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Obama Hosts White House Astronomy Night

October 20, 2015 0

President Barack Obama told dozens of students gathered on the South Lawn of the White House Monday night that they could be the ones participating in the first missions to Mars within the next two […]

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Taliban Calls Slowing of US Troop Withdrawal ‘Illogical’

October 17, 2015 0

WHITE HOUSE—The Taliban have vowed to intensify attacks on American targets, denouncing as “illogical” the U.S. decision to slow down troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. The Islamist insurgency was reacting Friday to U.S. President Barack Obama’s […]

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Liberian Journalists to Assemble in US for ALJA Convention

October 13, 2015 0

The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas (ALJA), annual convention convenes in Delaware State this weekend. Liberian Journalists based in the Americas, Europe, and Liberia are expected to attend the conference; and they will […]

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Nashville Brings Country to NYC Students

October 13, 2015 0

NEW YORK—As the Bronx middle-schoolers harmonized in their auditorium and plucked out basic chords on ukuleles and guitars, in walked their music instructor, Liz Rose — a Grammy-award winning country songwriter from Nashville. Rose has […]

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Obama Visits Oregon Shooting Victims’ Families

October 10, 2015 0

U.S. President Barack Obama met privately Friday with the families of the eight students and one instructor gunned down at Umpqua Community College last week. After the family meeting, Obama said the country will have […]

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US Abandons Efforts to Train Syrian Rebels

October 9, 2015 0

The Obama administration is abandoning efforts to train Syrian rebel forces to fight Islamic State militants, and switching to a strategy of "equipping and enabling" a select group of "vetted" opposition leaders and units. "We […]

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McCarthy Drops Out of Race for House Speaker

October 8, 2015 0

Republican congressman Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to succeed John Boehner as speaker of the House of Representatives. McCarthy said at a news conference he stepped down as a candidate for speaker […]

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