Posts tagged ‘US’

June 11, 2012

Breastfeeding In Uniform Outcry

The above poster image by American charity group “mum2mum” promoting breastfeeding week in August has come under fire by the US Military.

Should this photo be banned?

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May 25, 2011

The Essential Relationship

President Obama’s speech today at Westminster Hall to British Parliament praised the relationship between USA and UK as “one of the oldest and strongest alliances the world has ever known”.  Both leaders have refrained from calling this alliance a special relationship, as their predecessors have, but an “essential” one. A relationship based on co-dependence where both leaders have come of age and are seeing eye to eye on foreign policies, especially The Middle East.

As I watched Cameron and Obama playing table tennis yesterday, I wondered whether their relationship was of the same calibre of JK Kennedy and MacMillan, Thatcher and Reagan, Bush and Blair.

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May 17, 2011

Botox Babe

An eight year old girl in the US was given Botox by her mother to make her look prettier in child beauty pageants. The full story can be read on BBC News

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May 4, 2011

Obama Says No To Photos

After much deliberation, it has been decided that photos of Osama Bin Laden’s dead body will not be released by the US government. For those who wanted proof that Bin Laden was dead, they are just going to have to take Obama’s word on this.

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May 2, 2011

Osama Bin Laden Killed

Americans celebrate as the death of Osama Bin Laden, US’s most wanted man, is announced. A stealthy operation that had been in the planning for over 6 months  led to a raid of his mansion home outside Islamabad and  two shots in the head.

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April 11, 2011

Brazilian Blow-dry Can Leave You Bald

The reported levels of formaldehyde have reached 50 times EU limits. Used in the textile industry for straightening wool and a key ingredient in embalming fluid, it is the main ingredient in Keratin based hair straightening product, otherwise known as the Brazilian Blowdry.

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