BEIRUT-One day after calls from the United States and its allies to step down, and after a pledge from Syrian President Bashar Assad to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon to stop deploying military power against protesters, Assad's soldiers began firing on protesters once again.
NEW YORK-The stock market took a tumble this morning on the news of high jobless claims numbers, rising consumer prices, core inflation numbers and concerns with the overnight sell-off in the European Market.
President Obama States, For the Sake Of The Syrian People, The Time Has Come for President Assad to Step Aside
WASHINGTON D.C.-The White House has announced that President Obama on Thursday has called on the Syrian President, Bashar Assad, to bend to the will of the Syrian people and step down from the presidency of that country. It has also been announced that the President signed an Executive Order to further financially isolate Syria by […]
WASHINGTON D.C.-DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is under scrutiny by the Pentagon, over monies it gave to a company that the head of DARPA co-owns and is run by her father.
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.