Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Gore Triumphs in Hollywood

In the biggest non-surprise of the night, Al Gore's film on global warming won the Academy Award for best documentary on Sunday, and the former vice president and his Hollywood friends used the opportunity to push their cause before a billion-strong global audience. Read

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Anti-War Republican to Enter the 2008 Fray

A Republican lawmaker planning to throw his hat into the already-crowded ring of 2008 presidential nominee hopefuls opposed the Iraq war from the start, voted for Friday's Democrat-led resolution against President Bush's troop "surge," supports defunding the war -- and wants to legalize hemp farming. Read

US To Blame For Muslim Antagonism, Says Supporter of Suicide Bombings

The United States and its foreign policies have come under fire at a conference on relations between the U.S. and Islam, with figures like suicide bombing apologist Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi accusing America of responsibility for Muslims' animosity. Read

Thursday, February 01, 2007

Chavez to Rule by Decree

Venezuelan lawmakers loyal to President Hugo Chavez Wednesday approved a measure granting the U.S.-baiting left-wing leader authority to rule by decree for the next 18 months. Read