Readout of President Obama’s call with President Putin of Russia

Readout of President Obama’s call with President Putin of Russia

Washington, DC…President Obama spoke for an hour this afternoon with President Putin of Russia. President Obama emphasized that Russia’s actions are in violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, which has led us to take several steps in response, in coordination with our European partners. President Obama indicated that there is a way to resolve […]

Radio Shack Reports Strong Sales Growth In Concept Stores, Plans To Close Up To 1,100 Underperforming Stores

Radio Shack Reports Strong Sales Growth In Concept Stores, Plans To Close Up To 1,100 Underperforming Stores

Fort Worth, TX…RadioShack Corporation (NYSE: RSH) today reported results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013. Joseph C. Magnacca, chief executive officer, said, “Our fourth quarter financial results were driven by a holiday season characterized by lower store traffic, intense promotional activity particularly in consumer electronics, a very soft mobility marketplace and a few […]

Yulia Tymoshenko: We Will Win This War

Yulia Tymoshenko: We Will Win This War

Kiev, Ukraine…Statement by Yulia Tymoshenko regarding Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine. My dear Ukrainians! I say Ukrainians, because today, regardless of your nationality, we are all Ukrainians. Throughout the world this now sounds dignified. Our courage and strength has become an example for the world of the fight for freedom. You freed the country from dictatorship […]

Readout of President Obama’s Call With President Putin On Saturday

Readout of President Obama’s Call With President Putin On Saturday

Washington, DC…President Obama spoke for 90 minutes this afternoon with President Putin of Russia about the situation in Ukraine. President Obama expressed his deep concern over Russia’s clear violation of Ukrainian sovereignty and territorial integrity, which is a breach of international law, including Russia’s obligations under the UN Charter, and of its 1997 military basing […]

Matthew McConaughey’s Acceptance Speech After Winning Oscar For Roll in Dallas Buyers Club

Matthew McConaughey’s Acceptance Speech After Winning Oscar For Roll in Dallas Buyers Club

Hollywood, CA…Thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you to the Academy for this—all 6,000 members. Thank you to the other nominees. All these performances were impeccable in my opinion. I didn’t see a false note anywhere. I want to thank Jean-Marc Vallée, our director. Want to thank Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner, who […]

National Income and Product Accounts Gross Domestic Product, Fourth Quarter and Annual 2013 Revised Downward

National Income and Product Accounts Gross Domestic Product, Fourth Quarter and Annual 2013 Revised Downward

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product — the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States — increased at an annual rate of 2.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 (that is, from the third quarter to the fourth quarter), according to the “second” estimate released by the […]

President Warns Russia On Ukraine

President Warns Russia On Ukraine

Washington, DC…THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Over the last several days, the United States has been responding to events as they unfold in Ukraine. Throughout this crisis, we have been very clear about one fundamental principle: The Ukrainian people deserve the opportunity to determine their own future. Together with our European allies, we have urged […]

California Family Discovers Buried Treasure – Hidden Cache of 19th Century U.S. Gold Coins May Be Most Valuable Hoard Unearthed in North America

California Family Discovers Buried Treasure – Hidden Cache of 19th Century U.S. Gold Coins May Be Most Valuable Hoard Unearthed in North America

San Francisco, CA…Rare coin experts, Kagin’s Inc., today announced that a treasure of over 1400 rare U.S. gold coins has been discovered buried on private property in California’s gold region. The treasure was found by a couple on their property while taking their dog on its daily walk. It is believed to be the greatest […]

Hagel Outlines Budget Reducing Troop Strength, Force Structure

Hagel Outlines Budget Reducing Troop Strength, Force Structure

Washington, DC…Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has proposed cuts in military spending that include further reductions in troop strength and force structure in every military service in the coming year as part of an effort to prioritize U.S. strategic interests in the face of reduced resources after more than a decade of war. Defense Secretary Chuck […]

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