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Hyderabad-born is Texas secretary of state

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

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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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 the ...
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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 ...
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UN, AU chiefs mourn Zambia's late president
Lusaka, Oct 31 (IANS) Messages of condolences on the death of Zambian late president Michael Sata continued pouring here Thursday, with the latest coming from the heads of the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU). | by IANS
Burkina Faso's army seizes power
Ouagadougou, Oct 31 (IANS) Burkina Faso's armed forces Thursday announced the dissolution of parliament and government and the creation of a transitional body after violent protests against the president's plan to extend his 27-year-rule, a senior military official said. | by IANS
Syria ensures medicine supplies for chronic diseases
Damascus, Oct 31 (IANS) Despite the nearly four-year crisis and the suffocating economic sanctions against Syria, the health sector in war-torn country is still able to secure medicines for the chronic diseases free of charge, health officials said Thursday. | by IANS

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 ...
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Davis Dragging Down Other Dems

Oct 25 2014 7:19am CDT | Source: Big Government

HOUSTON, Texas -- Democrat Gubernatorial Candidate Wendy Davis appears to be dragging down other candidates on the Democrat ticket. As Davis’ desperate attack ads and other political missteps continue to pile up many Democrats are privately admitting her campaign has been a huge failure. For Davis, success is all but out of reach according to Karen Tumulty in a Washington Post article. She wrote that there was a moment w ...
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Texas Man Released from Death Row Not Eligible for Compensation

Oct 24 2014 8:07am CDT | Source: Big Government

AUSTIN, Texas -- Earlier this month, Manuel Velez was released from prison in Huntsville, after being sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit, the murder of his girlfriend's infant son. Breitbart Texas had the full story on the day of Velez's release, including an exclusive interview with Brian Stull, one of Velez's attorneys. Velez's original defense attorneys had failed to notice the significance of a repo ...
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Supreme Court Corrects Mistake in Liberal Justice's Texas Voter ID Dissent

Oct 23 2014 12:56pm CDT | Source: Big Government

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Supreme Court ruled last week that Texas' Voter ID law will be applied to November's midterm elections. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg strongly opposes the law and wrote a scathing seven-page dissenting opinion with Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor late Friday night. On Wednesday, the Supreme Court announced that her opinion contained an error -- as a result, a rare altercation was made to what Ginsburg wrote.  Ginsburg had originally written that ...
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Ebola!? Fogetaboutit

Oct 23 2014 10:24am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Misconceptions about the Ebola problem have spread more rapidly than a tropical fever. In the interest of clarifying the situation, here are a number of points that need to be made. First, the hospital in Dallas did not make any mistakes. When Thomas Eric Duncan showed up at the hospital with no health insurance or means to pay he was given some Tylenol and sent home. Since all the politicians and most of the public in Texas oppose the Afforda ...
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Texas Ramps Up Ebola Response With Two Designated Treatment Centers

Oct 22 2014 12:33pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

After weathering the first diagnosis and transmissions of Ebola in the United States, the state of Texas will create facilities that health officials say are better equipped to treat future Ebola patients than general hospitals. Gov. Rick Perry announced that the state would build a new infectious disease biocontainment facility in North Texas run by three major health care providers: University of Texas South ...
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