Obama campaign: Romney not paying "fair share" of taxes
2012-04-11 05:54:49 UTC
BOCA RATON, Florida (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's campaign blasted Mitt Romney on Tuesday for not paying his "fair share" of taxes, escalating the rhetoric against the leading Republican presidential contender to try to paint him as an elitist who is out of touch with ordinary Americans.
Obama has made tax fairness a key part...
After game-changing run, Santorum quits White House race
2012-04-11 05:14:12 UTC
GETTYSBURG, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Rick Santorum ended his improbable run for the White House on Tuesday after leading a Republican tilt to the right that could dog the more moderate front-runner, Mitt Romney, in November's election.
Trailing in polls and fundraising, the conservative former Pennsylvania senator suspended his camp...
U.S. appeals court hears case of graphic tobacco ads
2012-04-10 19:12:46 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government on Tuesday defended graphic tobacco labels and advertising that use pictures of rotting teeth and diseased lungs as accurate and necessary to warn consumers about the risks of smoking.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday asked an appeals court to undo a lower court ruling that said such ...
Prosecutor rules out grand jury in Trayvon Martin case
2012-04-10 01:32:33 UTC
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - The special prosecutor investigating the shooting death of unarmed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin on Monday ruled out using a grand jury in the case, meaning her office alone will decide whether to charge shooter George Zimmerman with a crime.
The case has captured national attention because of race and...
Oklahoma, weighing "personhood" law, may be next abortion flashpoint
2012-04-10 00:04:44 UTC
(Reuters) - A proposed law in Oklahoma that would grant embryos full rights as people from the moment of conception may represent the next big challenge to the constitutional right to abortion in the United States.
Oklahoma's Personhood Act passed the state Senate in February and is expected to be approved by the Republican-controll...
Brazil complains to Obama about monetary policy
2012-04-10 01:13:33 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff complained about U.S. monetary policy and expressed concern that sanctions against Iran could backfire in a meeting with President Barack Obama on Monday, highlighting strains between the Western Hemisphere's two biggest democracies.
Rousseff said low interest rates and other...
U.S. dismisses Syrian demand for written guarantees
2012-04-09 19:19:26 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday dismissed Syrian demands for written guarantees that rebels would lay down arms as a stalling tactic and voiced outrage at reports Syria attacked refugees inside Turkey.
Syria was to have started pulling troops out of towns and cities by Tuesday, paving the way for a ceasefire under...
Gingrich wants to help create conservative platform
2012-04-08 19:45:12 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican candidate Newt Gingrich conceded on Sunday that front-runner Mitt Romney is most likely to win their party's presidential nomination, but said he will remain in the race, partly to help the party build a solidly conservative platform ahead of the November 6 election.
"I think you have to be realisti...
Obama seeks to define Romney for voters
2012-04-07 20:11:47 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama criticized Mitt Romney by name this week for embracing a controversial Republican budget proposal, he worded his attack carefully and with bite.
"(Romney) said that he's 'very supportive' of this new budget, and he even called it 'marvelous' -- which is a word you don't often hear whe...
Obama tailors election-year message to working wome
2020-04-04 22:39:31 UTC
Germany's 130 year-old health care system vs. America's broken one
2020-12-09 02:58:25 UTC
<h3>Germany's 130 year-old health care system vs. America's broken one.
In Germany’s healthcare system, which goes back to Otto von Bismarck’s social security programme of the 1880s, anyone residing in the country is required to take out a health insurance plan.
About 85% of the population do this by taking out insurance w...
Mike Flynn Seeks Immunity To Testify
2017-03-31 03:01:29 UTC
<blockquote><h2>Former national security adviser may know details of Russia ties</h2>
<h3>President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly willing to testify about the Trump team’s ties with Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution.</h3>
Flynn, who served as an adviser to Trump’s campa...
Romney criticizes Biden on consulate attack
2012-10-13 04:17:53 UTC
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Broadening his attack on administration foreign policy, Mitt Romney accused Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of "doubling down on denial" in a dispute over security at a diplomatic post in Libya that was overrun by terrorists who killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.
"The vice president directl...
Get the latest Fifa world men's ranking - September 2021
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Barack Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me'
2013-07-20 19:41:54 UTC
Barack Obama used an unexpected speech at the White House to personally address the debates over race relations that have convulsed America since George Zimmerman was acquitted over the shooting of the unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. In remarks immediately interpreted as the most expansive comments on race since he became president, O...