Person: Abraham Lincoln
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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Scott Johnson started work yesterday, as the Australian Rugby Union’s director of rugby, charged with overseeing Wallabies’ coach Michael Cheika and helping to restore the sport and its national team to former glories in an increasingly difficult sporting landscape for the code Down Under.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2019
There has always been tension between the White House and the press corps charged with monitoring the motives and actions of the US president, writes
Thu, 15 Nov, 2018
To understand Charlottesville is to understand the divisive, divided, and vitriolic America we now know, writes
Mon, 05 Nov, 2018
The Republicans have North Dakota in their sights … and have changed the law to win it.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
Flip-flopping is a tool of the trade in the politician’s kitbag, and it’s one that in popular democracies has a long history.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
“Aodhán, you brought smiles to people’s faces, your witty comments, your dry sense of humour, and sometimes mimicking people.”
Thu, 01 Mar, 2018
American author George Saunders has been handed this year's Man Booker Prize for his first full-length novel.
Tue, 17 Oct, 2017
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
A 29-year-old debut novelist has been shortlisted for this year's Man Booker Prize for a book she began writing on her mobile phone on her way to work.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
The power to pardon in now in the hands of an unstable narcissist whose use of the executive perogative could cause profound damage, writes
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
Ironically, Robert E. Lee would have been against sculptures of himself in full military gear, writes
Mon, 04 Sep, 2017
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Wed, 26 Jul, 2017
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
WALTER Matthau, Peter Finch, Gary Oldman, and John Malkovich.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
Liberals have taken heart from Emmanuel Macron’s early showing in the French presidential elections, but they shouldn’t get carried away, writes.
Mon, 01 May, 2017
grills industry experts about the hotly-tipped new titles for 2017.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
While regarded as historic and celebratory occasions, not all US presidential inaugurations have passed off as the solemn state event desired, asdescribes.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
The arrival of new people disturbing existing patterns of community is as old as humanity, writes
Wed, 19 Oct, 2016
Here is an analysis of some of the claims made in the second presidential debate.
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
Mon, 12 Sep, 2016
Sun, 04 Sep, 2016
A night after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Senator Ted Cruz remained defiant about Donald Trump, saying he is not a “servile puppy dog” and vowing not to support anyone who wages personal attacks against his family.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
It’s not just Donald Trump. The USA has a long history of jokers, eccentrics, and megalomaniacs running for the top office, from immortals to the king of the world, reports
Mon, 04 Jul, 2016
Tue, 07 Jun, 2016
How did a kitschy, carnival performer propel himself to the brink of power in the most powerful country in the world? asks
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Some of the stranger stories from around the globe
Tue, 01 Dec, 2015
It is hard to know yet exactly what effect the Volkswagen ‘dieselgate’ scandal will ultimately have on the giant German manufacturer in terms of ongoing reputational damage and the financial fall-out that will inevitably follow.
Sat, 14 Nov, 2015
With calls last week for Cork GAA fans to stop displaying Confederate flags at matches, American authorsays it’s time to let the flag go in her homeland too
Tue, 21 Jul, 2015
Let’s be honest. A certain amount of mumbling goes on at matches around Ireland every time our glorious national anthem is rolled out.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
In Waterford, President Michael D. Higgins recently launched the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation for 2016 Flag Week, which will be held from March 10 to 17: the national flag will be given to schools around the country.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
CBS News has released video from four stories it aired about the Falklands War in 1982, all part of a dispute involving Fox News Channel host Bill O’Reilly and his subsequent statements about covering the war.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015
WEIGHT management is a numbers game and Operation Transformation’s clinical psychologist Dr Eddie Murphy is no exception,
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
Henry Kissinger once complained that when he wanted to talk to Europe, he never knew who to phone.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2015
Tony Clayton Lea reveal his travel tips for new year adventurers.
Sat, 03 Jan, 2015
A previously unseen letter which features Jane Austen’s first mention of her upcoming novel Pride And Prejudice has gone on public display.
Sat, 06 Dec, 2014
Multiple Oscar-winner Daniel Day-Lewis has been knighted by British loyalty.
Sat, 15 Nov, 2014
The habit of giving nicknames has been around a long time and can say a lot about the recipient — or not.does some research
Fri, 08 Aug, 2014
WHEN Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant in 1864, he could not have foreseen that the gesture would spark an environmental renaissance across America, resulting in 59 stunning National Parks today.
Sun, 27 Jul, 2014
AS we all know, St Patrick’s Day was last week and we were all able to celebrate our Irishness once again. It’s a festival celebrated globally and we, the Irish, should be honoured to have a festival celebrated so universally.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
Pennsylvania lawyer’s ad starring smiling thugs draws criticism
Tue, 11 Mar, 2014
NOW that I’ve decided to do it, it’s obviously too late. When it comes to fashion, I’m always the one who arrives as everyone else is draining their glasses and saying their goodbyes. If you have a beard you can shave it all off now, because I’m going to grow one.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2014