Posts Tagged ‘Political’

Far-right groups gain ground against Merkel political home state

Far-right groups gain ground against Merkel political home state

Stephen FellerBERLIN, Sept. 5 (UPI) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel took the blame for her party’s surprising loss in her home state Sunday, acknowledging it was tied to her immigration policy. Latest News – UPI.com

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Bill Cosby — I’m Fighting the Charges … It’s All Political!

Bill Cosby — I’m Fighting the Charges … It’s All Political!

Breaking News Bill Cosby¬†says he’s the victim of a district attorney trying to make a name for himself in a meritless case. Cosby’s attorneys are indignant, making it clear their client was the centerpiece of a hotly contested election for D.A. in Montgomery County, PA. ¬† It’s interesting … Kevin Steele, who went before...

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Tim Cook calls Apple tax evasion claims ‘total political crap’

Tim Cook calls Apple tax evasion claims ‘total political crap’

Tim Cook doesn’t often lose his cool, but he got surprisingly riled up while discussing claims that Apple is doing its best to avoid paying taxes on overseas earnings during an interview with 60 Minutes‘ Charlie Rose. “That is total political crap,” Cook says. “There’s no truth behind it. Apple pays every tax dollar...

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EU praises release of political prisoners in Belarus

EU praises release of political prisoners in Belarus

A former opposition presidential candidate Nikolai Statkevich, left, meets with supporters at a bus station as he was released from a prison, Minsk, Belarus, late Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. The authoritarian president of Belarus on Saturday pardoned all six political prisoners in the former Soviet republic, including Statkevich, a former opposition presidential candidate. (AP...

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Top Taliban political chief resigns over Mullah Omar replacement

Top Taliban political chief resigns over Mullah Omar replacement

Andrew V. PestanoKABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 4 (UPI) — The Taliban’s top political chief in the group’s office in Qatar resigned over the replacement of former leader Mullah Omar, who was recently confirmed dead. Top News – UPI.com

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Former North Korea political prisoner submits report to U.N.’s Seoul office

Former North Korea political prisoner submits report to U.N.’s Seoul office

Elizabeth ShimSEOUL, June 26 (UPI) — A defector who once piled dead bodies at a North Korean political prison camp submitted a report to the new U.N. human rights office in Seoul. Top News – UPI.com

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Woody Harrelson to star in director Rob Reiner’s ‘LBJ’ political drama

Woody Harrelson to star in director Rob Reiner’s ‘LBJ’ political drama

Karen ButlerBEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 18 (UPI) — Former “Cheers” and “True Detective” star Woody Harrelson is to play Lyndon B. Johnson in director Rob Reiner’s big-screen drama “LBJ.” Latest News – UPI.com

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Chevron shareholders vote for political spending

Chevron shareholders vote for political spending

Daniel J. GraeberSAN RAMON, Calif., May 28 (UPI) — Chevron’s top executive said the company would vet the shoot down of proposals to spend less on political maneuvering and more on environmental issues. Top News – UPI.com

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Political refugees may be leaping into sea for rescue, officials say

Political refugees may be leaping into sea for rescue, officials say

Doug G. WareBANDA ACEH, Indonesia, May 15 (UPI) — Indonesian rescuers have brought to shore nearly 1,000 more refugees, authorities said — complicating an already complex influx of migrants to the region. Top News – UPI.com

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Political uncertainty plagues Nigeria’s oil potential

Political uncertainty plagues Nigeria’s oil potential

Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, March 17 (UPI) — The Nigerian political machine poses a significant risk to the vitality of the nation’s oil sector as investment uncertainty lingers, a report finds. Top News – UPI.com

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