Daily Archives: May 8, 2018





  • Oliver North, key figure in Iran-Contra scandal, to head the NRA

    Oliver North, key figure in Iran-Contra scandal, to head the NRA

    Oliver North, a retired Marine officer who was a key figure in the Iran-Contra affair during the Reagan presidency, will become the next head of the National Rifle Association, according to a statement released Monday. “This is the most exciting news for our members since Charlton Heston became president of our association,” wrote NRA Executive…


  • First woman nominated to head CIA faces tough confirmation hearing

    First woman nominated to head CIA faces tough confirmation hearing

    After a career spent in the deep shadows, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the CIA steps into the harshest of spotlights this week: a Senate confirmation hearing likely to focus on her record on torture. Interested in Trump Administration? Add Trump Administration as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Trump…


  • A non-Brit’s guide to the royal wedding

    A non-Brit’s guide to the royal wedding

    Image copyright Alexi Lubomirski Image caption Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement photos were shot by Alexi Lubomirski at Frogmore House All eyes will be on the UK on 19 May when a member of the Royal Family will marry an American actress. The fairytale wedding has captured the imaginations of royal watchers from Hollywood…