Quantcast
Home » Topics » NBC (Page 4)

Boehner: ‘Not my job’ to correct the birthers

Many Americans believe that President Barack Obama is a Muslim who is also not a US citizen, and House Speaker John Boehner isn’t about to correct them. The Speaker told NBC’s David Gregory Sunday that people have a right to their beliefs and it wasn’t his job to tell them…

NBC: Mubarak will step down Thursday

Click here to watch live video of events in Egypt as they unfold Update (4:15 pm EST): Mubarak pledges not to step down until September Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told the nation Thursday that he would not step down until elections could be held in September. Update (1:15 pm EST):…

No Facebook for Malia, Sasha: Michelle Obama

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s daughters Malia and Sasha won’t be on Facebook anytime soon, First Lady Michelle Obama said Wednesday. “I’m not a big fan of young kids having Facebook. It’s not something they need. It’s not necessary,” Obama told the NBC Today Show, revealing that neither girl has…

Wall Street banks ‘warned of terror threat’

NEW YORK – US officials have warned the leaders of Wall Street banks that the firms and their executives may be the targets of al-Qaeda plots, the NBC network reported Tuesday. NBC’s New York affiliate said that intelligence officials are worried that al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen may try to mail…

US can’t link Julian Assange to Bradley Manning: report

One avenue by which the United States could press charges against Julian Assange appeared to have closed Monday, with US military officials’ admission that they can’t find a link between the WikiLeaks founder and PFC Bradley Manning, the alleged source of WikiLeaks’ State Department cables. News reports late last year…

Cantor refuses to denounce birthers as ‘crazy talk’

The Republican leadership isn’t doing much to discourage members of their party who believe President Barack Obama wasn’t born in the US. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) became the latest GOP leader Sunday to refuse to denounce the birthers. “This is a leadership moment here,” NBC’s David Gregory noted…

FCC approves Comcast takeover of NBC-Universal

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) put its stamp of approval Tuesday on a plan by cable-provider Comcast to acquire NBC Universal. “In a 4-to-1 vote, the FCC determined the deal was in the nation’s public interest and assigned a number of conditions to the venture to ensure that Comcast shares…

US on verge of approving NBC-Comcast deal: report

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US regulators were on the verge of approving cable giant Comcast’s purchase of entertainment titan NBC Universal and could announce the deal as early as Tuesday, a US newspaper reported. The Wall Street Journal’s website, citing unnamed sources, said Monday that Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials spent…

White House’s ‘insider threat’ program targets federal employees for surveillance

In an effort to prevent another Bradley Manning, the Obama administration is urging all federal government agencies to watch its employees for signs they may be leaking classified information. In a memo dated Monday, Jacob J. Lew, the director of the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, directed government…

FCC poised to approve Comcast takeover of NBC-Universal after new conditions

The head of the Federal Communications Commission proposed regulatory conditions Thursday to ensure that cable giant Comcast Corp. cannot stifle video competition once it takes control of NBC Universal. The conditions are intended to guarantee that satellite companies, phone companies and other traditional subscription television services can still get access…

Google+