US & Canada

Minneapolis Area Peace Groups To Respond To Obama Iraq Speech

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Twin Cities peace and anti-war groups to speak out against new chapter of U.S. war in Iraq to respond to Obama speech on new Iraq war. Two events will be held by opponents of new U.S. military intervention in the Middle East on Wednesday, September 10, the day President Obama will make an evening ...

CAMAC Energy Closes $100 Million Credit Facility

Monday, September 08, 2014 HOUSTON, Texas September 8, 2014 - CAMAC Energy Inc. NYSE MKT: CAK announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, CAMAC Petroleum Limited, has entered into a credit facility with Zenith Bank Plc for a five-year senior secured term loan providing initial borrowing capacity of up to 100 mi ...

Glasgow-Led Research Group Identifies Potential Pathway For Blocking Transmission Of Chikungunya Virus

Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Researchers have taken the first step towards preventing transmission of the mosquito-borne tropical chikungunya virus, which is in danger of invading Central and South America and the south-eastern states of the USA.The heightened risk in countries whose inhabitants have no immunity to t ...

Thousands Attend Funeral Of Michael Brown

Monday, August 25, 2014 Slain 18-year-old Ferguson, MO resident Michael Brown was laid to rest on Aug. 25. The funeral was a local and national event with thousands in attendance. Brown was killed by a white police officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9 while he walked through the streets of his neighborhood. His brutal death ...

Philadelphia Fire Victims Laid to Rest

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Philadelphia- When Ms. Eleanor Jacque gave birth to her son Taj on May 18, 2014, in the City of Philadelphia, United States of America USA, she was blissful; her desire of having a second child, had come through. She felt blessed. For Eleanor and the Jacque family, little Taj Was a bundle of ...

Mass Unrest in Ferguson Continues Despite Attempts to Criminalize African Americans

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African American youth, was shot at least six times by a Ferguson, MO white police officer Darren Wilson according to the preliminary results of an independent autopsy requested by the family. The fatal shot went directly through the top of Browns head into his brain, ...

Microsoft Devices Group Announces Ultra-Affordable Mobile Phone With Music And Video Player For 19 Euros

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 REDMOND, Wash. Aug. 13, 2014 Recognizing the rapid growth of ultra-affordable mobile phones, Microsoft Devices Group on Monday unveiled the Nokia 130, a mobile phone designed to introduce millions of people to new digital experiences.At just 19 euros, the Nokia 130 combines the everyd ...

Theodore Wafer Found Guilty In Shooting Death Of Renisha McBride

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 A Wayne County jury on Aug. 7 found Theodore Wafer, 55, of Dearborn Heights, a suburb outside Detroit, guilty on all charges brought against him which included second-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old African American Renisha McBride.McBride was killed on Nov. 2, 2013 and the inci ...

Mass gay wedding in Toronto for 115 couples

Friday, June 27, 2014 Australians Richard Laslett and Collin Gunther waited 37 years to say I do to one another. The couple finally got their chance on Thursday in Toronto, at a mass wedding that brought 115 gay and lesbian couples together, as part of the citys World Pride Week. The pairs from around the worl ...
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Police: Dad kills wife, 2 kids on Father's Day

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 MATOACA, Va. AP A Virginia man shot his wife and their two young children to death on Fathers Day and then killed himself, police said. Chesterfield County police said in a news release Monday that the night before, Barry C. Jernigan, 35, killed his 30-year-old wife, Renotta; his 9-year-old ...

Report urges U.S. commitment to address climate change impact on global food security

Thursday, May 22, 2014 A new report is urging the US government to take action to curb the risks climate change poses to global food security. It explains how higher temperatures, changes in rainfall and natural disasters caused by climate change could undermine food production and put food supplies at risk. In total, ...

Federal Judge Orders Detroit to Pay Another $85 Million to BOfA and UBS

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 A ruling by Federal Eastern District Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven W. Rhodes has awarded yet another large-scale payment to two banks that are heavily implicated in the financial ruin of Detroit and other cities throughout the United States.Rhodes ruled on April 11 that the third negotiated atte ...

Stagnant Wages Slowing Down Stronger US Economic Recovery

Sunday, March 16, 2014 The United States economy is having a slow but steady recovery since the recession but this is being derailed by stagnant wages in the country, according to the former Counselor to the Secretary of the US Treasury, Steven Rattner. The expert economic analyst, who is currently the chairman of W ...
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