WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants Thursday night, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Barack Obama outlined scarcely a week ago. 862 more words
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Barack Obama becomes a lame-duck president officially on Nov. 5, the day after the midterm elections.
He in fact became such the moment he won re-election in November 2012, given that the Constitution prohibits him from running for a third term. 320 more words
CNN’s Don Lemon is known for making controversial, often questionable, statements. Well, in this week of “Don Lemon Said What,” the anchor raised eyebrows while trying to defend spanking as a form of discipline for raising children. 93 more words
Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DH) has disclosed that military operations in volatile North Eastern Nigeria has led to the arrested a top member of the Boko Haram Islamic sect in Konduga, a community in Borno State. 104 more words