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Hugo Chavez may lose presidential election

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Venezuela’s National Electoral Council officially appointed the date of the presidential election – October 7, 2012. However, the situation in the country is heating up already. According to the Independent Social Agencies, the chances of the current president Hugo Chavez for re-election are getting smaller. The single opposition candidate Enrique Capriles has caught up with him in popularity... 

Women hardest hit by UK government job cuts

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Over two-thirds of the employees in local government and schools who have lost their jobs since the general election in 2010 are women, warns the GMB union. A new study by the public services union on the latest official figures for employment in councils between the first quarter of 2010 and the third quarter of 2011, showed that there are 36 councils in England and Wales where the fall in the number... 

Ron Paul wins first caucus, mainstream media calls it for Romney

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Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul won his first caucus over the weekend, but the mainstream media by-and-large reported Mitt Romney the victor instead. Voters in the US Virgin Islands hit the polls on Saturday to nominate an opponent for Barack Obama, and although Texas Congressman Ron Paul garnered more popular votes than any of his rivals, mainstream media outlets were quick to call the contest... 

Poll: 73% of all Arabs consider Israel and US "threats"

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US President Barack Obama shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) during meetings in the Oval Office in the White House in Washington on March 5, 2012. A shocking survey, representing 85 percent of the Arab world population, reveals that 73 out of every 100 respondents see Israel and the US as jointly posing the largest threat to the security of their countries. The poll, conducted... 

Eurozone unemployment rate hits record high of 10.7%

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Official figures by the Eurostat data agency show the eurozone unemployment rate has hit an all-time high of 10.7 percent in January 2012. According to the latest figures released on Thursday, more than 16.9 million men and women were unemployed in the euro area in January. The latest number of unemployed people in the eurozone in January increased by 1.4 million compared with the same month in 2011. Meanwhile,... 

Hepatitis C kills more in US than HIV

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Hepatitis C virus reconstruction Studies show that deaths from hepatitis C (HCV) infection among US adults outnumber AIDS fatalities. And while greedy pharmaceutical giants advertise new drugs that cost a fortune, Oxford dons claim success in developing anti-HCV vaccine. ­Hepatitis C virus, or HCV, causes serious liver infection which can eventually lead to fatal liver scarring (cirrhosis) and liver... 

Ron Paul could be the real winner of Maine caucus

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The mainstream media reported Mitt Romney the victor of the Maine caucus on Saturday, claiming another win for the frontrunner who had slipped in standing behind Rick Santorum during the previous week’s contests. Then again, when you ignore an entire county, it’s easy to come out on top. News stations jumped the gun and declared Romney the winner over the weekend, and taking into account the available... 

Men who Smoke More Likely to Suffer Dementia in Later Life

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Long-term risks: Researchers found that smoking in men appears to be associated with more rapid cognitive decline Those searching for another reason to stick to their resolution to give up cigarettes need look no further. A new study has warned that men who smoke are more likely to suffer dementia in later life. Researchers found that smoking in men appears to be associated with a greater and more... 

Japanese airline named world's safest

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Russia’s Transaero and Aeroflot airlines took the 15th and the 35th positions respectively on the list of world’s 60 safest airlines, Ayda.ru website said. The research to analyze the security level took account of all incidents that took place to jetliners during the recent decade. At the same time, Russia became the most dangerous state for those who like to travel by air. The low level... 

Economic freedom worst in Russia, best in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong (image by ceciliayu.com) The country with the freest economy on the planet is Hong Kong. Such a statement was made by Heritage Foundation, a US-based NGO. The “Index of Economic Freedom” made by the organization is based on the degree of openness of markets, the effectiveness of the legal framework for business activities and the apparatus of government officials and regulatory... 

Ron Paul Has Won Young People

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The next generation of leaders in America are Ron Paul fans. When Congressman Ron Paul embarked on a third Presidential campaign he did so with one over riding aim – to engage the next generation of Americans and provide them with the platform to restore the principles of the Constitution. The facts show that he has overwhelmingly succeeded. Tuesday’s primary in New Hampshire saw the Congressman... 

US Nationwide Poll: Ron Paul Surges Into Second

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Five point gain means Paul is tied in second place overall with Independents and Republicans. Following his effective tied win in Iowa, GOP candidate Ron Paul has seen a surge in popularity nationally according to an influential poll released this week. Paul is now tied for second place nationally among Republicans and Independents, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll. The Texas Congressman... 

Poll puts Ron Paul neck-and-neck with Obama

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New Hampshire will host the nation’s first primary of 2012 on Tuesday, and although Election Day is still months away, it looks to be a heated matchup between President Obama and the top-tier Republican candidates. ­No matter which GOP hopeful walks away from New Hampshire with this win Wednesday morning, the frontrunners in the race for the Republican Party now all pose a viable threat to President... 

Fox forced to apologize after "Did the Jews kill Jesus?" poll

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Fox Latin America is being forced to apologize after Rupert Murdoch’s Spanish-language outlet added a questionable poll to its Facebook page as part of a failed promotion. In an outlandish effort to promote a Christmas special this year on the National Geographic Channel, a Fox Latin America staffer asked fans on the group’s Facebook page, “Who do you think is responsible for the death of... 

Americans Leaving US in Record Numbers

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Americans leaving US in record numbers Ever dream of leaving it all behind and heading out of America? You’re not the only one. A new study shows that more US citizens than ever before are living outside of the country. According to statistics from the US State Department, around 6.4 million Americans are either working or studying overseas, which Gallup says is the largest number ever for such statistic. The... 
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