Officers are mounting a huge manhunt in Boston for the remaining suspect thought to have perpetrated the Boston Marathon bombings. The other suspect was killed during a car chase on Thursday night
The furor surrounding Mitt Romney's refusal to release more tax returns could very well continue until Election Day. Senator Harry Reid reignited the issue last week when he declared that the former Governor of Massachusetts and presumptive GOP nominee has not paid any taxes in a decade, even asserting that Romney is "hiding something." Reid has remained mum about his source — only to say the individual was a former investor with Bain Capital — but told reporters "I have had a number of people tell me that." The unsubstantiated claim — which has dogged the Romney campaign in the past few weeks — has elicited calls for more tax returns from prominent Democrats and Republicans. The Romney campaign responded to the accusations on the official campaign Web site : "Mitt Romney has scrupulously complied with the U.S
By Bernice Napach Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Larry Kudlow, anchor of The Kudlow Report on CNBC and a budget official in the first Reagan White House, says this year's presidential election will be a referendum on the economy and President Obama. But Mitt Romney needs to show why he should get the job. The U.S
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! How to deal with out of control government spending is a problem that has plagued the U.S. at all levels of government in recent years and could play a large role in the outcome of November's Presidential election
Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! Falling oil prices, Europe's rolling crisis plus myriad problems here at home have caused many Americans to turn their attention away from developments in the Middle East. "But rest assured...problems in the Middle East are real and are getting larger," says Ian Bremmer president of Eurasia Group
One of the many aspects of China ’s economic emergence has been the tremendous surge in Chinese tourism to other nations, particularly to East Asia and the Pacific Rim.
With the far-right scoring an impressive first-round performance in France’s presidential election, a similar scenario may play out in Greece, where extreme right-wing parties may win some seats in the Athens parliament in this Sunday’s elections. Beset by crushingly high unemployment, a brutal economic landscape and draconian austerity measures by the government, the situation in Greece seems ideal for the far right to exploit and gain political power. Socialist party leader Evangelos Venizelos has seen the writing on the wall and urged the Greek public to reject the extreme right-wing in the upcoming elections.
On Monday 23 April 2012 a Guardian newspaper headline read: "Conservatives turn three-point opinion poll lead into eight-point deficit" in a story which illustrated the travails of being in government and not getting the PR quite right - on this occasion over Chancellor George Osborne's Budget. The poll covering Westminster voting intentions, was conducted for the newspaper by ICM and showed that the Conservatives had slumped to 33 per cent, a fall of six per cent which accounted for nearly all of Labour's gain of five per cent to 41 per cent
All the ingredients for the Australia n central bank to cook up a rate reduction on May 1 are present, economists said, further making a strong case for a cash rate push back on Tuesday, which has been expected and demanded by many local industries. The bond market has reached subdued levels, according to Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), while official government figures pointed to the likelihood that inflation for much of the current year would remain within the target band set by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA).
Turkish police and government are bracing for massive May Day rallies on Tuesday, with an expected contingent of 14,000 police officers to be deployed in Istanbul to ensure security. The Mayor of Istanbul Hüseyin Avni Mutlu told reporters: “The Istanbul Police Department has taken the necessary measures to ensure a peaceful demonstration that will cause no problems to either demonstrators or other people in the demonstration areas.” Security officials will also be deployed across nearby cities, including Sakarya, Kocaeli and Balıkesir.