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Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State - Senate aide

Aug 23, 2014

Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State - Senate aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama could ask the U.S. Congress in coming weeks to approve new funds for airstrikes against Islamic State targets, according to a congressional aide, following the militants' beheading of an American journalist and activities in Iraq. A Senate Democratic aide on Friday said the Obama administration could detail by early to mid-September the amount of additional money it wants for the military operations, although the aide did not estimate the size of the possible funding request #India #China #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
Cholera outbreak in Ghana kills at least 67 since June - health authorities

Aug 23, 2014

Cholera outbreak in Ghana kills at least 67 since June - health authorities

ACCRA (Reuters) - Cholera has killed at least 67 people in Ghana since June and infected more than 5,000 others in an outbreak that highlights the health and sanitation challenges facing one of Africa's fastest-growing economies. #India #China #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Health #Africa #Italy #Argentina #Mexico #opinion
U.N. voices "deep concern" about Russian aid convoy in Ukraine

Aug 23, 2014

U.N. voices "deep concern" about Russian aid convoy in Ukraine

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday expressed alarm at reports of a Russian aid convoy entering Ukraine without the approval of Kiev and suggested it could lead to an escalation of tensions, Ban's press office said. "The Secretary-General follows with deep concern reports that a Russian aid convoy has crossed the border into Ukraine without the permission of the Ukrainian authorities," Ban's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement. #United States #India #China #Russia #Entertainment #Mexico #Ukraine #opinion
WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

Aug 23, 2014

WHO warns of "shadow zones" and unreported Ebola cases

GENEVA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Families hiding infected loved ones and the existence of "shadow zones" where medics cannot go mean the West African Ebola epidemic is even bigger than thought, the World Health Organization said on Friday. Some 1,427 people have died among 2,615 known cases of the deadly virus in West Africa since the outbreak was first identified in March, according to new figures released by the WHO on Friday. #facebook #United States #Technology #France #markets #Africa #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Mexico #opinion
Amid U.S. air strikes, Iraq struggles to build own air force

Aug 23, 2014

Amid U.S. air strikes, Iraq struggles to build own air force

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told a recent interviewer he did not want the U.S. military to become Iraq's air force. #facebook #United States #China #Business #Brazil #Arabic #Security #United Kingdom #Ukraine #opinion

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England vs India Why Indian cricket fans have every right to be angry

Aug 19, 2014

England vs India Why Indian cricket fans have every right to be angry

Indians cricketers shouldn't expect India cricket fans to only worship their heroes. Being torn down is the opposite side of the same coin. #Sports #India #Cricket #InMyOpinion #England #MS Dhoni #India in England 2014
High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 08, 2014

High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Politicians, and more often their followers, put them up either to proclaim their own or their leaders birthdays or appointments either in government or to some nominal post within the partys borough branch itself. They curry favour with leaders, thanking them for support. #Congress #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Bombay High Court #Election Commission of India #Maharashtra Navnirman Sena #Illegal hoardings #civic bodies

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High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 21, 2014

Bergdahl exchange violated federal law, legal opinion says

Agency says Congress wasn't notified of the exchange of Taliban detainees for Army soldie...
High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 21, 2014

Jared Leto Gets an On-Air Beard Trim from Jimmy Fallon (VIDEO)

Fallon's professional opinion: "This is a big beard... #Jared Leto #Jimmy Fallon
High court comes tough on illegal hoarding, will civic bodies comply?

Aug 21, 2014

Bergdahl swap violated law, legal opinion says

Agency says Congress needed to be notified of the exchange of Taliban detainees for Army soldier... #Jared Leto #Jimmy Fallon