Will Withhold Funds For U.N. Agency After Vote to Grant Membership
New York. October 31, 2011. The United States will not pay $60
million to a U.N. cultural and educational agency after it voted
Monday to accept the Palestinian mission as a full member,
triggering a U.S. requirement to cut off funds.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton said: "UNESCO has
made its decision: it prefers Palestinian membership to American
participation. Now let the rest of the U.N. specialized agencies
make their choice."
Returns to Work Amid Economic Peril
September 03, 2011. FoxNews.After a month-long break, Congress
returns to work next week facing an economy in jeopardy and a nation
desperate for solutions. Republican and Democratic leaders are
promising action to try and ease the country's 9.1 percent
unemployment rate and boost a barely growing economy.
Said Stimulus Cost Taxpayers $278,000 Per Job
Published July 05, 2011. Fox News. The White House on Tuesday
sharply disputed a report that uses data from President Obama's
economic advisers to claim that jobs created or saved by the
stimulus bill cost taxpayers $278,000 each.
authorities find 513 illegal immigrants in 2 tractor-trailers
Mexico City (CNN). May, 18, 2011. Mexican authorities said they
found (with x-ray) and detained more than 500 illegal immigrants
from Central America and Asia who were crammed inside two
tractor-trailers heading toward the United States on Tuesday.
Proves Usama Bin Laden's Death, Obama Officials Say
May 02, 2011. FoxNews. Two Obama administration officials say DNA
evidence has proven that Usama bin Laden is dead, with 99.9 percent
map shows nearly 1,000 Hezbollah sites
Published March 31, 2011 |
Associated Press. The Israeli military on Thursday released a map
detailing what it says are nearly 1,000 underground bunkers, weapons
storage facilities and monitoring sites built by the militant
Hezbollah guerrillas in southern Lebanon.
Judge Uses Obama's Words Against Him
Newsmax. Tuesday, February 1, 2011. In ruling against President
Obama‘s health care law, federal Judge Roger Vinson used Mr. Obama‘s
own position from the 2008 campaign against him, when the
then-Illinois senator argued there were other ways to achieve reform
short of requiring every American to purchase insurance.
King Abdullah Dissolves Government
AP. AMMAN, Jordan. February 1, 2011 -- Jordan's King Abdullah II,
bowing to public pressure, fired his government on Tuesday and
tasked a new prime minister with quickly boosting economic
opportunities and giving Jordanians a greater say in politics.
Arms Deal Advances
AP. September 12, 2010. The Obama
administration is set to notify Congress of plans to offer advanced
aircraft to Saudi Arabia worth up to $60 billion, the largest U.S.
arms deal ever, and is in talks with the kingdom about potential
naval and missile-defense upgrades that could be worth tens of
billions of dollars more.
Castro: Cuba's Communism Not Working
Havana. September 09, 2010 | Associated Press. Cuba's communist
economic model has come in for criticism from an unlikely source:
Jeffrey Goldberg, a national correspondent for The Atlantic
magazine, asked Castro if Cuba's economic system was still worth
exporting to other countries, and Castro replied: "The Cuban model
doesn't even work for us anymore," Goldberg wrote Wednesday in a
post on his Atlantic blog.
repeats itself: BP had key role in Exxon Valdez disaster in Alaska
AP. May 25, 2010. Since a busted oil well began spewing crude into
the Gulf of Mexico a month ago, the catastrophe has constantly been
measured against the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster. The Alaska spill
leaked nearly 11 million gallons of crude, killed countless wildlife
and tarnished the owner of the damaged tanker, Exxon.
of Illegal Immigration Rising Rapidly in Arizona, Study Finds
FoxNews. May 17, 2010. Arizona’s illegal immigrant population is
costing the state’s taxpayers even more than once thought -- a
whopping $2.7 billion, according to researchers at the public
interest group that helped write the state's new immigration law.
Researchers at FAIR – The Federation for American Immigration Reform
-- released data exclusively to FoxNews.com that show a steady cost
climb in multiple areas, including incarceration, education and
health, in the last five years.
Slip Let NYC Bomb Suspect on Plane
AP. Washington, DC. May 05,
2010. The no-fly list failed to keep the Times Square suspect off
Faisal Shahzad had boarded a jetliner bound for the United Arab
Emirates Monday night before federal authorities pulled him back.
Although under surveillance since midafternoon, he had managed to
elude investigators and head to the airport.