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Trump cries obstruction, but has nominated few ambassadors
President Trump is blasting Congressional Democrats for obstructing his nominations, but his administration has not nominated candidates for the vast majority of positions that require Senate approval. That paltry number of picks is especially true for ambassadorships, despite the president’s
The Note: The Speeches Bill Clinton Wasn’t Allowed to Give
NOTABLES --A LOOK AT THE SPEECHES: ABC News has obtained State Department e-mails that shed light on Bill Clinton ’s lucrative speaking engagements and show he and the Clinton Foundation tried to get approval for invitations related to two of the most repressive countries in the world --
Bill Clinton Sought State Department OK For Paid Speeches Related to North Korea, Congo , New E-mails Show
ABC News has obtained State Department e-mails that shed light on Bill Clinton ’s lucrative speaking engagements and show he and the Clinton Foundation tried to get approval for invitations related to two of the most repressive countries in the world -- North Korea and the Democratic Republic of
How Ebola Virus Spreads From Sick Animals And Among Humans
The largest-known outbreak of the Ebola virus is currently underway but because so many questions remain about the true source of the disease, it is difficult to understand the timeline of the deadly infection. There are five different strains of the disease, four of which can spread to humans
Here's a Recipe for Failure in Ukraine
If the United States or Western Europe intervenes in the turmoil in Ukraine in hopes of promoting democracy, a new study suggests that the citizens of that troubled country better believe the troops are friends. If they are seen merely as representatives of a rival country with its own interests at
Russians, Scandinavians Top 'Atlas of Breast Cup Sizes'
Relax, all you data-hungry world travelers. At last there’s a guide to the countries with the biggest breasts. German newspaper Bild has published a World Map of Breasts, a color-coded plan showing how women around the world stack up in terms of cup size. It turns out that...
Today in Pictures: Super Tuesday Voters, Prince Harry in Jamaica, Protests in Ecuador
Sophia Walsh, 5, watches as her father William Walsh fills out his ballot at a polling station setup in Froehlich’s Classic Corner as Ohio heads to the polls, March 6, 2012 in Steubenville, Ohio. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Prince Harry poses with Usain Bolt at...
The Global Note: Attacking Iran?…Fleeing Syria…Starving In Fukushima…Teen Cleans His Room, Wins $83,000
IRAN + SYRIA: TWO NATIONS GIVE A LITTLE…? IRAN -BIG PICTURE…On the day after Benjamin Netanyahu’s fairly bellicose speech to AIPAC – and on the day he meets a no-doubt very receptive crowd on Capitol Hill – there are a pair of developments that Netanyahu...
The Global Note: U.S. Commander in Afghanistan - "We owe them" the apology…Obama & Netanyahu…Putin - Tears & Fears
ABC NEWS EXCLUSIVE: RADDATZ TOURS WITH TOP COMMANDER -GENERAL ALLEN: “WE OWE THEM” THE APOLOGY…Martha RADDATZ is the only journalist – print or broadcast – to travel with General John Allen, the Commander of U.S. and allied forces in Afghanistan. It’s obviously timely – coming...
The Global Note: Inside Homs…Assad's Wife…Saudi Women…Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens
SYRIA -INSIDE HOMS: “UNTIL WE DIE”…The city of Homs is in its fourth day of a military crackdown. Live pictures streamed from Homs this morning showed shelling and gunfire, as activists reported that Syrian Army tanks were seen at dawn. The BBC ran new, strong...