U.S. News

Obama Supports Honoring Munich Victims at Olympics

New York, U.S.A. – ”President Obama’s endorsement of an Olympic games moment of silence in honor of slain Israelis is a welcome boost to the global campaign,” said AJC Executive Director David Harris. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected public… Continue Reading →

States Fight for First Republican Primaries

States are now clamoring to move the Republican primary up early, leaving the traditional first states left in the dust. Florida Republican presidential primary is likely going to be held five weeks earlier than normal, moving the primary to January… Continue Reading →

Briefing on Effectiveness of Laws Against Sex Trafficking

The United States Commission on Civil Rights will hold a public briefing on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 9:30 AM ET to hear testimony on the effectiveness of federal enforcement of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA). The briefing will take place at Commission… Continue Reading →

Obama Congratulated for the Educational Excellence of African-Americans

Washington, U.S.A. — National Urban League president and CEO Marc H. Morial has applauded President Barack Obama’s creation of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans, calling it “an important endeavor that will highlight the barriers and challenges… Continue Reading →

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American Housing Market Takes Positive Trend

Washington, U.S.A. — Housing market confidence among Americans continues to trend in a positive direction despite stalling optimism about the economy and personal finances, according to results from Fannie Mae’s June 2012 National Housing Survey. Results indicate flattening economic trends… Continue Reading →

Protest Mounts Against Family Farm Labour Rules

Stateline, U.S.A. — Most Americans weren’t looking when Obama’s Labor Secretary Hilda Solis first began her attack on family farms. Unfortunately, the battle continues and the price of groceries may go up as a result. And groups like Rowdy House Music are writing about it in… Continue Reading →

John Wright “The Celebrity Blogger” Sued for Extortion

Self-described “celebrity blogger” John Wright was sued in a Michigan court (Case No. 12€005104€CZ) to prevent further “shakedown” or “extortion” of money or property from National Mortgage Investigation (“NMI”). Furthermore, NMI alleges that Wright, owner of “piggybankblog,” engages in a practice of asking for… Continue Reading →

Amnesty International Lets You Experience Torture Virtually

A man was in the kitchen on what promised to be another relaxing night at home. He washed up and plopped on the living room couch next to his wife who wore a smile, perhaps glad to have her husband… Continue Reading →

Of Illinois Immigrants, 22% Live in Poverty

Illinois, U.S.A. — A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies provides a detailed picture of immigrants (legal and illegal) in the United States and in Illinois.  The statistics reveal Illinois’ immigrant population as being significantly poorer and less-educated than the state’s… Continue Reading →

New Anti-Piracy Firm Launched By Two War Veterans

San Diego, U.S.A. – Skye Maritime, a new firm offering security and anti-piracy solutions for clients operating in war risk regions at sea, is beginning operations this month. The company, launched by two U.S. Armed Forces veterans, provides a specialized… Continue Reading →

World’s Oldest Ford Joins Henry Ford’s 150th Celebration

Dearborn, U.S.A. – A key part of Ford Motor Company’s heritage returns home as a Model A built in 1903 is again with the Ford family, kicking off the yearlong celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of company founder Henry… Continue Reading →

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