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Joe Biden

Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. (born November 20, 1942), is the 47th and current Vice President of the United States under the administration of President Barack Obama. He was a United States Senator from Delaware from January 3, 1973 until his resignation on January 15, 2009, following his election to the Vice Presidency. Biden was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and lived there for ten years before moving to Delaware. He became an attorney in 1969, and was elected to a county council in 1970. Biden was first elected to the Senate in 1972 and became the sixth-youngest senator in U.S. history. He was re-elected to the Senate six times, was the fourth most senior senator at the time of his resignation, and is the 14th-longest serving Senator in history. Read More

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Boston Marathon Bombings: Dzhokhar and his brother (pictured) were not connected to any known terrorist groups, but were motivated by extremist Islamic beliefs. (Photo: Reuters)
Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary: Remembering Tragedy, Baffling Motives of Tsarnaev Brothers

By IBTimes IN

It's been a year since the tragic bombings rocked the finish line of Boston Marathon on 15 April. (Apr 15)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, FBI

Shocking Error at Rolling Stone Cover Becomes a Twitter Joke

By IBTimes AU

Twitter users are quick to react jokingly on the shocking error of the recent issue of Rolling Stone cover showcasing the nude Julia Louis-Dreyfus. On her back is the US Constitution signed by the founding father John Hancock. (Apr 14)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER

Russian President Vladimir Putin (back) addresses the Federal Assembly, including State Duma deputies, members of the Federation Council, regional governors and civil society representatives, at the Kremlin in Moscow on 18 March, 2014.
Russian Forces Seize Two Ukrainian Bases in Crimea

By Reuters

The United States warned Moscow it was on a "dark path" to isolation on Wednesday as Russian troops seized two Ukrainian naval bases, including a headquarters in the Crimean port of Sevastopol where they raised their flag. (Mar 20)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, GERMANY, EUROPEAN UNION, JAPAN, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA

Putin addresses the audience during a rally and a concert called "We are together" in Moscow
U.S. Senator Blames President Obama for Ukraine Crisis, Putin Signs Russia-Crimea Treaty

By IBTimes AU

Russian President Vladimir Putin did not really care about the political perspective of the West and completed what he sailed out to do. (Mar 19)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, GERMANY, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

U.S. President Barack Obama holds his year-end news conference
Obama Warns Russia of 'Costs' for Intervention in Ukraine

By Reuters

President Barack Obama warned Russia on Friday that military intervention in Ukraine would lead to "costs," as tension with old foe President Vladimir Putin rose in a Cold War-style crisis. (Mar 01)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, IMF, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE

President Barack Obama begins his fifth State of the Union address Tuesday
Obama Meets with Dalai Lama, Upsetting China

By Reuters

President Barack Obama held low-key talks with the Dalai Lama on Friday, prompting the Chinese government to ask why the White House ignored Beijing's warnings that the meeting with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader would damage ties. (Feb 22)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, HUMAN RIGHTS, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, WHITE HOUSE

Protesters Clash with Police at Ukraine Rally
EU Seeks Peace as Ukraine Death Toll Hits 75

By Reuters

European Union ministers sought to broker a political settlement in Ukraine after gun battles between police and anti-government protesters brought the death toll to 75 in two days of the worst violence in the country since Soviet times. (Feb 21)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, GERMANY, TWITTER, EUROPEAN UNION, WHITE HOUSE, ELECTIONS

Protesters Clash with Police at Ukraine Rally
Ukraine Police Charge Protesters after Nation's Bloodiest Day, over 20 Killed

By Reuters

Ukrainian riot police charged protesters occupying a central Kiev square early on Wednesday after the bloodiest day since the former Soviet republic, caught in a geopolitical struggle between Russia and the West, won its independence. (Feb 19)

MORE TOPICS: IMF, EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, WHITE HOUSE, UKRAINE

John Kerry
Kerry to Visit China, South Korea, Indonesia and Abu Dhabi

By Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will begin a trip this week to China, South Korea, Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates, the State Department said on Sunday, at a time of high tensions in Asia over China's increasingly assertive territorial claims. (Feb 10)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, BARACK OBAMA, JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, CLIMATE CHANGE

President Reagan and Senior Bush/WikiCommons
Things Politicians Should Never Say in Public: 'F*** the EU' and 5 Other Embarrassing Comments

By IBTimes IN

US Assistant Secretary of State for Europe, Victoria Nuland, allegedly used the expletive in a recent phone call with US ambassador to Kiev, Geoffrey Pyatt, while discussing a deal to end the crisis in Ukraine. (Feb 07)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, UKRAINE, BARACK OBAMA, MOZAMBIQUE