U.S. economy adds 171,000 new jobs in October

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Employers in the United States added 171,000 jobs last month as more people began looking for new jobs, causing the unemployment rate to edge up by a tenth of a percentage point, the U.S. Labor Department (DOL) [...]

Poll shows 90 percent of Europeans would vote for Obama

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- More than 90 percent of Europeans would vote for President Barack Obama if they were able to vote in Tuesday's presidential election in the United States, effectively overshadowing Republican challenger Mitt Romney, [...]

Majority of Americans believe Obama will win election

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Although polls continue to indicate that the U.S. presidential election is virtually tied, a majority of American voters believe incumbent President Barack Obama will win Tuesday's election, according to a Gallup [...]

Afghanistan presidential election to be held in April 2014

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghanistan will hold presidential and provincial elections in April 2014, just several months before all remaining foreign combat troops are due to leave the war-torn country, the Independent Election Commission [...]

U.S. drone kills 3 suspected al-Qaeda supporters in Yemen

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. drone fired at a house in northwest Yemen on Sunday morning, killing at least three suspected al-Qaeda supporters who brought money to finance militant operations, Yemeni officials said on Monday. A local al-Qaeda [...]

Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell endorses Obama

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell on Thursday morning endorsed Democrat Barack Obama in his bid for re-election as president, criticizing Republican challenger Mitt Romney on his proposed economic plans [...]

George McGovern, who lost 1972 presidential election to Nixon, dead at 90

SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA (BNO NEWS) -- Former U.S. Senator George McGovern, who won the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 1972 on an anti-war platform but lost in a landslide to Republican challenger Richard Nixon, died at a hospice [...]

U.S. drone kills 9 al-Qaeda militants in southern Yemen

SANA'A, YEMEN (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. drone fired at a farm in southern Yemen on Thursday, killing at least nine suspected al-Qaeda militants who were planning to attack security forces, Yemeni officials said on Friday. Among those killed was a [...]

Hugo Chavez reelected as Venezuelan President

CARACAS, VENEZUELA (BNO NEWS) -- Venezuela's Hugo Chavez on Sunday was announced as the country's reelected president. Chavez, 58, received 54.42 percent during Sunday's presidential election, almost 10 percent more than Henrique Capriles' [...]

YouTube to live-stream U.S. presidential debates for first time

SAN BRUNO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama will face Republican rival Mitt Romney during three presidential debates this month, and all will be streamed live on the video-sharing website YouTube, the company announced on [...]