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Obama, Bush, Clinton to pay last respects to Mandela

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 7 2013, 6:22am CST | by IANS

Pretoria/Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle will travel to South Africa next week to pay their last respects to anti-apartheid icon and South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela.
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Obama seeks to reform domestic spying programmes

Source: Politics Balla | Aug 10 2013, 12:36am CDT | by IANS

Obama seeks to reform domestic spying programmes
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Amidst a public uproar over controversial US domestic surveillance programmes, President Barack Obama outlined four steps to prevent abuse of US intelligence gathering measures that he insisted had helped keep America safe.
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Obama's approval rating inches downward: Gallup

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 22 2013, 5:36pm CDT | by IANS

Obama's approval rating inches downward: Gallup
Washington, July 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's approval rating has dipped to 47.9 percent for the second consecutive quarter, according to a Gallup poll.
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Major Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change Well Under Way in Europe
Major Efforts to Mitigate Climate Change Well Under Way in Europe
Responding to the UN report on climate change mitigation, European innovators working across a range of climate innovation disciplines are stressing that major efforts are well under way in Europe. | by PR.com
 
EU Climate Innovation Chief Executive: Private, Public and Academic Sectors Need to Come Together
EU Climate Innovation Chief Executive: Private, Public and Academic Sectors Need to Come Together
Mary Ritter, CEO of the EU's main climate innovation initiative Climate-KIC, calls for greater collaboration between the private, public and academic sectors to develop new solutions to stop further climate change. | by PR.com
 
InfraGard National Members Alliance Announces New Appointments to the Board of Directors
InfraGard National Members Alliance Announces New Appointments to the Board of Directors
Washington DC, DC, April 12, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The InfraGard National Members Alliance (INMA) announces the appointment of two members to its Board of Directors. The new appointees to three-year terms are Jerry Bowman... | by PR.com
 
 

Obama nominates James Comey as next FBI director

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 22 2013, 1:10am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Obama nominates James Comey as next FBI director
Washington, June 22 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama Friday nominated James B. Comey, who served in the Justice Department under former President George W. Bush, to direct the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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James Comey nominated as new FBI director

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 21 2013, 6:06pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

James Comey nominated as new FBI director
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has nominated former deputy attorney general James Comey as the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
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US not to rush to war in Syria: White House

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 16 2013, 9:12pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

US not to rush to war in Syria: White House
Washington, June 17 (IANS) The US will not rush to war in Syria as it did in the past in the region, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough said Sunday.
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Global opinion of US leadership sinks: Gallup poll

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 14 2013, 1:54am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Global opinion of US leadership sinks: Gallup poll
Washington, March 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World opinion of American leadership has sunk to its lowest level in four years, says a new poll by the Gallup research firm.
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Another Bush launches political career

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 13 2013, 1:44am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Another Bush launches political career
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A nephew of former US president George W. Bush and a grandson of former president George H.W. Bush has filed paperwork to run for Texas land commissioner next year.
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Obama praises courage of Rosa Parks

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 27 2013, 10:49pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Obama praises courage of Rosa Parks
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Wednesday praised the courage of Rosa Parks at a ceremony in the US Capitol where he dedicated the statue in honour of the civil rights activist.
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