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Univision Drops Pageant Over Comments by Donald Trump

The fledgling presidential bid by Republican Donald Trump led to quick fallout in business for him with Univision. The network said it would drop Trump’s Miss USA pageant from its network and cut all of its ties with Trump due to comments he made about Mexican immigrants. On Thursday, the company announced that it was […]

President Obama Speaking Frankly About Gun Control Prospects

On Thursday, President Obama expressed some hope that the U.S. would eventually strengthen the laws for control. However, he was also quick to say he expected little progress during the current political environment even though there are mounting numbers of shootings taking place. Speaking very candidly about the massacre of 9 African American church members […]

Government in U.S. Hacked, Feds Believe China Behind Attack

Four million former and current federal employees for close to every government agency might have had personal information stolen by hackers from China, said federal investigators. Officials in the U.S. believe this could be the largest ever breach of the computer networks of the government. China called the U.S. allegation irresponsible. The Office for Personal […]

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court heard historic arguments starting Tuesday on the right of lesbian and gay couples to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative, is seen as having a pivotal vote on the issue. He said marriage has been understood as being one male and one female for a very long time. He added that […]

DEA Chief Stepping Down Following Controversy Over Sex Parties

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced that that Michele Leonhart the embattled chief of the Drug Enforcement Agency would step down, following the controversy over DEA agents attending sex parties. The DEA agents had been stationed overseas. The news of Leonhart’s departure came following a series of episodes where she found herself at odd […]

President Obama Says Talks Were Fruitful and Candid with Raul Castro

United States President Barack Obama arrived back in the U.S. late Saturday just a few hours after having a face to face historic meeting with Raul Castro the President of Cuba and a first meeting ever with Nicolas Maduro the President of Venezuela. The historic meetings took place in Panama during the Summit of the […]

Most Voters in Swing States Support Legalizing Marijuana

The majority of voters across three important swing states support marijuana legalization, according to a Quinnipiac poll. However, it is not as if they would be smoking it, the poll showed, Just for the use by other people. The survey, which was conducted from March 17 to March 28 shows that 55% of Florida voters, […]

Russian Officials Say Opposition Leader Possibly Killed by own Members

As Boris Nemtsov supporters laid flowers on the pavement Saturday close to where the opposition leader in Russia had been fatally shot just hours earlier, authorities in Russia said an investigation was taking place with a number of theories about the crime. Included in those theories is the possibility that members of Nemtsov’s opposition party […]

Pence: Obama Needs Clear Strategy on ISIS

Mike Pence the Governor of Indiana said on Sunday that the White House had not articulated a strategy that is clear for combating the militant group Islamic State. The administration, said Pence, has not yet articulated the strategy and vision that will give the American people confidence as well as confidence to allies across the […]

Church Community is Outraged by Remarks by Obama over Crusades

President Obama made an analogy about the Crusades as an attempt to show how all religions have their extremists that make the larger number look bad. However, that does not mean Islam itself is not peaceful. The recent comments by the president about the terrible acts committed by Christians during the course of history and […]