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If there was anything to admire about Anthony Weiner’s bid to be the next Mayor of New York, it was his aides’ extraordinary success in taking their candidate to a lead in the polls, despite his embarrassing history of extramarital sexting.
What’s her story?
Inez McCormack was a Belfast Protestant who left behind her family's unionist background to become a lifelong activist in the fields of civil rights, human rights, women's rights and fair employment. A rare bird in Northern Ireland terms, she rose to become a trade union leader in a highly male-dominated scene. Often the sole woman on boards and committees, she once remarked drily, "there is no fun in being the first woman on anything."
More than one month after winning a second term, President Barack Obama was last night due to unveil his first move in what will be a wide-ranging reshuffle of his top advisers and cabinet members, formally nominating Senator John Kerry to be America’s next Secretary of State.
Adam Sherwin on a new drama that the Clinton family may wish to avoid
Delhi faces sanctions if the US determines it has not made a sharp reduction in imports
David Cameron and Barack Obama today insisted that British and American troops were on course to step back into a support role from next year.
Cameron appeals for help dealing with young people whose minds have been 'poisoned'
A defiant Russia resisted intense pressure from the West and several Arab countries yesterday for a strong United Nations resolution demanding President Bashar al-Assad steps aside to end the political violence in Syria and speed a transition to democracy.
US treads cautious line as North Koreans mourn for Kim Jong-il
Hillary Clinton has condemned the ruling Council's 'disgraceful' handling of the protests
It is thought that more than 9,000 people have paid to watch Amir Khan fight in Washington DC tonight, proving that the teenager from the Athens Olympics is finally, against the odds and reason, a global star of the ring.
Hillary Clinton could return to Northern Ireland as the next US envoy, it emerged today.
As the polls closed and the parties began, the early results showed how the new President was set for victory
Officials decide Michigan and Florida delegates will only have half votes at party convention as Barack Obama suddenly quits his controversial Chicago church
Some of the innermost details of Hillary Clinton's time in the White House were put on public display yesterday when 11,000 pages of documents detailing her day-to-day routine throughout eight years of Bill Clinton's presidency were released.