Barack Obama began an uphill struggle on Monday, to persuade Congress of the need for US military action in Syria. The president began by reaching out to hawkish Republicans, such as senators John McCain
McCain told reporters after the meeting that a vote that prevents military action in Syria would be "catastrophic." He said that U.S. credibility would be "shredded," since Obama said on Saturday that
John McCain, a leading hawk on the issue of American military intervention in Syria, has warned Congress that a "no-vote" next week against President Obama's plans for airstrikes would have "catastrophic"
An ad-blocking company that cashes in by letting some ads through? Isn’t that, uh, false advertising? But not all ads are bad, argues Faida. A veteran of online marketing who joined Adblock Plus in 2010,
"The wrist is interesting," said Apple chief executive Tim Cook at the All Things Digital D11 conference in May 2013, when being quizzed about his company's potential plans for wearable technology in years
Yahoo China appears to be shutting down, and visitors are currently being rerouted to a different site. Yahoo China’s brand is managed and operated by Chinese e-commerce behemoth, the Alibaba Group. The
Dan Wieden was worried his advertising agency's proposed slogan for the burgeoning footwear giant was too unfocused. Recalling killer Gary Gilmore's famous last words before he was executed by firing in
Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open and will attempt to do something she hasn't done: win a second consecutive title at Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Williams is a four-time champion at the U.S.
Back in May, toilet paper became the latest staple to go missing from the aisles of grocery stores around Venezuela. It joined the ranks of toothpaste, butter, coffee, and other goods in short supply to
Novak Djokovic has been named the top seed for the US Open with Rafael Nadal seeded second and defending champion Andy Murray third. The top seedings for the tournament, which begins next week, have stayed
World number one shows form ahead of US Open with a win he described as 'close to perfection' in Rogers Cup quarters. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal delivered crushing defeats on Friday to set up their
World number one Novak Djokovic secured a semi-final with Rafael Nadal at the Rogers Cup in Montreal with a 6-1 6-2 victory over Frenchman Richard Gasquet. Djokovic required only 52 minutes to eliminate
When Warren Buffett burst onto the Twitter scene back in May, the social-media world went berserk. In less than 30 minutes, Buffett amassed over 30,000 followers; and despite having tweeted only twice