They call Massachusetts bodybuilder Moustafa Ismail the Egyptian Popeye for good reason. In consideration for the Guinness World Records, Ismail is hounded by skeptics who claim he use steroids. But he insists its all natural, the result of punishing workout and lots of protein. Read his full story here.
This is Tahrir Square in Cairo right now: occupied, lively & packed with protesters.
Anti-Morsi demonstrators filled the Square last night after a decree issued on Thursday expanded his powers and shielded his decisions from any sort of judicial review until the election of a new parliament expected in the first half of 2013.
“We don’t want a dictatorship again. The Mubarak regime was a dictatorship. We had a revolution to have justice and freedom,” 32-year-old Ahmed Husseini said in Cairo.
TO THE NAKED EYE, IT MAY APPEAR THAT: The Twilight saga is a story about love. And vampires. And family. And abstinence. And racism. And the founding of the Mormon faith. And orphans, in a really weird way.
BUT ACCORDING TO SOME EXPERTS WHO THOUGHT REALLY HARD ABOUT THIS: Twilight is a story about all of these things. And more things.
Nancy Pelosi to stay on as US House minority leader
Politico: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she will remain in charge of the Democratic Caucus for the 113th Congress. Pelosi told Democrats that part of the reason she is staying is to help guide new Democrats who won the election last week.