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Jimmy Carter Thwarts NSA, Uses Post Office Jimmy Carter Thwarts NSA, Uses Post Office

Jimmy Carter, in an interview for NBC’s Meet the Press, says he uses snail mail when communicating with foreign leaders. He is pretty sure that the NSA is spying on him, a fear that is not unfounded, according to Fox …

Crimea: Ukraine Withdraws Amid Sanctions Crimea: Ukraine Withdraws Amid Sanctions

Thousands of Ukrainian troops are preparing to withdraw from Crimea, as Western leaders begin sanctions against Russia for attempting to annex the region. “We are working out a plan of action so that we can transfer not just servicemen, but …

Mikhail Gorbachev: Crimea Annexation is ‘Happy Event’ Mikhail Gorbachev: Crimea Annexation is ‘Happy Event’

Mikhail Gorbachev, former President of the Soviet Union, has proclaimed Crimea’s vote to join Russia as a “happy event.” In comments published on Russian news website Slon.ru, Gorbachev supported the referendum vote that will lead to the annexation of Crimea, …

Hillary Clinton:  Russia’s Move To Annex Crimea Is Illegal Hillary Clinton: Russia’s Move To Annex Crimea Is Illegal

Presidential possibility and former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, made some strong comments about the Russian appropriation of Crimea on Tuesday. She described Russia’s actions as an affront to “our values” that will set a dangerous precedent if left …

World War 3: Are We Really Talking About This Again? World War 3: Are We Really Talking About This Again?

The notion of a third World War was of real concern during the Cold War between the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. Both sides had nuclear weapons, and acronyms like M.A.D. (mutually-assured destruction – the idea that if either side started, …

U.S. Warns Russia for Interference In Ukraine U.S. Warns Russia for Interference In Ukraine

The Obama administration and its European allies have not succeeded in preventing Russia from overtaking Crimea, a region of Ukraine. Now, the administration’s challenge is to keep the Russians from overtaking other regions of Ukraine, as they expand their military …

US Imposes Sanctions on Russia Due to Crimean Crisis US Imposes Sanctions on Russia Due to Crimean Crisis

Monday morning, the White House announced its second set of sanctions imposed against Russian and Crimean government officials and “cronies” due to the recent referendum passed in Crimea announcing the region’s intentions to separate from Ukraine and join with Russia. …

Serene Superyacht Docks in Manhattan Serene Superyacht Docks in Manhattan

Serene, one of the largest superyachts in the world, has found safe harbor in Manhattan. The vessel is owned by Yuri Scheffler, the man behind vodka brand Stolichnaya. The yacht’s presence in the United States is speculated to be connected …

Newt Gingrich Eyeing Sec. of State Position? Newt Gingrich Eyeing Sec. of State Position?

In a Twitter rant last month, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich sounded-off against current Secretary of State John Kerry for comments he made in a speech to students in Jakarta, Indonesia, going as far as to ask John …

USS Truxtun Deployed to Black Sea Amid Crimea Crisis USS Truxtun Deployed to Black Sea Amid Crimea Crisis

Early Thursday morning, the USS Truxtun, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, was deployed from Greece towards the Black Sea. The move comes as part of supposedly scheduled and routine drill procedures with the Romanian and Bulgarian naval forces in the Black …

Rob Serry, UN Representative, Threatened In Crimea Rob Serry, UN Representative, Threatened In Crimea

Tensions continue to rise in Ukraine. This time hostile pro-Russian’s threatened a UN representative. On Wednesday an envoy, United Nations Robert Serry, went to Ukraine’s Crimea on a diplomatic mission, but his mission ended before it could even really start …

Ukraine: European Union To Offer Billions In Aid Ukraine: European Union To Offer Billions In Aid

Ukraine has been in economic trouble for some time, and it’s only getting worse. Frustration over the country’s money troubles was what lit the fuse ahead of massive protests late last year. Citizens, particularly pro-European Ukrainians, longed for a stronger …

Ukraine Braces For War, Hopes For The Best Ukraine Braces For War, Hopes For The Best

Ukraine is in the grips of a terrifying sense of deja vu brought on by an increasingly aggressive Russia. Following the successful ouster of Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, the fledgling Ukranian government has attempted to steer its troubled nation in …

Sarah Palin Owns Giant Future-Predicting Telescope? Sarah Palin Owns Giant Future-Predicting Telescope?

Many Americans still remember the joke made by Tina Fey in a return to SNL to play the role of Sarah Palin back in 2008. While introducing herself, Fey’s version of Palin stated in a folksy, matter-of-fact way that she …

Obama Warns Russia Not To Use Force in Ukraine Obama Warns Russia Not To Use Force in Ukraine

President Obama, in a brief statement on Friday, said he was “deeply concerned” over reports that Russian troops are meddling in Ukraine as their men took up positions in Ukraine’s Crimean region. “We are now deeply concerned by reports of …

Ali Fedotowsky And Katherine Heigl Rescue Stray Dogs In Sochi Ali Fedotowsky And Katherine Heigl Rescue Stray Dogs In Sochi

For the past few months, Russia’s government has been working hard at getting rid of hundreds of stray dogs to prepare for the Olympics. Now, it seems as if more stray dogs in Sochi will find good homes in America. …

Carolina Kostner Wins Bronze, Atones for Vancouver Carolina Kostner Wins Bronze, Atones for Vancouver

Italy’s Carolina Kostner won the bronze medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The 27-year-old native of Bolzano, Italy scored 74.12 points in the short program and 142.61 in the free skate for a total of 216.73. That …

Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold Adelina Sotnikova Wins Women’s Figure Skating Gold

Russian figure skater Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal in women’s figure skating in Sochi on Thursday. The win was a minor upset for South Korea, and a record setter for Russia. Sotnikova scored an overall 224.59 points, with 149.95 …

Ashley Wagner Takes Sochi Olympics Internet Memes in Stride Ashley Wagner Takes Sochi Olympics Internet Memes in Stride

Ashley Wagner doesn’t seem to be bothered by the internet memes that are circulating about her. The American figure skater has become well-known during the Sochi Olympics for her entertaining facial expressions. The first Wagner meme surfaced following her February …

For Ashley Wagner, Sochi Performances Have Been Redemptive For Ashley Wagner, Sochi Performances Have Been Redemptive

No one could blame American figure skater Ashley Wagner for wanting to prove her detractors wrong in Sochi. And Wagner is holding her own at the Winter Olympics. She finished sixth in the women’s short program on Wednesday. And she …

Ashley Wagner Says “You Can’t Just Be A Zombie” Ashley Wagner Says “You Can’t Just Be A Zombie”

Twenty-two-year-old U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner is a world-reknown athlete who knows how to thrill and entice a crowd. The talented skater coins herself as “Figure skater. Two-time US National Champion. Ice cream enthusiast” on her Twitter account. Wagner recently …