Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on June 2nd, 2010 4:38 am by HL
Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama resigns
SEOUL — Having squandered a historic electoral mandate in less than a year, Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama resigned Wednesday, leaving his Democratic Party of Japan without a leader before a pivotal July election.
Japan – Yukio Hatoyama – Prime minister – Prime Minister of Japan – United States
Obama meets with leaders of new oil spill commission
President Obama vowed a “full and vigorous accounting” of the causes of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, telling the leaders of a new commission that they should pursue the trail of blame without limits.
Barack Obama – Oil spill – President – Environment – United States
Segregated clubs in Kentucky raise issues for private business, civil rights law
LOUISVILLE — The push to integrate Kentucky’s private social clubs, whose members clung to old notions of Southern white privilege for decades after the end of Jim Crow, began in the early 1990s with a lone, quiet protest: At lunchtime on days when the weather was nice, a black preacher and civil…
Civil and political rights – Kentucky – United States – Rand Paul – Law