Articles Tagged with United States

Warren Weinstein, American Al-Qaida Hostage, Killed During U.S. Operation — Obama Offers His Grief And Condolences

obama offers condolences to family of dead hostages

Warren Weinstein, an Al-Qaida hostage, was killed during a U.S. counterterrorism operation in January, and now President Obama is offering his “grief and condolences” to his family. “I take full responsibility for a U.S. government counterterrorism operation that killed two innocent hostages held by al-Qaida,” Obama said from the White House briefing room, according to… Read more »

Will This Be The Most Amazing Picture Of President Barack Obama In Office?

President Barack Obama departs Jamaica

When President Barack Obama departed Jamaica for the Summit of the Americas in Panama on Thursday, he was conveniently photographed waving goodbye on Airforce One with a rainbow seemingly shooting out of his hands. The remarkable photograph may just be one of the most outstanding pic taken during President Obama’s time in office. Of course,… Read more »

Obama On Russia: No Military Option

Obama continues his stance against Russia.

President Obama made an official state visit to India this weekend and while there he spoke to reporters about the current situation in the Ukraine and the position of the United States regarding Russia, stating that any military options would not be considered. As the cease fire between Ukrainian separatists an the Ukrainian government breaks… Read more »

Obama Calls David Cameron ‘Bro’, British Prime Minister Confirms

Obama calls Cameron bro

Apparently President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron are so tight that the American leader calls the European leader “bro.” Cameron himself confirmed the news, according to a report in the Telegraph and added that their relationship is indeed close, in public and behind closed doors. It’s no secret that Cameron is a… Read more »

Terrorist Attacks Prompt The U.S. To Issue Worldwide Travel Alert

USTravelAlert

The recent terrorist attacks in France, Australia, and Canada have prompted the United States to issue a worldwide travel alert, as of Friday night. The travel alert came on the heels of French police killing three hostage-takers. In one of these instances, police were reported to have killed two of the men responsible for the… Read more »

Pope Francis To Issue Call To Action On Climate Change

Pope Franics calls for action on global warming

In a year when Pope Francis has already set himself as a key player for change across the world, the pontiff will once again step into troubled waters while issuing a call to action in combating climate change. According to the Guardian, the Argentinian pope plans to issue a lengthy message to the 1.2 billion… Read more »

Was The U.S. Behind North Korea’s Internet Outage?

Cyber Attack on North Korea Internet?

Internet connectivity was lost across the country of North Korea on Tuesday. The outage comes less than a week after the United States vowed to respond to North Korea’s alleged involvement in the Sony Pictures hacking scandal. Could the U.S. have been involved in North Korea’s outage? CNN reported on the outage amid escalated tensions… Read more »

Oil Prices Continue to Drop, Here’s Why

Gas prices lowest since 2004

As 2014 comes to a close, consumers have noticed a steep drop in gas prices. What’s behind the improvement? Well, a combination of factors have actually led to the change. According to a CBS News article, the national average price per gallon dropped below $3.00 this fall for the first time since 2004. Bob Darbelnet,… Read more »

U.S. Military Robots To Join Fight Against Ebola

Ebola

Despite massive efforts from countless countries to contain the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, the outbreak continues to claim lives at a faster rate than ever. The WHO has estimated around 15,000 current cases, although the organization admits the numbers could be much higher due to the fact that many cases… Read more »

Benjamin Netanyahu Responds After ‘Chickens**t’ Insult By Senior U.S. Official

White House

This week has been very serious pertaining to United States and Israel diplomacy. From what other news outlets have reported, United States President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have a relationship that is in a “full-blown crisis.” The Inquisitr previously reported that the deterioration of diplomacy is not just from their disagreements,… Read more »

Coach K: Fighting ISIS Is Just Like Coaching Basketball

Duke coach doesn't like Obama's ISIS strategy

Legendary Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski spoke at an Association of the United States Army conference last month, where he spoke in front of hundreds of military officers, defense contractors, and Army supporters. In that conference, Coach K compared fighting the war against ISIS to coaching a basketball team, and criticized Barack Obama for being… Read more »

The Relationship Between The U.S. And Israel Now At A Full-Blown Crisis

White House

The current relationship between the United States and Israel currently has been very complex and, at times, incompatible. With several news outlets reporting that U.S. president Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu express disdain for each other, people are wondering how long relations between both countries can remain civil. The Inquisitr reported on times… Read more »

U.S. National Shot Dead In Saudi Arabian Capital

The city of Riyadh

A U.S. national has reportedly been shot dead and another injured in the city of Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. A brief statement from Saudi Arabian Press Agency stated that the police later shot, wounded and arrested an assailant shortly afterwards. The statement alleged that the attack resulted in the killing of one person and the… Read more »