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Washington closed as 'snowquester' hits US capital

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 6 2013, 9:56am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Washington closed as 'snowquester' hits US capital
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Schools, colleges and many government offices in Washington metro area were closed as a massive snow storm nicknamed "snowquester" by punsters hit the American capital after setting snowfall records in Chicago.
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Washington braces as Chicago sets snowfall record

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 5 2013, 11:31pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Washington braces as Chicago sets snowfall record
Washington, March 6 (IANS) The American capital braced as a massive storm headed its way after breaking a snowfall record in Chicago and prompting the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights for Wednesday.
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It kills me not to be president, says Romney

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 3 2013, 11:04pm CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

It kills me not to be president, says Romney
Washington, March 4 (IANS) As President Barack Obama faces one crisis after another, Mitt Romney, his Republican opponent in the November election, says "it kills me" not to be in the White House finding solutions to the nation's problems.
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Mexico plans to reopen embassy in Angola
Mexico City, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) Mexico plans to reopen a new embassy in Angola to strengthen relations with the African nation, Mexico's foreign relations secretariat said. | by IANS
 
21 Iraqis killed in mosque sucide attack
Baghdad, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) At least 21 people died and 25 others wounded in a suicide attack inside a Shiite mosque in western Baghdad, a police official said Sunday. | by IANS
 
Croatian capital Zagreb's mayor arrested over corruption
Zagreb, Oct 20 (IANS) Croatia's anti-corruption investigation agency,USKOK, arrested Sunday evening Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandic on corruption charges, media reported. | by IANS
 
 

Obama mixes Star Wars and Star Trek metaphors

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 2 2013, 1:26am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Obama mixes Star Wars and Star Trek metaphors
Washington, Mar 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama mixed Star Wars and Star Trek metaphors as he explained why he could not force the Republicans and Democrats to a deal to replace the forced spending cuts that kicked in Friday.
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President Obama blasts Senate Republicans on deficit reduction battle

Source: Politics Balla | Mar 1 2013, 1:24pm CST | by Jeffrey B. Roth

President Obama blasts Senate Republicans on deficit reduction battleSequester
President Barack Obama is laying blame for the stalemate on the deficit reduction issue on Republican refusal to raise taxes on the wealthy and corporations.
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Australian Richard Flanagan wins 2014 Man Booker prize
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