According to the Hollywood Reporter, Carey Mulligan is a strong contender to play Hillary Rodham Clinton in an upcoming biopic. The role, which will cover Hillary’s years as a young lawyer on the committee involved in President
AIG and Maurice “Hank” Greenberg, in their latest legal fight, seem both to be hoping that they can convince a judge and a jury that the ends justify the means, and perhaps also that they are the nicer of the two parties. The insurance company and its former CEO head to court on Monday in a tussle over who should be allowed to keep hundreds of millions of shares of AIG that Greenberg and a company he controls, Starr International, took when he left his former employer
When Margaret Thatcher, then 53, appeared at the door of 10, Downing Street exactly 30 years ago today, hubris and self-doubt were not things that worried her. Having won the first of what would be three general election victories, her address to the British people was not modest and self-deprecating in the traditional fashion. She clothed herself, rather, in the words of a Saint Francis of Assisi
It was a meeting of hope and experience. President Obama, on whose elegant shoulders the expectations of not only his U.S
Pakistani police made several arrests Wednesday as they continued to hunt for the gunmen responsible for an attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team which left seven people dead. Authorities released photos of two suspects involved in the ambush on the visiting team’s convoy Tuesday as players and match officials made their way to Lahore’s cricket stadium, killing six police officers and a driver
The African Union responded angrily and defiantly to the killing of at least 11 Burundian soldiers in an apparent suicide bomb attack Sunday in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. The 11 soldiers were on a peacekeeping mission for the African Union.
Texas may be best known for "Big Oil." But the oil that could some day make a dent in the country’s use of fossil fuels is small. Microscopic, in fact: algae.
Tickets for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa have gone on sale.