SICHUAN-A Tibetan monk, 29-year old Tsewang Norbu, died yesterday in Kardze, Sichuan, after setting fire to himself and calling for freedom and the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet.
CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA-The many of the nation's eyes shifted focus from the Iowa Straw poll today to the state of South Carolina as Texas Governor Rick Perry announced his candidacy for the Presidency of the United States.
AFGHANISTAN-Five U.S. soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb less than a week after the tragic shoot-down of an American chopper and a day after news was released of the death of the man responsible.
NEW YORK-In the first trading day since the recent downgrade announced last week by S&P, and their downgrade of Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac this morning, the markets fell as expected. By mid-day, the Dow was at -417.66. The downward fall increased as the day progressed. The day ended with a drop in the Dow […]
GENEVA-As the crackdown by the Syrian Government against its own people continues unabated, a group of United Nations human rights experts today renewed their call for an immediate end to the violence used by the authorities against ongoing protests.
For years the drilling industry has steadfastly insisted that there has never been a proven case in which fracking has led to contamination of drinking water. Now Environmental Working Group, an advocacy organization engaged in the debate over the safety of fracking, has unearthed a 24-year-old case study by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that […]
WASHINGTON D.C.-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced today that the Senate will vote on the House Bill giving temporary authorization to the FAA to re-open their doors and again go to work.
WASHINGTON D.C.-Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood scolded Congressional members today over the undecided FAA extension. A decision had not been made before the members broke for the summer recess.
WASHINGTON D.C.-Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood scolded Congressional members today over the undecided FAA extension. A decision had not been made before the members broke for the summer recess. This unfinished business on their part has caused the lay-offs of some 74,000 people, and lost revenue of $30 million a day since their authorization ended on […]