Australia urged to formally recognise climate change refugee status

Australia, a close neighbour of small, low-lying South Pacific states at the frontline of climate change, should be the first country to formally recognise climate change refugees, the country’s main refugee advisory body has said. The Refugee Council of Australia has told the Australian government that it should create a new refugee category for those […]

City Council Candidate’s Wife Skips Voting Booth; Race Ends in a Tie

A man running for city council in Northern Kentucky would have won the election — if only his wife had voted for him. Robert McDonald, who is seeking a seat on the Walton City Council, is currently tied at 669 votes each with his opponent Olivia Ballou. That unlikely result would be amusing if not […]

Greece Races as Cash Dwindles With Europe Seeking Austerity

ShareThis Greece Races as Cash Dwindles With Europe Seeking Austerity 18 Jun 2012 Greece’s two traditional political rivals are in a race to forge an unprecedented coalition as the state’s cash dwindles, bank deposits flee and Europe demands renewed austerity pledges before releasing more emergency aid. Greece will run out of money in mid-July, the […]

Rodney King, Whose Beating Led to Riots in Los Angeles, Dies at 47

ShareThis Rodney King, Whose Beating Led to Riots in Los Angeles, Dies at 47 18 Jun 2012 Rodney G. King, whose 1991 videotaped beating by the Los Angeles police became a symbol of the nation’s continuing racial tensions and subsequently led to a week of deadly race riots after the officers were acquitted, was found […]

Gun appears in e-mail in race for Giffords seat

ShareThis Gun appears in e-mail in race for Giffords seat 07 Jun 2012 A PAC supporting Jesse Kelly in the race to replace Gabrielle Giffords in Congress has sent an e-mail using an image of the Republican candidate holding an assault rifle. Giffords resigned in January, about a year after she was shot in the […]

9/11 truther leading Egyptian presidential race

ShareThis 9/11 truther leading Egyptian presidential race 21 May 2012 An Islamist who believes that the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States were an American conspiracy [which, of course, it was] is the front-runner in Egypt’s presidential race, a new poll shows. Abdel-Moneim Abolfotoh, formerly a leading figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, led the […]

Ron Paul Still in the Race with Millions in Funding and Zero Debt

RT | ccording to the latest bulletin from the campaign headquarters of the Texas congressman, Ron Paul is still in the race and rolling in the bucks.              

Trayvon Martin: Disinformation, Fake Reporting Fuelling the Illusion of an ‘American Race War’

Patrick Henningsen Infowars.com April 10, 2012 In the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting and the ensuing media circus, a new beast has reared its ugly head – this time in the form of media disinformation and race-baiting reports threatening to propel America in the direction of a new race war. On Saturday April 7th, journalist Michael Miller’s Miami New […]

NY Tea Party Activist Throws Hat Into Congressional Race

By MAURY THOMPSON, PostStar.com A tea party activist from Jefferson County said she will challenge Matt Doheny in a primary for the Republican nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Bill Owens, D-Plattsburgh. “I basically say that I’m going from my sofa to politics,” said Kellie Greene, an international business consultant and seminary student from Sackets Harbor. […]

Santorum captures Kansas caucuses, Romney wins Wyoming in GOP presidential race

ShareThis Santorum captures Kansas caucuses, Romney wins Wyoming in GOP presidential race 10 Mar 2012 Rick Santorum won the Kansas caucuses in a rout on Saturday and Mitt Romney countered in Wyoming, a weekend prelude to suddenly pivotal Southern GOP primary showdowns in the week ahead. Final returns in Kansas showed Santorum with 51 percent […]