(uskings.us) Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. The first African American to assume the presidency, he was previously the junior United States Senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008. He served in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 until 2004.
(UsKings.us) DETROIT, MI, USA--General Motors (NYSE:GM) CEO Mary Barra,who in 2014 became the first woman to lead a major automaker, earned $22.6 million in 2016, thus setting the new world record for the Highest paid auto CEO, according to the World Record Academy .
(UsKings.us) OSWEGO, NY, USA -- Five-hundred and ninety-three State University of New York at Oswego students laced up their ice skates to break the world record for the longest conga line on ice, according to the World Record Academy .
(UsKings.us) Tallahassee, FL, USA -- More than 300 Florida State University students successfully formed the world's largest human "FSU Torch" on campus; it stretched across Landis Green from near Strozier Library to Landis Hall, setting the new world record for the Largest human FSU torch, according to the World Record Academy .
(UsKings.us) Each year South by Southwest (SXSW) holds an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals in Austin, Texas (USA).
But this year’s SXSW 2017 got a special treat, as multi-platform media company Mashable kicked things off by supporting two records attempts
(UsKings.us) Ken Maggiore, 19, of Chicago, broke the Illinois burbot and whitefish records on March 22 in the span of 30 minutes. He was fishing near Montrose Bay on Lake Michigan during the once-in-a-lifetime experience, according to The Chicago Sun-Times.