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Woman throws shoe at Hillary

LOS ANGELES – A woman rushed past security and threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas on Thursday, but it missed and the former US secretary of state laughed off the incident. The woman launched the projectile at the 66-year-old former First Lady as she was addressing a meeting of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI).  Read More »

Roosevelt best First Lady; Obama ranks fifth

NEW YORK – A survey of academics has found that Eleanor Roosevelt was America’s best First Lady. Michelle Obama ranks fifth. The findings from the Siena College/C-SPAN poll were released Saturday.  Read More »

Obama, Clinton unite at JFK’s grave

WASHINGTON (AFP) – A pair of Democratic presidents, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton silently honored John F. Kennedy at the former US leader’s grave Wednesday, marking the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Obama and Clinton, along with First Lady Michelle Obama and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, laid a large blue and white wreath on the sun-dappled grave of JFK, who was... 

Empowering women in 21st century

Former United States of America (USA) Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton officially launched her “No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project,” on November 1, 2013, seeking to empower women worldwide in the 21st Century. The initiative will look at progress made by women and girls since the historic 1995 United Nations World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, that she addressed as First... 

Hillary gets $64 parking ticket

LONDON (AP) – Everyone’s equal under the law – at least when it comes to London’s vigilant parking enforcers, who ticketed former First Lady Hillary R. Clinton’s car for parking illegally while she was receiving an award last Friday.  Read More »

Rodman leaves North Korea

BEIJING – Former US basketball star Dennis Rodman returned from his second visit to North Korea this year yesterday where he again met the reclusive country’s leader Kim Jong-un, but did not come back with jailed American missionary Kenneth Bae.  Read More »

Hillary joins Twitter

WASHINGTON (AP) – Twitter, meet (at) Hillary Clinton. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joined Twitter on Monday, describing herself with a dash of humor as a “pantsuit aficionado” and a “hair icon.” The former New York senator and first lady sent out her first tweet under the handle (at)HillaryClinton, thanking the creators of the popular online parodies called “Texts... 

Entering politics?

Just as speculation rises over Hillary Clinton’s presidential ambitions, daughter Chelsea hinted Monday that she too could enter politics.  Read More »

JFK’s daughter

US President Barack Obama is close to naming Caroline Kennedy, daughter of assassinated president John F. Kennedy, to the high-profile post of ambassador to Japan, an official said.  Read More »

Mega’s Women of the World

Manila, Philippines – WOMEN OF THE WORLD ­ The March issue of “Mega“ listed powerful women here and abroad. Most apt as March is International Women’s Month. Women of the World, “Mega“ called them, 14 foreigners and five Filipinas. Let’s start with our very own, in no particular order:  Read More »