Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Sweden Among New Members of UN Security Council

Italy and the Netherlands have taken the unusual step of splitting the term of a UN Security Council seat. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine.By Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jun 29 2016 (IPS)Bolivia, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan and Sweden were elected on Tuesday to serve on the UN Security Council (UNSC) as non-permanent members, while Italy and Netherlands have split the remaining contested seat.The UN General Assembly (UNGA) met to choose five new non-permanent members who will serve a two-year term starting Read more […]


Seniors Win at Harry Sneider Memorial Meet in Arcadia

  Strong Senior Games Medalists enjoy their achievements in Arcadia. – Photo by Yolanda Cabada   Sneiders Family Fitness in Arcadia hosted its 24th annual California Senior Games Powerlifting Championships for men and women over 50 years old. The very first Harry Sneider Powerlifting Trophy was awarded to the men’s best lifter, Curtis Uyeda from Torrance, who at age 65, with a bodyweight of 178 pounds, lifted 320 pounds! The trophy, remembering Harry Sneider who won numerous Read more […]


I cant believe youre supporting Donald Trump: Jan Brewer stuns Martin OMalley with refusal to acknowledge Trumps campaign of bigotry

(Credit: CNN) With his poll numbers reaching heights unseen since the days following the assassination of Osama bin Laden, President Obama’s warnings against Donald Trump’s campaign of bigotry have grown louder and more forceful in recent days. At a fundraiser for Washington Democratic Governor Jay Inslee on Friday, the president minced no words in describing the state of politics as it stands with Trump as a viable contender to be his successor. “We don’t have time Read more […]


Timeline: Recent deadly attacks in Turkey

Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment YESILKOY, Turkey – At least 28 people were killed and dozens of others were injured in an attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, the government in Istanbul told CNN on Tuesday. The two suicide bombers were also killed. Turkey’s Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said one attacker “first opened fire with Read more […]


Matthew Wades stellar show leads Australia to 270 for 9 against West Indies in Tri-Nation Series 2016 Final

Matthew Wade remained unbeaten at 57 off 52 in final of Tri-Nation Series 2016 © AFP Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade’s stellar fifty leads his side to post mammoth target of 270 for 9 against West Indies in Tri-Nation Series 2016 Final at Barbados on Sunday. West Indies bowlers restricted Australia time to time, but were unable to stop the heroics of Wade in the death overs. Apart from Wade, Australia’s skipper Steven Smith and Aaron Finch also added 46 and 47 runs respectively Read more […]


Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes

PANAMA CITY – Fireworks exploded as a huge container ship made the inaugural passage through the newly expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, formally launching the Central American nation’s multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for global shipping. The Chinese-owned Cosco Shipping Panama went through the Atlantic locks at Agua Clara in the early morning, sailed the 50-mile (80-kilometre) passage to the Cocoli locks near the capital and passed into the Pacific Read more […]