Posts Tagged ‘Former’

Barbara Bush, Former First Lady, Dies At Age 92

She devoted much of her life to championing causes including literacy and cancer research. Politics – U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

All The Living Former U.S. Presidents Rally To Help Hurricane Victims

Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter come together for the One America Appeal. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!- -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. […]

Former UK Ambassador Slams Donald Trump’s ‘Gratuitous’ Wiretap Lies

A former British ambassador to the U.S. lashed out at Donald Trump on Sunday for his “absurd” lies that the U.K. wiretapped him for former President Barack Obama. Sir Peter Westmacott, who was ambassador to the U.S. from 2012 to 2016, accused the president of “peddling falsehoods,” wantonly risking the American alliance with the U.K. and threatening the […]

Former CIA Official Philip Mudd Calls Trump Transition A ‘Clown Show’

Former CIA official Phil Mudd goes off on Gen. Flynn: I'm watching a clown show! — The Situation Room (@CNNSitRoom) December 6, 2016 A former deputy director of the CIA had some harsh words for Donald Trump’s transition efforts so far.  “I’m watching a clown show,” Philip Mudd, now a counterterrorism analyst for CNN, […]

An Open Letter to My Former Psychiatrist: On Being Right

Dear Dr. Right, You were right. Ten years ago this August, I left your office with my husband, round belly bulging with my nearly full-term first child, cursing your name. It was our first appointment together and you basically told me I was going to fail. When I explained to you that I had been […]

How A Former Shy Girl Became A Confident Career Coach

Dear readers, Welcome! I’m a self-employed career and business coach who helps introverts clarify and thrive in their true livelihood so they can have the meaning and balance they crave. I love my work, and I can’t wait to start getting your questions for this career and business advice column for introverts. Let’s start off this […]

Julian Bond, Former Chairman Of The NAACP, Dies At 75

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75. Bond died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida after a brief illness, the SPLC said in a statement released Sunday morning. The Nashville, Tenn. native […]

Walter Scheib, Former White House Chef, Found Dead In New Mexico

Walter Scheib, a former White House chef who went missing while hiking in New Mexico earlier this month, was found dead on Sunday. He was 61. Scheib was last spotted on June 13 embarking on a solo hike in the mountains near Taos, NBC News reports. He was reported missing the next day. According to […]

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry Plans To Enter The 2016 Presidential Race, Senior Advisor Says

ADDISON, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry launched his presidential campaign four years ago as an instant front-runner — a proven job-creator with solid conservative credentials, formidable fundraising prowess and perhaps enough cowboy swagger to take Republicans by storm. Then came “Oops” and Perry’s tumble from powerhouse to punchline. Now he’s back, hitting […]

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert Sentenced To 8 Months In Prison For Corruption

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man who only years earlier led the country and hoped to bring about a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians. Olmert was convicted in […]

Former Gov. Deval Patrick Joining Bain Capital

Former governor Deval Patrick is joining the Boston investment giant Bain Capital, where he will start a new line of business directing investments in companies that produce profits but also have a positive impact on social problems. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to […]

Former Singapore Leader Lee Kuan Yew’s Condition Worsens

(Adds background, details, quotes throughout) SINGAPORE, March 21 (Reuters) – The condition of Singapore’s critically ill first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, has worsened, the prime minister’s office said on Saturday. Lee, the founding father of modern Singapore, has been in hospital with severe pneumonia since Feb. 5. He turned 91 last September. “Lee Kuan […]

Former NBA Player Jay Williams: ‘I Threw It All Away’ (VIDEO)

Jay Williams was poised to become one of the biggest superstars in the NBA. After leading Duke to a NCAA championship in 2001 and earning a national player of the year title, he graduated early to receive a No. 2 draft pick with the Chicago Bulls. After playing one season, Williams was riding his motorcycle […]

At 52, This Former Flight Attendant Wants To Break Into Hollywood

This is one story from HuffPost Fifty’s new series “This Will Be Our Year: 15 Women Over 50 Shaking Things Up In 2015.” We’ll be following 15 remarkable ladies throughout the year as they make a radical change in their lives, whether it’s embarking on a 500-mile hike, starting a new career or attempting to […]

Jatuporn Prompan, Thai Red Shirt Leader, Gets 2-Year Jail Term For Insulting Former Prime Minister

BANGKOK, Jan 28 (Reuters) – A Thai court on Wednesday handed a two-year jail term to a leader of the “red shirt” opposition movement for defaming a former prime minister, a move the group says is proof of the junta’s ambition to crush its opponents. Thailand’s Criminal Court found Jatuporn Prompan, chairman of the United […]

Jose Luis Abarca, Former Mexican Mayor, Faces Kidnapping Charge In Case Of 43 Missing Students

