Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Have You Heard: Top 5 Stories You...

Russel Simmons is being accused of rape in a $5 million lawsuit. Filmmaker Jennifer Jarosik said she told Simmons "no" when he propositioned...

The First Meeting of the US-Cuba Bilateral...

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- The first meeting of the US-Cuba Bilateral Commission will take place on Friday in Havana to define an agenda to...

The United States and Cuba Agree to...

WASHINGTON — The United States and Cuba will announce an agreement Wednesday to open embassies in each other's capitals, formally re-establish diplomatic relations for...

US Pledges to do ‘Everything Possible’ to...

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has vowed that Washington will do "everything possible" to help Nigeria deal with the armed group Boko Haram,...

Obama Warns Russia to Refrain From Military...

As the political environment in Ukraine grows increasingly unstable, President Obama yesterday warned Russian President Vladimir Putin to refrain from violating the "sovereignty and...

Brazil’s President Snubs Obama Over NSA Spying

 Brazil's President, Dilma Rousseff, has postponed a state visit to Washington after allegations that the National Security Agency had targeted her emails and phone calls. BBC reports...

Putin Issues Direct Challenge, Rebukes Obama in...

Russian President Vladimir Putin used his recent emergence as an international peacekeeper and diplomat in the Syrian crisis to throw a challenge in President...

Israel Releases 26 Palestinian Prisoners

Israel has released 26 Palestinian prisoners on the eve of renewed Middle East peace negotiations. According to the New York Times: "Israel released 26 long-serving Palestinian...

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Declared Winner of Presidential Poll

President Robert Mugabe has been declared winner of the Zimbabwe presidential election in results announced by the Zimbabwe electoral Commission chairperson, Rita Makarau. According to...

John Kerry: Netanyahu Can’t Confirm Syria Chemical...

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had not been able to confirm to him on Tuesday that the...

US Approves Additional $123M Aid to Syria

The United States has approved providing Syrian rebels with $123m in new nonlethal aid that may include body armour and other types of supplies...

Russia Accuses U.S. Of Supporting ‘Extremists’ in...

Russia remains one of Syria’s few allies as rebel forces continue to gain international support. A statement from Moscow condemned U.S.Secretary of State John...

2 Black Senators For 1st Time in...

For the first time in history, there are two African-Americans in the U.S. Senate at the same time.  Today,  William "Mo" Cowan  was sworn...

US and South Korea Naval Exercises Aimed...

South Korea and America carried out a third day of naval exercises in an apparent attempt to intimidate North Korea. North Korea recently announced that...

John Kerry Confirmed as Secretary of State

The U.S. Senate officially confirmed Sen. John Kerry as the new secretary of state Tuesday. Earlier in the day, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee...

Venezuela Dissent, Plots Seen as Chavez Battles...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has overcome a recent respiratory infection, but his battle against cancer continues. Chavez has been in Cuba receiving medical treatment...

Ben Affleck, Ted Kennedy Jr. Withdraw From...

The list of potential candidates for likely secretary of state appointee John Kerry’s Massachusetts senate seat has lost two of its most popular names:...

Allen West Takes Parting Shot at Clinton,...

Florida Rep. Allen West apparently couldn't just go quietly back into the Florida night: Weeks before he has to leave Congress, the election day...

Ben Affleck Goes to Washington: Could He...

Boston’s own Ben Affleck has been tossed into the mill of names that may contend for a vacant Massachusetts senator seat, should U.S. Sen....

Reports: John Kerry Obama’s Nominee for Secretary...

Washington insiders have confirmed rumors that U.S. Sen. John Kerry, Massachusets, will be nominated by President Barack Obama to be the next secretary of...

Mitt Romney: President Obama Wants a Promise...

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took a break from three days of debate prep on Thursday to hurl more criticism at President Barack Obama. He...