Tonight, President Barack Obama will give a major speech regarding the Afghanistan war campaign. He is expected to announce the withdrawal of up to 30,000 United States troops from Afghanistan by November of next year. “The move comes despite warnings from his military commanders that recent security gains are fragile. They have been urging him to keep troop numbers high until 2013,” read a Guardian article. The White House confirmed, according to the article, that the troop withdrawals will be “significant.”
It appears that some Americans are leaning more toward Libertarian views than they have in the past.
The typical American diet is often characterized as being high in fat, sodium and sugar, and relatively deficient in fresh fruits and vegetables. However, that may not be true in California, where the average consumption of produce has significantly increased over the past decade.
European officials are currently considering a second bailout for Greece in a year, something that some experts say could greatly impact the United States economy.
The Susan B. Anthony List, a pro-life political action committee, recently asked Republican Presidential hopefuls to pledge to advance the anti-abortion movement if elected President. Five candidates seeking the 2012 GOP nod have signed the “Pro-Life Leadership Presidential Pledge,” but Mitt Romney is not among them.
Sender of sexual tweets Anthony Weiner is officially the former Representative from New York. Four days after publicly announcing his resignation, Weiner submitted copies of his resignation letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).
“I’m Jon Huntsman, and I’m humbled.” Former Utah Governor and United States Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman Jr. announced his bid for the 2012 Republican Presidential nod Tuesday morning with his characteristic mild manner. “What we need now is… leadership that knows we need more than hope. Leadership that knows we need answers,” Huntsman said in his announcement.
Former Utah Governor John Huntsman has announced that he is running for the Republican nomination for President, reports Fox News.
Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has come under fire for refusing to sign an anti-abortion pledge.
French researchers recently found that individuals who regularly consume olive oil may have a 41 percent reduced risk of experiencing a stroke.