Kobe Bryant fined $100,000 for gay slur

The NBA fined Kobe Bryant $100,000 on Wednesday for using an anti-gay slur after he was slapped with a technical foul in the Lakers 102-93 victory over San Antonio on Tuesday. “Kobe Bryant’s comment during…

Obamas to appear on Oprah

 As the US TV chat show queen Oprah Winfrey nears her last episode, “The Oprah Winfrey Show” is going to welcome President Obama and his wife in May, according to media reports. The White House…

UN’s ‘coalition of the opposed’ grows

NEW YORK – At the United Nations headquarters, signs of a brewing debate as heated as the 2003 invasion of Iraq can be found aplenty. Parallel to the growing criticisms of the Barack Obama administration’s…

Obama authorizes secret support for Libya rebels

 U.S. President Barack Obama has signed a secret order authorizing the Central Intelligence Agency to conduct covert operations to help rebels in Libya, media reports said here on Wednesday. Obama signed the order, known as…