Presidential candidate Henrique Capriles speaks during a ceremony ...
Feb 15th, 2012
(AP) - Presidential candidate Henrique Capriles speaks during a ceremony during which he was officially appointed as candidate in the upcoming presidential elections in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. The 39-year-old opposition candidate is governor of Miranda state and will face President Hugo Chavez in an Oct. 7 election. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) -
Congratulations to 2008 and 2012 also-rans Sarah Palin and Mitt Romney, both of whom will be the subjects of upcoming TV/Netflix shows, one of which looks like it might be the best of this rapidly-growing genre. Her new show is called Amazing America with Sarah Palin and is on something called The Sportsman Channel. On the show, Palin will "ta... [Full Article]
By Kanupriya Kapoor JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's second biggest political party has stood behind its candidate for next year's presidential election despite fears among some members that the controversial tycoon was far too unpopular among voters to stand any chance of winning. Most opinion polls show that the chairman of the former ru... [Full Article]
By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The Islamist Hamas group, long shunned by the West and increasingly isolated in the Middle East, has appointed its first spokeswoman, a 23-year-old who used to live in Britain and speaks with a Yorkshire accent. Isra Al-Modallal's job is to convey the views of the Hamas government that controls Gaza to the... [Full Article]
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Workers busily constructed a stage Monday at the Soweto soccer stadium where world leaders will eulogize Nelson Mandela before tens of thousands of mourners, as police promised tight security. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]