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US Mid-Terms - What's At Stake

Jon-Christopher Bua | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Politics
Jon-Christopher Bua

It is 4 days before the Mid-Term Elections when the control of the US Senate will be decided. The US House of Representatives is currently under Republican control and this is unlikely to change.

Man Jumps White House Fence, Kicks Security Dogs, Causes Lockdown

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK

A 23-year-old Maryland man is in custody after he climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by ...

First Woman To Head US Secret Service Resigns

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK

The US Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned following a day after critical questioning by Congress about a recent White House security b...

Cooking for President Obama Was Food for Thought

Chef Damian Trejo | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chef Damian Trejo

Obviously, security needs to be impossibly high, when food and the world's most powerful man are concerned. There are even rumours of the White House's Chef Andrew being Obama's official food taster at public dinners, although I didn't see evidence of this when cooking for him.

Man Dressed As Pokemon Attempts To Storm The White House

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Tech

A man wearing a Pikachu hat and a stuffed Pikachu backpack has been taken into custody after jumping the north lawn fence of the White House and walki...

Obama Is Just Too Nice to Be a Good President

Lizzie Roberts | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Lizzie Roberts

Is it the loss of a Democrat majority in the House? The Republicans stubbornness and inability to compromise? The continuous barriers against Obama's attempts to pass certain Acts? Or is it because the House is filing a law suit against him? (Yes really). Clearly all of these things coupled together worsen the situation, but Obama's main problem is that he's just too nice to be President.

Did Our Embassy In The US Just Apologise For Being 'Good At Twitter'?

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK

When security fears are heightened, it makes a humourless age even more humourless - which the British embassy in Washington has just learned. Yest...

'They Changed Their Clothes And Left': How Iraq's Army Abandoned Its Second Largest City

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK

Iraq has been accused of abandoning it citizens to Islamic extremists who have overrun the country's second largest city, with furious world leaders t...

'It's Time To Bury The Blue Dress': Monica Lewinsky Breaks Silence On Clinton Affair

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Politics

Monica Lewinsky has broken her silence on her affair with Bill Clinton. Writing exclusively for Vanity Fair, the 40-year-old revealed: “It’s t...

'I Wouldn't Be Surprised If They Visited Us But Hope Its Not Like Independence Day'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Politics

We may not be alone. At least that’s the opinion of the 42nd President of the United States. Bill Clinton made his comments during an appear...

White House Petition For Alaska To Secede To Russia Gains 30,000 Signatures

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Having added Crimea to the Russian Federation with barely a shot fired, Vladimir Putin’s next territorial acquisition could come gift wr...

'Harold Ramis, One Of America's Greatest Satirists,' Tweets Barack Obama

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Barack Obama has paid tribute to late actor Harold Ramis, describing him as "one of America's greatest satirists". In a statement issued via the ...

US Secretary Of State Hits Snoop Dogg With A Passable Fist Bump

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, hit rap star Snoop Dogg with a passable fist bump earlier this month, showing that when it comes to politicians...

Will Declarations Between Kinshasa, M23 Herald Peace for DRC?

Maria Lange | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK
Maria Lange

The 'declarations', which are separate but contain essentially the same points, were supposed to be signed earlier this month, but this was delayed because of disagreement about the title of the document.

Sustainability Today: Everyday Actions, Enduring Solutions

Michael St. Germain | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK
Michael St. Germain

"This project is never going to happen," was the first thing that the Johns Hopkins' parking manager told me. "Maybe it can be your graduate thesis...

Chief Ban Ki Moon Warns Obama Intervention In Syria Would 'Unleash More Turmoil'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK

The United Nations has warned Barack Obama that the US should not carry out "punitive" strikes against Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons. ...

David Cameron Sent Sir Jeremy Heywood To Warn Guardian Over NSA Leaks

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron asked cabinet secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood, the country's most senior civil servant, to contact The Guardian about the classified materi...

George W.Bush In 'High Spirits' After Heart Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Politics

George W. Bush is said to be in "high spirits" on Tuesday after undergoing a heart operation. In a statement issued by his office today, the 67-yea...

Queen's Speech On Brink Of 'WW3'

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

They might have been the final words ever addressed by Queen Elizabeth II to her nation. With Britain on the brink of annihilation at the hands of ...

Home of the Brave, Dave: Now's Your Chance

Laura Potts | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Politics
Laura Potts

Dear Mr Prime Minister, you've had a rough time lately. You party is in disarray. Your popularity rating has never been lower. You've resorted to acknowledging that Ed Miliband exists. So I have a solution: invade America.

The Bully Of The World

Ronnie Joice | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Politics
Ronnie Joice

On the 27th February 1933, there was an arson attack on the Reichstag building in Berlin. The event is seen as pivotal in the establishment of Nazi Ge...

WATCH: Hillary Clinton Stokes Rumours: 'I Hope There Is A Woman President'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Politics

Hillary Clinton has said she hopes there will be a women president in her lifetime, fuelling speculation she plans to run in 2016. The former secre...

LOOK: Obama Is Checking Your Emails

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Tech

President Obama is checking your email. Only it doesn't take NSA whistleblowers and international cyber conspiracies to prove it. You just have ...

Why So Keen to Draw Us Into Syrian War?

David Fearnhead | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Politics
David Fearnhead

I'm not denying that the war in Syria is a hell on earth for it's citizens, or that there have been war crimes committed against them. Though I suspect our government's push for arms sales to Syrian opposition forces may have less to do with the atrocities and inequalities of a foreign war and more to do with financial concerns closer to home.

Ned Simons

Obama To Host Cameron At White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Politics

Barack Obama will host David Cameron at the White House on Monday; with Syria, terrorism and the global economy set to top the agenda. The meeting...