Carter's Grandson Found Romney Tape; Full Video Revealed [VIDEOS]
September 18 2012 6:25 PM EDT
President Jimmy Carter's grandson helped unearth the video of Mitt Romney's talk to wealthy donors that has embarrassed the Republican candidate, he said Tuesday.
UAE Restricting Visas For Immigrants Workers From Asia
September 18 2012 5:23 PM EDT
The UAE is making it more difficult for immigrant laborers to enter the country on tourist and other short-term visas in a bid to prevent foreign criminals from entering the country under the guise of looking for work. The rapidly developing country has been built up with immigrant labor mostly from South Asia, who form a majority of the Gulf nation's 8 million plus population.
Secretary Of State Hilary Clinton Honors Aung San Suu Kyi (FULL-TEXT)
September 18 2012 4:36 PM EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton greeted Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC.
Clint Eastwood Calls Republicans 'Dumb' For Letting Him Speak At The Republican National Convention
September 18 2012 3:35 PM EDT
Actor Clint Eastwood called Republicans 'dumb' for allowing him to speak at the Republican National Convention last month
Court Deals New Setback To Pennsylvania Voter ID Law
September 18 2012 2:47 PM EDT
The law mandating photo ID to vote in Pennsylvania, which Republicans like and Democrats hate, hits a fresh snag as the state Supreme Court sends it back to a lower jurisdiction..
Coalition Partner Withdraws From Indian Government Over Economic Reform Plans
September 18 2012 2:13 PM EDT
Mamata Banerjee, the chief minister of the state of West Bengal, declared that her party, the All India Trinamool Congress ? currently the second largest segment of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) coalition ? could no longer cooperate with the UPA.
Aung San Suu Kyi Meets With Hillary Clinton In DC
September 18 2012 1:35 PM EDT
Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to meet with Hillary Clinton and receive the Congressional Gold Medal for her human rights work.
Romney, Not Minicing Words, Tells Donors Palestinians Have 'No Interest' In Peace'
September 18 2012 1:20 PM EDT
Romney's stance on Palestine, the two-state solution with Israel, and the peace process, were made abundantly clear in a recording obtained by Mother Jones. Thus far in the campaign, Romney's foreign policy statements in general have shown that he's not afraid to say what's on his mind.
Mother Jones Leaked Videos: Who Spied On Mitt Romney?
September 18 2012 1:11 PM EDT
A leaked video posted on YouTube by Mother Jones magazine highlights the difficulty of politicians speaking candidly in small groups. Meanwhile, the identity of the person who originally recorded the video at a Mitt Romney fundraiser has yet to be revealed.
National Cheeseburger Day 2012: Free Burgers And Other Great Deals Across America
September 18 2012 12:46 PM EDT
National Cheeseburger Day is Tuesday, Sept. 18. Burger joints across the nation are celebrating this momentous occasion with a variety of deals, while others are honoring the day by using your cheeseburger purchase to benefit charity.
NATO Pull-Back In Afghanistan Not 'Change In Strategy,' But Likely Response To 'Innocence Of Muslims' Protests
September 18 2012 11:52 AM EDT
After a string of "insider attacks" against NATO forces by Afghan forces and the increased risk of violence and protests due to the "Innocence of Muslims" film, NATO officials announced that joint Afghan-NATO operations have been indefinitely suspended until the violence reaches a "tolerable level."
Obama Administration Scores Point In Fight To Keep Indefinite Detention Powers
September 18 2012 11:37 AM EDT
A federal judge has halted a recent court ruling that sharply questioned the federal government's power to indefinitely detain terror suspects -- but the issue won't be solved until later this month at the earliest.
LSU Bomb Threat: No Explosives Found, Classes Resume
September 18 2012 9:53 AM EDT
All is back to normal at Louisiana State University after a bomb threat received Monday morning forced a campus-wide evacuation. No explosives were found.
Pakistan Bows To Court Demand In Zardari Corruption Probe
September 18 2012 9:42 AM EDT
Pakistan's Supreme Court finally got its way late Tuesday in a long-simmering row regarding President Asif Ali "Mr. 10 Percent" Zardari's unwillingness to respond to a Swiss inquiry into his alleged corruption dating back to his days as a high-ranking official under his wife Benazir Bhutto's second administration.
Shark Saves Man Lost At Sea For 15 Weeks
September 18 2012 9:31 AM EDT
A man named Toakai Teitoi said he was saved by a six-foot shark after being lost at sea for 15 weeks.
Mexican Prison Break Near US Border
September 18 2012 9:25 AM EDT
Over 130 inmates have escaped from a Mexican prison in Peidras, located across the border from Eagle Pass, Texas. Mexican authorities have undertaken a massive manhunt, while U.S. authorities are closely monitoring the border to assist in the recapture of any prisoners that try to cross.
Protests Over Anti-Islamic Movie Spreading In Asia; Indonesia Sees Violence
September 18 2012 7:37 AM EDT
Protests in Indonesia over an alleged anti-Muslim movie made in the U.S. continued for the second day Tuesday, a day after demonstrations outside the U.S. Embassy turned violent, even as Google censored the video in the world's largest Muslim-majority nation to comply with the local law.
India's Consumer Price Inflation Touches 10.03% in August
September 18 2012 5:33 AM EDT
India's retail inflation rate increased to 10.03 percent in August from 9.86 percent recorded in July, mainly driven by higher food prices, according to the data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation.
Suicide Bomber Kills 10 In Kabul; Militant Group Says Attack In Retaliation To 'Innocence of Muslims'
September 18 2012 2:17 AM EDT
At least 10 people, including nine foreigners, were killed Tuesday morning in the Afghan capital Kabul in a suicide bomber attack on a mini-bus believed to be transporting foreign aviation workers to the airport, news agencies reported citing officials.
Romney: 47% Of Americans Are Dependent 'Victims' [VIDEO]
September 17 2012 10:31 PM EDT
Mitt Romney faced a new embarrassment Monday evening when a video surfaced that shows him dismissing nearly half of Americans as "victims" who take no responsibility for their livelihoods and who think they are entitled to government handouts.