Tagged: politics


Obama to Iranians: We want brighter future for you (AP)

President Barack Obama pauses as he delivers remarks on health insurance reform during his event at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Friday, March 19, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)AP – President Barack Obama told Iranians in an online video message that the U.S. wants more educational and cultural exchanges, and lamented that Tehran’s leaders have “turned their backs” on good faith overtures in the past to expand opportunities for their people.

Johnson becomes mayor of London

Boris Johnson has officially taken up the post of London mayor. Mr Johnson’s reign began at midnight, when he accepted the seals of office from predecessor Ken Livingstone, mayor for the past eight years....


Bush vetoes stem-cell bill, disappoints advocates (Reuters)

Bush vetoes stem-cell bill, disappoints advocates (Reuters): Reuters – President George W. Bush vetoed legislation on Wednesday that would expand federally funded embryonic stem cell research, triggering an uphill battle to override him in...