Articles Tagged ‘Military’

President Obama poses for photographers in the Blue Room at the White House in Washington after he spoke regarding the budget and averted government shutdown after a deal was made between Republican and Democrat lawmakers, Friday, April 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

‘Historic’ Deal to Avoid Government Shutdown

Perilously close to a government shutdown, President Barack Obama and…



U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement on the ongoing developments in Libya in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, March 19, 2011. Obama authorized limited military action against Libya Saturday, saying Moammar Gadhafi's continued assault on his own people left the U.S. and its international partners with no other choice. "This is not an outcome US or any of our partners sought," he said. "We cannot stand idly by when a tyrant tells his people there will be no mercy." (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama: US Launches Military Action Against Libya

President Barack Obama authorized limited military action against Libya Saturday, saying Moammar Gadhafi’s continued assault on his own people left the U.S. and its international…



Better Marriage Blanket: Is That A Fart? No, It’s Love

When was the last time post-coital flatulence ruined a romantic evening? Happens all the time, right? Well worry no longer: The Better Marriage Blanket is…



Saudis launches offensive against Yemen rebels

SAN’A, Yemen (AP) — Saudi Arabia sent fighter jets and artillery bombardments across the border into northern Yemen Thursday in a military incursion apparently aimed at helping its troubled southern neighbor control an escalating Shiite rebellion, Arab diplomats and the rebels said. The Saudis – owners of a sophisticated air force they rarely use – have been increasingly worried that extremism and instability in Yemen could spill over to their country, the world’s largest oil exporter. The offensive came two days after the killing of a Saudi soldier, blamed on the rebels



Saudis bomb Yemen rebels across border

SAN’A, Yemen (AP) — Saudi Arabia sent fighter jets and artillery bombardments across the border into northern Yemen Thursday in a military incursion apparently aimed at helping its troubled southern neighbor control an escalating Shiite rebellion, Arab diplomats and the rebels said. The Saudis – owners of a sophisticated air force they rarely use – have been increasingly worried that extremism and instability in Yemen could spill over to their country, the world’s largest oil exporter. The offensive came two days after the killing of a Saudi soldier, blamed on the rebels.



Fighting the Good Fight

The story of VistA, a robust, comprehensive, and “underground” medical record keeping system, “written by doctors for doctors and continuously improved and integrated into practice”.