July 24, 2014

Obama responds to racist comments attributed to Clippers’ Don Sterling

(CNN) — The racism controversy embroiling Don Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, has reached half way around the world to Malaysia, where President Obama is on a diplomatic mission to Asia Pacific nations. At a press conference with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Sunday, Obama was asked about racist comments Sterling allegedly […]

South Korean Premier Offers to Quit Over Ferry Disaster

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South Korean Premier Offers to Quit Over Ferry Disaster

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Magic Johnson blasts Donald Sterling

An Instagram photo of Magic Johnson posing with Donald Sterling’s female friend V. Stiviano has become a historical document. After TMZ released unverified audio of Sterling purportedly making racist comments about the photo, it will be the last time anyone will see Johnson at a Clippers game at Staples Center. “I will never again set […]

Charles Barkley calls for Donald Sterling to be suspended immediately

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US, G-7 allies will impose new sanctions against Russia as soon as Monday

(Mark Wilson/Getty Images) SEOUL — The United States and other members of the Group of Seven will impose new sanctions against Russia as early as Monday because it continues to support separatist actions in Ukraine, White House officials said Saturday. President Obama, traveling through Asia, has been consulting with U.S. allies about the worsening situation […]

Swift, new sanctions to be imposed on Russia, mediators held in Ukraine

SLAVIANSK, Ukraine/SEOUL (Reuters) – The leaders of the Group of Seven major economies agreed on Saturday to swiftly impose further sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, and the United States could unveil its new punitive measures as early as Monday, officials said. “We believe that these sanctions will have a significant impact,” U.S. Deputy […]

G-7 leaders agree to ‘move swiftly’ to impose new sanctions on Russia

Leaders of the G-7 announced late Friday they had agreed to “move swiftly” to impose new sanctions against Russia over its continued role in the unrest in Ukraine. A statement released by the White House said the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European […]

Teen killed at Connecticut school; classmate arrested

(CNN) — The 16-year-old girl killed by a classmate at a Milford, Connecticut, high school was “a bright light full of hopes and dreams with her future at her fingertips” said her cousin Edward Kovack in a statement on behalf of the family Friday afternoon. Maren Sanchez, a junior, was attacked in a hallway at […]

Virgin Australia says drunk passenger tried to enter cockpit on flight to Bali

Updated April 26, 2014 00:28:40 Photo: A member of the Indonesian military stands guard near the plane after it landed near Denpasar, Bali. (Getty: Agung Parameswara) A drunk passenger tried to enter the cockpit of a Virgin Australia plane as it flew from Brisbane to Bali, prompting fears of a hijack, the airline said. Virgin […]