Bill Clinton

  • Obama, Bush, Clinton going to South Africa next week for Mandela memorial 07-12-2013 01:06 PM

    President Barack Obama and his two immediate predecessors, George W Bush and Bill Clinton, will all travel to South Africa to attend memorial events for Nelson Mandela, the former South African leader who died on Thursday. Obama and his wife, Michelle, will be joined on Air Force One by Bush...
  • Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States and an Epic History of Misunderstanding 30-11-2013 10:05 PM

    Author: Husain Haqqani The letter from the US Secretary of State should have struck a chill in the recipient's hearts. Yet Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif didn't even open the envelope handed to him by the US Ambassador to Pakistan on behalf of Secy James Baker. The letter, delivered on May...
  • Justin Bieber: I am happy with the man I am becoming 22-11-2013 12:50 PM

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber, who has collected many detractors with his headline making antics, says he is not affected by criticism as he is happy with the man he becoming. "I know who I am and what I'm doing in my life and what I've accomplished and continue...
  • US sought Sharif's help to avert Qaeda attack: document 20-10-2013 08:06 PM

    Washington: The US sought Pakistan's help in 1998 to prevent Osama bin Laden from launching an al-Qaeda attack against it, with then President Bill Clinton asking Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to personally use his influence to prevail over the Taliban in averting the imminent strike. Clinton called up Sharif from...
  • A difference this Obama vacation: No daughters yet 15-08-2013 02:50 AM

    Edgartown: President Barack Obama's vacation is humming along, but the family vibe is different this year. Daughters Malia and Sasha aren't with their parents. The girls are at an undisclosed summer camp, but the White House says they'll eventually join their parents. They won't say exactly when. "When they get...
  • Bill, Hillary Clinton's daughter says isn't ready for politics yet 07-08-2013 03:56 PM

    Bill and Hillary Clinton's daughter Chelsea Clinton said she isn't ready for politics yet. But she might consider running for office at a later date. ...
  • Miley Cyrus counsels Justin Bieber to take a break 23-07-2013 11:08 AM

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus has advised troubled teen sensation Justin Bieber to take a break from fame. Bieber, 19, has been in the news for the wrong reasons lately, which include urinating in a mop bucket of a restaurant and saying "F**k Bill Clinton". The singer later apologised for...
  • Former US President Bill Clinton named 'Father of the Year' 11-06-2013 10:01 AM

    New York: He's been commander in chief, Time magazine's 1993 man of the year, had hopes of becoming "First Laddie" of the United States and now former US President Bill Clinton is in line for a new title - 'Father of the Year'. The non-profit National Father's Day Council plans...
  • Bill Clinton congratulates Eva Longoria 26-05-2013 04:14 PM

    Los Angeles: Former US president Bill Clinton congratulated actress Eva Longoria on completing her Master's. The 38-year-old actress received her Master's degree in Chicano Studies from California State University, reports eonline.com. The Tweet said: "Thanks for inspiring others to never stop learning and for your support of @ClintonGlobal. Congrats on...
  • @PrezBillyJeff: Bill Clinton is now on Twitter 10-04-2013 08:54 AM

    New York: Bill Clinton is now on Twitter, albeit without a very presidential name. Comedian Stephen Colbert lured the former president to the social networking site on "The Colbert Report" on Monday, signing him up with the handle PrezBillyJeff. Clinton dictated his first message to Colbert, who typed: "Just spent...
  • Four more years!

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    Now that Barack Obama has won a second term, let's look at some of the reasons for his victory in what was predicted as a...

