Censorship-shaming awards 'Jefferson Muzzles' go to White House, NSA The Muzzles have been given out to a score of organizations who have done wrong in the name of press freedom. The White House Press Office tops the list as behaving in one of the most ridiculous ways possible. Before Obama even stepped into office ... 04/9/2014 - 10:19 pm | View Link
More Clinton White House records to be released The White House papers are being closely monitored by media organizations ... A state Supreme Court jury in Rochester found 25-year-old Dawn Nguyen, of the town of Greece, guilty because she lied when she said on a gun purchase form that she was buying ... 04/9/2014 - 7:59 am | View Link
Vladimir Putin's first tweet congratulates President Obama after White House re-election The Russian President's first tweet turns out to be a congratulatory message to President Barack Obama after winning a second term in the White House in November 2012. The tweet is accompanied by a link to the Kremlin's official website in English where ... 03/20/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Obama, Abbas to meet at White House March 17 President Barack Obama will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House on March 17 to talk about Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the White House said on Thursday. "They will also discuss our continuing effort to work cooperatively to ... 02/27/2014 - 2:23 am | View Link
White House welcomes start of Cyprus peace talks The United States congratulates the two leaders for the courage and vision that enabled them to reach agreement on this important statement, which embodies key principles to guide their further work,” the White House ... response to a Greece-backed ... 02/12/2014 - 1:47 am | View Link
The Nepalese government is considering cancelling all expeditions to the summit of Mount Everest for the rest of the year as rescuers abandoned their search for three Sherpas believed to be among 16 people killed in an avalanche on Friday.
The avalanche has raised concerns in Nepal about the scale of the climbing business and the dangers to the Sherpa guides.
The last time Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s opposition leader, was sent to prison, he read the complete works of Shakespeare, (five times), wrote essays and treatises, gave interviews and strategised about how best to lead the opposition party to victory against the ruling party, which has governed this south-east Asian nation for nearly 60 years.
Ten years later, he once again faces imprisonment on sodomy charges, which he claims are politically motivated.
His case has gripped Malaysia in its range from the absurd to the bizarre.