After 33 years of designating Cuba a state sponsor of terrorism, the United States is removing its Caribbean neighbor from a list of terrorist nations in another sign of warming relations between the two countries.
A lack of federally appointed whistle blowers raises concerns over what issues, aside from Hillary’s emails, have gone unnoticed?
A partisan fight has broken out over Hillary Clinton’s use of personal email accounts as secretary of State.
Washington (AFP) — It is the charity stunt that has got everyone from billionaires to pop stars and even former U.S. presidents drenched by buckets of freezing water. But don’t expect American diplomats to get involved in the fast-growing Ice Bucket Challenge — in support of Lou Gehrig’s disease research — any time soon. The […]
Washington (AFP) — An Islamist Palestinian group based in Gaza has been placed on the U.S. terrorist black list, the State Department announced Tuesday. Since its founding in 2012, the “Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem” has claimed responsibility for a number of rocket attacks on Israel and a cross-border attack with explosives […]
So you put off renewing your passport because, hey you’ve got five months left before it expires. Not so fast. According to Consumerist many countries require at least six-months of validity before they’ll let you in – just like the United States. So “before you fly, make sure to check the country’s passport requirements on […]
Washington (AFP) — The White House welcomed Nuri al-Maliki’s decision to drop his bid to remain Iraq’s prime minister as a “major step forward” to unite a country divided by a jihadist offensive and political infighting. In abandoning his bid to stay in power, the divisive Maliki has bowed to huge domestic and international pressure, […]
Republicans who won’t stop trying to turn the 2012 Benghazi attack into the second coming of Watergate now have even less credibility. The House Intelligence Committee is preparing to release a report that states that the Benghazi scandal is — surprise! — not a scandal at all. “The House Intelligence Committee, led by Republicans, has concluded that there was no deliberate wrongdoing […]
Washington (AFP) – The United States has found that Russia violated a 1987 arms control treaty by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, a senior U.S. official said late Monday, calling the matter “very serious.” The announcement adds a new dispute at a time of already heightened tensions between Washington and the Kremlin over the crisis […]