WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today decried the full Senate’s confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to serve as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court:
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CommerceWest Bank (OTCBB:CWBK) helped Patriotic Service Foundation provide service dogs to our wounded veterans by sponsoring the 22 to Zero annual gala. Patriotic Service Foundation matches veterans with highly trained and skilled service dogs. The service dogs help our veterans become more independent, self-confident and comfortable with life
National Press Club leaders expressed profound concern Saturday about the continued disappearance of a Saudi journalist and especially about reports he may have been killed by Saudi government personnel.
Joschka Fischer, German Foreign Minister until 2005, underlined the necessity of the United States of America remaining part of the multilateral world. Speaking at the 2018 Rhodes Forum, Fischer expressed the opinion that the American body politic beyond the president and the immediate White House team still shared a sense of international responsibility and still
The unemployment rate in the United States has dropped to 3.7 percent, the lowest rate since December 1969. For close to two-thirds of the US population, this is the lowest unemployment rate in their lifetime.
JustGiving has unveiled The Care button, social currency to allow anyone to express what they care about on the JustGiving platform and beyond. The Care button, which will be rolled out across charity pages on JustGiving over the next few weeks, allows a user to show they care about a cause instantly on any charity
Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, who is running for office of Governor of Texas, has been caught red-handed lying about facts in her bio–and she admits it. Wendy Davis may have also even lied under oath, “testifying in a federal lawsuit over redistricting that “I got divorced by the time I was 19 years old,”
Photo of Tye Thomas courtesy Texas Monthly. Randal “Tye” Thomas, the youngest mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas, and also a member of the Electoral College in the 2000 Presidential Election, has died at the age of 35. In 2000, Mr. Thomas was the youngest mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas, and the youngest person
A Southwest Airlines jet, carrying 124 passengers and a crew of 5 people landed at the wrong airport in Missouri. They flight was scheduled to go from Chicago’s Midway airport to Branson Missouri. Instead, the flight landed at M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport instead of the Branson Airport, which is just nine miles away. Not
In the wake of the Governor Chris Christie scandal with the traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge, various artists and photoshop gurus have been creating images reflecting the scandal. Here’s one that has popped up on social media: And there is another on the Political Carnival blog: Have any photos that you’d like to
Ariel Sharon, one of the most controversial leaders of modern times, has died at the age of 85. He was feared, hated, and adored. Ariel Sharon was an Israeli statesman and retired general, who served as Israel’s 11th Prime Minister. Sharon was a commander in the Israeli Army from its inception in 1948. Israel’s 11th
George Zimmerman has been acquitted by a jury of his peers of shooting Trayvon Martin in Sanford Florida. From the beginning, I have always thought of this case as being a case regarding the controversial Stand Your Ground law, and not a race case. This was never a race case until Benjamin Crump got involved.
Mindy McCready, the country music star, is dead. According to reports, she has committed suicide at the age of 37. Mindy McCready was an American country music singer. Active since 1995, she has recorded a total of five studio albums. Her debut album, 1996’s Ten Thousand Angels, was released on BNA Records and was certified
Trinity Valley Electric Cooperative (TVEC), an electric distribution cooperative that serves about 50,000 electric meters in an area just southeast of Dallas, Texas, has taken an unprecedented approach to building their own charity. TVEC has started a program that they’re calling “Operation Roundup“, where customers will automatically have their electric bills “rounded up” to the
In case you missed it, or would like to read the transcript, the following is the State of the Union Address by President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery, on February 12, 2013. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens: Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the
The following is a statement from Dr. Irwin Redlener, president and co-founder of Children’s Health Fund, following the State of the Union address by the President of the United States: “The president made a strong case for universal early education in America, along with raising the minimum wage. But his commitment to eliminate extreme poverty
The following statement is from Marie Lopez Rogers, president of the National League of Cities (NLC) and mayor of Avondale, AZ in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “I was honored and thrilled to be in the House chamber tonight watching President Obama’s State of the Union address with the First Lady,
Benedict XVI, the 265th Pope, a position in which he serves dual roles as Sovereign of the Vatican City State and leader of the Catholic Church, has announced that he is resigning on February 28, 2013. As Pope, he is regarded as the successor of Saint Peter the Apostle. According to several sources, he has
Bob Unruh WND.com September 4, 2012 A former U.S. Justice Department attorney who founded the government watchdog Judicial Watch and later Freedom Watch has warned a key Barack Obama attorney that Democratic Party or state elections officials certifying Obama’s eligibility for the 2012 election could be charged with election fraud. Larry Klayman explains in a
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has officially asked the Republican Party to reject a newly-adopted platform plank that includes a section supporting a ban on foreign law, which its sponsor admits targets the religious principles of American Muslims. In their plea to the GOP, CAIR noted that the plank appears to be modeled on
An expert panel hosted by the Carnegie Endowment and Atlantic Council warned Thursday that al-Qaeda terrorists are consolidating their position in northern Mali — buoyed by drug-trafficking, kidnapping ransoms, Libyan arms, and an influx of extremists. As the international community deliberates next steps on the Mali “meltdown,” analysts worry about the spread of an Arc
The technology sector appears to be moving to a moderate growth phase for employment, revenue and spending in the next year, according to the results of the annual Technology Industry Business Outlook survey by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm. At the same time, the U.S. continues to be the leading geographic market
The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) announced today that President Barack Obama will address the nation’s Latino leadership at the organization’s 29th Annual Conference on Friday, June 22, in Orlando, Florida. The address will occur during a three-day convention of nearly 1,000 Latino public officials working at all levels of government
By Ethan Becker, author of Mastering Communication at Work So you think you can do business internationally just because you send your employees overseas? You’ve sent your employees to the HR cross cultural class. They learned how to kiss, bow, and shake hands, and now you’re ready to do business internationally, right? But … wait.
Top executives in Europe and the U.S. say global political and economic risk, and government regulation are their most pressing concerns, while Asian CEOs name innovation as their top challenge, closely followed by human capital—attracting, retaining, and rewarding talent. So finds The Conference Board CEO Challenge 2012 , a global survey of business leaders, which
Students are bringing forward their budget priorities in this year’s Alternative Federal Budget, “A budget For The Rest Of Us”. Students’ recommendations for increasing access to post-secondary education are included in the document released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The Alternative Federal Budget shows that a number of services that work
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] has reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the City of New York concerning the CityTime automated workforce management system. Under the terms of the settlement, SAIC will pay $500.4 million in restitution and penalties, and an independent monitor will
On Tuesday, March 13 at 11 a.m. eastern time, Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels will conduct a town hall teleconference with No Labels members across America to discuss the dire state of America’s finances and ways to fix the current budget crisis. “Everyone in Washington knows America’s fiscal situation is completely unsustainable, and that it is
Today, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released a new report, “Survey of the States: Speeding and Aggressive Driving,” on the role that speeding plays in traffic deaths. Speeding continues to be a factor in one-third of traffic deaths every year, while almost every other area of highway safety steadily progresses. The GHSA recommends that