Quantcast
Home » Topics » ground

3 dead, more than 50 hurt in Nev. air race crash

Shocking video footage has emerged of an airplane crashing into the ground at a Nevada air show on Friday evening, killing three people and injuring more than 50. WATCH: Video from Reuters, on September 17, 2011.…

3 dead, more than 50 hurt in Nev. air race crash

Shocking video footage has emerged of an airplane crashing into the ground at a Nevada air show on Friday evening, killing three people and injuring more than 50. WATCH: Video from Reuters, on September 17, 2011.…

Bush declines Obama’s invitation to Ground Zero

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Ex-president George W. Bush, whose presidency was shaped by the September 11 strikes, declined an invitation to join his successor Barack Obama in New York, officials said Tuesday. Obama is scheduled to visit Ground Zero, the simply named site of the felled World Trade Center in New…

Adm. Mullen: Libya moving to ‘stalemate’

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – The top U.S. military officer said air strikes had hobbled Libyan forces but the conflict was moving into “stalemate” as Muammar Gaddafi’s troops pressed on with their punishing siege of rebel Misrata. Rebels welcomed U.S. plans to deploy unmanned aircraft, typically operated remotely from the United…

Obama backs allies sending military aides to Libya

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama supports the decision by allies to send military advisers to aid Libyan rebels but has no plans to put US “boots on the ground,” his spokesman said Wednesday. A senior American diplomat, meanwhile, told lawmakers in a letter obtained by AFP on Wednesday, that Obama…

NATO may order ground forces into Libya, U.S. admiral admits

Speaking to members of Congress today, Adm. James Stavridis admitted that, while allied forces were not yet considering the deployment of troops on the ground in Libya, it was a possibility. This could run counter to President Barack Obama’s pledge that no U.S. soldiers would set foot on the ground…

Kerry denies Libyan no-fly zone would be ‘military intervention’

Not everyone thinks that bombing Libyan targets in the process of creating a no-fly zone would amount to an attack on the country. Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman John Kerry (D-MA) Sunday disagreed with the Obama administration’s view that bombing military targets to set up a no-fly zone would mean…

Conservative movie warns ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ is ‘second wave’ of 9/11

Furor over the so-called “Ground Zero Mosque” has long since died down, but a group of conservatives has refused to let the issue drop. A new movie titled “The Ground Zero Mosque: The Second Wave of the 911 Attacks” is set to premier at the 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference…

Top Democrat: We’re not going to lose the House

The chairman of the Democratic National Committee predicts that Democrats will retain control of the House and Senate after November midterm elections. “Do you think you will keep the House?” ABC’s Christine Amanpour asked DNC Chairman Tim Kaine Sunday. “I do,” he said. “I think it’s going to be close,…

Obama endorses building of Cordoba House

UPDATE: OBAMA ‘NOT COMMENTING ON WISDOM’ OF NYC MOSQUE Although his passionate defense of Muslim Americans’ right to build a mosque in lower Manhattan was hailed by some as “one of the finest moments” of his presidency, President Barack Obama clarified his comments Saturday. “My intention was simply to let…

Page 1 of 212
Google+