MEXICO CITY, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The former mayor of the southwestern city of Iguala has been charged with last year’s kidnapping of 43 students who are feared to have been killed, a top security official said on Tuesday. Tomas Zeron, director of criminal investigations at the federal Attorney General’s office, said that prosecutors had […]

Former O.J. Simpson Prosecutor Christopher Darden on Eric Garner’s Death | Where Are They Now? | OWN

Tune in Sundays at 9pm/8c Christopher Darden was one of the prosecuting attorneys in the O.J. Simpson trial, a media event that was partly defined by issues of class and race. The verdict came down nearly 20 years ago, and yet, race continues to be a controversial subject in the United States, most recently surrounding […]

Former Nurse Prepares Herself for Husband’s Critical Surgery | Surgeon Oz | Oprah Winfrey Network

Tune in Thursdays at 10/9c Dr. Oz does his best to reassure Charlie Romano and his wife, Marilyn, before his procedure, but Marilyn is emotionally overwrought. Her first husband’s sudden death after surgery still haunts her and she fears this will happen again. Find OWN on TV at SUBSCRIBE: He is the most […]

Kamala The Ugandan Giant, Former Pro Wrestler, Struggles As A Double Amputee

In the 1980s, Kamala the Ugandan Giant was one of the most feared wrestlers in what was then known as the WWF. Today, he’s a double amputee struggling to make ends meet. The video above, produced by Bleacher Report, shows James Harris (a.k.a. Kamala) as he copes with the loss of both legs to diabetes. […]

Former Staffer Who Accused Carl DeMaio Of Sexual Harassment Arrested

Todd Bosnich, a former staffer of 2014 GOP congressional candidate Carl DeMaio who accused the Republican of sexual harassment, was arrested Tuesday for assault, San Diego police Lt. Kevin Mayer told The San Diego Union-Tribune. The San Diego Police Department told The Huffington Post that Bosnich got into an argument with his mother in the […]

Joep Lange, AIDS Expert And Former President Of The International AIDS Society, Died In Plane Crash

Joep Lange, a pioneer in the field of AIDS research and the former president of the International AIDS Society, was killed in a plane crash on July 17, The Sydney Morning Herald reported. Lange dedicated his life to researching HIV. Since 1983, he has been studying the virus and working to develop possible treatments. According […]

Karen DeCrow Dead: Former President Of NOW Dies At 76

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrated activist and civil rights lawyer Karen DeCrow, who led the National Organization for Women in the 1970s, died Friday at her home near Syracuse. She was 76. Longtime friend Rowena Malamud confirmed DeCrow’s death from melanoma. She said DeCrow, who started out as a journalist and was a prolific writer, […]

Angel Sanchez, Former Army Drill Sergeant, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Female Soldiers

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (AP) — A former drill sergeant at a Missouri Army post is accused of sexually assaulting several female soldiers during the past three years, including at least one while he was deployed in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Angel M. Sanchez appeared at a pretrial hearing at Fort Leonard Wood on Wednesday and […]

Former NFL Player Keith Mitchell Talks Spinal Injury And Healing Powers Of Yoga

When linebacker Keith Mitchell endured a spinal injury that left him temporarily paralyzed and permanently unable to remain in the NFL, he took to an alternate form of physical activity: yoga. “My rehabilitation was very limited, so meditation changed my whole life,” Mitchell told HuffPost Live’s Marc Lamont Hill. “Being the linebacker, the alpha male, […]

Letters to Our Former Selves

I am 23 years old and, to my knowledge, I have not made any significant, life-altering decisions in my time here on this planet. Of course every choice I make has an effect on what happens to me, but I am talking about something bigger. I mean that fork in the road, that time when […]

Reynaldo Vargas, Former Cop Accused Of Stealing From Suspects, Pleads Not Guilty

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former San Francisco police officer charged with stealing from suspects has pleaded not guilty. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that 45-year-old Reynaldo Vargas entered the plea on Thursday and was released on $ 50,000 bond. A federal grand jury has indicted Vargas and two other officers on charges involving the […]

10 Surprising Former Celebrity Roomates

By Julie Gerstein, StyleCaster Do famous people know they're going to be famous before it happens? Do they know to gravitate to one another's orbit in advance of their big breaks? Or is it just a lucky coincidence that so many celebrities happen to have known one another before they made it big? Even more […]

Former President Bill Clinton: The Economy and President Obama

Help build this campaign: http://OFA.BO/b4SbX7 Former President Bill Clinton explains how no President could have fully repaired all the economic damage done President Obama found in just four years. As President Clinton shares: “No president—no president, not me, not any of my predecessors—no one could have fully repaired all the damage that he found in […]