Senator Kennedy rushed to hospital

Brother of slain US president John Kennedy admitted to hospital following seizure.

    Senator Kennedy, right, is backing Obama in the Democratic presidential race [AFP]

    Kennedy, 76, is the last surviving brother of former president John F Kennedy, who was assassinated on November 22, 1963.

     

    His brother Robert Kennedy was assassinated on June 5, 1968, as he was campaigning for the presidency.

      

    A fierce critic of George Bush, the current US president, Kennedy is a supporter of Barack Obama, who is running for the Democratic nomination to contest a presidential election in November.

      

    First elected to the senate in 1962, he is the second longest-serving senator after Robert Byrd of West Virginia.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Pick your team and answer as many correct questions in three minutes.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Remembering Chernobyl

    Remembering Chernobyl

    The fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion remains as politicised as ever, 28 years on.