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US Trafficking Report Faces Congressional Scrutiny

August 8, 2015 0

State Department officials faced sharp questions from U.S. lawmakers after allegations surfaced that the government's annual report on global human trafficking had been adjusted to further the Obama administration’s international agenda, particularly regarding Malaysia and […]

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Trump Takes Center Stage in First Republican Debate

August 7, 2015 0

Billionaire real estate businessman and television personality Donald Trump was center stage Thursday night as 10 leading Republican presidential candidates looked for a break-out moment at their first debate on the road to the November […]

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Landmark US Voting Rights Law Marks 50th Anniversary

August 6, 2015 0

Fifty years ago, in signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965, U.S. President Lyndon Johnson called it "one of the most monumental laws in the entire history of American freedom.” Culminating decades of civil unrest […]

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Obama: Iran Nuclear Accord a ‘Very Good Deal’

August 6, 2015 0

President Barack Obama vigorously defended the international accord to restrain Iran's nuclear program by saying it "cuts off all of Iran's pathways to a bomb." "It is a very good deal," Obama said Wednesday in […]

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US Lawmakers Focus on Verifying Iran’s Nuclear Compliance

August 4, 2015 0

U.S. lawmakers emerged from a closed-door meeting with top intelligence officials giving widely diverging views on America’s ability to detect any cheating by Iran on the terms of last month’s landmark international nuclear accord. “No, […]

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