Kansas state sues Marotta for $6,000 in child support for four-year-old girl
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Tuesday 23 October 2012
Richard Chell, dying of motor neurone disease, thinks that not believing in life after death is like only having "half a meal", it leaves the human appetite dissatisfied. Richard Dawkins, dying of life in general (like all of us), thinks that appetite doesn't have anything to do with it: "The existence of hunger doesn't mean there's food," he countered last night in Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life.
Thursday 14 June 2012
I still get a kick out of the look on people's faces when I tell them about my book Follow The Money.
Sunday 15 April 2012
A spate of tornadoes tore through parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa yesterday, churning through Wichita and other areas while causing property damage but no immediate reports of deaths or widespread injuries.
Monday 02 April 2012
A Kansas man has revealed that hours after buying three tickets in last week's Mega Millions lottery frenzy that swept America, he was hit by lightning, proving the adage about how hopelessly small the chances are of winning.
Sunday 01 April 2012
America was a nation plunged into disappointment yesterday as all but three citizens realised their raids on the penny jar to buy tickets in a lottery with a jackpot of $656m (£409m) had come to nought.
Friday 23 March 2012
The American soldier accused of massacring Afghan villagers is to be charged with 17 counts of murder, it emerged last night.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
In one of the closest fought Republican primaries to date, the polls can't split the main candidates
Monday 12 March 2012
Rick Santorum has overwhelmingly won the Kansas Republican presidential caucuses, hoping to blunt front-runner Mitt Romney's momentum in the grinding campaign for the nomination to oppose US President Barack Obama in the November election.
Sunday 11 March 2012
Rick Santorum overwhelmingly won the Kansas presidential caucuses, hoping to blunt front-runner Mitt Romney's momentum in the grinding campaign for the nomination to oppose President Barack Obama in the November election.
Thursday 08 March 2012
Super Tuesday could certainly have gone worse for Mitt Romney, front-runner in the race to become the Republicans' presidential candidate. The former Massachusetts Governor did, after all, scoop six of the 10 available states, albeit winning by just a single percentage point in that all-important bellwether, Ohio.
Sunday 26 February 2012
Out of America: Swearing eternal fealty to Reagan, presidential candidates try to outdo each other in an insane stampede to the right – leaving Obama delighted
Thursday 12 January 2012
Like any great military and political leader, Dwight Eisenhower had every right to expect that his likeness would one day be immortalised in bronze or marble and installed prominently in his nation's capital. But that was before Frank Gehry came along.
Thursday 08 December 2011
Speech compared favourably to one that Teddy Roosevelt delivered in same town
Thursday 03 November 2011
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Outlook Pirc, the corporate governance group, is unimpressed by the news that Royal Bank of Scotland staff sold hundreds of millions of pounds' worth of shares on Monday, on the first day they were allowed to do so since being awarded the stock for their performance during 2009.
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
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