Sixth November, 2012: The Day America Politically Came of Age

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 By: Abdulai Mansaray (United Kingdom) No sooner had Obama won his second term as the most powerful man on earth, than the problems of governing an already disunited state of America surfaced. Any attempt to figure out how he won the elections will not only prove inconclusive but also disingenuous. Abdulai Mansaray Nevertheless, it is obvious that More...

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The US Federal Reserve Building is pictured in Washington,
By On Friday, August 3rd, 2012

The US Federal Reserve says economy may need help

 The Federal Reserve stopped short of offering new monetary stimulus on Wednesday even as it signaled more strongly that further bond buying could be in store to help a economic recovery that it said had lost More...

Jermaine Jackson
By On Friday, August 3rd, 2012

” I shouldn’t have signed that letter”: Jermaine Jackson

 Jermaine Jackson has officially defected from a family letter criticising the Michael Jackson Estate. Jermaine Jackson However the brother of the late singer – who died in June 2009 – still has More...

Despite profound soul-searching over the Colorado shooting rampage, there is no political willingness to end the long stalemate over the toxic gun law issue, particularly in a US election year.
By On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

United States resigns itself to Gun Law Stalemate,despite profound soul-searching over the Colorado shooting rampage.

 Despite profound soul-searching over the Colorado shooting rampage, there is no political willingness to end the long stalemate over the toxic gun law issue, particularly in a US election year. The alleged More...

mortgages in US
By On Saturday, July 21st, 2012

US banks haunted by mortgage demons that won’t go away

 Lenders like Bank of America Corp and Wells Fargo & Co say they are facing mounting pressure to buy back bad mortgages they sold to investors, signaling that banks’ home-loan headaches could continue More...

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By On Monday, July 16th, 2012

The Biggest US military sex scandal trial starts Monday

 U.S. Air Force Sergeant Luis Walker faces court-martial on Monday on multiple charges of rape and aggravated sexual assault of female recruits in his training squadron, the first of several such trials in More...

Rodney King smiles during a discussion for his memoir "The Riot Within: My Journey from Rebellion to Redemption" at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles in this April 21, 2012
By On Sunday, June 17th, 2012

1991 Los Angeles police beating victim, Rodney King found dead

 Rodney King, whose 1991 beating at the hands of police led to deadly riots in Los Angeles the following year, was found dead in a swimming pool on Sunday in Rialto, California, police said. Rodney King smiles More...

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. appears in court to plead guilty on domestic violence and other charges at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, in this file picture taken December 21, 2011.
By On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012

Boxer Floyd Mayweather enters jail for domestic violence term

 Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. was booked into a Las Vegas jail on Friday to serve a 90-day sentence for domestic violence against an ex-girlfriend, a term that was previously postponed so the welterweight More...

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign fund raising event in Denver, Colorado
By On Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Poland seeks US apology for Obama Holocaust comments.

 Poland demanded an apology from the White House after President Barack Obama spoke of a “Polish death camp” while announcing an award to a Polish resistance fighter for alerting the world to the More...

US judge has blocked enforcement
By On Thursday, May 17th, 2012

US judge blocks indefinite military detention provision.

 Reuters: A US judge has blocked enforcement of a recently enacted law’s provision that authorizes indefinite military detention for those deemed to have “substantially supported” al Qaeda, the Taliban More...