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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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People light candles at the Malaysian embassy to commemorate the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine, in Kiev
3 Almost Believable Internet Theories on the Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash

By IBTimes AU

Why did MH17 crash? Here are three popular theories circulating the Internet. (12:19 pm)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE

Parks and Recreation
'Parks and Recreation' Season 6 Finale Spoilers: Will Leslie Take Up the New Job?

By IBTimes IN

As season six of “Parks and Recreation” comes to a close on Thursday, fans of the comedy series will finally get to know if Leslie will take up the new job and move out of Pawnee. (Apr 24)

MORE TOPICS: MICHELLE OBAMA, CALIFORNIA, ARIZONA

Pro-Moscow Protesters Seize Arms, Declare Republic; Kiev Fears Invasion
Russia says it Will Respond if Ukraine Interests Attacked

By Reuters

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused the United States of being behind the political upheaval in Ukraine and said Moscow would respond if its interests came under attack. (Apr 24)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, POLAND, UKRAINE

Ukraine Peace Deal Falters as Rebels Show no Sign of Surrender
Ukraine President Calls for New Anti-rebel Offensive as Crisis Deal Falters

By Reuters

Ukraine's acting president, Oleksander Turchinov, called on Tuesday for government forces to relaunch an offensive against pro-Russian rebels after a local politician from his own party was found dead with signs of torture. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED NATIONS, RUSSIA, DMITRY MEDVEDEV, WHITE HOUSE, POLAND

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U.S. And Russia on Ukraine's Crisis: Pro-Russian Group in Ukraine's Borders Not Enforced by Russian Gov't?

By IBTimes AU

The U.S. has warned Russia to immediately act on Ukraine's crisis a few days ago. The American government hastens Russia by giving it only a short time frame to act on the unrest. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: RUSSIA, ELECTIONS, UKRAINE, WHITE HOUSE

Ukraine Peace Deal Falters as Rebels Show no Sign of Surrender
Ukraine Peace Deal Falters as Rebels Show no Sign of Surrender

By Reuters

An agreement to avert wider conflict in Ukraine was faltering on Monday, with pro-Moscow separatist gunmen showing no sign of surrendering government buildings they have seized. (Apr 22)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, RUSSIA, UKRAINE

Pro-Moscow Protesters Seize Arms, Declare Republic; Kiev Fears Invasion
Deadly Gun Attack in Eastern Ukraine Shakes Fragile Geneva Accord

By Reuters

At least three people were killed in a gunfight in the early hours of Sunday near a Ukrainian city controlled by pro-Russian separatists, shaking an already fragile international accord that was designed to avert a wider conflict. (Apr 21)

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

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