CIA Chief-in-Waiting John Brennan ‘Knew of Waterboarding Interrogation Technique’

"Barack Obama’s second inauguration speech will lay out his vision for America’s future a day after the President began his second term."

President Barack Obama’s appointment of Chuck Hagel as the next US defence secretary and John Brennan as new head of the CIA head have raised many eyebrows in Washington and abroad, due to the two men’s controversial record.”

Poverty in the United States is set to climb to its highest level in nearly half a century, with suburban families, underemployed workers and children the hardest hit.