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US Disavows Knowledge of Taiwan Flag Raising in Washington

January 6, 2015 0

The United States has disavowed any advance knowledge of a controversial New Year’s Day ceremony involving the raising of the Taiwan flag over the residence of the Taiwan representative to Washington.  China’s Foreign Ministry denounced […]

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Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Set to Begin Monday

January 5, 2015 0

Jury selection for the trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev is set to begin Monday. Last week, an appeals court rejected a request by Tsarnaev's lawyers to delay the trial or move it […]

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Mario Cuomo, Former New York Governor, Dies at 82

January 2, 2015 0

Mario Cuomo, a former three-term governor of New York and father of current governor Andrew Cuomo, has died. He was 82. He was hospitalized Nov. 30 to treat a heart condition. Cuomo, a liberal Democrat, […]

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US, NATO Mark End of Afghanistan Mission

December 29, 2014 0

The NATO-led military alliance in Afghanistan formally ended its 13-year-long combat mission, leaving a relatively under-trained Afghan national security force to fight the deadly Taliban insurgency largely on its own. A special ceremony was organized […]

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