Business

Gun Believed To Be Wyatt Earp’s Sold For $225,000

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A gun thought to have been carried by Wyatt Earp during the famous O.K. Corral shootout in Tombstone has sold at auction for $225,000. A telephone bidder in New Mexico made the winning bid for the Colt .45 revolver … [Read More...]

White House Refuses To Comment On Petition To Deport Justin Bieber

Troubled pop star Justin Bieber has had high-profile run-ins with the law recently but the White House doesn't appear set to add to his growing catalogue of woes. Just under 275,000 people have added their names to a petition on the White House … [Read More...]

What Happened To 7 Of The Earliest Employees Who Launched Amazon

When Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie started driving northwest from New York in 1994, they were setting off on a journey to create one of the biggest e-commerce sites in the United States, based in Seattle. Although they took that first long … [Read More...]

The New York Attorney General Is Going After Airbnb For What It Calls ‘Illegal Hotels’

The New York Attorney General's office filed legal paperwork on Friday to compel Airbnb to turn over names of some of its users. The AG wants to subpoena Airbnb's records to locate people it believes are running "illegal hotels," according to an … [Read More...]

US Politics

Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ was President Obama’s toughest interview: Jay Carney – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJon Stewart's 'Daily Show' was President Obama's toughest interview: Jay CarneyNew York Daily NewsBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images President Barack Obama and host Jon Stewart share a laugh during what turned … [Read More...]

Kansas Speech by Michelle Obama Draws Complaints – ABC News

New York Daily NewsKansas Speech by Michelle Obama Draws ComplaintsABC NewsA furor over what the Topeka school district considers an honor has erupted after plans were announced for Obama to address a combined graduation ceremony for five area … [Read More...]

White House announces itinerary for Obama’s Asia trip – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)White House announces itinerary for Obama's Asia tripWashington Post (blog)President Obama will meet with the leaders of four Asian nations, answer questions at a town hall-style event at a university in Malaysia and … [Read More...]

Foreign Policy

‘US Committed To Security Partnership With Strong And Influential India’ – Indian Defence

Business Today'US Committed To Security Partnership With Strong And Influential India'Indian Defence"That's why we are committed to a partnership that includes a strong and influential India in the security realm," she said speaking … [Read More...]

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Hard Choices’ memoir detailing Secretary of State years … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsHillary Clinton's 'Hard Choices' memoir detailing Secretary of State years ...New York Daily News“Along the way, they grappled with some of the toughest dilemmas of U.S. foreign policy, especially the decision to … [Read More...]

Share this Article – Algemeiner

Share this ArticleAlgemeinerHubris is the natural state of affairs in the faculty lounges of major universities and, most likely, in the “World's Greatest Deliberative Body,” in which the president, Hagel, Biden, Clinton, and Kerry all … [Read More...]

Justice

Court-Ordered Deportations Plunge, But This Mother Is Still Caught In The Deportation Dragnet

Undocumented immigrants rally outside the White House to ask the President to stop deportations. CREDIT: ThinkProgress/ Esther Y. Lee Court-ordered deportations decreased by 43 percent between the 2009 and 2013 fiscal years, according to new … [Read More...]

Governor Will Automatically Restore Voting Rights For All Virginians With A Drug Record

CREDIT: Shutterstock The Virginia Constitution does not allow anyone with a felony conviction to vote unless their rights have been restored by the governor. But on Friday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) announced he would immediately … [Read More...]

Florida House Republican: ‘Only’ Way To Citizenship May Be Through Military

Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL) speaks at a public forum in April 2014. CREDIT: ThinkProgress/ Scott Keyes TAMPA, Florida — The U.S. House may take up immigration legislation with a very limited pathway to citizenship for some undocumented … [Read More...]

Elections 2012

Leftist presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahi talks during an interview with Reuters in Cairo

Egyptian leftist politician submits bid to run for president

Leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi officially submitted his bid on Saturday to run for Egypt's presidency, making him the second candidate for next month's election alongside former army-chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who is widely expected … [Read More...]

Political advisor of France's President Francois Hollande, Aquilino Morelle, arriving at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris on February 25, 2013

Bespoke shoes scandal claims scalp of Hollande aide

A close advisor to Francois Hollande resigned on Friday after allegations about a conflict of interest and his extravagant lifestyle dealt a fresh blow to the beleaguered French president. In a statement to AFP, senior political advisor Aquilino … [Read More...]

Former White House advisor David Axelrod walks into the West Wing of the White House on November 15, 2013 in Washington

Labour hires Obama election strategist

David Axelrod, the mastermind behind US President Barack Obama's 2008 and 2012 election victories, is to advise Labour in the run up to next year's general election, the party announced. He will work alongside shadow foreign secretary … [Read More...]

World News

Parents of Disaster Ferry Passengers Lash Out at Authorities – Voice of America

ABC NewsParents of Disaster Ferry Passengers Lash Out at AuthoritiesVoice of AmericaJINDO, SOUTH KOREA — Relatives of passengers on a sunken South Korean ferry have lashed out at authorities after they failed for a fourth day to enter the … [Read More...]

Drone strike in Yemen kills suspected al-Qaeda militants – TheCelebrityCafe.com

Times of IndiaDrone strike in Yemen kills suspected al-Qaeda militantsTheCelebrityCafe.comA U.S. drone strike killed several suspected al-Qaeda militants on Saturday in Yemen, according to a Yemeni military official. The strike, which targeted a … [Read More...]

Top Pakistani Political Talk-Show Host Hamid Mir Is Ambushed and Shot – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalTop Pakistani Political Talk-Show Host Hamid Mir Is Ambushed and ShotWall Street JournalPakistani journalist Hamid Mir hosting an open air talk show in Islamabad, Pakistan in 2007. European Pressphoto Agency. KARACHI, … [Read More...]

Politics & Media

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The White House Has a Serious Fox Problem

For a while now, the White House has had what you would call a “Fox problem.” This problem has plagued the Obama administration for a … [Read More...]

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Rand Paul: Harry Reid Needs to ‘Calm the Rhetoric’ on Bundy Ranch

Eric Bolling picked up where Sean Hannity left off Thursday night when he filled in for the Fox News host Thursday night. After speaking to … [Read More...]

GOP

Preview of Liberal Meltdown over GOP Efforts to Fracture Democratic Coalition

Liberal pundits have taken to mocking the GOP for ignoring the prescriptions laid out in the vaunted “autopsy” the Republican … [Read More...]

7.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck 164 miles southwest of Mexico City Friday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The center of the … [Read More...]

Economy

Fired Yahoo Executive Made More Than The Company’s Female CEO

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer CREDIT: AP/Peter Kramer The chief operating officer Yahoo fired in January made $96 million for his 15 months in the … [Read More...]

Poor People’s Lives Are Getting Shorter

CREDIT: Shutterstock Although life expectancy has been rising for Americans as a whole, the people who live in this country aren’t … [Read More...]

The Long-Term Unemployed Are Stuck Without Work Thanks To Bad Luck

Unemployed workers waiting to enter a career fair CREDIT: AP The long-term unemployed have most likely been out of work for so long simply … [Read More...]

A Year After The Deadly West, Texas Explosion, No New Regulations

The aftermath of the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion CREDIT: AP A year after a fertilizer plant exploded in West, Texas, no new … [Read More...]