Tag Archives: U.S. House of Representatives

13Jan/17

A look at Vice President-elect Mike Pence

Mike Pence, the Indiana governor who made headlines during the election campaign for his differing views with Donald Trump, is about to become Vice President.

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06Aug/16

Trump, looking to right campaign ship, endorses Ryan, senators

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump endorses U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and U.S. Senators John McCain and Kelly Ayotte at a rally in Wisconsin.

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22Mar/16
Bennet Omalu, M.D., and actor Will Smith attend a special screening of "Concussion"

NFL acknowledges link between football and brain disease

The NFL’s health and safety officer acknowledged on March 14 that there is a link between football and the devastating brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also known as CTE.
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08Dec/15

Blocking Muslim refugees supports terrorism – U.N.’s Guterres

Countries rejecting Syrian refugees because they are muslim are fuelling Islamic State and other militant groups, the U.N. says.

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30Sep/15

U.S. House passes temporary funding bill, averting shut down of the government

The U.S. House of Representatives votes to fund the U.S. government until December 11, averting a midnight shutdown of non-essential government operations.

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16Aug/15

U.S. civil rights leader and former head of the NAACP Julian Bond dies aged 75

U.S. civil rights leader and former head of the NAACP Julian Bond, who also held elected office in Georgia for two decades, died on Saturday (April 16) aged 75

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24Jun/15

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal joins presidential race

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announces on his website and on twitter, “I’m running for President of the United States of America” — making him the the first person of Indian-American heritage to run for the White House.

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01Apr/15

New Jersey Senator Menendez indicted on federal corruption

Democratic Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey is indicted on corruption charges.

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