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Rupert Murdoch’s Son Seeks Leniency from House of Commons Committee in Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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James Murdoch is appealing for leniency from a British parliamentary committee investigating phone hacking at News Corps’ defunct News of the World tabloid. On Wednesday, Murdoch submitted a seven page letter to the committee, offering an apology and shifting blame to his senior staffers, whom he claims hid the scandal from him. The heir to […]

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‘Backyard’ Theme for White House Dinner

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Wednesday night’s official White House dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron will feature an American theme – the “backyard.” The dinner – the fourth the United States has hosted for a British prime minister – is being held in a tent on the White House grounds. The White House says the decor takes its […]

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Obama: US Making ‘ Very Real Progress’ in Afghanistan

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 1:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the United States is making “very real progress” in Afghanistan, despite new tensions following the shooting deaths of 16 Afghan civilians allegedly by a U.S. soldier. Mr. Obama spoke at a joint White House news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday. The president said the “tragic events” of […]

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Obama: US Making ‘ Very Real Progress’ in Afghanistan

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the United States is making “very real progress” in Afghanistan, despite new tensions following the shooting deaths of 16 Afghan civilians allegedly by a U.S. soldier. Mr. Obama spoke at a joint White House news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday. The president said the “tragic events” of […]

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Obama Hosts British PM for Talks on Afghanistan, Mideast

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama is hosting his closest ally, British Prime Minister David Cameron, at the White House for talks on Afghanistan, Syria, and global economic matters. Mr. Obama hosted an elaborate arrival ceremony Wednesday morning for the official visit. He called the relationship between the United States and Britain “one of the greatest alliances […]

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Obama Welcomes British PM to White House, Mideast on Agenda

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has welcomed his closest ally, British Prime Minister David Cameron, to the White House. Mr. Obama hosted an elaborate arrival ceremony Wednesday for the official visit. He called the relationship between the United States and Britain “one of the greatest alliances the world has ever known” and the “one constant” through […]

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Obama Welcomes British PM to White House, Mideast on Agenda

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has welcomed his closest ally, British Prime Minister David Cameron, to the White House. Mr. Obama hosted an elaborate arrival ceremony Wednesday for the official state visit. He called the relationship between the United States and Britain “one of the greatest alliances the world has ever known” and the “one constant” […]

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Obama to Meet Cameron at White House, Mideast on Agenda

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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President Barack Obama hosts his closest ally at the White House Wednesday — British Prime Minister David Cameron. The two leaders plan to discuss Iran, Syria, Afghanistan, and the upcoming NATO and G-8 summits. The prime minister will also be guest of honor at a White House state dinner. Mr. Obama and Mr, Cameron wrote […]

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Former Murdoch Editor Arrested With Husband, Four Others

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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British police have re-arrested former aide and editor for Rupert Murdoch, Rebekah Brooks, as part of an investigation into phone-hacking by the press. Brooks and her husband Charlie, a close friend of Prime Minster David Cameron, were arrested at their home Tuesday on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. Police say four other people […]

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Obama, Cameron Attend Basketball Game, Highlight Bilateral Ties

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama shared his passion for basketball Tuesday night with visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron. The two traveled to a major U.S. college basketball tournament game in the state of Ohio between Western Kentucky University and Mississippi Valley State. President Obama is an avid basketball fan, and the White House described the […]

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