The Rev. Jesse Jackson ended a four-day visit to Cuba on Monday without getting to visit a U.S. government development subcontractor who is serving a 15-year sentence in the Caribbean nation.

Jarl Hjalmarson Stiftelsen anordnade mellan den 27 – 29 september tillsammans med den turkiska tankesmedjan Association for Liberal Thinking (ALT) en ungdomskonferens om ideologi i Istanbul. Deltagarna var politiskt intresserade turkiska ungdomar som kommit till Istanbul från hela Turkiet för att ta del av spännande föreläsningar och diskussioner. (mer…)

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is expected to testify in his federal trial scheduled to begin Monday on charges that he benefited from insider trading.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson said Sunday he intends to press on with a bid to mediate the retrieval of a former U.S. soldier captured by Colombian rebels three months ago, despite the cool response to his plan from that country's president.

NAME: Mark Cuban

With the Dallas Mavericks' season-opening game still a month away, the basketball team's outspoken owner, Mark Cuban, will be seeing a different kind of court this week.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson said Saturday that he had agreed to mediate in the case of a former U.S. soldier held captive by Colombia's largest guerrilla group since June, calling the American's release "imminent."

The government, which now keeps more than 80 percent of the prize money for international competitions, says it will give all of it to athletes, coaches and specialists like physical trainers

The Rev. Jesse Jackson traveled to Cuba Friday for talks with the island's religious leaders and said he hopes to visit Alan Gross, a U.S. government subcontractor serving a 15-year sentence in the Caribbean nation.

Could a new wave of Cuban baseball players be headed for the major leagues without having to defect from the communist island?