Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal on Wednesday pledged his entire $32-billion (28.8-billion-euro) fortune to charitable projects over the coming years. He said in a statement that the "philanthropic pledge will help build bridges to foster cultural understanding, develop communities, empower women, enable youth, provide vital disaster relief and create a more tolerant and accepting world." He said the donation "will be allocated according to a well-devised plan throughout the coming years" but stressed there was no time limit on when the donation would be spent.
This is something I found interesting, if not unfounded. It is just that the title of this far-left pamphlet had the word "audacity" written three times and it reminded me of the president's book, The Audacity of Hope.
From a readerâ¦QUAERITUR: Who is a member of the Roman Catholic Church? Is baptism all that is required? What about people baptised into the RC Church who later in life do not believe in some of the teachings of the RC Church (eg regarding homosexuality) but still go to Mass & Holy Communion?
Speaking as a somewhat ideologically removed observer of the gay marriage battle still raging in the national discourse, I have to say that there are some very amusing elements to the current ÂGAY POINT 2â³ argument taking place.
Mike Huckabee and Ted Cruz are suggesting there might be ways for states and cities to nullify the justices ruling. Theyre wrong. The Supreme Courts decision last week did make gay marriage legal nationwide.
It's summertime and that means millions of Americans will soon be cramming in the minivan for family vacation. But Congress may soon be raising the cost of those trips by increasing the federal gas tax.
Toyota has been very vocal about its lofty plans for the new Mirai. After severing ties with Tesla in 2014, Toyota has shifted its focus toward fuel cells and away from all-electric cars.
The Department of Justice argued in a brief to a federal court on Monday that transgender high school students should be able to use school restrooms that match up with their gender identity, and can't be forced by the school to use the restroom that matches up with their physical characteristics.
When Donald Trump said something not exuberantly enthusiastic about Mexican immigrants, the media's response was to boycott him. One thing they didn't do was produce any facts showing he was wrong.
Welcome to calcio storico, a centuries-old competition in Florence with very few rules and the sort of human wreckage generally associated with the gladiators. Last Tuesday, about 24 hours before he jammed his fingers into another mans nose, dropped his elbow across another mans neck and put another mans feet where ones ears are supposed to be, Rodrigue Nana considered, just for a moment, the basic notion of fear.
Why thousands of Southerners fled to Brazil after the Civil War, why they stayed, and why their descendants still remember I set out from rural North Carolina where folks drink beer, eat barbecue, and listen to Skynyrd on the local classic rock station, flew ten hours to São Paulo, took a cab eighty miles north through a pleasant stretch of Brazilian countryside, and exited onto a dirt road that wound through endless fields of sugarcane before delivering me here to the Cemitério do Campo, where Ive just stepped through the gate to find folks drinking beer, eating barbecue, and
Kuwaits parliament, reacting to a suicide bombing last week that killed 26 people, adopted a law Wednesday requiring mandatory DNA testing on all the countrys citizens and foreign residents. The legislation, requested by the government to help security agencies make quicker arrests in criminal cases, calls on the interior ministry to establish a database on all 1.3 million citizens and 2.9 million foreign residents.
New signs could be posted as soon as this fall, officials sayA Bay Area landmark will soon be known as the "Robin Williams Tunnel. The California State Legislature has passed a resolution to rename the iconic rainbow-adorned Waldo Tunnel on U.S.
Former CNN Headline News anchor Lynne Russell and her husband, former CNN correspondent Chuck De Caro faced off against a robber at an Albuquerque, N.M. motel. De Caro shot and killed the thief.
WHEE!!! The sound of the devil doing cartwheels of glee all over the Vatican. The Vatican added yet another strange bedfellow to its expanding ecological alliance Wednesday, hosting anti-capitalist eco-crusader Naomi Klein at a conference on saving the planet.
Texas Senator and Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) argued that the âelitesâ on the Supreme Court âlook over much of this country as flyover country.
On average, each of these quasi-circular holes are as wide as two football fields placed together, and some are as deep as the Washington monument is tall. ... The pits can be found clustered in just a few regions on the comet's surface.
The government is warning that scammers are targeting victims of the recent massive federal data breach with fake emails made to look like they are from the government. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) revealed in early June that millions of federal workers data had been exposed by multiple hacks at the agency.
Hillary Clinton's emails have been a subject of partisan finger-pointing and hand-wringing since the revelation in April that she had used a private home-brew server to store her messages during the four years she was secretary of state.
FOX News reported Monday evening on Special Report that the FBI is setting up command centers around the country to prepare for possible terror attacks on the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
WASHINGTON Quick, whats your aunts cellphone number? Or your best friends from college? Better yet, tell us what you did on Monday? You may have a tough time remembering because the Internet is wrecking your memory.
Via Newsmax, skip to 4:20 for the key part. Heâs not saying anything here that, say, Marco Rubio hasnât but the McConnell endorsement surely cinches this among grassroots righties as the official RINO position.
The pursuit of reproductive success in the animal kingdom sometimes calls for extreme measures. But few creatures can match the hermaphrodite flatworm, which scientists have discovered can reproduce by injecting sperm into its own head.
A 4-year-old girl who was shot in the leg when a police officer fired at a dog is recovering after surgery as her family questions how the officer responded. [snip] The family also says people yelled to notify the officer that the girl was hurt but claims he drove away without offering help, and other emergency responders had to care for the girl.
Star Wars has always had an association with Nazism. Of course, I do not mean this in a bad way, merely that the storyline has often been seen as allegorical to the events of World War II and the Holocaust.
Rep. Steve King, who himself came under fire for making controversial comments concerning immigrants, says he appreciates Donald Trump's "scrappiness" and that there is truth behind his comments on Mexicans.
Its axiomatic that when a socialist regime hits the skids, the left will generally try to claim that such regime is right wing somehow.
After Rubiocare dealt a near-fatal to his presidential aspirations, Marco Rubio and his handlers went on an apology tour, giving the unmistakable impression but never outright stating that Rubio had learned his lesson on amnesty.
Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Those who believe in tight border security, stopping illegal immigration & SMART trade deals w/other countries should boycott @Macys.
Forty-two years after Oregon became the first state to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana, the state is taking its first steps along a road leading to state-licensed stores selling limited amounts of it to anyone over 21.