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Breaking News: With first lady's help, Democrats launch effort to boost voter turnout
Posted by: Punditty

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 07:28:54 -0700 | political-news

Other than President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election, Democrats haven’t had a lot to cheer about since he assumed the presidency in January 2009. If first lady Michelle Obama has anything to say about it, the party’s faithful will be cheering...
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Breaking News: Way back in 1959, Pentagon had plans to set up a spy base on the Moon
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 08:55:08 -0700 | technology-news

Secrets have tumbled out of the cupboard that Pentagon had, as far back as 1959, plans to set up a spy base on the Moon – this is from a newly declassified report and it reveals that the U.S. military...
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Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 00:27:03 -0700 | disasters-news

The White House was put on lockdown after a man tried to scale the walls - he was reported to be carrying two suspicious looking bags. The Secret Service along with the Park Police and officers of the Uniformed Division...
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Breaking News: John Kerry identifies climate change as a top-level diplomatic priority
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-16 16:50:16 -0700 | green-news

US Secretary of State John Kerry has identified climate change as a “top-tier diplomatic priority,” and has, accordingly, decided to make this controversial topic the subject of his first policy initiative. He is instructing U S emissaries all over the...
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Breaking News: GOP lawmakers up in arms against decision of housing immigrant children in military bases
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 17:04:05 -0700 | humanitarian-news

The Obama administration has announced a plan to expand the use of U.S. military bases to house illegal immigrant children and GOP lawmakers are up in arms against this move – they have warned that such an action would put...
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Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-12 23:47:31 -0700 | disasters-news

There has been tremendous curiosity on the details of the Iran nuclear deal that has been inked between the U S, Britain, Germany, France, Russia and China and Iran and White House has now released the salient features of the...
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Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-05 14:19:00 -0800 | disasters-news

The US and UK have indirectly indicated that in case the Syrian rebels do not take part in the proposed peace talks Geneva-II in Switzerland, they would rethink on the subject of extending support to the rebels. The US Secretary...
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Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 01:06:59 -0700 | disasters-news

President Barack Obama is embarrassed at the attitude of Syria as it drags its feet on the handing over its arsenal of chemical weapons for destruction based on an agreement with the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)....
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Breaking News: Iraq death toll mounts to 2000 as the US steps in to bolster Iraq forces
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-05 16:23:50 -0700 | disasters-news

In order to extend assistance to Iraq, the US is sending about 300 extra troops to Iraq – they would also have helicopters and drone aircraft. This step has been taken after militants declared an Islamic state in areas under...
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Breaking News: US sends F-18 Super Hornet fighter jets on surveillance missions over Iraq
Posted by: prabirghose

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-22 14:03:55 -0700 | disasters-news

Based on a request from Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to President Barack Obama, the United States has begun carrying out surveillance missions over Iraq using F-18 Super Hornet fighter jets. The F-18s were deployed off the flight deck of...
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Posted by: preetamkaushik

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 06:23:55 -0700 | political-news

The current Senate campaign cycle has seen an escalation in the number of outside ads against Republican and Democratic candidates in key districts and states. The use of ads by outside interests was cleared by the Supreme Court’s decision in...
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Breaking News: US tops chart for climate change denial as NOAA says oceans are hotter than ever
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 08:24:59 -0700 | political-news

An ever-growing mountain of facts and scientific studies to support man-made climate change—not to mention extreme weather incidents and changing seasonal patterns being experienced every day—wasn’t enough information to keep the United States from taking the top spot in...
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Breaking News: Sarah Palin in another lame attempt to regain relevancy, calls Washington Post 'wusses'
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 05:21:01 -0700 | political-news

Sarah Palin is on the loose again, intensifying her efforts in calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama. Palin wants the help of the Washington Post now and if they don't help then they are "all just a bunch...
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Breaking News: U.S. Scientists create model capable to predict the effects of hurricanes on the beaches
Posted by: M Furqan

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-02-25 21:51:05 -0800 | odd-news

Model emphasized the University of Florida ( UFA ) will " predict changes in habitat beaches in the next 90 years " Scientists from the University of Florida (Ufa) developed a computer model that can be used to predict the...
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Posted by: CarolPatterson

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-29 16:30:03 -0700 | sports-news

United States on Monday disapproved of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s decision to back Russian annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region. At a meeting with US congressional delegation this week, Karzai said that the much-criticized referendum reflected the Crimean people's "free...
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