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  • Jun 28 / 2016
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North America

House Acts to Strengthen National Security; Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Taking an important step to protect the homeland amid growing security concerns, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to strengthen the visa waiver program with the passage of H.R. 158. U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today made the following statement regarding the passage of the Visa Waiver Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act: “Congress [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

The United States Is in Refugee-Creation Business

TEHRAN (FNA)- Most of us in the United States have a vague awareness of a Second Iraq War. There was invasion, devastation, death, victory”, and the catharsis that seemed to flood over the nation after the lynching of a Third World dictator, antiwar said in a commentary. Satiated revenge, finally, for 9/11, was the implicit [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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U.S. Russia sanctions are unproductive

It was an excellent achievement when Nixon and Kissinger took advantage of Beijing’s fears of the U.S.S.R. with the historic opening of China’s borders. That chess move created a strategic triangle, with the U.S. in a unique position, and turned ideology on its head, dividing the two Eastern communist regimes. Now, amidst a startling attention [...]

  • Jun 27 / 2016
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North America

Obama Taking Security Risks in Sending 5 Gitmo Prisoners to UAE – US Senator

WASHINGTON, December 1 (Sputnik) – The decision by the Obama administration to transfer five Yemeni detainees held at Guantanamo Bay to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) just days after the terrorist attacks in Paris was irresponsible, US Senator Kelly Ayotte said in a statement on Tuesday. “[T]he fact that the [Obama] administration released five Islamist [...]

  • May 30 / 2016
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Africa

Etats-Unis: Les casques bleus exhortés à protéger les civils

  Etats-Unis: Les casques bleus exhortés à protéger les civils 719 words 30 May 2016 PANAPRESS – Pan African News Agency PANAFR French © 2016 PANAPRESS. All rights reserved. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com company   New York, Etats-Unis (PANA) – Un groupe des droits humains basé à York-New, dénommé “le Centre mondial pour la [...]

  • Jan 20 / 2016
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North America

AMERICA/PUERTO RICO – The population suffers from hunger and misery for a debt it will never be able to pay

AMERICA/PUERTO RICO – The population suffers from hunger and misery for a debt it will never be able to pay 316 words 4 December 2015 ForeignAffairs.co.nz PARALL English Copyright 2015. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved.   MIL OSI Source: Agenzia Fides – MIL OSI – Press Release/Statement: Headline: AMERICA/PUERTO RICO – The population suffers [...]

  • Jan 20 / 2016
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North America

Supreme Court to Hear Case on Puerto Rico Debt

The Supreme Court announced it will review a lower court decision blocking Puerto Rico from restructuring portions of its debt. The court on Dec. 4 agreed to decide whether Puerto Rico may allow public utilities there to restructure $20 billion in debt. Puerto Rico’s lawyers had urged the court to take immediate action in light of the overall magnitude of [...]

  • Jan 20 / 2016
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North America

Jamaicans Found With Illegal Drugs On High Seas Could Be Sent Away For Trial

JAMAICAN NATIONALS found aboard vessels containing contraband such as drugs on the high seas could soon be denied the opportunity to return to Jamaica to stand trial. The Government yesterday attempted to secure the passage of an anti-crime bill to allow for the use of ministerial discretion in the process of determining which Jamaicans are [...]

  • Jan 20 / 2016
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North America

Attacks on Women’s Care: From Shameful To Deadly

How courageous are Planned Parenthood workers. Despite threats, bombs and shootings, they continue to care for those who have few if any other options for abortion or even basic health care. And how courageous are the clients who continue to use this essential service at a risk that no one in this country should have to take. [...]

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