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Hyderabad-born is Texas secretary of state

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 21 2013, 3:02am CST

Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Hyderabad-born attorney Nandita Venkateswaran Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas, making her the first person of Indian origin to hold the third top executive job in the southern state.
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These May Be The Funniest Photos From Election Day 2014

Nov 4 2014 12:41pm CST | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

America is voting. Candidates are canvassing. Votes are being turned out. The stakes are either very high, or very low, depending on the news you read. So while you wait, enjoy some of the best photos to come out of Election Day 2014. Mitch McConnell voting in Kentucky on Tuesday morning. Thumbs down for what? (Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images) Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's (D) crack social media team posted this photo Tues ...
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Special Prosecutor Accuses Perry of Threatening Grand Jury Witnesses

Nov 4 2014 8:35am CST | Source: Big Government

HOUSTON, Texas -- The special prosecutor who filed criminal charges against Texas Governor Rick Perry now claims the Governor is threatening Grand Jury witnesses by requesting a transcript of Grand Jury Testimony.  Perry’s lawyers have accused the special prosecutor of attempting to criminalize the political process. Perry’s lawyers, who are attempting to prepare a defense for the Governor, have filed a motion wi ...
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School headmaster shot dead in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday killed the headmaster of a private school in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
 
Four more bodies recovered from sunken South Korean ship
Seoul, Dec 4 (IANS) Four more bodies were recovered Thursday from a sunken South Korean fishing ship in the Bering Sea, the foreign ministry here said.
 
Lesbian couple asked to desist in London restaurant
London, Dec 4 (IANS) A lesbian couple in a London restaurant was asked to desist by a staff member, who asked them to "stop what you are doing".
 
 

Lt Gov Dewhurst Asks for Cost Estimates to Expand Border Security

Nov 1 2014 10:47am CDT | Source: Big Government

HOUSTON, Texas – Lt. Governor David Dewhurst asked the Texas National Guard (TNG) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) to provide cost estimates to expand the current border security operations underway along the Texas-Mexico border. In addition to expanding the operation to covering more of the border, the governor is asking for estimates to carry the operation through 2016. “While defending our borders is, without question, a federal responsibility, Texas has ...
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Eerie Tales Of Fright And Horror For Left And Right

Oct 31 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Welcome to our annual frightfest! Every year, we provide two tales of shrieking horror -- one for Democrats and one for Republicans -- so sit back and prepare to be terrified right out of your cheap cardboard costume! As always, Hallowe'en falls conveniently just before the election, so there is no shortage of possible horrors for both sides to contemplate. We've carved Jack O'Lanterns for each story, as we've done in years past. This year's T ...
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The Quarantine of Nurse Kaci Hickox Epitomizes a Scientifically Ignorant and Paranoid Society Frightened of Ebola

Oct 31 2014 7:35am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

There have been two contracted cases and one death from Ebola within the U.S., therefore it's a bit of a stretch to say we're facing an outbreak or epidemic. However, before discussing the injustices experienced by Kaci Hickox, a woman who recently defied her Ebola inspired quarantine in Maine by going on bike ride, let's look at America's view of science. Scientists agree that the first modern humans appeared on the Earth around 200,000 years ago ...
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Rick Perry: US Needs "Clean Break" From Obama Agenda

Oct 28 2014 8:53am CDT | Source: Newsmax - Politics

In the clearest sign to date that he is looking toward a 2016 presidential run, Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that the nation has come to our own time for choosing and is ready for a clean break from ...
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Ebola: Choosing Wisdom Over Worry

Oct 28 2014 8:51am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Epidemics arouse tremendous fear and elicit a host of common responses, despite very different contexts. This fall, Americans have grappled with the news that Ebola is on American soil: One person has died from it, two others are recovering from it, a physician in New York City now appears to have contracted it while caring for patients in West Africa, governors in some states are quarantining providers traveling from affected countries, and many Americans presently live in fear that they ...
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Rick Perry seeks Ronald Reagan mantle 50 years after iconic speech

Oct 27 2014 10:20pm CDT | Source: Politics Now - Los Angeles Times

Past and potentially future presidential candidate Rick Perry grasped for the mantle of Ronald Reagan on Monday with a scathing denunciation of President Obama that asserted the Democrat was so lacking in competence his tenure would usher in a new season of victories for Republican ...
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