Tag Archives: Washington, DC

28Sep/15

Scientists find evidence of recent water flows on Mars – study

NASA scientists say they’re still trying to figure out the chemistry and source of the water on the red planet, the discovery has them now rethinking whether Mars can support present day microbial life.
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24Sep/15

Pope says share the wealth

In an address before a joint meeting of Congress , Pope Francis praised capitalism but urged the American people to use it as a force for good.

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24Sep/15

Young girl sneaks past barricade to meet Pope Francis, urges immigration reform

Five-year old Sophie Cruz, who snuck through barrier to meet Pope Francis says she fears her parents will be deported, and her Congressional representative says Sophie and her family are “not a threat”.

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03Aug/15

Obama says no challenge greater threat to U.S. future than climate change

President Barack Obama formally unveils his administration’s ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants and declares climate change the greatest threat facing the world.

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31Jul/15

U.S. condemns ‘vicious’ attack that killed Palestinian baby

White House condemns the arson attack in the West Bank that killed an 18 month old Palestinian boy.

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20Jul/15

Cuban flag raised at embassy in Washington

(REUTERS) – The Cuban flag was raised at Havana’s embassy in Washington, DC, at 10:30 a.m. (1430 GMT) for the first time in 54 years on Monday (July 20).
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01Jul/15

Hispanic corporate group applauds Macy’s break-up with Trump

An Hispanic corporate group applauds Macy’s move to end its business relationship with Donald Trump, saying the the real estate developer and TV personality should apologize for his comments insulting Mexicans.

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26May/15

Washington Post reporter goes on trial behind closed doors in Tehran

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian’s trial begins on espionage charges behind closed doors in Tehran, 10 months after he was arrested at his home and imprisoned.

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26Apr/15

Obama pokes fun at political friends and foes at White House dinner

U.S. President Barack Obama took light-hearted aim at a range of political friends and foes at the gathering he jokingly called “a night when Washington celebrates itself.”
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05Apr/15

Netanyahu slams world powers’ framework nuclear agreement with Iran

“I’m trying to kill a bad deal,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of world powers’ framework nuclear agreement with Iran.
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