For the first time in more than half a century, the presidents of the United States and Cuba have had a formal meeting. Barack Obama met with Cuban President Raul Castro at the seventh Summit of the Americas, held this year in Panama City.
The premise and "pragmatic solution" offered by Abe Alassaf in his April 2 letter to the editor suggesting that "the key to eliminating sexual assault on Ohio University's campus is allowing concealed carry of firearms," as well his comments and quotes in the article regarding rape culture, protests/rallies and speakers on campus is short-sighted and offensive.
"This (Arab) nation, in its darkest
hour, has never faced a challenge to its existence and a threat to its
identity like the one it's facing now," said General Abdel Fattah
al-Sisi, now the ruler of Egypt.
What price would you pay not to kill
another human being? At what point would you commit the offenses
allegedly perpetrated by Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was charged Wednesday
with desertion and "misbehavior before an enemy."
I'm in Alberta, the province that
produces most of Canada's oil, and there's only one question on
everybody's lips. How long will the oil price stay down? It has fallen
by more than half in the past nine months - West Texas Intermediate is
$48 per barrel today - and further falls are predicted for the coming
Fifty years have passed since Bloody
Sunday, that seminal event in United States civil-rights history when
African-Americans and their allies attempted to march from Selma to
Montgomery, Alabama, demanding the right to vote.