Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

TopNews-05Feb2012

  • Romney wins Nevada GOP caucuses, Fox News projects – Fox News
    Globe and MailRomney wins Nevada GOP caucuses, Fox News projectsFox NewsThe pressure is on the rest of the Republican presidential field to knock Mitt Romney down a peg after the former Massachusetts governor sailed to victory in the Nevada caucuses following his big Florida win earlier in the week.Gingrich explains his way forwardCNNAnalysis: Romney Win Lea […]
  • Iran raid likely to drag in US, hurt global economy

    CBC.ca — Iran raid likely to drag in US, hurt global economy– Reuters AfricaBy William Maclean MUNICH (Reuters) – An Israeli raid on Iran’s nuclear facilities would deliver a painful shock to the global economy, revive flagging Islamist militancy and possibly drag the United States into a regional war whether it backed its …Israeli defense minister says he […]
  • Syria: UN veto gives Assad ‘licence to kill’ – opposition

    BBC News Syria: UN veto gives Assad ‘licence to kill’ – opposition. Russia and China have handed Syria’s government a “licence to kill”, say opposition activists, after the two countries vetoed a UN resolution. The Syrian National Council, an opposition umbrella group, urged Moscow and Beijing to change their minds.Why China, Ru […] Continue reading

TopNews-30Jan2012

  • Stocks, Euro Decline on Greece Debt Concern – Bloomberg
    BloombergStocks, Euro Decline on Greece Debt ConcernBloombergEnlarge image Stocks, Euro Decline on Greece Debt Concern Stocks, Euro Decline on Greece Debt Concern Ralph Orlowski/Bloomberg A financial trader speaks on a telephone as he works at his computer screens at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt.European Pact Won’t Be Panacea or PoisonWall […]
  • Occupy Oakland diverted police from calls, officials say – Los Angeles Times
    USA TODAYOccupy Oakland diverted police from calls, officials sayLos Angeles TimesOakland officials said the massive Occupy Oakland demonstration on Saturday diverted police resources from calls elsewhere in the city, stymieing the Police Department’s crime-fighting efforts. An estimated 400 demonstrators were arrested during the …Oakland workers back […]
  • Romney and Gingrich attacks get personal ahead of Florida vote – CBS News
    ABC NewsRomney and Gingrich attacks get personal ahead of Florida voteCBS NewsMIAMI — Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich are getting down and dirty in the Sunshine state. With 50 delegates at stake in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, the two men are in a heated, and increasingly personal, battle to seize momentum …Mitt Romney win in Fla. co […] Continue reading

TopNews-24Jan2012

  • France urges Turkey not to overreact to genocide law – Reuters
    CBC.caFrance urges Turkey not to overreact to genocide lawReuters| PARIS (Reuters) – France urged Turkey not to overreact on Tuesday after the French parliament adopted a bill making it illegal to deny the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks nearly a century ago was genocide. Speaking on Canal+ television …Turkey Slams France Over Armenian ‘Gen […]
  • Largest Solar Radiation Storm in Six Years Headed Toward Earth – Bloomberg
    USA TODAYLargest Solar Radiation Storm in Six Years Headed Toward EarthBloombergThe Earth will be bombarded today by the strongest solar radiation storm in six years, with a limited potential to affect satellites and power grids, officials say. The coronal mass ejection, a violent release of plasma and magnetic fields from the sun …Biggest Solar Storm Sinc […]
  • Mitt Romney paid $3 million in federal taxes in 2010 – Los Angeles Times
    Los Angeles TimesMitt Romney paid $3 million in federal taxes in 2010Los Angeles TimesThe Republican presidential candidate agreed to make his tax returns public after pressure from rivals. Mitt Romney talks to the press after holding a round table on housing issues in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 23, 2012. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP/Getty Images) …Tax returns show Romne […]
  • China’s Xi to Visit White House – Wall Street Journal
    Malaysia StarChina’s Xi to Visit White HouseWall Street JournalBy JEREMY PAGE BEIJING—Xi Jinping, the man widely expected to become China’s top leader this year, will take his biggest step into the international spotlight Feb 14 when he meets President Barack Obama on his first official visit to the US as vice …China heir apparent to visit White […] Continue reading

