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Pop legend Whitney Houston dies

Pop legend Whitney Houston dies

US singer and actress Whitney Houston has passed away at the age of 48 in Los Angeles. Her publicist Kristen Foster informed the Associated Press of her demise. The cause of her death is as yet unclear. “Unfortunately, it is true,” a spokeswoman for Houston’s family confirmed to Reuters. The singer was found in a […]

Singer Whitney Houston dies at 48

Singer Whitney Houston dies at 48

Los Angeles (CNN) — Legendary pop singer Whitney Houston was found dead Saturday at a Beverly Hills, California, hotel, officials said. She was 48. The entertainer, whose incredible talent was discovered at an early age, was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m. (6:55 p.m. ET) at the Beverly Hilton hotel despite resuscitation efforts, a police spokesman […]

Anti-ACTA day: Angry crowds take action

Anti-ACTA day: Angry crowds take action

The world has witnessed an unprecedented day of protests against ACTA. Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in dozens of cities around the globe to protect what is left of the freedom of expression on the internet. Protesters from over 200 European cities consolidated their efforts to hold rallies across Europe. The controversial ACTA […]

Angry Desert Hot Springs Citizens showing support for DHSPD Officer Paul Tapia

Angry Desert Hot Springs Citizens showing support for DHSPD Officer Paul Tapia

A Christmas toy-give-away event turned ugly; in the eye of the storm is Rick Daniels (City Manager) and DHS Police officer Paul Tapai. (The President of the DHS Police Association). The reason is still unclear, why the event could not be held at the Senior Center. But it caused a firestorm, and citizen went on […]

Pro-Gaddafi forces capture Bani Walid, 5 NTC troops killed – report

Pro-Gaddafi forces capture Bani Walid, 5 NTC troops killed – report

Fighters loyal to late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi have clashed with revolutionary forces in the former-regime stronghold of Bani Walid, taking control of the city in the process. The head of Libya’s National Transitional Council Mustafa Abdel Jalil today warned of the threat of another civil war. At least five NTC troops were killed and […]

US tag: Gingrich leaves competitors behind in South Carolina primary

US tag: Gingrich leaves competitors behind in South Carolina primary

Former US House Speaker Newt Gingrich has won a very clear victory in the Republican primary in South Carolina, breaking a 30-year tradition. It’s the first time since 1980 that three different candidates have won the first three primaries. Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich beat Mitt Romney, who was widely seen as the frontrunner.  With nearly […]

Coachella Valley Named Site of Debut Network Earthquake Warning Services

Coachella Valley Named Site of Debut  Network Earthquake Warning Services

CV iHub Client Seismic Warning Systems to Roll Out Services in Valley Palm Springs, CA  – Seismic Warning Systems, Inc. (SWS), a pioneering developer of earthquake warning technology, has selected the seismically active Coachella Valley as the first location to deploy its Network Earthquake Warning Services (NEWS). SWS is enhancing its presence in the desert […]

Perry Drops Out, Endorses Gingrich

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination and endorsed Newt Gingrich, adding a fresh layer of unpredictability to the campaign two days before the South Carolina primary. “Newt is not perfect, but who among us is?” Perry said. He called the former […]

Corporate power run amok and for Government

Corporate power run amok and for Government

Tomorrow, January 21, is the second anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC — the disastrous decision by the right-wing majority on the Supreme Court that allows corporations to spend unlimited money to influence elections. As we mark this important date, the movement to amend the U.S. Constitution to get corporate money out of elections is […]

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