BOSTON (Reuters) – Republican Scott Brown, a former Massachusetts Senator, plans to launch his campaign to represent New Hampshire in the U.S. Senate on Thursday with an attack on incumbent Democrat Jeanne Shaheen’s vote for Obamacare.
Brown, who moved to his native New Hampshire late last year to explore a run for office, has focused much of his energy on attacking the Affordable Care Act, an issue that Republicans are making a centerpiece of 2014 campaigns.
, April 9 (Reuters) – Ecuadorean President
Rafael Correa said on Wednesday that his country would honor the
terms of the $700 million bond offering it plans to make to
foreign investors this year, its first international debt sale
since a $3.2 billion default in 2008.
Correa, a leftist who has been highly critical of the United
States and powerful financial institutions, said the terms of
the proposed bond sale would be very different than those of the
debts defaulted on during the global financial crisis.
BOSTON, April 9 (Reuters) – Brandeis University has decided
not to award an honorary degree to a Somali-born women’s rights
activist who has branded Islam as violent and “a nihilistic cult
The private university outside Boston said it had decided
not to bestow the honor on Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a former Dutch
parliamentarian who has been a staunch critic of Islam and its
treatment of women.
A private university outside Boston has decided not to award an honorary degree to a Somali-born women’s rights activist who has branded Islam as violent and “a nihilistic cult of death.”