UFC on Fox 15: Paige VanZant Makes the Most of Her Time in Prime Time

We said—and I include myself here—that she didn't deserve the things she was getting. We said she received too much, too soon. She landed an exclusive Reebok deal before the champion in her division. She was lauded by Dana White and promoted and put on Fox network television, the largest platform available to the UFC. She received all of this, we said, because of her looks. Because, as White said, she has "it." Perhaps that's true. Perhaps she was signed by Reebok and put on Fox and pushed Read more [...]

Indian Prime Minister bids adieu after 10 years

Dr Singh said that, in the last 10 years, the country had seen many successes and achievements that it should be proud of. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday bid farewell to the people of India in a televised address and expressed his confidence that the country would emerge as a major powerhouse of the evolving global economy. Addressing the nation for the last time as prime minister of India after two consecutive five-year terms in office, Dr Singh said that, in the last 10 years, the country Read more [...]

In Meeting With Obama, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Embraces the West

By Matt Vasilogambros and Marina Koren March 12, 2014 President Obama said Wednesday that there would be "costs to Russia's violation of international law and encroachments on Ukraine," continuing his strong language as the volatile situation unfolds. In an Oval Office meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, Obama praised "the courage of the Ukrainian people" and their right to "determine their own destiny," but also delivered a stern warning to Russia. "We have been very clear that Read more [...]

Protesters lambast Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan over phone recordings

February 26, 2014 -- Updated 1143 GMT (1943 HKT) Istanbul (CNN) -- Red banners flapped in the breeze of a packed Istanbul street Wednesday, where demonstrators gathered to listen to opposition members lambast Turkey's Prime Minister for a second day. Embarrassing audio recordings that sound like Recep Tayyip Erdogan giving his son money laundering tips over the phone have become a social media rage that poured out into the streets this week. The crowd chanted "corruption everywhere, bribery everywhere" Read more [...]

Italy to swear in new Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

Italian centre-left politician Matteo Renzi is due to be sworn in as prime minister later. At 39, the Democratic Party leader will be Italy's youngest-ever PM. On Friday he formally accepted the mandate to lead a new government and named his cabinet. He ousted Prime Minister and party colleague Enrico Letta in a vote earlier this month. Mr... WN.com - Photown News Read more [...]

Ariel Sharon, Former Israeli Prime Minister, Dead At 85

Sharon’s son announced his father’s death Saturday afternoon. “He has gone,” Gilad Sharon said. “He went when he decided to go.” Doctors said last week that it would be a miracle if Sharon survived the weekend, but he survived for almost a week and a half before finally succumbing after almost a... WN.com - Photown News Read more [...]