Few events have the power to both unite and divide the world like the Olympic Games. Beyond the fierce competition between countries and the unified chanting of country names, accusations of corruption and underhanded tactics often maim the spirit of the events. Even though the London 2012 Olympic Games are ten months away, there have already been accusations of the buying of gold medals by Azerbaijan.
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Every South Carolina resident needs to mark February 28th 2012 on their calendars. Besides being the 302nd anniversary of The Battle Helsingborg, it is also the date of the South Carolina Republican Primary.
More people in the world have access to a cell phone than have access to a toilet. Lack of access to clean water and sanitation is killing thousands of people in developing nations, and leaving people with a reduced quality of life.
Though Barack Obama has called for peace talks between Israel and Palestine, Palestine says this push for membership is a result of the breakdown of peace talks. When Palestine submits the application tomorrow, the debate on the matter will extend several weeks before a final vote is taken.
As many football fans anxiously awaited the opening NFL game of the 2011 season, President Obama addressed Congress in a televised announcement of the new “American Jobs Act.”
According to a Wall Street Journal and NBC poll of 1,000 American adults, Rick Perry is the leader of the GOP race with 38% of those polled supporting him. Mitt Romney was the second with 23%. Everyone else was below 10%. Now there is plenty of analysis on the front runners and the runner ups to the front runners. Who I would like to look at are the two lowest in the poll. These are Rick Santorum at 3% and Jon Huntsman at 2%.
In light of the fall of Ghaddafi’s Libyan regime, one question has been uttered across the world: what comes next for the liberated country? One man has come forward from the revolution to answer the question.