  • Rao first asked to prepare for nuke tests: Kalam 06-12-2011 07:19 PM

    Nagpur: Former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on Tuesday revealed that former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao had asked him to make preparations for nuclear tests, which were subsequently conducted (at Pokhran) during the NDA government, headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Kalam was addressing the probationers at the National Academy...
  • Clinton offers job creation policies in new book 04-11-2011 01:11 PM

    New York: Former President Bill Clinton says in a new book that last summer's political fight over raising the US debt ceiling made the nation look "weak and confused" overseas and he doesn't know why President Barack Obama didn't seek a hike in the limit when Democrats still controlled both...
  • US: Hillary Clinton's mother dies at 92 02-11-2011 03:45 AM

    Washington: Dorothy Rodham, mother of Secretary of State Hillary Dorothy Clinton and former US President Bill Clinton's mother-in-law, died on Tuesday at an age of 92. The secretary of state had cancelled a planned trip to London and Istanbul to be at her mother's side. In a statement, the Hillary...
  • Lady Gaga enjoys a Marilyn Monroe moment 18-10-2011 02:46 PM

    London: Pop star Lady Gaga says she enjoyed her first real Marilyn Monroe moment as she serenaded former US president Bill Clinton during his birthday concert. The 25-year-old took to the stage at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl at a gig to mark Clinton's belated 65th birthday and the 10th anniversary...
  • Bill Clinton, celebrities star in new Web video 18-10-2011 10:40 AM

    New York: Bill Clinton is happy to have celebrities call attention to his Clinton Foundation, but he's not above spoofing them, either. In a new Web video for the 10th anniversary of the Clinton Foundation, a coterie of stars performs as the foundation's airheaded "Celebrity Division." Ben Stiller leads an...
  • India expressed concerns about Fai to US 23-07-2011 03:01 PM

    New Delhi: In a new twist to the spy saga of Ghulam Nabi Fai, CNN-IBN has accessed a letter that showed how the Indian Government had long ago flagged the US on Fai's activities. In a letter to the US State Department, former Indian ambassador to Washington Siddhartha Shankar Ray...
  • Sex scandal, pregnancy tests US lawmaker's wife 09-06-2011 11:31 PM

    New York: Huma Abedin helped then-first lady Hillary Clinton weather the storm surrounding President Bill Clinton's affair with a White House intern. Abedin is in the centre of a storm herself, with the disclosure of her congressman-husband's online sex antics. Abedin still works for Hillary Clinton and is travelling overseas...
  • Obama 'to be hit by a major scandal soon' 29-05-2011 12:03 PM

    London: US President Barack Obama may face his first big scandal pretty soon, according to a leading political scientist. Based on his mathematical formula, Brendan Nyhan of Michigan University has predicted in his report to 'Center for Politics' website that President Obama's administration is set to be rocked by a...
  • US hits credit limit, sets up a 11-week fight 17-05-2011 08:21 AM

    Washington: If US Congress does not raise the limit on US government debt before the specter of default becomes reality this summer, President Barack Obama will need to decide which bills to pay - and choose between market mayhem and a firestorm over missed benefit payments. The Obama administration and...
  • Obama, Clinton 'most admired' by Americans 28-12-2010 11:59 AM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has been ranked the Americans' "most admired" man for the third straight year while his Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got the title in woman's category for the ninth year in row, according to an annual poll. Obama is Americans' 'Most Admired Man of 2010',...
  • Bush memoir speeds past 2 million sales level 23-12-2010 10:37 AM

    Los Angeles: Crown Publishing Group on Wednesday said the memoir of former president George W Bush, "Decision Points," has sold more than 2 million hardcover and e-book copies since its release in early November. By contrast, former president Bill Clinton's memoir, "My Life," has logged sales of 2.2 million copies...
  • Obama appoints record number of gay officials 27-10-2010 11:16 AM

    Washington: Less than halfway through his first term, President Barack Obama has appointed more openly gay officials than any other president in US history. Gay activists, among Obama's strongest supporters, say the estimate of more than 150 appointments so far, from agency heads and commission members to policy officials and...
  • Pak to get $ 2 bn as military aid from US 22-10-2010 10:06 PM

    The US pledged $ 2 billion to Pakistan over the next five years to fight terrorism. ...
  • Obama's approval rating hits an all-time low 24-08-2010 05:45 PM

    Washington: The job approval rating of US President Barack Obama, who is currently on a 10-day vacation in Martha's Vineyard, has dropped to a new low of 43 per cent, Gallup Poll has said. "The erosion reflects particularly low ratings at the beginning of last week, including 41 per cent...