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Breaking News: U.S. of America demonstrated world class & state of the art disaster response command and logistics capabilities
   
Posted by: dhreff

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-20 20:19:18 -0800 | humanitarian-news

U.S. of America demonstrated world class & state of the art disaster response command and logistics capabilities By Alfredo B. Ancheta Anchor for Allvoices Philippines Granting the mighty and powerful United States of America abstains from participating in the international...
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Breaking News: Obama encourages 'bighearted' Americans to help besieged Filipinos
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-24 10:36:41 -0800 | humanitarian-news

The massive devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines last week prompted President Barack Obama at a White House news conference Thursday, to encourage “bighearted” Americans to do their bit to help the survivors of the Super Typhoon Yolanda....
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Breaking News: White House Diwali: Michelle Obama leads celebrations ‘Bollywood style'
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-09 09:00:01 -0800 | humanitarian-news

US First Lady Michelle Obama ushered in this year's Diwali celebrations at the White House Tuesday by lighting a ‘Diya’ (Indian lamp) in the East Room, after trying out some Bollywood dance steps with local kids and a popular Indo-American...
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Breaking News: ENDA workplace gay rights bill passes critical test in US Senate
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 23:05:09 -0800 | humanitarian-news

A major bill prohibiting workplace discrimination against gays, lesbians, transgender and bisexuals passed a crucial test of support Monday in the US Senate. The Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), received bipartisan backing and touched the 60-vote threshold required to surmount a...
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Breaking News: UN human rights urges US transparency on drone attacks
   
Posted by: atifji75

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-31 12:14:48 -0700 | humanitarian-news

UN human rights urges US transparency on drone attacks Two UN human rights investigators, Ben Emmerson and Christof Heyns, presented two reports before the UN on Friday criticising the Washington’s drone attacks in Pakistan Yemen and other countries and demanded...
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Breaking News: Mobilization For Human Needs - October 22, 1934 - Past Daily Reference Room - Past Daily
   
Posted by: Gordonskene

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-24 15:08:32 -0700 | humanitarian-news

An idea whose time never went away.Click on the link here for Audio Player – President Franklin Roosevelt – Message for the 1934 Mobilization For Human Needs – Oct. 22, 1934 – Gordon Skene Sound CollectionIn 1934 we were still...
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Breaking News: Stop the drone wars, Human Rights Groups tell the US
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-24 10:15:39 -0700 | political-news

Amnesty International has drawn attention to the fact that drone wars violate the basic principles of war and in North Waziristan and US President Barack Obama is aware that there have been civilian casualties in the US drone strikes in...
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Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 01:13:11 -0700 | humanitarian-news

An American lawmaker Wednesday lauded the efforts of Indian authorities in successfully carrying out massive evacuations before the deadly Cyclone Phailin which hit the coastal regions of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh last weekend. A statement issued by Congresswoman Grace Meng,...
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Breaking News: Malala Yousafzai requests President Obama to stop drone strikes in Pakistan
   
Posted by: atifji75

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-15 11:00:21 -0700 | humanitarian-news

WASHINGTON: Malala Yousafzai requests President Obama to stop drone strikes in Pakistan Pakistani Schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai called on US President Barack Obama. Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban some months ago because of promoting education for girls...
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Breaking News: FISA Court ruling that NSA can keep spying on phone calls
   
Posted by: atifji75

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-15 05:17:32 -0700 | humanitarian-news

FISA Court ruling that NSA can keep spying on phone calls The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has extended spying on Friday that phone records of all US citizens can be collected as earlier by National Security Agency. Director of National...
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Breaking News: Pentagon finds way to pay survivor benefits despite government shutdown
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-12 06:39:31 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Families of American troops killed in battle will receive survivor benefits from a nonprofit foundation during the government shutdown, the US Department of Defense announced Wednesday. Suspension of the benefit payments started Oct. 1, when the federal government lost budget...
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Breaking News: Feeling a little blue? Social Security checks may stop Oct. 17 unless Congress ups debt ceiling
   
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-10 10:20:19 -0700 | humanitarian-news

President Barack Obama may be feeling blue over the government shutdown and looming debt ceiling crisis, but that is nothing compared to how millions of Americans will feel if the default occurs. That could stop payments to millions of Americans...
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Breaking News: Mysterious woman gatecrasher in White house chased and shot dead by police
   
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-10-07 12:05:37 -0700 | humanitarian-news

A mysterious woman tried to break the barrier of the White House but was apprehended in time, chased and shot dead near the Capitol Hill – the officials have indicated that it is apparently not related to any terror act...
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Breaking News: Millions of Syrian children at risk of starvation; warns Save the Children
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-11-02 22:48:19 -0700 | humanitarian-news

More than 2 million children in Syria - caught in the ongoing civil strife there - are at a risk of severe malnutrition, warned a grim report of the aid agency Save the Children on Tuesday. The agency’s 24-page report...
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Posted by: rsa76

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2013-09-24 03:54:02 -0700 | humanitarian-news

Scientists at Northwestern University USA ( Northwestern University ) surveyed more than hundreds of American high school students and found that the musical and rhythmic power of the people associated with language skills. According to Nina Kraus ( Nina Kraus...
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