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Posts Tagged ‘ United States government ’

Putin: US, Russia Positions On Syria Do Not ‘Coincide’ (You might know him as Pootin)

June 18th 2013

At the G8 summit, Russian President Vladimir said his and President Barack Obama’s positions on Syria do not “coincide.” However, Putin and Obama said they both have a shared interest in stopping the violence in Syria and pushing for negotiations in Geneva. While Putin has called for negotiated peace talks, he has not urged...
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Commander In SS-led Unit Found Living In Minnesota

June 14th 2013

A top commander of a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children lied to American immigration officials to get into the United States and has been living in Minnesota since shortly after World War II, according to evidence uncovered by The Associated Press. Michael Karkoc, 94, told American authorities...
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IN YOUR FACE GOP! Obama Names Rice As His National Security Adviser

June 5th 2013

Shaking up his national security team, President Barack Obama tapped diplomat Susan Rice as his national security adviser, defying Republicans who have vigorously criticized her faulty explanation about the attack on Americans in Benghazi, Libya. “Susan is the consummate public servant — a patriot who puts her country first,” Obama said while announcing Rice’s...
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Former IRS Commissioner To Testify On Capitol Hill

May 21st 2013

The Senate Finance Committee has launched an investigation into the improper targeting of Tea Party groups Lawmakers are getting their first chance to question the former head of the Internal Revenue Service, the man who ran the agency when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups. Some of the questions on Tuesday will be...
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Non-Farm Payrolls Rise More Than Expected, Up by 165,000 in April; Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.5%

May 3rd 2013

Job creation accelerated in April, with the U.S. economy adding 165,000 new positions and the unemployment rate edging lower amid worries over a spring slowdown. New figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicated that a light March payrolls report may have been an aberration, as higher taxes and reduced spending due to the...
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Mother Of Bomb Suspects Insists Sons Are Innocent

April 29th 2013

The angry and grieving mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects insists that her sons are innocent and that she’s no terrorist. But Zubeidat Tsarnaeva is drawing increased attention after federal officials say Russian authorities intercepted her phone calls, including one in which she vaguely discussed jihad with her elder son. In another, she...
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US Gun Control Laws Clear First Hurdle

April 11th 2013

Gun control supporters won the first Senate showdown Thursday over how to respond to the December carnage in Newtown, Conn., defeating an effort by conservatives to derail a package of firearms restrictions before debate could even start. The 68-31 roll call gave an early burst of momentum to efforts by President Barack Obama and...
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North Korea Delivers New Round Of War Rhetoric

April 11th 2013

North Korea delivered a fresh round of rhetoric Thursday with claims it had “powerful striking means” on standby for a launch, while Seoul and Washington speculated that the country is preparing to test a medium-range missile during upcoming national celebrations. On the streets of Pyongyang, meanwhile, North Koreans celebrated the anniversary of leader Kim...
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Conn. Covernor Set To Sign Gun Control Law

April 4th 2013
Conn. Covernor Set To Sign Gun Control Law

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who four months ago broke the news to shocked parents that their children had been slaughtered in a Connecticut elementary school, was expected to sign into law Thursday sweeping new restrictions on weapons and large capacity ammunition magazines similar to the ones used by the gunman. Malloy’s office said he...
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Hillary Clinton Book Expected In 2014

April 4th 2013
Poll: Hillary Would Win New Hampshire

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has a book deal. She is working on a memoir and policy book about her years as secretary of state, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press. The book has yet to be titled and is tentatively scheduled for June 2014. Financial terms were not disclosed. Clinton...
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Obama Signs Order To Begin $85B In Sequester Spending

March 2nd 2013

President Obama on Friday signed an order that starts putting into effect across-the-board budget cuts known as the “sequester” after he and congressional leaders failed to find an alternative budget plan. The President, after an Oval Office meeting with the lawmakers, called the cuts “just dumb.” He said they would slow the economic recovery...
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Judge Accepts Soldier’s Guilty Pleas On 10 WikiLeaks Counts

March 1st 2013

Judge Accepts Soldier’s Guilty Pleas On 10 WikiLeaks Counts A U.S. Army judge has accepted an offer by Pfc. Bradley Manning to plead guilty to violating military regulations. Prosecutors say they plan to move forward with an additional 12 charges against him. Pfc. Bradley Manning admits to sending hundreds of thousands of Iraq and...
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Barack Obama 2013 Presidential Inauguration – Complete VIDEO

January 21st 2013

Watch The 2013 inauguration of President Barack Obama Full Video here:
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Complete Inauguration Schedule Listed Here – All Events – Let’s PARTY

January 21st 2013

9.a.m. Former presidents, House of Representatives members, senators, governors and Cabinet designees begin to arrive at the U.S. Capitol for the public, ceremonial inauguration of President Obama and Vice President Biden. 9:30 a.m. Fifth-grade chorus from Public School 22 in Staten Island, New York performs 10 a.m. U.S. Marine Band performs 11:14 a.m. First...
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Obama Gets Second Swearing-In For Second Term

January 21st 2013

His second term already under way, President Barack Obama aims to set an optimistic tone when he takes the oath again to lead a divided nation seeking solutions to economic woes at home and conflict overseas. Hundreds of thousands are expected to gather on the National Mall to witness Obama’s swearing in and inaugural...
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60 Hostages Dead, Missing In Algeria Standoff

January 18th 2013

About 60 foreign hostages are still unaccounted for three days into a bloody siege with Islamic militants at a gas plant deep in the Sahara, Algeria’s state news service said Friday. The militants, meanwhile, offered to trade two American hostages for terror figures jailed in the United States, according to a statement received by...
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Armstrong Admits Doping: ‘I’m A Flawed Character’

January 18th 2013

Famed cyclist Lance Armstrong broke his silence and confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs during an interview with Oprah Winfrey broadcast Thursday evening. Armstrong reversed more than a decade of denial and said drugs and blood transfusions were critical to his seven Tour de France wins. “Yes,” Armstrong said when Winfrey asked if he used...
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Drone Kills Top Pakistani Militant

January 3rd 2013

Two U.S. drone strikes on northwest Pakistan killed a senior Taliban commander who fought American forces in Afghanistan but had a truce with the Pakistani military, intelligence officials said Thursday. The commander, Maulvi Nazir, was among nine people killed in a missile strike on a house in the village of Angoor Adda in the...
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Doctors: Blood Clot Located In Clinton’s Head

December 31st 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton developed a blood clot in her head but did not suffer a stroke or neurological damage, her doctors said Monday. They say they are confident that she will make a full recovery. In a statement that revealed the location of the clot, Clinton’s doctors said it is in...
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