Senior US Republican Senator John McCain has admitted today on Twitter to playing poker on his iPhone during a key meeting on possible military intervention in Syria.
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Friday 29 July 2011
Friday 01 July 2011
Musicians like to think they are writing songs for people like themselves, but they can be sorely mistaken, as Tom Petty found when his anthem "American Girl" was blasted out before the right-wing US presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann took the stage. He promptly sent her a "cease and desist" letter.
Tuesday 21 June 2011
At Royal Ascot last week, Johnny Murtagh and Eddie Ahern showed just how rewarding can be the role of supersub. Murtagh picked up the mount on Deacon Blues after Hayley Turner opted to ride elsewhere, and promptly won the Wokingham Handicap. And Ahern replaced the temporarily injured Kieren Fallon on Ascot Stakes winner Veiled.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
Sunday 12 June 2011
Monday 06 June 2011
Monday 16 May 2011
Friday 22 April 2011
US Senator John McCain, one of the strongest proponents in Congress of the American military intervention in Libya, today said that Libyan rebels fighting Moammar Gadhafi's troops are his heroes.
Monday 04 April 2011
Taking out insurance in case he is unable to generate the same grassroots enthusiasm among young voters and small political donors as he did in 2008, President Barack Obama is set to launch his re-election bid with a coast-to-coast tour of big money Democratic fundraisers.
Tuesday 15 March 2011
Hurricane Fly gave Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh their first success in the Stan James Champion Hurdle with a hard-fought win over Peddlers Cross at Cheltenham.
Friday 04 March 2011
There is no mistaking the sense that 2011 could prove a defining year in one of the great careers in Turf history, and Henry Cecil could hardly be more satisfied by its first key skirmish.
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