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'Godspeed, John Glenn': Public hails hero of space, politics

'Godspeed, John Glenn': Public hails hero of space, politics

Glenn was recently hospitalized at the James Cancer Center at Ohio State University in Columbus , but the cause of death hasn't yet been confirmed. From 1974 to 1993, he represented OH in the U.S. Senate. President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to astronaut John Glenn in the East Room of the White House in 2012.



IOC undecided over refugee team for Tokyo 2020 Games

The IOC Executive Board announced its decision on Wednesday to extend provisional measures in regard to Russian Federation over the recent doping scandals for an indefinite period. This includes the athletes, the Russian ministry of sport, and other implicated persons and organisations. The IOC has been going out of its way to publicly defend the Rio Games, seeking to blunt any lasting criticism and encourage potential future host cities at a time when many have been turning away because of ...



Trumps taps retired Marine general John Kelly for DHS

Secret Service and responsibility for defending the nation against cyber attacks. Trump is also said to be considering nominating former Army Gen. "Insurgencies grow from problems and discontent within a given society". Returning to Iraq in 2008, Kelly developed close bonds with tribal sheiks in western Iraq where Marines were based, helping win support for coalition efforts there.


Tiger Woods can beat my majors record says Jack Nicklaus

Tiger Woods can beat my majors record says Jack Nicklaus

That's no longer the case. "I would be honored to be selected as a Ryder Cup captain, but it's not going to be for a while", Woods said. And he knew his game just wasn't ready for prime time at the time. He has a Scotty Cameron putter. And Woods - for now - has settled on the Bridgestone golf ball. Things have improved so much I'm able to be here. " ...


'Old friend' to be next US ambassador

'Old friend' to be next US ambassador

Ambassador to China, according to sources for Bloomberg Politics . The call broke decades of United States diplomatic protocol and prompted a protest from China. The longest-serving governor in USA history, Branstad has extensive ties to China and a close friendship with the Chinese President Xi Jinping that goes back decades.


After concession, next N Carolina governor gets to celebrate

After concession, next N Carolina governor gets to celebrate

His concession came almost a month after the general election. Rep. Hall told Martin, "It is unbelievable that Governor McCrory appointed every one of these elections board members himself personally across North Carolina and for him to come back now and cast dispersions on their integrity, his fellow party members as well, is just the height of hypocrisy".