Democrat Barrett concedes Wisconsin recall election defeat

ShareThis Democrat Barrett concedes Wisconsin recall election defeat 05 Jun 2012 Democratic challenger Tom Barrett conceded Wisconsin’s recall election to Republican Governor Scott Walker on Tuesday, saying he hoped the deeply divided state would now come together. With 85 percent of the vote counted, Walker had about 55 percent of the ballots to 44 percent […]

Defeat for Mandelson’s billionaire as judge backs the Mail over story of Rothschild and the Russian oligarch

Billionaire financier Nat Rothschild exposed his friend Peter Mandelson to accusations of a conflict of interest while the Labour peer was an EU trade commissioner, the High Court ruled yesterday. The Swiss-based hedge-fund manager had launched a libel battle against the Daily Mail over his trips to Moscow and Siberia with Lord (then Mr) Mandelson […]

Ariz schools’ ethnic studies program ruled illegal

An administrative law judge ruled Tuesday that a Tucson school district’s ethnic studies program violates state law, agreeing with the findings of Arizona’s public schools chief. Judge Lewis Kowal’s ruling marked a defeat for the Tucson Unified School District, which appealed the findings issued in June by Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal. Kowal’s ruling, […]

‘Iran Army hacked US drone’s system’

ShareThis ‘Iran Army hacked US drone’s system’ 17 Dec 2011 Commenting on Iran’s recent downing of an aggressive US drone, a former CIA agent says the Iranian Army’s experts managed to hack the aircraft’s cyber system and then brought it down. The downing of the drone by Iran was another defeat for the United States […]

Libyan Rebel Commander Killed by Bani Walid Defenders

(Activist Post)   As reported earlier, rebel fighters tasked by NATO to take Bani Walid have begun filtering back home after frustrating and continuous defeat by the city’s defenders. A recent rocket barrage managed to kill rebel commander Daw Saleheen, who was leading operations against Bani Walid, Associated Press reported. Saleheen had taken part in a […]