September 23, 2019

Piers Morgan under pressure over phone hacking allegations

British journalist Piers Morgan, now carving out a lucrative career in the United States as a celebrity interviewer for CNN is under increasing pressure to return to Britain to explain what he knows about the country's phone hacking scandal. The heat was turned up on Morgan, 46, when Heather … [Read more...]

Egyptian General admits ‘virginity checks’ carried out on female protesters

A senior Egyptian general has admitted that "virginity checks" were performed on some women arrested during the protests following the downfall of Hosni Mubarak's government. The allegations first arose in an Amnesty International report, published a few weeks after the 9th March protest. It … [Read more...]

Obama releases birth certificate – calls for end to “silliness”

A frustrated President Barack Obama has ordered The White House to release copies of his birth certificate to the media following a sustained campaign by Republican hardliners and possible presidential candidate Donald Trump alleging that Obama is not United States born so therefore cannot be a … [Read more...]

Donald Trump cranks up presidential bid

Property billionaire Donald Trump is taking advantage of his wealth and endless supply of media friendly quotes to hog the airwaves and give momentum to his possible bid for the White House in 2012. Trump is not fussy who he takes aim at. President Obama is an obvious target but Donald has also … [Read more...]

Donald Trump thinking of running for President

Billionaire Donald Trump says he is seriously thinking about running for president of the United States of America and will make a final decision by June. The Apprentice star was putting in an appearance on Piers Morgan's show on CNN and obviously felt he had to say something to stir up … [Read more...]

Drunk passenger drops cruise ship anchor

A Holland America cruise ship was disrupted early Saturday morning by a drunk passenger who released the ship's anchor as it sailed from Costa Maya, Mexico, to Tampa, Florida. CNN reports that California resident Rick Ehlert, 44, a passenger on the MS Ryndam, released the anchor and a life buoy … [Read more...]

Blog: Attack of the killer drones

Two suspected drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal region Wednesday killed eight suspected militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said. In the first incident, one missile was fired on a militant hideout in the area of Mir Ali of North Waziristan, one of the seven districts of Pakistan's tribal … [Read more...]

US plans $60 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia

The Obama administration is about to notify Congress of plans to sell $60 billion of military equipment to Saudi Arabia according to an anonymous defense official. The official, quoted on CNN says that the "enormous" deal " is the largest of its kind in history." Congress would have to approve … [Read more...]