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Alabama to ‘clarify’ illegals law

9 December 2011 Last updated at 21:18 GMT The law required new training for Alabama’s police force The governor of the southern US state of Alabama says he and legislators are working to clarify the state’s tough immigration law. Governor Robert Bentley’s announcement comes after business groups argued that the law was harming Alabama’s international […]

Presidential Supporters Take to Streets in Eastern Congo

Within minutes after the announcement that Congolese President Joseph Kabila was re-elected, his supporters poured onto the streets in celebration.  Truckloads of soldiers and police in riot gear also immediately fanned across the eastern Congolese city of Goma. Children are shouting “number three,” the number that represents their candidate for president, the winner, Joseph Kabila.  […]

Cain suspends US presidency bid

3 December 2011 Last updated at 19:41 GMT Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Herman Cain made his announcement in his home city of Atlanta US presidential hopeful Herman Cain has said he is suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination. He blamed political and media pressure on his family in the […]

The rise and fall of Herman Cain | Ana Marie Cox

There was a distinct lack of tension in the build-up to Herman Cain‘s announcement that he would be suspending his campaign for the GOP nomination. The conclusion was inevitable and yet mysteriously drawn-out, like when “Titanic” won Best Picture. It’s tempting to elaborate further on that metaphor – what was the launch of “Women for […]

Herman Cain suspends his campaign

3 December 2011 Last updated at 19:27 GMT Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Herman Cain made his announcement in his home city of Atlanta US presidential hopeful Herman Cain has said he is suspending his campaign for the Republican nomination. He blamed political and media pressure on his family in the […]

Herman Cain suspends GOP presidential campaign

Herman Cain has said he is suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination in order to avoid news coverage that is hurtful to his family. Cain’s announcement came five days after a woman claimed she and Cain had an affair for more than a decade, a claim that followed several allegations of sexual harassment […]

Herman Cain to make announcement

3 December 2011 Last updated at 02:13 GMT Herman Cain has been discussing his White House bid with his wife Gloria US Republican Herman Cain is expected to announce on Saturday whether his run for the White House will continue. The Georgia businessman has been under mounting pressure to quit following an adultery allegation, which […]

Cain to announce decision in Atlanta Saturday

December 2, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Cain to announce decision in Atlanta Saturday 02 Dec 2011 Herman Cain said Friday he will announce his presidential campaign’s next steps in Atlanta this weekend amid uncertainty over whether he will stay in the race following allegations of an extramarital affair [not to mention, allegedly harassing/assaulting lots of […]

Supreme Court takes up challenge to health care reform law

Washington (CNN) — As expected, the Supreme Court has agreed to decide the constitutionality of the sweeping health care reform law championed by President Barack Obama. The justices made their announcement in a brief order issued Monday. Oral arguments are likely to be held in late February or March, with a ruling by June, assuring […]

Billy Crystal to host his ninth Oscars

Billy Crystal has announced that he is replacing Eddie Murphy as the host for the 2012 Oscars ceremony. Crystal, who has already hosted the Academy Awards eight times, said on Twitter: “Am doing the Oscars so the young woman in the pharmacy will stop asking my name when I pick up my prescriptions. Looking forward […]