TopNews-11Jan2012

  • Iran says bomb kills nuclear scientist, blames Israel – Reuters
    Globe and MailIran says bomb kills nuclear scientist, blames IsraelReuters* Iran says nuclear scientist killed in car bombing * Officials in Iran blame killing on Israel * US Treasury Secretary appeals to China over Iran (Adds official comment, detail) By Ramin Mostafavi TEHRAN, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Iran said one of its …Blaming US and Israel, Iran Reports K […]
  • Banning Islamic law is unconstitutional, says US court – The National
    USA TODAYBanning Islamic law is unconstitutional, says US courtThe NationalAP OKLAHOMA CITY // A proposed constitutional amendment that would ban Oklahoma courts from considering international or Islamic law discriminates against religions, and a Muslim community leader has the right to challenge its constitutionality, …Oklahoma’s ban on Islamic law b […]
  • Scottish independence referendum: why autumn 2014? – The Guardian
    The GuardianScottish independence referendum: why autumn 2014?The GuardianSo Alex Salmond has named the day he wants to see Scotland vote for divorce; well, if not the day, then the season. The referendum on Scottish independence will be staged in autumn 2014, he suddenly declared on Tuesday night. …Scots leader: Scotland, not Britain, has right to decide […]
  • Ex-Arab League monitor labels Syria mission ‘a farce’ – BBC News
    BBC NewsEx-Arab League monitor labels Syria mission ‘a farce’BBC NewsA former member of the Arab League’s observer mission to Syria has called it a “farce” and described the situation there as a humanitarian disaster. Anwar Malek told al-Jazeera TV that he had resigned because of what he had witnessed in Syria, …Syria’s Assad […]
  • Romney secures front-runner status with New Hampshire win, looks to take … – Fox News
    Fox NewsRomney secures front-runner status with New Hampshire win, looks to take …Fox NewsAP Jan. 10, 2012: Mitt Romney greets supporters at his New Hampshire primary night victory party at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH Mitt Romney stormed out of New Hampshire Wednesday with a historic achievement under his belt, …Romney Broadens Co […]
  • North Korea Accuses US of Politicizing Food Aid – Wall Street Journal
    The GuardianNorth Korea Accuses US of Politicizing Food AidWall Street JournalBy EVAN RAMSTAD SEOUL—North Korea, in its first statement directed at the United States under new dictator Kim Jong Eun, pressed for more food assistance than the US has apparently offered, and accused Washington of politicizing their negotiations that …NKorea Keeps Door Open for […]
  • Natalie Wood investigation reveals no new evidence – The Guardian
    The GuardianNatalie Wood investigation reveals no new evidenceThe GuardianDetectives investigating the reopened case of Natalie Wood, the Hollywood icon who drowned off the coast of California more than 30 years ago, have failed to uncover any new evidence suggesting foul play was involved, according to US reports. …Natalie Wood probe yields no new finding […]
  • Natalee Holloway suspect Joran van der Sloot’s murder trial restarts in Peru – msnbc.com
    msnbc.comNatalee Holloway suspect Joran van der Sloot’s murder trial restarts in Perumsnbc.comJoran van der Sloot said on Friday he would “sincerely confess” to killing killing 21-year-old Stephany Flores in his Lima hotel room in 2010 in a plea strategy aimed at reducing his eventual prison sentence. LIMA — Joran van der Sloot’s trial in […]
  • How vulnerable is Republican frontrunner Romney on jobless issue? – CNN
    BBC NewsHow vulnerable is Republican frontrunner Romney on jobless issue?CNNBy Jonathan Mann, CNN (CNN) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had a win to savor and a wound to salve this week, after a crucial victory and a cringe-inducing gaffe. “Romney may have won New Hampshire but the premise of his candidacy …Before Handing Romney a Vic […]
  • Michelle Obama and the Evolution of a First Lady – New York Times
    New York TimesMichelle Obama and the Evolution of a First LadyNew York TimesMichelle Obama was privately fuming, not only at the president’s team, but also at her husband. In the days after the Democrats lost Edward Kennedy’s Senate seat in January 2010, Barack Obama was even-keeled as usual in meetings, refusing to dwell on …8 Surprises in Jodi […]