Quantcast
Home » Topics » birth (Page 3)

Republican strategist Karl Rove: Donald Trump ‘is a joke candidate’

Republican political strategist Karl Rove has dismissed Donald Trump as a potential Republican presidential candidate. Rove, a former adviser to George W. Bush, said that the billionaire real estate mogul and reality TV star could have been an interesting candidate because of his business experience, but had become “inconsequential” after…

‘Royal star’ was a supernova, astronomers say

LONDON (AFP) – One of the abiding legends of Britain’s royal family is that a noon-day star appeared at the birth in 1630 of King Charles II, who was to restore the English monarchy after the execution of his father. “The Most Glorious Star… shining most brightly in a Miraculous…

‘Birther’ bill passed by Arizona Senate

Legislation that requires presidential candidates to prove they are natural-born American citizens before their names can appear on the Arizona ballot was approved by the state Senate on Wednesday. The bill, H.B. 2177, requires presidential candidates to submit a certified copy of their birth certificate that includes their date and…

Fayyad claims ‘birth certificate’ for Palestinian statehood

BRUSSELS — Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said Wednesday that UN endorsement of his administration’s readiness to govern amounted to “a birth certificate” for statehood. Fayyad made the claim after the United Nations special coordinator for the Middle East peace process said in a report that the Palestinian Authority (PA)…

Donald Trump: Media made ‘birther’ a negative word

Billionaire real estate mogul and television celebrity Donald Trump blamed the media Sunday for marginalizing those who do not believe President Barack Obama was born in the United States. “It’s a very strange situation, that’s all I can tell you,” Trump, a potential Republican presidential candidate, said on CNN’s State…

Hong Kong moves to restrict mainland babies

HONG KONG — Hong Kong says it will restrict the number of mainland Chinese women allowed to give birth in the city’s hospitals which are struggling to cope with the tens of thousands who arrive each year. The number of mainland women who opt to deliver across the border in…

International midwife shortage kills 1 million women, children a year

KABUL (Reuters) – Over a million mothers and newborn babies are dying each year from easily prevented birth complications because of a chronic shortage of midwives across much of the developing world, a new report from Save the Children said on Friday. In the world’s least developed countries over half…

Donald Trump positioning himself as the birther candidate

Billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump appears to have found his niche: birtherism. And what is birtherism? It’s essentially a group of Republican conspiracy theoriests who believe President Obama wasn’t actually born in Hawaii and that his birth certificate was faked in order to make him eligible for the Presidency.…

Bachmann to kick off 2012 campaign by hiring a birther

WASHINGTON – Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has all but made it official that she’ll run for president in 2012. And the tea party darling’s first hire for her campaign, according to CNN, will be a prominent Iowa birther. On Thursday, Bachmann told ABC News, “I’m in for 2012,” but didn’t…

Exclusive: Transgender people sue NYC over surgery requirement

Several transgender New Yorkers say the city is making it too difficult to obtain identification that reflects their new genders. Three transgender people announced Tuesday that they had filed suit against City of New York and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. They object to the city’s “arbitrary” requirement…

Google+