Raul Castro: US and Cuba Ambassadors to Be Named Soon

May 13, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_5393" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cuba's President Raul Castro waves to the press as he accompanies France's President Francois who is departing Jose Marti airport in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Hollande's one-day trip made him the first French president to visit Cuba since it...

Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion

May 13, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_5390" align="alignleft" width="300"] he Verizon studio booth at MetLife Stadium, in East Rutherford, N.J. (yahoo)[/caption] Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields. The acquisition gives Verizon an entryway into the increasingly competitive online video space....

Boston bomber’s lawyers press case for prison, not death

May 07, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_5292" align="alignleft" width="300"] Dzhokhar Tsarnaev[/caption] Jurors deciding the fate of convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will hear from more witnesses on Thursday picked by defense attorneys pressing their case the 21-year old should be spared execution because he was influenced by his radicalized older brother. Tsarnaev...