After trashing Obama, photo of Palin with umbrella holder emerges
A Sarah Palin tweet today suggests she still keeps an eye on and criticizes U.S. President Barack Obama. In this case, her criticism is about umbrella protocol. Palin says that Obama should always hold his own umbrella, as she claims all Americans do.
Obama's Libya nominee says security is ambassador's job
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's choice as the next U.S. ambassador to Libya promised on Tuesday to ensure the security of staff in the country, eight months after an attack in Benghazi killed four Americans, including the last ambassador.
Found 2 weeks ago on channel Reuters
Obama Nominates Billionaire for Commerce Secretary
President Barack Obama nominated another corporate billionaire to his cabinet on Thursday, announcing hotel heiress Penny Pritzker, also longtime Obama supporter and "heavyweight" fundraiser, as his official Commerce Secretary pick, the Chicago Tribune reports. Pritzker, with a $1.85 billion fortune, is listed by Forbes magazine among the 300 wealthiest Americans.
Amazon Adds New Features For Blind And Visually Impaired Users To Kindle For iOS App, Coming To Other Platforms Soon
Amazon today announced a number of new features for its Kindle for iOS app that aim to make it easier to use for blind and visually impaired users. Today’s update, Amazon says, will make it easier for these users to use features like “X-Ray, End Actions, sharing, highlighting and bookmarking.” Amazon says these new features are available on iOS today, but it plans to make them available on additional platforms in the future. These new features, the company says in today’s announcement, will give visually impaired users easier access to the more than 1.8 million titles in its catalog that feature its text-to-voice VoiceOver narration. The iOS app also allows users to read character-by-character, word-by-word and line-by-line and supports the usual iOS accessibility features like zoom, assistive touch and support for peripheral braille displays. Over time, Amazon has made its Kindle hardware and apps more accessible for visually impaired users. Last December, for example, added Voice ...
Obama says U.S. to investigate if Boston bombings suspects had help
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama pledged on Friday that the United States will find out whether the two ethnic Chechen brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings received help, and he pleaded for Americans not to rush to judgment.
Found 1 month ago on channel Reuters