson: Notre Dame QB Leaves

Everett Golson: Notre Dame QB Leaves, Everett Golson says he will miss the 2013 football season at Notre Dame because of an academic suspension but plans to return in 2014. In a statement released by the school Sunday afternoon, Notre Dame’s starting quarterback in 2012 cited “poor academic judgment” as the reason for his suspension. […]

Gurgaon, India, Hospital Shooting

December 11th, 2012
Gurgaon, India, Hospital Shooting

Gurgaon, India, Hospital Shooting, In a shocking incident in Gurgaon, two people were injured when a group of men fired at them inside the Sunrise Hospital. The two victims, father and son, were seriously injured in the firing. As many as eight to 10 people barged into the hospital and shot at the father and […]

Starfish Vs. Sea Star

December 11th, 2012
Starfish Vs. Sea Star

Starfish Vs. Sea Star, Starfish, or Sea Star, a bottom-dwelling marine animal. Despite its name, the starfish is not a fish; it is an echinoderm, a type of marine animal that is spiny-skinned. There are about 2,000 species, found in all seas, and most often near rocky shores. Starfish typically have five or more tapering […]