Amy Winehouse

Troubled Singer More Famous Posthumously

The Band Perry sings a popular song called “If I Die Young”.  One of the more poignant lyrics of the tune is when the lead crooner sings, “Funny when you’re dead how people start listening”. Apparently nothing is
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Norway Suspect Hated “Cultural Marxists”

Anders Behring Breivik, 32 accused of a massacre at a youth camp in Norway and a bombing in the capital, Oslo, has admitted responsibility, his lawyer says. "He has said that he believed the actions were atrocious, but that in his head they were necessary," (more...)

Obama: Norway Attacks Show Need for Global Security Cooperation

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer President Obama expressed condolences to the Norwegian people after terror attacks targeted their government’s headquarters in Oslo and a youth camp outside the city, and he urged the international community to work together on security cooperation to help prevent terrorism. In remarks with New (more...)

Protesters Demanding Basic Rights for All Syrians

By Stephen Kaufman Staff Writer Syrians calling for political and economic reforms are doing so on behalf of all Syrians, not as a movement seeking to divide the country along sectarian lines, and they are becoming increasingly organized and adept at spreading their positive and inclusive message to (more...)

Homicide Followed by a Party

Last Saturday, a 17-year-old boy from Florida was doing what many teenagers do. He went on Facebook at 1:15 PM and posted that he was having a party that night. Dozens of friends came over that night and proceeded to have a good time. What they did not know, however, was (more...)

Hot Temperatures And High Humidity In US

According to the National Weather Service, more than 23 states are under under some sort of heat warning, watch or advisory. Today, on Wednesday in Philadelphia the temperatures  reachs 93 degrees. The heat is expected to move east in the next several days. During the next several days, a "combination of very (more...)

Casey Anthony Is Out Of Jail

Casey Anthony is out of jail starting from Sunday. A 25-year-old Florida woman found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. Two months more then million people were following a nationally televised trial. After three years in jail Anthony's future has been the subject of much speculation. And what? CNN reported: (more...)

Fee-Waived Adoptions

Today, July 17 is last day in this week, when you can adopt a pet in Philadelphia absolutely free. Pennsylvania Society for the Prevention of Cruelty Animals (PSPCA) is offering FEE WAIVED ADOPTIONS, starting on Friday, Saturday and Sunday July 15-17 at the 350 E. Erie Avenue, and at ACCT (more...)

President Obama’s Meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

President Obama met with Foreign Minister Lavrov today and discussed a range of bilateral and international issues. The President thanked the Foreign Minister for his efforts to complete a new bilateral agreement on visa liberalization as well as a new agreement on adoptions, both of which (more...)

Georgia Photojournalists Arrested With Spying For Russia

Georgian journalists have staged a series of protests over the arrest of four photographers. The court sent Irakli Kurtsikidze, Giorgi Abdaladze, and Irakli Gedenidze, a personal photographer of President Mikheil Saakashvilii, to pretrial detention. Mr. Gedenidze's wife - Natia - was also arrested but released without charge. Officials say they (more...)

Evil Alive 32 Years Later

Leibi Kletzy, the 8-year-old boy who went missing last Monday, was found dead and dismembered in a neighbor’s trash can early Wednesday morning. While walking home from summer camp in Brooklyn, Levi Aaron, 35, pretended to be Leibi’s friend and help him get home. Instead, he murdered the boy. Aaron, (more...)

The Last Trip Of “Bulgaria”

The Volga, Europe's largest river – up to 19 miles wide in places, is popular with cruise boats at this time of the year. Unfortunately, tragedy took place on the river last week as 113 people died when an overloaded boat “Bulgaria” sank within minutes during a storm on the (more...)

New Peace Corps Volunteers Pledge Service in Ukraine

The Peace Corps remains committed to promoting peace, friendship and intercultural understanding as a new class of American volunteers take their oath of service to the Corps’ Ukraine program. The volunteers will teach English, organize youth health and exercise after-school programs, and renovate libraries and computer (more...)

U.S.-Russia Agreement on Issuing Visas

Secretary of State Clinton and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov today announced an agreement on the issuance of nonimmigrant business, tourist, private and humanitarian visas to the Russian Federation, and for business and tourist visas to the United States, as well as short-term official travel visas to (more...)

Betty Ford Passes Away

Betty Ford, easily the most respected first lady since Jackie O and before Michelle Obama, has passed away at the age of 93 in Rancho Mirage, California. While her husband, former president Gerald Ford, who passed away in 2006, was often criticized for his formal pardoning of Nixon, Betty Ford (more...)


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